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LTTE: Here we go again in Alamo

Dear Dolores, Let's thank Mr. Bob Myhre for our consideration of an Alamo region MAC. In Bob's LTTE, he proposes a...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Apr 4, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 19 comments | 1430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mt. Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 14 comments | 1430 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State high court appears inclined to allow cities to ban marijuana dispensaries

California Supreme Court justices at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared likely to rule that cities in the state...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo Tree is now news of regional importance

KPIX channel 5 aired a story on the hazardous condition of the large tree on the Iron Horse Trail in Alamo. Here's the...

Original post made by Sue M. on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by OutdoorPursuits, on Feb 5, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 4 comments | 1429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged burglars report fake shooting in an attempt to avoid being caught

Police Chief Steve Simpkins has a message for the four suspects arrested Friday, Aug. 20 who tried to get out of burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by patty, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:18 am | 6 comments | 1429 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bishop Ranch bounces back from recession, U.S to follow, CEO says

If Bishop Ranch is an economic indicator, the U.S. economy is on the rebound. Sunset Development Co. -- which owns Bishop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1429 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Treetopper, on Jul 30, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 1429 Views

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DANVILLE THRIFT STATION

THE THRIFT STATION SHOULD BE LISTED FOR "BEST OF EVERYTHING". IN THIS ECONOMY, THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO SHOP, FROM NEW...

Original post made by Billie Cronen on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on May 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police services study nearing completion

A study of police services in Danville has passed the halfway point and is expected to reach completion by the end of next...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1428 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Diablo Views: Screaming tweens and a moment of clarity

I'm sitting in the second balcony of the Oracle Arena. Two pre-teen girls behind me scream so fiercely that it makes my fillings...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1428 Views

SPORTS

Mt. Diablo YMCA declares bankruptcy

From http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14901265: "In March, the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA announced the closure of...

Original post made by Amy on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Dueling Pianos: Not your parents' piano bar

It's a Thursday night in downtown Danville and That Bar is packed. There's a line outside. This is not your typical piano...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Dan Gillogly, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1428 Views

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In appreciation of the Iron Horse Trail

I have been a Danville resident for over 20 years and am an avid runner, hitting the Iron Horse Trail every other day...

Original post made by JRM on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by jrm, on Dec 22, 2009 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Open space preservation initiative falls short of 2014 ballot

A grassroots ballot initiative aimed at strengthening voter rights on future development may have garnered enough support,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2013
Last comment by Melinda, on May 20, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 31 comments | 1427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This week only a partial log...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Feb 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stone Valley middle schooler seeks ambassadorship

A 12-year-old from Stone Valley Middle School wants to be a European ambassador. Anna Nunes isn't jumping the gun. The seventh...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 1426 Views

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Republicans to hear about water supply

The San Ramon Valley Republican Women are hosting a luncheon with guest speaker John Coleman, EBMUD director, at 11:30 a.m.,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by testman, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer's public defender indicates he'll plead not guilty

A public defender for accused murderer Ernest Scherer III indicated to an Alameda County Superior Court judge Tuesday that...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mary Beth, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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Robert Storer named to Danville council

The Danville Town Council this morning voted in Planning Commissioner Robert Storer as the new council member to fill the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Loucy DeAtley, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk fire causes $900,000 in damage

Sharp eyes are being credited with catching a house fire in Blackhawk in time to save the structure. San Ramon Valley Fire...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Tony, on Jul 20, 2009 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 1424 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,199 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 892 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 9 comments | 726 views