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CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4168 Views

AROUND TOWN

More affordable housing for seniors on Hartz Way

Willow Commons, a 22-unit affordable housing apartment complex at the eastern end of Hartz Way, is scheduled to open next...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Brenda Kennedy, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 4146 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alamo's Courtyard Cafe closing Tuesday

The Courtyard Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch venue in Alamo for almost 25 years, is closing its doors Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by bobs big boy staue., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 75 comments | 4140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 4082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 4082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville man arrested for child porn

A Danville resident and former substitute teacher for the San Ramon Valley school district was arrested Tuesday, April 8,...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by barner, on Sep 16, 2008 at 6:40 am | 5 comments | 4037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thefts, DUIs lead Danville PD call log

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

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 4024 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville police to host Drug Take-Back Day

Danville residents hoping to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications will be able to do so next week...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 25, 2014 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 3998 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Mona Lisa

Who remembers the Mona Lisa growing on the hillside off the freeway in Alamo in 1979? And the Marilyn Monroe a few years...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2008
Last comment by Loy69, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:22 am | 58 comments | 3960 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

West Nile Virus found in third bird in Danville

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced that an American Crow infected with West Nile virus was found...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 3951 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 3929 Views

SPORTS

Alamo resident charged with filing over $5 million in false claims for tax refunds

A federal grand jury indicted Alamo resident Robert Lance McAdam, 56, on Tuesday for seven counts of making false, fictitious...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by happy teeth, on Sep 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 111 comments | 3899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 44 comments | 3897 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred Martinez, on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:53 am | 3 comments | 3890 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Stay safe in traffic with Street Smarts

Do you and your children know how to be safe along the San Ramon Valley's roadways? To spread the word about traffic safety,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Frankly, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 3878 Views
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