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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 4434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART management nixes controversial contract clause

BART directors voted 8-1 Thursday to approve a tentative contract agreement with its two largest unions -- but without a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 4431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4392 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville girls take gold in Water Polo Jr. Olympics

More than 500 water polo teams and over 8,000 athletes spent the better part of two weeks in battling it out at the sport's...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BJ's, on Aug 7, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 4368 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4321 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Principal on leave after gun accusation

Monte Vista High School Principal Rebecca Smith has been placed on administrative leave following an anonymous message that...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Oct 15, 2009 at 11:55 am | 174 comments | 4307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people, one bird from Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

Two people from east Contra Costa County have tested positive for West Nile virus, most likely contracted in September. A...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Village Theatre marks 100th anniversary

The year-long celebration of Danville's Village Theatre's 100th anniversary will culminate Saturday, Nov. 16, with "The Grand...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 4226 Views

SPORTS

Falling for Fuzzy Duds

They're comfy, colorful, cool and crazy. They're Fuzzy Duds - and they're spreading like wildfire in California. Fuzzy Duds...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by gg, on Feb 28, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 4221 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk developer represents greatness, selflessness

Kenneth E. Behring's life has been filled with remarkable achievements, but the ambitions that now motivate this businessman...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rgf49er, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 4209 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Hayward man sentenced to 14 years in Gold N Treasures holdup

The first of four people charged in a botched jewelry store holdup that left one of the robbers dead was sentenced Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wes, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 4156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Salary of San Ramon City Manager Shocking

Wow...there was an article posted in the San Ramon Express recently (I can't seem to find it now, curiously) that highlighted...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 31 comments | 4151 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4136 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's with the HOUSE on the HILL?!

Kelly Adamic's eccentric Alamo home on the hill has been bashed left and right. Now, the owner of one of Alamo's most notorious...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by Westside Alamoans, on Feb 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 36 comments | 4127 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville resident to plead guilty in public auction scheme

A Danville resident and two other Contra Costa County real estate investors have accepted plea deals for conspiring to commit...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 4124 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Drunks On the Trail

I am a regular walker along the Iron Horse Trail and after observing the trends over the last 6 months I thought it...

Original post made by Trail User on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by JRM, 21 hours ago | 91 comments | 4094 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State recognizes SRVHS teacher among California's best

San Ramon Valley High School science teacher Cindy Egan has been named a 2014 California Teacher of the Year semifinalist. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Darlene Gayler, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 4091 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Congratulations, class of 2009

Caps and gowns, Pomp and Circumstance, and graduation parties - it's that time of year again. Proud parents and grandparents,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by henry Vest, on Jan 2, 2010 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 4082 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 4067 Views
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