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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 | 4626 Views

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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 | 4622 Views

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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 | 4620 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 4616 Views

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Danville resident files ballot measure to crack down on prescription drug abuse, medical malpractice

With his ballot measure now officially filed, Danville resident Bob Pack is continuing his fight for medical reform legislation....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Debora, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:53 am | 16 comments | 4509 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 | 4471 Views

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Techno grads

Congratulations to tonight's graduates. In this week's lead story, we explore what technology means to the class of 2008....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 4469 Views

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Study: Lyme disease more widespread in Bay Area open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to the results of a new study...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tania , on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 4461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville PD to increase school presence after graffiti threats

Danville Police will have an increased presence around town schools on Thursday after graffiti found at or near a pair of...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on May 15, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 4441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 4415 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 | 4405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to debate new Lawrence Road stop sign

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (March 18) is set to consider authorizing a new three-way stop sign at Lawrence Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 4387 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 | 4379 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Basketball dreams

Kevin Laue is not someone who easily takes "no" for an answer. Laue has been a fighter since before he was born, when his...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 4371 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 | 4355 Views

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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 | 4344 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 | 4322 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Truusje, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 4321 Views

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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 | 4302 Views

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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 | 4293 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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Duck!
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