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AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop sharply across Bay Area, state

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gerard, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 18 comments | 806 Views

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Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction

Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction, owner of Danville Hotel property. The Town of Danville recently...

Original post made by Rocky on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by PQ, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 763 Views

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SRV students reflect on volunteerism in America

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by kstepper, on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 647 Views

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Danville d'Elegance raises thousands for Parkinson's

The Danville d'Elegance Foundation successfully kicked fundraising efforts into high gear this year, raising nearly $400,000...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Doyle receives $750 contribution from Shapell Homes

Why is candidate for Danville Town Council incumbent Mike Doyle accepting a large contribution from major homebuilder SHAPELL...

Original post made by Follow the money on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:53 am | 30 comments | 2125 Views

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Danville releases draft 2030 general plan which will open all agricultural open space to dense residential development without a public vote!

ATTENTION DANVILLE VOTE: OUR TOWN AND PLANNNG COMMISSION ---INCLUDING CURRENT CANDIDATES FOR COUNCIL NEWELL ARNERICH, MIKE...

Original post made by Danville Council Voter Guide on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by Louiaw, on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 1271 Views

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Foxes Guarding the Hen House

From the Sunday CC Times: "It would be the foxes guarding the hen house. San Ramon Valley residents should be alarmed by...

Original post made by Dan on Oct. 20, 2012
Last comment by jake, on Oct 23, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 945 Views

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Danville Council Candidate Renee Morgan falsely calls herself an architectural designer on the ballot

The following article was in the Contra Costa Times today: "The Danville town council race has gotten red hot, with opponents...

Original post made by Truthful Ballots for Danville on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by concerned voter, on Oct 23, 2012 at 7:51 am | 27 comments | 1334 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Harvest Moon 'cluster' featuring more than 8,500 dogs during 5-day show at Fairgrounds

More than 8,500 dogs are on exhibit in dog shows taking place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend, starting Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cathy K., on Oct 22, 2012 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

CNET founder tops list of delinquent taxpayers

A San Ramon resident is listed as the state's most delinquent taxpayer, according to a list published by the California Franchise...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 19, 2012 at 8:45 am | 4 comments | 1267 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: Bucket lists

This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton asked members of the Crow Canyon Country Club about their bucket lists to find out...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 792 Views

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SRV Fire Protection District - it's "All In the Family"

I urge all voters in the area served by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District (SRV FPD) to read this article from...

Original post made by C. R. Mudgeon on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Lisa M, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 14 comments | 1958 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Area teens learn the dangers of distracted driving

Drivers may turn a deaf ear to public service announcements and ads about texting while driving or driving under the influence...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 4 comments | 846 Views

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Jam-packed at Primo's Run

Thousands of residents donned their running shoes for the 29th annual [http://www.primosrun.com Primo's Run for Education]...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1230 Views

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San Ramon Unified School Taxes Are Out of Control

I just received my property tax bill from the County, and all of the following are the CURRENT taxes I pay for our local...

Original post made by Taxed Out on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Indep, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 81 comments | 5619 Views

SPORTS

Final thoughts on the Athletics

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4005 Raucous Caucus], Tom Cushing discusses the end...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by G-Man, on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

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Winning ticket worth $220,648 bought last month, remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate forum showcases different sides of Danville

The Danville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum for Town Council candidates last week, offering those in the business...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by no more dougherty valleys, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:21 am | 31 comments | 14382 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Get ready for Medicare open enrollment

For senior citizens, the most important decision you will make this fall comes in the form of choosing the most appropriate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville woman busted for felony shoplifting at Stoneridge mall

A Danville woman was arrested for felony shoplifting and paraphernalia possession in a bust on Oct. 8 at Stoneridge Shopping...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 1009 Views
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