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Attend a fundraiser to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

Three restaurants in Blackhawk Plaza will hold a fundraiser tonight for victims of Hurricane Sandy. A percentage from the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Theresa, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 4 comments | 846 Views

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School bond passes in close race

San Ramon Valley voters were split on whether to vote in Measure D, a $260 million school bond that will dedicate funds specifically...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Brookside, on Nov 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 1956 Views

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Streetwise: Fall foliage

Cold weather is finally pricking the skin of San Ramon Valley residents, as the Indian Summer faded this week. With the spirit...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 848 Views

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Rakestraw Books hosts wine critic

Enjoy an evening with New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov as he presents his new book, "How to Love Wine: A Memoir and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop for sweet treats and gifts at Candy Cane Boutique

Shop for holiday gift items and home-baked goods at the Candy Cane Boutique. Held at Creekside Community Church (1350 Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by jjjj, on Nov 12, 2012 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 972 Views

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Traffic congestion expected to continue at I-580, El Charro Road as Paragon Outlets celebrates opening

The opening of the Paragon Outlets in Livermore Thursday morning stalled traffic in both directions on Interstate 580. Drivers...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:07 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

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Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1807 Views

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Buchanan headed for third Assembly term

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan was part of a jubilant crowd at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek on Tuesday night, shortly after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:30 am | 11 comments | 927 Views

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Incumbents prove strong in Town Council election

Two long-time Danville Town Council members were re-elected in Tuesday's election, along with eight-year Planning Commissioner...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by 28IF, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 12 comments | 9598 Views

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Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 3138 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, told a San Francisco audience Thursday that, "the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Caroline, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 16 comments | 1638 Views

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Express endorses DeSaulnier, Buchanan, Swalwell and local measures

For California, a state with a large Democratic Party majority, we won't be the state that decides the presidential race...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Matty, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 17 comments | 1168 Views

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Independent planning initiative clashes with new General Plan

The [http://www.sos-danville.com/ Save Open Space Danville] grassroots ballot initiative is beginning to circle through Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Happy in Danville, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 1144 Views

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Go Obama!!

Awesome showing .. thank you all for supporting him....

Original post made by Asian on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 875 Views

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Operation USA (OP USA)

I wanted to inform readers about a wonderful charity organization called Operation USA (or OP USA). Unlike most charity...

Original post made by Bayareamom on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 873 Views

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Get your Pit fixed for free on Friday

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (2890 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek) will offer free spay/neuter surgeries for Pit...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 804 Views

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Streetwise: Favorite presidents

With the election just days away, "Who will be the president for the next four years?" is the question on many minds. This...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:10 am | 17 comments | 1365 Views

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Local students get inspired at youth TEDx event

One hundred students from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will have the opportunity to learn about "ideas worth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kim, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:21 am | 1 comment | 1151 Views

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Town Danville Illegally Cutting Trees On Private Property

Came home today to find several trucks and employees of Atlas Tree Service in front of my home, saying they were going to...

Original post made by Danville on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 5, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 12 comments | 1607 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Learn the secrets of da Vinci on Friday

Spend an evening with historian Ross King at Rakestraw Books (550 Hartz Ave.) on Friday, Nov. 9. In his compelling new book,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 5, 2012 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1217 Views
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