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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school trying something new with 7th period

San Ramon Valley High has added an experimental 7th period three days a week to provide remediation for those students who...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Sep 30, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

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Footsteps Support Group

Hospice of the East Bay will host a six-week support group for grieving children and their adult caregivers from 5:15-6:30...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Dawn, on Sep 28, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

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LPGA tees off Thursday at Blackhawk

The final field list for the CVS/pharmacy LPGA Challenge taking place this week is the best in the 14-year history of the...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Sep 28, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

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Diablo Views: Screaming tweens and a moment of clarity

I'm sitting in the second balcony of the Oracle Arena. Two pre-teen girls behind me scream so fiercely that it makes my fillings...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Other agencies looking for Danville flasher

A man being sought by Danville police in connection with two different acts of indecent exposure is also a suspect in two...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by concenred mom, on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stadium to get new light poles

Earlier in the year, coaches of the San Ramon Valley High School football team were scrambling to deal with the possibility...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Morizono, on Oct 1, 2009 at 12:05 am | 7 comments | 1137 Views

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the times, they are a-changin'

Here is what our readers should know about the new DanvilleExpress.com: Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=6739...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

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Diablo Views: A comfortable chair, a cup of coffee and thou

This is it. My final column in the Danville Weekly, which this week concludes its print edition. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 2, 2009 at 8:31 am | 1 comment | 985 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crews on scene of San Ramon house fire

More than two dozen firefighters with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District have contained a fire in a single family...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kurt the Hurt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two days of 'Art in the Park'

From paintings and ceramics to photography and jewelry, Danville's Art in the Park offers a rare opportunity to find one-of-a-kind...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Izzy, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 933 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Epicure: Garlic: The Mystical Food

Garlic has been lovingly nicknamed the "stinking rose" yet it is actually a member of the lily family, cousin to onions,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2974 Views

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BART riders report normal morning commute

BART commuters reported normal trips this morning despite warnings of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge closure causing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 5, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 786 Views

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'Tropical storm' hits San Ramon Valley

Lightning flashes and cracking thunder awakened San Ramon Valley residents early Saturday morning, the far-reaching effect...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 924 Views

RESTAURANTS

Danville girl jumps for the bronze

Allegra Aiuto, 15, captures the bronze at the North American Junior Young Rider championships in Lexington, Ky. Allegra attends...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2227 Views

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Breakfast for Hawkins' medical fund

Come to a gourmet breakfast to benefit Miss Julie Hawkins' Medical Fund, sponsored by the Alamo Women's Club. Plan to meet...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 945 Views

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Art comes to the Park this weekend

Looking for art? Or just an enjoyable day? Check out the 11th annual Art in the Park Fine Arts Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 4, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views

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Interviews begin for vacant council position

Ten residents have come forward to apply for the open seat on the Danville Town Council. Interviews will begin this week,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Slone, on Oct 5, 2009 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Meet U.S. Rep. McNerney today

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) will hold a Congress at Your Corner to meet one-on-one with his constituents from noon...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Oct 6, 2009 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Teen Wire: The irony of it all

We learned last year in English class about the power of irony. This is a theme that appears sometimes overtly and sometimes...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by wendy mukai, on Oct 9, 2009 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

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

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 1313 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,955 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,298 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 594 views