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Builder donating cost of constructing new fire station

Fautt Homes will partner with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District to build the new Fire Station 32 in Alamo at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 1612 Views

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Santa at work

Jolly old St. Nicholas, always there ready to greet children and hear their Christmas wishes. Of course some of the young...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2009
Last comment by Lucy, on Dec 22, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1019 Views

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Jogger leaps out of roadway, still gets struck in hit-and-run

A man jogging eastbound at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the bike lane on Crow Canyon Road near Barbados Drive was struck by a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bud, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 33 comments | 2015 Views

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'Habitat' gets $100,000 matching grant for car donation program

Habitat for Humanity East Bay has been awarded a $100,000 matching grant from Habitat for Humanity International's vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alena, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:16 am | 3 comments | 1262 Views

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VFW Post Commander Tony Carnemolla dies

Tony Carnemolla, 74, an Alamo resident who owned Dad's Locksmith in Danville and was Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Terry and Dee, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 24 comments | 2653 Views

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Enjoying the Christmas lights

Danville has three houses that are registered by Lights of the Valley, which is a Web site that is compiled from homeowners...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 946 Views

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DUI arrests up from last year

The California Highway Patrol reported today that it had arrested 160 impaired drivers in the Bay Area since Thursday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 28, 2009 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1036 Views

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New year looks good for Embarcadero Media

A new year, a new decade, and Embarcadero Media Co. is continuing its mission to deliver local news to residents. The Danville...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Dec 31, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 6 comments | 1593 Views

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Saying goodbye

This morning St. Isidore's Catholic Church in Danville was filled with mourners for Tony Carnemolla, who died suddenly Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jan 4, 2010 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 2375 Views

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Congressman delivering $200,000 for Vets Hall

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) will be in Danville on Thursday for a happy occasion. The congressman will deliver a...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by spcwt, on Jan 13, 2010 at 4:33 pm | 16 comments | 1500 Views

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Feature story: Defeating his disability

People know Dave Romano as an integral part of the Kiwanis Fourth of July Parade. Others think of him as a Mustang soccer...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Joan, on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:48 am | 7 comments | 1422 Views

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Town scrutinizes busy intersection at Hartz and Prospect

Downtown merchants, worried that the intersection of Hartz and Prospect is dangerous, presented the Town of Danville with...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Jan 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 34 comments | 2558 Views

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Big check for the Vets Hall

The weather was chilly but the feeling was warm this morning as U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th) presented a huge ceremonial...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1497 Views

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Vets Hall trees coming down soon

Trees at the Veterans Memorial Building on Hartz Avenue at Prospect in downtown Danville will be removed this month, say...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Jan 17, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 29 comments | 2426 Views

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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 Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Gail, on Jan 11, 2011 at 6:24 am | 8 comments | 2304 Views

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'Kimberly Akimbo' - black comedy at its best

Theater-goers: Don't miss 'Kimberly Akimbo,' a shrewd and funny satire by award-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire being...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jan 21, 2010 at 6:51 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

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'Take Us Along' photos span the globe

The Danville Weekly ran a popular feature called "Take Us Along" before it halted its print edition in October: Readers would...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Amory Gutierrez, Danville Weekly, on Jan 25, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views

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Alamo celebrating cultural diversity

From international storytelling to dance troupes, Alamo will celebrate cultural diversity in the area with its Multi-Cultural...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Feb 1, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 1387 Views

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One soldier in need opens floodgates of help

Cpl. Jake Brown came home from Iraq to nothing - no home, no car, no viable support, recalls Mike Conklin, and now the young...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dawn, on Jan 29, 2010 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 1312 Views

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Abe Lincoln is a hit with Freedom Shrines

President Abraham Lincoln helped members of the Exchange Club dedicate new Freedom Shrines in two San Ramon Valley schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Illinois born and raised, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 1374 Views
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Does Applying to More Get You Through the Door? Why More Is Not Better in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 615 views