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The Tax Avalanche is Coming

It's amazing. There will a perfect avalanche of tax proposals on the November ballot. Almost all of them are being touted...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 1086 Views

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What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8123...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 8 comments | 888 Views

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Should San Ramon-based Chevron 'pack up and leave' Richmond?

There was not enough time during a two-hour town hall meeting in Richmond Tuesday night to address infuriated residents'...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Amy Daniels, on Aug 13, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 8 comments | 1027 Views

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Prospective residents camp out for new homes

Several families took weeks-long camping trips in the San Ramon Valley recently, but not to enjoy the great outdoors. Instead,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:42 pm | 8 comments | 1707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville students head back to school, transitional kindergarten offered for second time

As San Ramon Valley students gear up for another school year, which begins on Aug. 28 for SRVUSD, Tuesday will also mark...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1247 Views

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House built on a sand foundation

As the general public hems and haws over the Republican and Democratic national conventions, Tom Cushing encourages readers...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by JJ, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1160 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1376 Views

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Danville GOP candidate trails Feinstein in Senate race

Danville resident and Republican candidate Elizabeth Emken is approximately 30 percent behind in the race for the Senate...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 946 Views

AROUND TOWN

Price steps down, District appoints interim chief

After nearly seven years with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District, Chief Richard Price will officially step down...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 1, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 8 comments | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cannot Pay Dick Price's Retirement Ultimate Cost

Sorry Dick, but the revelation as to what you will ultimately cost us has given me the sad feeling that the firefighters...

Original post made by TAX Payer on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 8 comments | 959 Views

SPORTS

Town considers hosting race in May

Danville residents may soon have another opportunity to run locally if the Town Council adopts a proposal by a local business....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by SALLY, on Feb 20, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 8 comments | 1342 Views

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Attend a public forum on possible transportation projects in Alamo

County Public Works staff and the office of District 2 Supervisor Candace Andersen will host a community forum on Feb. 26...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 5, 2013 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 5782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2027 Views

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San Ramon seeks input on Iron Horse Trail designs

San Ramon planners are working on preliminary designs for rest and activity areas along the Iron Horse Trail and want residents'...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kenneth, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2155 Views

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Brill's pill, distilled

This week, [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4288 Raucous Caucus] boils down Steven Brill's monumental...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 8 comments | 930 Views

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Former Danville resident, real estate author busted in fraud

A former Danville resident, real estate expert and FOX news contributor has been charged with felony embezzlement by the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 8 comments | 1324 Views

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State Supreme Court ruling on medical marijuana upholds Danville ban

The California Supreme Court ruled unanimously today that cities and counties have the right to ban medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by KU, on May 10, 2013 at 10:58 am | 8 comments | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mass shoplifting at Stoneridge mirrors earlier theft

A woman who was apparently the slowest of a group of grab-and-run thieves at the mall was arrested May 21 after police were...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 3, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 8 comments | 1098 Views

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Republican joins race for 16th State Assembly seat

Pleasanton attorney Catharine Baker announced this week that she will seek the Republican nomination to District 16 in the...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2013 at 9:52 am | 8 comments | 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: Presidential hopefuls

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton had politics on the mind this week as he went to Danville Square to ask residents ==B Who do...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Commenter, on Aug 25, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 1315 Views
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Martin Litton, force of nature. An appreciation.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 806 views

Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 749 views

What to do with your buckets of water
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 477 views