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Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4479 Views

SPORTS

Falling for Fuzzy Duds

They're comfy, colorful, cool and crazy. They're Fuzzy Duds - and they're spreading like wildfire in California. Fuzzy Duds...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by gg, on Feb 28, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 8 comments | 4464 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 4461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people, one bird from Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

Two people from east Contra Costa County have tested positive for West Nile virus, most likely contracted in September. A...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Village Theatre marks 100th anniversary

The year-long celebration of Danville's Village Theatre's 100th anniversary will culminate Saturday, Nov. 16, with "The Grand...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 4375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thefts, DUIs lead Danville PD call log

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

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 4366 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 4339 Views

AROUND TOWN

More affordable housing for seniors on Hartz Way

Willow Commons, a 22-unit affordable housing apartment complex at the eastern end of Hartz Way, is scheduled to open next...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Brenda Kennedy, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 4282 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Salary of San Ramon City Manager Shocking

Wow...there was an article posted in the San Ramon Express recently (I can't seem to find it now, curiously) that highlighted...

Original post made by jrm on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by jw, on Aug 22, 2010 at 4:04 pm | 31 comments | 4253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 4231 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alamo's Courtyard Cafe closing Tuesday

The Courtyard Cafe, a popular breakfast and lunch venue in Alamo for almost 25 years, is closing its doors Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by bobs big boy staue., on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 75 comments | 4212 Views

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CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids' Country Crisis

What is going on at Kids' Country? I heard it lost half of its board of directors last week? Anybody have any information...

Original post made by Dave on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jun 10, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 35 comments | 4149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Growing Mona Lisa

Who remembers the Mona Lisa growing on the hillside off the freeway in Alamo in 1979? And the Marilyn Monroe a few years...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2008
Last comment by Loy69, on Oct 23, 2009 at 6:22 am | 58 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 4121 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 4121 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4116 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Elena Cadet dies in car accident

Elena Cadet, a 2009 graduate of Monte Vista High, died in a car accident over the weekend. She was well known in the area...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by candace, on Nov 26, 2009 at 9:21 pm | 34 comments | 4077 Views
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