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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 8 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arnerich announces plans for higher office

The landscape of the California political scene continues to shift as candidates line up in the wake of Congresswoman Ellen...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Hoot Smalley, on May 3, 2009 at 1:08 am | 8 comments | 1175 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

High speed pursuit ends in stolen vehicle arrest

A sharp curve proved to be the undoing of a Bay Point car thief being pursued at speeds up to 90 mph by Danville police officers...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Aaron, on May 13, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 8 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town sees Fresh and Easy opening in spring

Danville's Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market is on track to open this spring, town staff says. But getting the British grocery...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Loura, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 1514 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mount Diablo on list of endangered state parks

Mount Diablo is on the list of 200 state parks to close in Gov. Schwarzenegger's budget-cutting proposal. Beginning June...

Original post made on May. 30, 2009
Last comment by alamogal, on Jun 3, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 8 comments | 1300 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents express misgivings over Alamo MAC

In the ongoing discussions between District 3 County Supervisor Mary Piepho's office and the residents of Alamo regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by jakefarsh, on Jul 17, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1168 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cops to visit residents during "National Night Out"

As a way of promoting the Police/Community partnership, Danville Police are urging residents to come out and be a part of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1524 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alamo restaurant hosting grand opening tonight

The Peasant's Courtyard, recently opened by award-winning Chef Rodney Worth, is hosting a grand opening party from 4-9 p.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by GERRIE, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:05 pm | 8 comments | 2315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy Glasser is Citizen of the Year

Sheriff's Deputy Elmer Glasser was chosen by Alamo Rotary as its 2009 Citizen of the Year, for representing "the very best...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Davide, on Oct 3, 2009 at 10:07 am | 8 comments | 1184 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Candle blamed for Alamo blaze

An unattended candle in a three-story house on Vine Lane in Alamo is being blamed for a blaze this morning that caused $500,000...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 22, 2009 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1303 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo Community Council to continue

When the members of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted last month to approve the creation of a Municipal...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 8 comments | 906 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama and the Olympics

Question: Why wasn't Obama able to bring the Olympics to Chicago? Answer: Because lying isn't an Olympic sport....

Original post made by Fred F on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by non-zombie, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday night jam sessions

Live Music Jam every Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m., beginning tonight, Oct. 15, through Dec. 17 at the Link2 Fine Art Gallery...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by FanofDanville, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:03 am | 8 comments | 1103 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

DA won't seek death penalty against Scherer

Alameda County Prosecutor David Stein told a judge Friday that he won't be seeking the death penalty for Ernest Scherer III,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by John, on Oct 28, 2009 at 5:59 pm | 8 comments | 1048 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

10th Congressional District to the polls

Alamo and some Danville voters will go to the polls in the Nov. 3 election for a new congressional representative for District...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Shelby, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 8 comments | 1377 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Capt. Sully to lead Rose Bowl parade

The Tournament of Roses announced today that the Danville resident who masterfully landed US Airways Flight 1549, Capt. Chesley...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Lauri, on Nov 13, 2009 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 1158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sully's hat goes for $5,800

The bidding ended today at $5,800 for the pilot's cap belonging to Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger. The eBay auction was...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Wang Pu, on Dec 15, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 8 comments | 1232 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Orinda man arrested for indecent exposure in Danville

Police arrested a 40-year-old man at his Orinda home Thursday after a string of incidents dating back to August in which...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by cardfark, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 8 comments | 1527 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1754 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Daring young men to benefit Vets Hall

Heroism from the 1940s will help to raise funds for the Veterans Memorial Building renovations as an author speaks in Danville...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bob K, on Feb 25, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 836 Views
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