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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 | 1348 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 | 925 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 | 1384 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 | 1110 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 | 1065 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 | 1442 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 | 1176 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 | 1275 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 | 1603 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 | 1786 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 | 848 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Speed stop ends in arrest on multiple charges

A stop for speeding shortly after midnight this morning resulted in the arrest of a 25-year-old woman on suspicion of possession...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by CookieCutter, on Mar 26, 2010 at 10:03 pm | 8 comments | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Osage parking to get further review

Parking improvements near Osage Station Park will continue to be an area of study for the Town of Danville Parks and Leisure...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by jsmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 6:53 am | 8 comments | 1165 Views

SPORTS

North Coast Section OKs continued use of metal baseball bats

High School baseball players from Bay Area communities up to the Oregon border will still be able to use metal bats during...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by USF Don, on May 28, 2010 at 5:29 pm | 8 comments | 1660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four furlough days to save district about $3M

As the deadline for delivering final layoff notices to teachers approaches, the school district and teachers' union has come...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by LkF, on Jun 11, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 8 comments | 1620 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E issues apology for SmartMeter problems

PG&E on Monday issued an apology along with 45 reports dating back to August 2006 detailing reviews, monitoring, testing,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Elen, on Jan 10, 2011 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville asks residents to think twice before buying pest control products

Pesticides are being scrutinized for safety, which is why the Town of Danville has joined with the Bay Area Stormwater Management...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by George, on May 20, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 8 comments | 1279 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 Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1441 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Safeway enlists eclectic mix of local celebs for fundraiser

Take an Elvis impersonator, add one congressman, a local mayor, three cheerleaders, a high school mascot, a principal, a...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by the riddler, on Jun 24, 2010 at 3:59 am | 8 comments | 1059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Information on music in Oak Hill Park?

Perhaps I missed it...can anyone provide information the music scheduled for this summer? ...

Original post made by jrm on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by in Alamo, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:07 am | 8 comments | 1892 Views
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Where's the wind?
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 690 views