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Opponents band together to stop Norris Canyon freeway project

It didn't take long for opponents of a proposed HOV/Bus access between Norris Canyon and Interstate 680 to organize. They...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Jim Gibbon, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chinese restaurant robbed at gunpoint

An armed robber held up Gold Chopstick Chinese restaurant in Pleasanton on Dec. 3 but didn't get any money from the register....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by collins, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 895 Views

AROUND TOWN

SRVUSD will survey voters on possible bond

EMC Research Inc. will do a telephone survey of 600 district voters between Jan. 8 and 12 then present the results to the...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Dec 20, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 8 comments | 886 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E fined $16.7 million for failed Contra Costa County gas line survey

The California Public Utilities Commission fined PG&E more than $16 million Friday for failing to conduct gas pipeline leak...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 am | 8 comments | 787 Views

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Residents asked to weigh in on July 4 fireworks

San Ramon's fireworks are up in the air. The cost for the city's Independence Day celebration -- held since 1985 -- could...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Wow..., on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 93 Views

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California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Contra Costa County homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see $651 million in relief soon thanks to a $25 billion...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 1051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD PTAs stump for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at San Ramon Valley schools to that could secure funding for schools across the state for the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Just saying, on Mar 16, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outreach from the Town of Danville

Good afternoon, In a recent thread there was some discussion about the outreach from the Town of Danville. In the past...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1276 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why we should question raising kids here....

So, like a normal Sundays, I was returning from the local Peets coffee where the rest of the moderately privileged folks...

Original post made by The Reverend on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Teen Observer, on Jul 10, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 8 comments | 1585 Views

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Danville celebrates re-dedication of Veterans Memorial Building

Several hundred residents crowded the sidewalks and side streets of downtown Danville on Saturday to celebrate the grand...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on May 3, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 8 comments | 888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by car in crosswalk

Police were notified at 10:33 a.m. that the pedestrian had been hit in a crosswalk near Interstate Highway 680 and Sycamore...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Pedestrian, on May 25, 2012 at 10:10 am | 8 comments | 1634 Views

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Solar energy: Is it right for you?

Join the City of San Ramon and Sustainable San Ramon to learn more about solar energy for your home from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 13, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 8 comments | 759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Horses Healing Hearts

Although a dog may be man's best friend, the nonprofit organization Horses Healing Hearts in Danville proves that horses...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Melissa Austin Founder 3H, on Jun 11, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 979 Views

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Community honors Chachi at Fallen Hero Memorial dedication

Several hundred residents, veterans and students gathered in front of the Veterans Memorial Building Saturday morning to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michele, on Jun 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TRAFFIX program expands to high schools

Streets around Monte Vista and California high schools will be slightly less congested next fall as the TRAFFIX school bus...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Louie, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:42 am | 8 comments | 1176 Views

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50-acre grass fire contained, no structures damaged

The fire, between Dougherty and Lawrence roads, was reported at 5:15 p.m., fire Chief Richard Price said. The fire was contained...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 6, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 990 Views

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Police warn of lottery scam

Danville Police are looking for information in connection with a "confidence scam" run on an individual last Thursday. San...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 1, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 8 comments | 834 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 964 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 | 768 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 | 888 Views
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