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AROUND TOWN

If you like large cities, stay here

For those of us who like living in a large metropolitan area that's probably going to get much more crowded, this is apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 1, 2011 at 9:49 am | 7 comments | 1153 Views

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Homework: Sometimes less is more

The controversy over homework seems to be the same as the fable about the ant and the grasshopper. Schools countrywide have...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by OldHenry, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:15 pm | 7 comments | 1327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board of Education decides to maintain class sizes

Class size in the K-3 grades will remain at 26 students while the number of students in freshman English and math classes...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jul 20, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 7 comments | 1211 Views

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Streetwise: What do you think of our new lane construction project?

In this week's Streetwise, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to San Ramon Valley Boulevard and Sycamore Valley Road to ask...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Not hard.., on Aug 5, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 844 Views

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Streetwise: Where's your favorite place to go in the Danville/Alamo community?

Just in time for the [http://issuu.com/danvilleexpress/docs/2010_07.views.section1?viewMode=magazine&mode=embed Reader's...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 1268 Views

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PG&E begins five-month project in Danville

Pacific Gas and Electric Company began a five-month reliability project on Wednesday that will upgrade aging wooden streetlights...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karla, on Aug 24, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marijuana dispensaries one step closer to going up in smoke

The Town Council unanimously voted on Tuesday night to continue the discussion on permanently banning medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by RC, on Sep 12, 2011 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 1070 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man sentenced to five years for investment fraud, loan-funding scheme

A Walnut Creek resident was sentenced to 63 months in prison on Wednesday in connection with a multi-million dollar investment...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:40 pm | 7 comments | 1432 Views

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Alamo Improvement Association president named citizen of the year

A long-time Alamo resident and community activist was named 2011 citizen of the year by the Alamo Rotary at the Alamo Music...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Research Fellowship, on Sep 27, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 862 Views

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Restoring the middle class

With "occupy" protests erupting in small bursts of violence and 99 percent-ers calling for a more balanced distribution of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 717 Views

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Mt. Diablo crash determined to be a suicide

Friday's fatal accident on Mt. Diablo has now been deemed a suicide, according to the California Highway Patrol. Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Casey, on Nov 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge postpones hearing for alleged Danville rapist after victim's plea

A Contra Costa County judge has postponed the hearing of a Danville teen accused of rape to consider his plea deal, after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by sad..., on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 1567 Views

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New Year's Eve festival forced to flee fairgrounds

Countdown 2012, an event that had some residents worried about potential problems, was booted from the Alameda County Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Smith, on Dec 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County Supervisorial Challenges in 2012

Happy New Year to everyone everywhere. 2012 begins three County Supervisor District campaigns. The voters will have a unique...

Original post made by Voter on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Jan 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 925 Views

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San Ramon teen arrested in Christmas Eve robbery

Police arrested a pair of teenagers in connection with the Christmas Eve armed robbery of a 15-year-old Danville resident....

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by who me?, on Jan 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 1182 Views

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Burglars break into Dublin's new Target store, take $15,000 in merchandise

Dublin police attempted to arrest three suspects in a high-speed chase on westbound I-580 early Thursday after they were...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 964 Views

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Thousands of Kaiser workers participate in one-day strike

Thousands of workers took to picket lines in support of 4,000 employees who are members of the National Union of Healthcare...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 7 comments | 840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Express endorsements: Experience matters

As the county deals with pension reform, economic development and budget concerns, the newest supervisor will need to bring...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on May 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 7 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Planning Commission to address appeal of land use permit

The Danville Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front St., Danville. Agenda...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 882 Views

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Fire Chief Price to lead Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley

Richard Price was sworn in as president of the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley today, after Karen Stepper being at...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Sep 10, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 1069 Views
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