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Hosting the Congressman

Chia-Chia Chien, head of the Culture to Culture Foundation, introduced U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney to a room full of friends...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by billr, on May 4, 2011 at 7:55 am | 7 comments | 761 Views

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June 9 review of MVHS Solar Carport

Dear Editor, Alamo region neighborhoods are preparing for discussion of the solar power generation facility to be built...

Original post made by [removed] on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jun 4, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 1671 Views

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Danville teen is 'Pretty Amazing'

Lauren Lindberg, a senior at Monte Vista High School, was recently named one of five finalists in Seventeen magazine's "Pretty...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Grandmother L, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 1270 Views

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BART riders say they'd take smaller seats but want bigger aisles

A large majority of riders are telling BART they would give up 2 inches of seat width in exchange for wider aisles. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 998 Views

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Several Marie Callendar's restaurants close abruptly

The Marie Callendar's on San Ramon Valley Boulevard was one of 12 locations to shut down unexpectedly this week, shortly...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 15, 2011 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 1103 Views

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Planning commission recommends Weber approval

In a unanimous vote, the commission approved the 15-acre development's preliminary and final development plans, major subdivision...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by John Tanner, on Jun 17, 2011 at 11:54 am | 7 comments | 968 Views

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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 | 1162 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 | 1349 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 | 1229 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 | 856 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 | 1285 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 | 1215 Views

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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 | 1080 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 | 1472 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 | 873 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 | 726 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 | 1800 Views

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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 | 1593 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 | 1326 Views

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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 | 941 Views
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