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Counseling center hires new executive director

Discovery Counseling Center, a Danville non-profit which provides affordable mental health services to the San Ramon Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by careful observer , on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:25 am | 6 comments | 1047 Views

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Saturday hike will view Magee Ranch area proposed for development

People concerned about a proposed development near Magee Ranch will have a chance to see the area from above on Saturday....

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bella, on Mar 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1031 Views

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The Drought Is Over EBMUD Needs To Respond

Our water rates have risen astronomically, FAR outpacing inflation over the last few years, to of course invoke monetary...

Original post made by JRM on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 963 Views

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BART hires interim director for $160 an hour

BART directors voted 6-3 Thursday to hire former general counsel Sherwood Wakeman to serve as the transit agency's interim...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 19, 2011 at 2:17 pm | 6 comments | 763 Views

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Police department asks for in-car cameras

The project has been in development since January 2009 and an in-house trial of the L3 Mobile Vision Camera system was conducted...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Jun 16, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 726 Views

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Town unveils 'Share Our Streets' campaign

"Share Our Streets," a joint effort by the town's transportation and police departments, targets the three main groups using...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Steven, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 6 comments | 809 Views

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Streetwise: What would you do differently if you were back in high school?

Summer is only halfway through, but staff at the Danville Express are already looking toward the new school year. In preparation...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doing College, on Jul 12, 2011 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 903 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

New county supervisor for Danville, Alamo, San Ramon

The San Ramon Valley – most of it anyway – will have a new county supervisor in the next couple of weeks. On...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by flo, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 6 comments | 1071 Views

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Contra Costa County Supervisors give final approval to redistricting

It's official: Danville, San Ramon and Alamo have a new county supervisor to represent them. After a public hearing Tusday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 811 Views

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Local volunteers help pack 100,000 meals for Somalia

Many people just reach for the remote when confronted with scenes of anguish or pleas for help in parts of the world suffering...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:50 am | 6 comments | 797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD students excel in standardized testing reports

Approximately 22,600 students in grades 2-11 participated in the 2011 STAR program, with 85 percent scoring proficient or...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 1136 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mount Diablo observation deck another victim of state budget woes

On a clear day, it's said that one can see 200 miles -- as far away as Yosemite National Park -- from the observation deck...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:23 am | 6 comments | 1029 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bringing up Bibi

Discussions of drawing territorial lines along the West Bank often result in lines drawn in the sand among pro-Israel and...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Sep 26, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 686 Views

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2012 Recall efforts have begun

Dear Editor, Discovery Bay neighborhoods have approval to proceed with their RECALL petition for Brian Dawson, Discovery...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by [clarification], on Oct 17, 2011 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 727 Views

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SRV Fire named a 'district of distinction'

The "district of distinction" is one of the most prestigious local government awards in the State of California and validates...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 24, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 6 comments | 718 Views

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Where Can We Donate All That Extra Halloween Candy?

I see that Operation Gratitude would like candy to be sent to deployed military personnel. www.opgratitude.com Is there...

Original post made by Lili on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Marrushi, on Nov 7, 2011 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1006 Views

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Who are your readers' candidates for District 2 supervisor?

Dear Editor, May we, as readers, start a survey on the Express Forum for who voters would support as a candidate for District...

Original post made by Allied new services research on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Nov 22, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 751 Views

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Fallen Marine honored as a hero at afternoon memorial service

It was standing room only at East Bay Fellowship Church in Danville as over 1,200 family, friends, teachers, veterans and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by scrump, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 1081 Views

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Streaker runs through football game, gone in a flash

Despite the chill in the air at a Monte Vista football game, one fan opted to go without clothes. On Dec. 3 Monte Vista hosted...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 23, 2011 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 784 Views

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Pot club CEO attempts to turn himself in

Justin Hammer attempted to turn himself in at the Newark police station on Friday afternoon, but was turned away by police...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 21, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 947 Views
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