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AROUND TOWN

The coolest sport you've never tried

You may not know what it's called, but if you've watched a Nike commercial in the last few years, you've probably seen it:...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:38 pm | 6 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chamber of Commerce commends community at award ceremony

The Danville business community stepped out in style Thursday night for the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce awards and...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Feb 21, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Excellent study: AIA profiles new fire house planning

Alamo Improvement Association ("AIA") has spent many months with the cooperation of SRV Fire District in defining the issues...

Original post made by Hal. CDSI Research on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Mar 14, 2011 at 8:53 pm | 6 comments | 1066 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville PD investigating string of thefts

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said a total of seven autos were entered in the areas of Claridge Drive, Alicante Place, Aptos...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by samiam, on Mar 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 6 comments | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deputy arrested in connection with CNET scandal resigns

Stephen Tanabe, the Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy who was [http://www2.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=5208&approved=yes...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by granny, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crime up slightly in Danville last year according to annual report

Danville crime statistics for 2010 show a mixed bag, with rape and homicides down and an increase in armed robberies, strong-arm...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 21, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 6 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Commissions approve Danville Hotel development plans

The Planning and Heritage Resource commissions unanimously approved final development plans for the Danville Hotel project...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by business owner, on Mar 27, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1010 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1113 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 814 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 899 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 967 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 | 1185 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 899 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 | 1287 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 | 1134 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 | 744 Views
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Patience and very deep pockets can pay off
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