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Fire officials say San Ramon district should get accredited

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District should be accredited, say fire officials from across the country. If that recommendation...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by eric, on May 18, 2010 at 6:45 am | 5 comments | 832 Views

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Free memory screening for seniors today

Danville Senior Services offers free memory screening today from 9:30-11:30 a.m., Monday, May 24. Four appointment times...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on May 24, 2010 at 9:16 pm | 5 comments | 771 Views

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What do the terms "today" and "tomorrow" mean?

Just a suggestion for the editor: Don't use headlines with an indeterminate date such as, "Today is the last day to register...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on May 27, 2010 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 981 Views

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Streetwise: What will you miss most about high school?

As high school graduation nears, Stan Wharton went to San Ramon Valley High School to interview seniors. This week's Streetwise...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Jun 7, 2010 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1165 Views

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Another new years, please

Dear Emily, Starting around Labor Day and continuing to April Fools Day, our world has many New Years Day(s) celebrations....

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Jun 9, 2010 at 6:51 am | 5 comments | 940 Views

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Police search for suspect in downtown bank robbery

Danville police, along with San Ramon police and Contra Costa sheriff's deputies and a K-9 unit, were unable to locate a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jun 27, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for three SRVUSD schools

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District board recently announced the appointment of three principals to Danville schools....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Smile, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 1334 Views

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Will Denise Jennison go on record with a Becky Smith opinion?

I'm curious if Denise Jennison would like to go on record with an opinion on the Principal Becky Smith matter. I rather...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Shadow, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 1333 Views

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Cigarette tax initative could be on 2012 ballot

Backers of a state initiative that would increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack to provide more than $500 million a year to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by OldHenry, on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 839 Views

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Fundraising for Veterans building renovations off to a good start

After a groundbreaking ceremony last week, the Town of Danville is working on raising the rest of the money it needs to make...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melvin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 1012 Views

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Air Quality District earmarks $5-million in public funds to pay for electric car charging stations

Electronic car owners in the Bay Area may soon have easier access to charging stations as the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain Hal, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 801 Views

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Letter: Preserve Danville's beauty by limiting housing development

"I'd like to bring up an issue that, I am sure, crosses the minds of planners when housing developments are going up. My...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 18, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 976 Views

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This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 1176 Views

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Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1120 Views

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Wildfire near Mount Diablo 80 percent contained

A wildfire that has burned 375 acres near Mount Diablo State Park in a rural area of Contra Costa County is 80 percent contained...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mrs. Jones, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 5 comments | 1012 Views

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Saturday is a day of remembrance in San Ramon Valley

Nine years later, the Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley, along with the Town of Danville, are hosting a 9-11 Remembrance...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Hal, on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 1056 Views

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Flash News! McNerney Votes to support Obama-Care

Well, this posting really isn't flash news since it's been over a week since my original posting that pointed out McNerney's...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Chet, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 5 comments | 940 Views

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Have you seen Brad Pitt?

Rumors have been spreading about Brad Pitt sightings in Diablo and Danville. This editor literally jumped at the news and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 841 Views

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15th Assembly District candidates address economy, budget and football

Finances, fiscal policy and football all found their way into a recent face-off between the two candidates for the 15th assembly...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by keith, on Oct 12, 2010 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 920 Views

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David Harmer Op-ed for the SF Chronicle in 2000: "Abolish Public Schools" (With link to op-ed )

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Original post made by Nelson on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by American, on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 869 Views
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