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AROUND TOWN

Remembering Phil

Artist and free spirit Phil Hellsten, who died suddenly June 23, was a fixture each morning at Peet's Coffee and Tea in Danville....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by A Former Danville Res, on Oct 8, 2009 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 1516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

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 Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by David, on Dec 30, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1225 Views

SPORTS

Are you ready for some football?

Friday night is the big cross-town rivalry on the gridiron as the San Ramon Valley Wolves welcome the Monte Vista Mustangs...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by PT Tuttle, on Nov 15, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 5 comments | 1213 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Vice mayor, vice president have a lot in common

Some 15 million people visit Washington, D.C., each year. But leave it to Danville Vice Mayor Mike Doyle to spend some time...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Bainter the Painter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:05 am | 5 comments | 1274 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Senators, governor seek high speed rail funding

U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein (both D-CA) and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) wrote to President Barack...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by jakefarsh, on Dec 3, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 5 comments | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district wants input on solar panels

As the School District moves forward to go solar at the schools, it wants to make sure that installed panels are done in...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Light of remembrance

Turn your eyes toward Mount Diablo on Monday night to share in a poignant experience felt throughout the county. The aircraft...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 9, 2009 at 7:34 am | 5 comments | 1025 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Snowy winter wonderland – in Danville?!?!

Danville and Alamo awakened to a cover of white this morning after about an inch of snow fell overnight in the Valley. By...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 1491 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police Chief urges caution during holidays

As the holiday season progresses, police are warning residents to take precautions with their homes and cars to cut down...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:00 am | 5 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saying goodbye

This morning St. Isidore's Catholic Church in Danville was filled with mourners for Tony Carnemolla, who died suddenly Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jan 4, 2010 at 11:55 am | 5 comments | 1801 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

4.1 quake: Geologist calls it 'run of the mill'

A 4.1-magnitude earthquake that rattled the Bay Area this morning at 10:09 a.m., centered 6 miles east-northeast of Milpitis,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 11, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Warming globally? Part Deux

Where are the global-warming wingnuts? They ignore their favorite fantasy in the middle of winter but come out in droves...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jan 12, 2010 at 8:42 am | 5 comments | 1333 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Council OKs plan to improve downtown parking

The Danville Town Council unanimously OK'd the 2010 Downtown Parking Management Plan at its meeting Jan. 12. The plan is...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 22, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

BART reaches $1.5 million settlement for Oscar Grant's daughter

BART reached an agreement with the mother of Oscar Grant's young daughter Tatiana late this afternoon. The settlement is...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by American, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:21 am | 5 comments | 1241 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo MAC to hear Fire Chief

Fire Chief Richard Price will give a presentation at this week's Alamo Municipal Advisory Council meeting on plans for the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Feb 2, 2010 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe Lincoln is a hit with Freedom Shrines

President Abraham Lincoln helped members of the Exchange Club dedicate new Freedom Shrines in two San Ramon Valley schools...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Illinois born and raised, on Feb 3, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 5 comments | 1093 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville teen orator headed to nationals

Sam Stone, a senior at Monte Vista high School, won the state competition Sunday in the 73rd annual American Legion Oratorical...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by bzwahlen, on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 1296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3 teens arrested after carjacking in Walnut Creek

Three teenage boys were arrested after a carjacking Saturday morning in the parking lot of a Walnut Creek shopping center,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 964 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District says classified staff reductions not a result of state budget cuts

A reduction of 1,072.5 classified employee hours may appear to be a sign of the dire times for education funding, but district...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 17, 2010 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 835 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How high was your PG&E bill?

I was just wonderin' if anyone else noticed higher PG&E bills this month. Mine showed very high usage. Usage comparison:...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by claire, on Apr 29, 2010 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 1300 Views
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