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Chelsea's Hope

Chelsea Gerber was a vivacious adolescent who loved soccer, dance, baseball, band and hanging out with her friends. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Dr. Lisbeth Roy, on Oct 21, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 5 comments | 1947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Council to discuss open seat

The recent death of Danville Town Councilman Mike Shimansky has left a void in town leadership. And his fellow members have...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Rich, on Oct 3, 2009 at 5:46 pm | 5 comments | 973 Views

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Diablo Views: Screaming tweens and a moment of clarity

I'm sitting in the second balcony of the Oracle Arena. Two pre-teen girls behind me scream so fiercely that it makes my fillings...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:33 am | 5 comments | 1357 Views

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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 | 1521 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 | 1237 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 | 1226 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 | 1288 Views

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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 | 1218 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 | 1344 Views

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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 | 1026 Views

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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 | 1494 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 | 1451 Views

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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 | 1804 Views

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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 | 1024 Views

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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 | 1338 Views

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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 | 873 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 | 1252 Views

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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

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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 | 1096 Views

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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 | 1310 Views
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