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What is a supervisor?

The Danville Express and San Ramon Express will host a debate for District 2 supervisor candidates on April 26 from 6-8 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Candace Fan, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release photo of car used in daytime burglary

Pleasanton police have released a photo of the car used by burglars fleeing from a daytime break-in Monday morning and was...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alvez, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 1201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mail-in Ballots are on their way!

Dear Editor, REF: http://www.mercurynews.com/elections/ci_20562237/ballots-are-mail-june-5-election?source=rss It...

Original post made by H. Paul Balle on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on May 8, 2012 at 7:03 am | 6 comments | 968 Views

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The top 10 factors that get you into college

Is it SATs or GPAs? Extracurricular activities or active involvement on campus? In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3706...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Shiraz, on May 16, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

5,900 motorists in Bay Area cited for cell phone violations last month, CHP reports

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on May 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 1257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Ramon lawyer busted in Dublin hit-and-run death

A San Ramon man has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a bicyclist on May 15 in Dublin. A news release from the Dublin...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on May 22, 2012 at 6:49 am | 6 comments | 1463 Views

AROUND TOWN

School district hires new superintendent

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has a new superintendent, and Sacramento is mourning the loss of a much-loved...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Asian, on Jun 11, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 1434 Views

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'Brazen' ID thief receives eight-year sentence

A Concord woman has been sentenced to eight years in state prison in two cases of identity theft. Generose Yambao, 32, of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Yolanda Martinez, on Jul 26, 2012 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 1147 Views

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Recycle your electronics for breast cancer support

Recycle for Breast Cancer is open seven days a week for free drop-offs of computers, monitors, cell phones, laptops, servers...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jason, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1196 Views

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Fire district's life-saving app getting more popular

PulsePoint, the app developed by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection district to help save victims of sudden cardiac arrest,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by tom, on Aug 29, 2012 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 1180 Views

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Attend local Republican National Convention house parties

Bring a dish and bottle of wine to share while you meet and chat with fellow Republicans at the Contra Costa Republican...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Yp, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:30 pm | 6 comments | 1073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley gathers for Sept. 11 rememberance

Twelve years ago, Sept. 11 was just an ordinary day, maybe somebody's birthday or wedding anniversary. Now, it marks a point...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by David, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 1100 Views

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Danville dentist on a mission to help orphans in Africa

A Danville dentist is headed for Africa to literally bring smiles to people in Uganda. Dr. Mark Nadler is headed to his seventh...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:11 pm | 6 comments | 1511 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in Monday stabbing appears in court

Livermore resident Jesse Serpa was arraigned in Pleasanton Wednesday afternoon and will return to court Friday to enter a...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:39 am | 6 comments | 1429 Views

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Help count the homeless

Contra Costa County needs volunteers to help count the homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 a.m. This activity...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by cardinal , on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 1085 Views

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Brown asks three-judge panel to lift prison population reduction order

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 1030 Views

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Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: Important women in history

Betsy Ross, Harriet Tubman and Margaret Thatcher are just a few of the famous females gracing the pages of history textbooks...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dirka_Dirka, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2688 Views

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Volunteer for the Amgen Tour

Cycling fans have the unique opportunity to experience America's most prestigious professional cycling stage race May 12-19....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1206 Views

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Sequestration causes changes at Eugene O'Neill and John Muir National Historic Sites

Visitors to the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site and Tao House will see changes in operation hours and services as...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by danville resident, on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 1209 Views
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