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AROUND TOWN

Ask the Vet: What is an emergency?

Pet emergencies are sometimes obvious to pet owners, but not always. Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care's Dr. Kristel...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Brad Taylor, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community oversight of parcel taxes

Dear Editor, Neighborhoods audit teams have been investigating oversight of parcel taxes that, more and more, are becoming...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jul 23, 2011 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 697 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obituaries

Sheldon A. 'Pop' Pearson Read the full story here http://danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=5536 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Michael Wolfes, on Jul 22, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 876 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 26 Redistricting HEARING to select districts' boundaries

Dear Editor, Item D.3, Redistricting HEARING, at 1PM, July 26, 2011, CCC-BOS Chambers Martinez, is now planned to result...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 647 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Davidon Homes gets go-ahead from town council

On Tuesday night, the Danville Town Council unanimously approved preliminary development plans Davidon Homes, which rezoned...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sun Power?

The headline in today's newspaper notes that Brown wants California to be powered by the sun's rays. Why not? It's governed...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 25, 2011 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 729 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 Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Erick Larson, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon Valley home to 17 sex offenders

While San Ramon and Danville both enjoy reputations of being squeaky clean, there are currently 16 registered sex offenders...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by LOL, on Aug 2, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 824 Views

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Discuss emergency preparedness at Mayor's Morning breakfast

Held the first Friday of each month at Father Nature's Restaurant, 172 E. Prospect Ave., Mornings with the Mayor is a topical...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood Middle School sets up fund for Williams family

Charlotte Wood Middle School has set up a fund to pay for the hospital bills for one of its teachers who was seriously injured...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Shara Waybright, on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Officials discuss preparedness in earthquake country

Is the San Ramon Valley prepared for a natural disaster or medical emergency? If a sampling of attendees at Friday's Mornings...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by bstanley, on Aug 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville be jammin'

The music begins with a laid-back Hawaiian beat, down tempo guitar chords bouncing along with the audience. Just as a smooth...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rick Martinez, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 660 Views

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Living in a material world

In this month's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3066 Teen Wire], San Ramon Valley High student...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 12, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 630 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Faith as a campaign slogan

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3089 Raucous Caucus], Tom Cushing dives headfirst into...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 638 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

Temperatures may be rising but summer is winding down for students in the San Ramon Valley, who officially begin school on...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 21, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 604 Views

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Ask the Vet: What should I consider as my pets grow old?

With good preventative medicine, pets are living much longer than they did in the past. An annual physical exam, annual blood...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by cheryl Gustafson, on Aug 26, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 791 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tomi van de Brooke, why aren't we laughing?

Dear Editor, Tomi van de Brooke wants to be the next District 2 supervisor. Why are we not simply laughing? Tomi was...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 28, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quirkology of Quilts opens this week

Although the weather may be too warm to add one to your bed, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley is removing quilts from their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 691 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Dublin woman's killer gets 34 years to life

Mei Li, an Antioch resident, was sentenced today to 34 years to life in state prison for her role in the murder of a 91-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Sherry, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 650 Views

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Culture to Culture volunteer awards program is still taking nominations

Culture to Culture Foundation will recognize current senior volunteers (55 and older) who have volunteered within Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 30, 2011 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 720 Views
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