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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville residents honored as Hometown Heroes

Dana Dornsife, founder of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, and Diane Gilfether, director and founder of the Blackhawk Chorus,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer found guilty in Castlewood killings

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sandee Wiedemann, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1014 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donna Kenyon is SRVUSD Teacher of the Year

Donna Kenyon, who has taught fourth and fifth grade at John Baldwin Elementary for 11 years, will represent the district...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by D.Fall, on Mar 30, 2011 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three years later: Tragic tale of greed and murder ends with son's conviction

The case has all the elements of a made-for-TV movie: greed, lust, brutality and a man whose lack of emotion made him the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 1, 2011 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A plaque for the Vecki House

Historians and Danville Town Council members gathered Nov. 19 at the Vecki House at 169 Front St. to dedicate a San Ramon...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rocky, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ducklings debut in Danville

[http://sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=3409 Baby Lambs] might be the first sign of spring in San Ramon, but ducklings...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Dickita P, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 680 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Finding Balance: Glass Art in the Bay Area' exhibit

See the glass art of artists Michael Nourot, Ann Corcoran, Randy Strong, Mary White, George Jercich and more at the "Finding...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Apr 5, 2011 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 712 Views

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Getting Away: Wine and dine on an antique train

Those looking for a relaxing road trip needn't stock up on granola bars and mountains of maps. The Napa Valley Wine Train,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 943 Views

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Former Blackhawk resident enters Hall of Fame

Chris Mullin has traveled from the playgrounds of Brooklyn to the hills of Blackhawk and walls of New York Pizza, but finally...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by guynextdoor, on Apr 6, 2011 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meet reporter and author Henry Lee today

Friends of the Danville Library and the Endowment Fund will host Henry Lee, author of "Presumed Dead: a True Life Murder...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dave prather, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 732 Views

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Celebrity chef gets new car after Lamborghini stolen in SF

Guy Fieri, a chef who has hosted several TV shows including "Guy's Big Bite" on the Food Network and "Minute to Win It" on...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by suggestion_box, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

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Former sheriff's deputy charged in CNET, dirty DUI case

In the widening scandal involving law enforcement officers in Contra Costa County, prosecutors filed new charges today adding...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Apr 9, 2011 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 740 Views

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Danville church helps save San Francisco school

The San Francisco City Academy, a private Christian school in the heart of San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, was about...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by David McGrath, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 912 Views

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Fire Protection District is official Webby Award honoree

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's website, FireDepartment.org, and the department's [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=3014...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sandee Wiedemann, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

69th Anniversary of WWII Doolittle Raid

USS Hornet Museum will commemorate the 69th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid, America's daring World War II bombing raid...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dave Davis, on Apr 13, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 829 Views

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Streetwise: What's your favorite animal?

While Danville has plenty of parks in which to walk dogs, watch birds and count squirrels, roving reporter Stan Wharton decided...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by The Ol'Buckaroo, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 738 Views

AROUND TOWN

'The Foreigner' opens tonight

Role Players Ensemble Theatre presents "The Foreigner," directed by Chris Ayles, will be performed at 8 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Laurie, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 695 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CNET remains suspended, but likely to regroup

The Contra Costa Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) remains suspended while local and state investigations continue after...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 18, 2011 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

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College admissions in overtime

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2759 Doing College], Expert Adviser Elizabeth LaScala...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 19, 2011 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 675 Views

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Sick? There's an app for that.

A new app from the San Ramon Regional Medical Center will let people get into the emergency room quicker, monitor wait times...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on Apr 20, 2011 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 861 Views
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