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Veterans Building flag has hallowed history

San Ramon Valley veterans took special care in choosing the American flag that would fly above the newly reopened Veterans...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by n, on Jun 14, 2012 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 710 Views

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Joint session set to discuss possible inclusion for General Plan

The Danville Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint study session to review and discuss draft Special Concern...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 18, 2012 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 742 Views

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Ask the Vet: Canine bloat

Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is when the stomach fills with gas and flips over. This twists blood vessels,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vickie Swarowski DVM, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

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Danville woman cops plea for child endangerment

The Danville woman who left her infant twins in her car to go shopping at the mall has taken a plea deal that would allow...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 25, 2012 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 648 Views

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Identify your needs when writing college essays

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3783 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Dale, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 629 Views

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Learning to breathe free

Is America a melting pot, with all cultures mixing together to create a cohesive gooey treat, or a salad where each ingredient...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jun 28, 2012 at 7:24 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Mythbusters' to resume testing experiments after cannonball mishap

The popular television show "MythBusters" will resume filming occasional experiments at the Alameda County Sheriff's Training...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 745 Views

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Tour the Blackhawk Museum

Blackhawk Museum sponsors a docent-led tour of the museum's renowned exhibitions at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. The...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 606 Views

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Fare increases begin at BART, several other transit agencies

Beginning July 2, commuters will find that a number of Bay Area transit agencies have increased their fares. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 782 Views

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Serena Williams defeats Stanford's reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs in 2nd round at Bank of the West Classic

The fourth-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams beat reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs, 6-2, 6-1, Wednesday in the second...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 13, 2012 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 778 Views

AROUND TOWN

From trials to triumph, local authors inspire

Writing a book may not be everyone's aspiration but three San Ramon Valley residents have put pen to paper and packed the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jul 14, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

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High schoolers don't always 'like' Facebook

Facebook has been a phenomenon since Mark Zuckerburg created it in his Harvard dorm room in 2004 and it spread like wildfire...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jimbo, on Jul 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

SPORTS

Best and worst YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAMS

We live in such a wonderful community rich with resources for a very rewarding sports career. We have seen several youth...

Original post made by SportsMom on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 6, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

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Meet Olympics torch bearer at the library

For an insider's look at the 2012 London Olympics, go to the library at 2 p.m. Sunday and meet Sarah Williams, 19, a Pleasanton...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 678 Views

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Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series!

Tri-Valley Babe Ruth 13YO All-Stars Advance to Babe Ruth World Series! August 4, 2012 Surprise Stadium Surprise, ...

Original post made by Sean Venezia on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by anita venezia, on Aug 6, 2012 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classes cut? Not for dedicated Harvest Park teacher

Cuts that eliminated special summer school programs for gifted students weren't enough to stop Lynn Gatehouse, a teacher...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 973 Views

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Sentinels of Freedom gives 5 wounded vets chance to sail on historic schooner

As the sun came up very early over the San Francisco Bay last Saturday morning, a sleek 113 foot Sailing Schooner named Eros...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 936 Views

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Man arrested for alleged lewd conduct in park restrooms

Officers arrested 35-year-old Ryan Meulpolderon, a Crockett resident, on suspicion of lewd conduct at a Walnut Creek park...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 711 Views

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Attend the 81st annual Contra Costa democrats BBQ

Democrats from all over Contra Costa County will be partying at Castle Rock Park (1700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek) on...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by George, on Aug 10, 2012 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Angeles man charged in Jamaican lottery scam

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views
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