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Special presentation on building an iconic bridge March 27

The Village Theatre will hold a special presentation on rebuilding the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 739 Views

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See 'Reel Blondes' at the Village Theatre

Victoria's "Reel Blondes" cabaret will be on stage from March 2-4, 9-10, May 18-20 and 25-27, at the Village Theatre and...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Martha Levison, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 755 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Occupiers march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 1, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 733 Views

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'Reel Blondes' rockets back into town

For the first time since the Victoria's Hair & Spa Salon was sold four years ago, a San Ramon Valley cast "Reel Blondes"...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets March 12

Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month (except August) at John Muir...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

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Neiman Marcus opens in Walnut Creek amid much fanfare

The first Neiman Marcus luxury department store opened in Walnut Creek's Broadway Plaza on Friday morning, as hundreds of...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Donna, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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Wind Symphony performs March 24

The Wind Symphony will play music inspired by works of famous authors. The concert will feature guest artist Denis Winter,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Mar 21, 2012 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 681 Views

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Residents vocal about opposition to Norris Canyon HOV ramps

Thursday night's public workshop, held at the San Ramon Community Center and presented by the Contra Costa Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Mar 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

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I Own the Road, Get Out of....

Why is it that many drivers believe they own the road when many have to share it. Surely you have seen, experienced those...

Original post made by frankly on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by jimbo, on Apr 24, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 730 Views

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Obromneycare, part one: What is it?

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3593 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 778 Views

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Streetwise: Have you ever been April fooled?

As residents of the San Ramon Valley keep their eyes peeled for pranksters, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Thrift...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Enter a design contest for reusable bags

Budding Rembrandts, Picaassos an Monets can take part in the "All Things Danville" reusable shopping bag contest. Show in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Apr 3, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's office searches for missing girl in Diablo

Maddy Welsh, 16, is described as a white female, 5'6", weighing approximately 115 pounds. She has reddish hair and green...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Info, on Apr 5, 2012 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1001 Views

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Cancer therapy group raises $105,000 at its Ragin' Cajun event

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation raised $105,000 at its recent fourth annual Ragin' Cajun, an amount that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 9, 2012 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 685 Views

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New brewery locks in space, looks forward to local investors

Schubros Brewery has secured a San Ramon location for its headquarters and has some new hope for its financial future with...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Beer Advocate, on Apr 12, 2012 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 832 Views

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Two busted in daytime burglaries

Surveillance video taken at a March 26 daytime burglary in the 8000 block of Regency Drive has led to the arrest of a two...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by In Alamo, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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What you should know if you're waitlisted at UC

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3642 Doing College] expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Apr 17, 2012 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 801 Views

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This local kitchen is a 'Gujarati Kitchen'

All her children wanted for Christmas was her recipes so they could savor a taste of home while away at college, recalled...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by In Alamo, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seattle search firm sought superintendent, convinced Enoch to apply

Superintendent Steve Enoch didn't go looking for a new job after announcing his retirement from the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Apr 23, 2012 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 988 Views
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