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AROUND TOWN

It is Time for the Dept. of Justice to Clean up Contra Costa

The constant bullying of citizens by certain politicians needs to stop. People (including myself) have been intimidated by...

Original post made by Afraid of Mary on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Say what? , on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 1682 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rural land in northwestern San Ramon will become housing development by 2015

In accordance with the city's 2030 general plan, San Ramon is moving forward with plans to develop a large patch of rural...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:49 pm | 11 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summerhill Homes may be building --get your free sand bags from Danville

Yes, Danville has announced today that is is "once again providing residents with sand and bags to assist in flood prevention...

Original post made by NO ON SUMMERHILL! on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by fed up with traffic, on Mar 20, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 11 comments | 1512 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rick Santorum in Alamo tonight

Dear Editor, Rick Santorum will be in Alamo, March 29, for a Tea Party fundraiser in a gated community on a private lane....

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where Can I Donate My Old Books?

I would appreciate suggestions from my fellow citizens, I have a sizable amount of books accumulated over the years...

Original post made by JRM on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on May 15, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 11 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Click It or Ticket campaign heats up for summer

Police will be enforcing seat belt usage by drivers and passengers, but will also be issuing citations for those who do not...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on May 22, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 11 comments | 1526 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville teen pleads guilty to assaulting Idaho woman

Eighteen-year-old Marshall Owens Dittrich pleaded guilty to attacking a woman last summer after she offered the hitchhiking...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by It's Just Me, on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 11 comments | 1411 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Undercover millionaire makes a difference

When Danville resident Hilary DeCesare set out to ensure online safety for children with a website, she didn't expect to...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 18, 2012 at 8:13 am | 11 comments | 4175 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Bond vote reminder

The SRVUSD Board of Education is set to decide on a [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8124&approved=yes...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 11 comments | 1161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Endeavor!

Wow -- That was exciting! Nothing like the shuttle to turn me into a compleat, if somehwat wizened, fanboy. ...

Original post made by Tom Cushing on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 26, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1490 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Buchanan headed for third Assembly term

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan was part of a jubilant crowd at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek on Tuesday night, shortly after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:30 am | 11 comments | 1151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest made in armed robbery spree

Matthew Fagan, 42, was arrested Tuesday night after allegedly robbing the Walgreens on San Ramon Valley Boulevard at Alcosta...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Unknown, on Nov 30, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 11 comments | 1944 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Seniors use canes for more than stability

You might find Robert Worthington walking around town with a wooden cane, but not necessarily because he needs help with...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Wondering, on Jan 17, 2013 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects rob jewelry store using pepper spray, sledgehammer

Two armed robbers sprayed Walnut Creek jewelry store workers with pepper spray and made off with several Rolex watches Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 1735 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest made in connection with home burglaries

Danville Police arrested a suspect in connection with a series of residential burglaries occurring in Danville and Blackhawk...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by GM, on Feb 25, 2013 at 11:12 am | 11 comments | 3279 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Back from the drawing board: CCTA reveals I-680 HOV ramp alternative

If the turnout from Wednesday night's scoping session on potential HOV ramps in San Ramon is an example, ramps planned for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 8728 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD gets ready for new teaching standards

Students in the San Ramon Valley can look forward to having to learn less, but think more deeply about what they learn as...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by rufous, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 2552 Views

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Sustainability Pt.1: The Commons

This week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4330 Raucous Caucus] tackles sustainability and the common...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 1875 Views

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Contra Costa to hold gun buyback on August 3

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office will sponsor a gun buyback program in August where residents throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1904 Views

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Danville schools up to walk/bike challenge

This spring, 730 students from 16 elementary schools in the San Ramon Valley participated in the Street Smarts Walk/Bike...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim Fakenameforlegitimacy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 1521 Views
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Hotel and more big box stores planned for El Charro Road
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 653 views

Representing me or my money?
By Roz Rogoff | 5 comments | 487 views