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South Korea to sponsor Korean classes in Dougherty Valley

If all goes according to plan, Dougherty Valley High School students will have the option to take two levels of Korean for...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Jun 13, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 9 comments | 1317 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

EBMUD board approves increase in water rates

East Bay Municipal Utility District directors voted unanimously today to approve a two-year operating budget that calls for...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dan From San Ramon, on Jun 17, 2011 at 10:24 am | 9 comments | 990 Views

SPORTS

Rough and tumble sport skates into the San Ramon Valley

What's got eight wheels and flies? Any of the 26 or so women now part of the area's newest professional sports team, the...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by katie Brown, on Jul 2, 2011 at 11:32 am | 9 comments | 1629 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandals wreak havoc on middle school roof

The vandals broke several pipes from the air conditioning unit, kicked the system's cooling fins and broke vents and other...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Gracie, on Jul 26, 2011 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 1895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drugs, handcuffs, arrests: Danville proves to be anything but quiet

When I was told that I would be riding along in a patrol car of the Danville Police Department, I expected to watch traffic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Local and Happy, on Aug 3, 2011 at 8:50 am | 9 comments | 1167 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Marijuana dispensaries smoked out by Planning Commission

At its Tuesday meeting, Danville's Planning Commission recommended that the Town Council approve a permanent ban on medical...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Maurice chin, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 1073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nurses protest what they say are unsafe staffing levels

At least 200 registered nurses held a protest this morning to show their opposition to what they say are chronic unsafe nurse-to-patient...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by No Nightingales, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:17 pm | 9 comments | 941 Views

AROUND TOWN

WalMart rumor quashed by San Ramon City Council

Contrary to rumor, WalMart is not headed to San Ramon, despite a flier that's been circulated around the city recently. "I...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 1069 Views

AROUND TOWN

Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive Tuesday morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 1088 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alamo man, collaborator charged with bilking investors of nearly $8 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged Jason G. Rivera, Jr. and Marc C. Harmon with defrauding investors of nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Oct 3, 2011 at 10:30 am | 9 comments | 1454 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did Alamo endorse Tomi van de Brooke for Supervisor?

Dear Editor, After more than a month, it is time to invite Supervisor Gayle Uilkema to explain why Contra Costa County...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by informed resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville announces technology push for iGATE, small businesses

Two months after outgoing Mayor Karen Stepper alluded to it in a public forum, the town of Danville has announced its push...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Danville Grandma, on Dec 9, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 9 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief with pepper spray tries to steal $10,000 worth of handbags from Nordstrom

Two Good Samaritans ran down a thief who allegedly tried to steal $10,000 worth of high-end purses from Nordstrom in Walnut...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Lili, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Walnut Creek man charged in fatal crash

A Walnut Creek man has been charged in connection with the Nov. 7, 2011 car crash that claimed the lives of two Danville...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jan 21, 2012 at 8:10 am | 9 comments | 1048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unwanted email from Express Forum commentators?

Dear Readers, Are you receiving emails from no-reply email addresses signed by Informed Resident and other Danville Express...

Original post made by CDSI Research on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by CDSI Research, on Feb 5, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 9 comments | 1006 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fur flies over proposed change to animal shelter law

Valley Humane Society would be negatively impacted if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal the 1998 Hayden Law goes through....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 am | 9 comments | 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents protest new Walmart at pre-bid meeting

About 12 people gathered at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard, the site of the [http://sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=5169...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments | 1496 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board of Education discusses possible bond measure, leans toward November ballot

After several heated forums about a possible school facilities bond, San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education met Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:53 am | 9 comments | 1289 Views

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Son arrested for attempting to murder mother with baseball bat

San Ramon Police arrested Aaron Ricks, 27, in the attempted murder of his mother on Feb. 20. Ricks allegedly beat his mother...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Paul Coleman, on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 9 comments | 1401 Views

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Bicyclist seriously injured after collision on Bollinger Canyon Road

A 13-year-old San Ramon boy was riding his bicycle on the sidewalk along the south side of Bollinger Canyon Road at the Interstate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by frankly , on Mar 21, 2012 at 6:32 am | 9 comments | 1129 Views
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