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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullying a priority for SRVUSD

For years, bullying was seen as no big deal, and for many, a rite of passage. Freshmen were hazed by seniors, and when they...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm | 42 comments | 3286 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Whatever happened to Afghanistan?

From an independent, bucolic country respected by its neighbors to a chaotic and corrupt war zone -- the last 50 years have...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Alamo mom, on Jan 22, 2013 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 874 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Valley Vista grand opening draws dozens in praise

More than 50 people attended a grand opening ceremony for Valley Vista on Wednesday afternoon, celebrating San Ramon's first...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Jan 20, 2013 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cannot Pay Dick Price's Retirement Ultimate Cost

Sorry Dick, but the revelation as to what you will ultimately cost us has given me the sad feeling that the firefighters...

Original post made by TAX Payer on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 8 comments | 904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood student followed to school by men in truck

The principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School has notified parents that a student reported being followed to schools Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 19, 2013 at 8:28 am | 12 comments | 1916 Views

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Police ask for public's help in locating final jewelry store shooting suspect

San Ramon Police have issued a warrant for Manual Jovan Arroyo, the final suspect associated with the robbery of the Gold...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by john , on Jan 18, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 914 Views

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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 | 1603 Views

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Crow Canyon sound wall noise mitigation project begins

Danville residents living near Crow Canyon Road can expect to get some relief from traffic noise generated by the busy arterial...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by peggy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1461 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Long-term litter resolution

In this week's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4167 Simply Sterling], Linda Stolow Sterling discusses...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Walker, on Jan 16, 2013 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 1253 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

County to address Iron Horse Corridor encroachments at Alamo MAC

Contra Costa County Public Works staff will discuss homeowner encroachments along the Iron Horse Corridor at the Alamo Municipal...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jan 15, 2013 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 1029 Views

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California high-speed rail on track to start construction in July

A 2-hour-and-45-minute-trip from San Francisco's Transbay Terminal to Los Angeles' Union Station could be a reality by 2029,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jan 15, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 1127 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville PD warns of phone scams

Police said the Danville area has experienced a rash of telephone scam calls recently. In many of the cases, the victim is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by sponge_bob_roundpants, on Jan 15, 2013 at 11:13 am | 4 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con Fire is overfunded already

The new tax asked for by our comfortable living Supervisors will hurt everyone who is barely making it. Supervisors sold...

Original post made by Taxed to Death on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jan 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Help count the homeless

Contra Costa County needs volunteers to help count the homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 a.m. This activity...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by cardinal , on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 921 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Somebody needs to tell Sutter Health ...

I dunno whether it's the abundance of Mediterranean blue and white, or the rakish angle of the photo, the layers, or what...

Original post made by Ty Tanniq on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 12, 2013 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1028 Views

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Brown asks three-judge panel to lift prison population reduction order

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 865 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious Vehicle in Brookside / Osage Area

Please note that a Charlotte Wood middle school student reporting being apparently followed by two men, driving "a dark blue...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

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Chevron will move 800 jobs to Texas

San Ramon-based Chevron Corporation will move 800 jobs in the Bay area to Texas, the oil giant told employees on Thursday....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 29 comments | 2164 Views

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Reusable bag ordinance goes into effect Tuesday in Pleasanton, but not Danville

Starting Jan. 1, the reusable bag ordinance is in effect which states that grocery stores, mini-marts, and other stores selling...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 19 comments | 2050 Views

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Morning with the Mayor meetings on hiatus in 2013

Early risers in Danville will get to sleep in for the foreseeable future -- at least on the first Friday of the month. The...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Watching..., on Jan 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 9 comments | 1173 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,046 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 690 views