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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Mike H., on May 3, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 5 comments | 1171 Views

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Santa Rita Jail inmate accused in Oikos Univ. shootings refusing to eat

The man accused of killing seven people and wounding three others in a shooting rampage at Oakland's Oikos University earlier...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by fed up, on May 2, 2012 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1195 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Organizing a commentators' coffee

Dear Gina and Jessica, It seems Dolores' readers want the handful of proactive town square forum commentators to meet...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Brian Dawson, on May 2, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 582 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E to pay $17 million in fines for safety violations

The California Public Utilities Commission confirmed Thursday that PG&E will be fined nearly $17 million for irregularities...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by David, on May 2, 2012 at 8:03 am | 4 comments | 965 Views

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The Athenian School among first-ever green ribbon schools

The Athenian School's commitment towards environmental stewardship has earned the private school the U.S. Department of Education's...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on May 2, 2012 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo restaurant couple sentenced for tax evasion, other charges

Marino Sandoval and his wife Nicole, the Pleasanton couple who owned and ran the El Balazo restaurants in Danville, San Ramon...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on May 1, 2012 at 7:55 pm | 19 comments | 1320 Views

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San Ramon City Council weighs in on HOV ramps

At its Tuesday meeting, the San Ramon City Council heard an update and public comment on the proposed HOV on-ramps at Norris...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on May 1, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent Enoch no longer a candidate for Seattle job

Enoch, 63, was recruited by the district after announcing his retirement at SRVUSD and was one of three finalists for the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on May 1, 2012 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon has tentative lineup for July Fourth celebration

San Ramon has a lineup for its scaled-down Independence Day celebration -- and is looking at ways to get the message out...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Rise, on May 1, 2012 at 6:31 am | 13 comments | 1095 Views

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SRVUSD continues transitional kindergarten program

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is moving ahead with plans to continue its transitional kindergarten (TK) program,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Douglas, on Apr 30, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 5 comments | 811 Views

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Bar, restaurant owners rally against proposed nuisance ordinance

Bar and restaurant owners may sue the city of Walnut Creek if it moves forward with new rules that would crack down on alcohol...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Pweboy, on Apr 29, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 1060 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Miss the debate and want to learn more about District 2 supervisor candidates?

The Danville Express will host a debate for District 2 supervisor candidates tonight from 6-8 p.m. at the San Ramon community...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Apr 29, 2012 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 1318 Views

RESTAURANTS

Danville chefs named in Bay Area's 'Top 50'

Chef-2-Chef.net, a prestigious online culinary, site has named Rodney Worth of The Peasant and The Pear and Blackhawk Grill's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Robert Schleicher, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Candidate profiles: Tomi Van de Brooke

Contra Costa Community College Governing Board President Tomi Van de Brooke already has insight into the workings of a county...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Apr 26, 2012 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 978 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The conflicts of learning by example

In my role with global governments I have committed by conflict of interest agreements to not become an appointed or elected...

Original post made by H. Paul Balle on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Apr 26, 2012 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 773 Views

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Candidate profiles: Candace Andersen

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen decided to run for District 2 county supervisor because of concerns surrounding Contra Costa's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tami, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:42 am | 21 comments | 1280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district superintendent announces retirement

Steven Enoch, San Ramon Valley Unified School District's superintendent of schools, recently announced that he plans to retire...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Pierre, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rotary donation puts AED in all SRVUSD schools

The Danville Rotary Club recently donated $3,733 to SRVUSD -- which will be put toward the purchase of two AED units for...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Valerie Vicente, on Apr 25, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 938 Views

SPORTS

19th Annual Golf Tournament

Danville Rotary's 19th Annual Greater Danville Open Golf Tournament Monday, May 21st, 2012 Blackhawk Country Club,...

Original post made by valerie vicente on Apr. 25, 2012
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Forum's Terms of USE?

Dear Gina, Jessica and you LOCK commentary on a legitimate request for a candidate's profile for Mary Piepho simply because...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Apr 25, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 918 Views
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