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AROUND TOWN

Sand bags available for flood preparation

Maintenance Services Manager Jed Johnson said that just as in prior years, the materials will be made available at the town...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD PTAs stump for Our Children Our Future initiative

A petition drive is under way at San Ramon Valley schools to that could secure funding for schools across the state for the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Just saying, on Mar 16, 2012 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 943 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E to provide bills in Spanish, Chinese beginning this year

The revised bills are expected to start appearing in the second half of this year, and PG&E will conduct outreach in Spanish...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Riddler, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:26 am | 17 comments | 782 Views

AROUND TOWN

Borenstein, Truth or Fiction on Pensions ?

Lately there have been several comments on the Danville Press by bloggers that accuse Dan Borenstein of publicizing and writing...

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Don't Go Postal, on Mar 15, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 21 comments | 901 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: What's your primary source of news?

As technology evolves, so does the dispersal of information. This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to The Livery to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by GG, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:01 pm | 5 comments | 681 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

District approves Chinese dual immersion program for fall

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Board of Education unanimously approved the inclusion of a Chinese dual immersion...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by An Indian recognizing that Mandarin is the way to go, on Mar 14, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 51 comments | 1736 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The power of appropriate apology

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3560 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 16 comments | 842 Views

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 | 976 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free pancake breakfast with Joan Buchanan Saturday

Assemblymember Joan Buchanan invites residents to attend a free pancake breakfast. Discuss legislative and community issues...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Public Employee Pensions be taken over by SSI ?

In another blog a commenter named "Say What" complained that the public employees do not get the benefit of Social Security....

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 14, 2012 at 10:45 am | 43 comments | 1588 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Victim testifies in San Ramon man's pimping trial

A former runaway testified that she and two other runaways were pimped from a house in San Ramon in 2009, according to published...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Petey3, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

TVU case may mean tougher scrutiny of schools for immigrants

The investigation into an illegal school in Pleasanton may lead to sweeping changes and closer looks at schools that bring...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by John, on Mar 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 555 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 | 878 Views

AROUND TOWN

DRAFT Joel Keller for District 3 Supervisor

Dear Editor, Since Diablo, Blackhawk and Tassajara Valley neighborhoods will not register for response to http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3410,...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 914 Views

AROUND TOWN

"What do we want as a supervisor, and why would anyone want the job?"

Dear Editors, (shared with local news media editors) Draft Committees met jointly to consider competitive candidates for...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low Approval of Incumbent of District III Calls for Challenger

Nomination and filing time remains for a District III challenger. The approval rating for the incumbent is so low, success...

Original post made by East County Watch on Feb. 25, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 12 comments | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lafayette man will run for county supervisor

A long-time Lafayette resident will run for Contra Costa County District 2 supervisor to replace current supervisor Gayle...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 11:42 am | 29 comments | 1426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

KB Homes: Wrecking our hillsides one acre at a time

Perhaps a story ran here on D.E. a while back about this, but I am curious how many of my fellow Danville-ites are aware...

Original post made by Derek on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Concerned in Danville, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:03 am | 39 comments | 2764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents angered over proposed childcare changes

Three San Ramon Valley Unified elementary schools may see changes to on-site childcare providers as the district's Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 13 comments | 1529 Views
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