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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State moves to revoke Kid's Country license

The state is taking steps to shut down four sites of San Ramon Valley's child-care program Kid's Country. The California...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Allen, on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:51 pm | 44 comments | 2771 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sheriff's office searches for missing girl in Diablo

Maddy Welsh, 16, is described as a white female, 5'6", weighing approximately 115 pounds. She has reddish hair and green...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Info, on Apr 5, 2012 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

High-speed rail releases new 2012 business plan

The 212-page report contains significant changes from a draft plan that was released by the CHSRA in November 2011, including...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Woody, on Apr 4, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 4 comments | 1163 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Rock star, former 49er help bag groceries for Safeway fundraiser

Rock singer Avril Lavigne and former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Dwight Clark helped bag groceries in Pleasanton this...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Catherine, on Apr 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 841 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School solar initiative exceeds expectations

Since the systems first came online in October 2011, average production has exceeded 100 percent of expected kiloWatt hours...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Alvez, on Apr 3, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 42 comments | 2733 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Four teens charged in Danville drug deal gone bad

Four young men have been charged with threats of violence after allegedly taking property from a 15-year-old who was looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by :), on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 65 comments | 3573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enter a design contest for reusable bags

Budding Rembrandts, Picaassos an Monets can take part in the "All Things Danville" reusable shopping bag contest. Show in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Apr 3, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1662 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate sexual battery in Dougherty Valley

San Ramon Police are investigating a sexual battery that took place at 11:05 on Tuesday morning near Arlington Park in the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Humphrey, on Apr 3, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release photo of car used in daytime burglary

Pleasanton police have released a photo of the car used by burglars fleeing from a daytime break-in Monday morning and was...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alvez, on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 6 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

How Would You Solve the Huge Unfunded Debt from Pensions in CoCo County?

Pensions have gotten so far of hand that emergency services and normal services have and are being affected. The debt needs...

Original post made by East County Watch on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by fix it , on Apr 2, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 22 comments | 1012 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville chiropractor ordered to pay $1.1 million for deceptive marketing

A Danville chiropractor has been ordered to pay $1,125,000 to settle a multi-jurisdictional prosecution stemming from a nationwide...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by CW, on Mar 31, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 14 comments | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"Dear Editor" answered

Dear Jessica, REF: Posted by Say what?, a resident of another community, …”why do you keep addressing with "Dear Editor"?...

Original post made by [removed] on Mar. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Report shows work needs to be done to narrow achievement gap for minorities

An Oakland-based school research firm has released figures that show Pleasanton and San Ramon Valley schools are doing poor...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:48 pm | 34 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor highlights projects, fiscal responsibility in State of the Town speech

Mayor Candace Andersen delivered the annual State of the Town address Thursday afternoon, which highlighted the town's fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by CW, on Mar 30, 2012 at 5:47 pm | 32 comments | 1749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise: Have you ever been April fooled?

As residents of the San Ramon Valley keep their eyes peeled for pranksters, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Thrift...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eagle Scout builds racks for bike-friendly downtown

As the Danville Town Council approved plans to improve bicycle parking in the downtown area earlier this month, a San Ramon...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2012
Last comment by Dave Newton, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 3 comments | 1642 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 | 1200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outreach from the Town of Danville

Good afternoon, In a recent thread there was some discussion about the outreach from the Town of Danville. In the past...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 8 comments | 1417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amador takes Monte Vista in JV lacrosse 12-6

Monte Vista High school's junior varsity Mustangs faced Amador Valley High on March 23. Monte Vista lost 12-6. Photo by Jeffrey...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by AVLax Bro, on Mar 28, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1005 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Obromneycare, part one: What is it?

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3593 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 825 Views
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