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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 Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Dec 2, 2011 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 1057 Views

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Fallen Marine honored as a hero at afternoon memorial service

It was standing room only at East Bay Fellowship Church in Danville as over 1,200 family, friends, teachers, veterans and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by scrump, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 1191 Views

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Streetwise: Holiday purchases

While U.S. auto manufacturers report increased profits, Black Friday reports show huge increases in shoppers and jobless...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Shopless This Year, on Dec 2, 2011 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 599 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Campaigns and Communication: what should we expect?

Dear Editor, Readers in several forum exchanges have provided a unique subject for your town square forum and the example...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Dec 1, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

"Mr. Peterson, who is your District 2 candidate?"

Dear Editor, A letter is now being sent to District Attorney Peterson with copy to Sheriff Livingston asking for their...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Dec 1, 2011 at 10:55 am | 24 comments | 918 Views

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Two arrested during night of chaotic bar fights

Two men, including a Danville resident, were arrested in Walnut Creek early Sunday morning after a chaotic night with multiple...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 30, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1189 Views

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Residents gather for 35th annual Old Oak lighting

After Black Friday madness, the 35th annual lighting of the Old Danville Oak Tree allowed for a more peaceful and traditional...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 723 Views

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Supervisor Uilkema announces plan to retire

After two decades of public service in Contra Costa County, District 2 Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema announced that she plans...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Nov 30, 2011 at 10:29 am | 31 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Drainage Issuse in Alamo

Dear Editor, Supervisor Gayle Uilkema and the Contra Costa County Flood Control District are holding a community meeting,...

Original post made by [removed] on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Really, on Nov 30, 2011 at 6:20 am | 1 comment | 1002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Body of slain Marine escorted in hundred-car procession

One hundred fifty American flags and even more Valley residents lined the streets of downtown Danville Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 4 comments | 850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kellogg drops legal dispute against San Ramon-based nonprofit

Toucan Sam will allow other birds to glide through the friendly skies after a legal dispute between Froot Loops maker Kellogg...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Nov 28, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS history teacher wins Eukel award

I'm hoping Danville Express will do a full story on this! Jesse Hansen, a history teacher at San Ramon Valley High, won...

Original post made by Rick Nelson on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tania De Young, on Nov 26, 2011 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for MVHS grad on the Sing-Off

Vote for Monte Vista High School grad Katie Turley and her vocal group, Urban Method, as they compete for the top three spots...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Karen S, on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:08 am | 3 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town of Danville Going To Social Media

Good afternoon, Just wanted to take a moment and let everyone know that the Town is adding more avenues of communication. The...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Nov 25, 2011 at 6:36 am | 2 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Current polling shows CCC political impact in the Tri-Valley

Dear Editor, Polling and focus interviews are demonstating the issues of CCC machine politics south of Diablo Road and...

Original post made by Allied News Service on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by stop don flint, protect your community, on Nov 24, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 26 comments | 902 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Robin Purcell to exhibt at Statewide Painting Competition at the Triton Museum of Art

Robin Purcell's Painting "Flag Hill Sunol" 14 x 21 watercolor on paper was painted plein air at the California Art Club ...

Original post made by robinp on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Nov 23, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

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Police search for suspect who labeled banks with 'foreclosure' tag

Police in Walnut Creek are searching for a suspect who repeatedly vandalized two banks, scrawling the word "Foreclosure"...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who are your readers' candidates for District 2 supervisor?

Dear Editor, May we, as readers, start a survey on the Express Forum for who voters would support as a candidate for District...

Original post made by Allied new services research on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alamo Gets Justice, on Nov 22, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 6 comments | 828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Basket Brigade builds a bounty for the needy

When a shopper at Walmart wanted to know what 350 laundry baskets were for, Robin Greenblatt realized how unique the Basket...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lee Ann, on Nov 22, 2011 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crowd gathers to honor Danville Marine killed in Afghanistan

Hundreds of people turned out Monday afternoon to honor the family of Joshua "Chachi" Corral, the 19-year-old Marine from...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by American, on Nov 22, 2011 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views
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