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SRVUSD poised to begin preliminary work on new school, Stone Valley renovation

By the end of next month, the school district should be taking the first steps toward building a $31 million elementary school...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Development, General Plan, Downtown

DOWNTOWN REDEVELOPMENT AND San Ramon Valley Drive eyesore: Has anyone seen the incredible eyesore that is going up on San...

Original post made by neighborhood watch on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Sylence Dugood, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town manager responds to General Plan update concerns

In an open letter to residents, Town Manager Joe Calabrigo discusses he draft 2030 General Plan and draft Sustainability...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jan 23, 2013 at 9:43 am | 34 comments | 1448 Views

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Bullying affects more than just the victim

If bullying were a disease, it would be an epidemic in schools. National statistics from 2010 -- the latest available --...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 22, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 3 comments | 777 Views

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 | 2892 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 | 788 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 | 794 Views

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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 | 853 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 | 1828 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 823 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1533 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1373 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 | 1192 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 | 951 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 | 1046 Views

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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 | 1436 Views

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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 | 729 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 | 853 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 | 922 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 798 Views
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