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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

e-campaigns: the new politics

Dear neighbors, The collateral of politics has always been communication. Money is the basis of public campaigns because...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 16, 2008 at 7:29 am | 13 comments | 2427 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA explains decision not to file charges in Tri-Valley fight case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 2426 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri Valley Heroes: Role model Cassanda Bankson honored for bravery, sincerity

Like many of her peers, 20-year-old Cassandra Bankson has a penchant for makeup. Except when she puts on foundation, mascara...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Cassandra Bankson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman dies after I-680 crash in Danville

A 55-year-old Albany woman died in the hospital after a collision on Interstate 680 in Danville amid rainy conditions Friday...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Renae Wilber, on Apr 25, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Security system alerts Alamo homeowners to kitchen fire

Firefighters knocked down a two-alarm kitchen fire in Alamo on Friday morning with a quick response aided by homeowners being...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Skylar Mitchell, on Apr 13, 2015 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

SPORTS

Letter: Appointed councilmembers pledge to continue to listen to community

"We hope that our unopposed election is affirmation of the efforts of the entire Danville Town Council to respond to your...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:27 am | 17 comments | 2424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

San Ramon is 6th city to adopt comprehensive smoking laws, 2 others follow

San Ramon's City Council adopted stringent [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7007&approved=yes secondhand...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by David, on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2424 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo bird tests positive for West Nile virus

A dead Hermit Thrush found in Alamo has tested positive for West Nile virus, the first positive West Nile virus case documented...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cindee, on Jun 13, 2008 at 7:14 pm | 4 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wealth, unions, the beleaguered middle class and the last cookie

When 10 percent of the country holds three-quarters of its wealth, what's a tapped-out, ticked-off middle class to do? In...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Jul 20, 2011 at 11:25 am | 35 comments | 2421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man hospitalized after Danville bar fight

An altercation ended with one man in the hospital and another in police custody, after two men began fighting in a Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 18, 2009 at 5:55 pm | 11 comments | 2421 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck by car in crosswalk

Police were notified at 10:33 a.m. that the pedestrian had been hit in a crosswalk near Interstate Highway 680 and Sycamore...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Concerned Pedestrian, on May 25, 2012 at 10:10 am | 8 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vets Hall trees coming down soon

Trees at the Veterans Memorial Building on Hartz Avenue at Prospect in downtown Danville will be removed this month, say...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by TL Nelson, on Jan 17, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 29 comments | 2418 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Union members picket Fresh & Easy worksite

Early Monday morning, members of Carpenters Union Local 405 marched outside the chain link fence set up around the former...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by maurice, on Jan 9, 2009 at 8:41 am | 3 comments | 2416 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVUSD recognizes 50+ retirees

It was standing-room-only last week when the San Ramon Valley school board hosted a ceremony to honor the district's 51 retiring...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, associate editor, on Jun 6, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 2416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees say 'no' to continuing school busing

San Ramon Valley Unified School District trustees gave the OK at their meeting last night to stop busing for regular students...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 28, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2415 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 | 2414 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

On the RECORD

Dear neighbors, There is a new CD by Ms. Emma Rossum, the young star of the movie, Phantom of the Opera. It is fusion...

Original post made by Hal Bailey on Jan. 7, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 23, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 4 comments | 2413 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Dirty doctor' arrested in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was arrested and charged with second-degree murder on Thursday after several of her patients,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 8, 2012 at 10:37 am | 10 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville student wins National Speech and Debate title

Recent Monte Vista High graduate Brian Yu won the title in the United States Extemporaneous Speaking category at the National...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Jun 29, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 3 comments | 2411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tree branch falls on cars on I-680 in Alamo

A large tree branch fell on two vehicles this morning on Interstate Highway 680 in Alamo, prompting the California Highway...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 2409 Views
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