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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family deals with daughter's suicide by helping young musicians

The parents of a middle school girl who committed suicide in 2008 are helping her live on by providing scholarships and instruments...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Jul 28, 2011 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax going to the vote

In an effort to combat expected cutbacks in state funding and protect current programs, members of the San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on Jan 30, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1412 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Streetwise

Asked at Danville Square Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4317 posted Friday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 28, 2008 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1411 Views

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Forecasts say slushy skiing ahead

There's rain in the forecast for this weekend, but don't expect to be outside playing in puddles this winter. Meteorologists...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Just me, on Oct 3, 2008 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 1411 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Schools prepare for deep cuts

The school board was handed a possible script for the pending deep cuts, at its meeting Feb. 10, and few programs were left...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where is IT all going?

As technology has boomed during the past 20 years, the tools of education have changed along with it. Chalkboards have given...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Teacherman, on May 29, 2009 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1411 Views

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County OKs sliding doors for Windmill Farms

A plan to build an enclosed space at Windmill Farms for cut melons, bulk food, dairy and meat was approved by the health...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Leah, on Mar 21, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

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Everything O'Neill

Robin Peterson, whose grandparents knew Eugene and Carlotta O'Neill when they lived in Danville, admires a kimono of Carlotta's...

Original post made on May. 20, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on May 20, 2008 at 9:00 am | 1 comment | 1410 Views

SPORTS

Pineda gets Madden scholarship to Choate

Monte Vista High School student Ale Pineda has been awarded the John Madden Family Scholarship to attend prep school at Choate...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Ilda Ordonez & Family, on May 1, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1410 Views

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 Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by SUE, on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 3 comments | 1410 Views

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The GOP is the problem

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3696 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Lana, on May 16, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 37 comments | 1410 Views

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School district offers home study option

California courts are cracking down on parents who homeschool without teaching credentials - but San Ramon Valley's Venture...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Mar 21, 2008 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1409 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LTTE - Opposition to Measure C

Dear Dolores, It is fascinating that opposition to Measure C can be labeled as Michael James Arata’s opposition. The...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1409 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 | 1409 Views

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Safer streets

Has a family ever done so much good for a community after a personal tragedy as Carmen and Bob Pack? After the heartbreak...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Amber, on Mar 20, 2008 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 1408 Views

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Nanny heads wrong way down off-ramp

A nanny under the influence of alcohol attempted to enter the freeway by driving the wrong way down the off-ramp, with her...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2008
Last comment by Lucy, on Apr 21, 2008 at 10:18 am | 4 comments | 1408 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How-to: Letters to the Editors

Dear Dolores, An often asked question requests an outline for writing letters to you and other editors that will gain...

Original post made by Just me on Oct. 9, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Oct 11, 2008 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 1408 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 | 1408 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Orinda man arrested for indecent exposure in Danville

Police arrested a 40-year-old man at his Orinda home Thursday after a string of incidents dating back to August in which...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by cardfark, on Jan 11, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 8 comments | 1407 Views

AROUND TOWN

'It's not going to be fine,' says school superintendent

Speakers sympathized with the school board tonight even as it voted to raise class sizes to 28, and eliminate some high school...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by leaving asap, on Mar 17, 2010 at 8:18 am | 23 comments | 1407 Views
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