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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 | 1438 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 | 1438 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Blackhawk debates parking restriction

The ongoing discussion over raising fines for parking violations near the East Gate of Blackhawk brought a number of residents...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2008
Last comment by MikeR, on Dec 25, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

14 running for 10th district

The race to replace U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher in the 10th Congressional District is heavily under way, with the special election...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Aug 2, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ice cream company recalls products for potential health risks

Helados La Tapatia, a large ice-cream distributor, has issued a recall for its ice cream, popsicles, fruit bars, fruit cups...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Ignorance in the Burbs, on Mar 31, 2014 at 3:17 pm | 12 comments | 1437 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville's recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday's Town Council meeting....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Whomever, on Sep 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 11 comments | 1436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landslide mitigation work under way at KB Homes development

During the approval process for Quail Ridge, geotechnical reports identified an area south of the planned development that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 1435 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 | 1434 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 | 1434 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 | 1434 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Bay Point man in May 20 shooting

A 22-year-old Bay Point man was arrested June 2 in connection with a shooting of a Danville resident May 20, according to...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by Innocent Until Proven?, on Jun 8, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1434 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

High court takes no action on Proposition 8

The U.S. Supreme Court took no action Monday on Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 9, 2012 at 9:14 am | 30 comments | 1433 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVUSD board to discuss depth of meeting minutes, ban on e-cigarettes

A resident's criticism has led the school board to discuss whether it's properly documenting what happens at its meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 3 comments | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quake cottage to shake up fair

Police and fire officials are gearing up, along with paramedics and other first responders. Not to respond to a crisis, but...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Lary Mcgrew, on Sep 8, 2008 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1432 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Five more Alamo residents considering running for council

The Contra Costa County Elections Division reported today that five additional residents have taken out papers to run in...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Susan Waverley, on Dec 4, 2008 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1432 Views
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