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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Scary Larry' retiring after 20-year reign of 'terror'

Known as "Scary Larry" Valley-wide, Larry Chan has been the supposed terror of the Pleasanton DMV for 20 years. But on Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 2862 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Both McNerney, Harmer in Washington as Congressional vote count continues

Both 11th District Congressional candidates from the Nov. 2 election are now in Washington, D.C. While McNerney has declared...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Nov 21, 2010 at 9:58 am | 27 comments | 2862 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

AIM answers 'legitimate questions'

Murmurs that the Alamo Incorporation Movement has stopped answering Web site inquiries about cityhood were echoing around...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by David Brower, on Jan 4, 2008 at 1:35 pm | 5 comments | 2862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Routine traffic stop ends in arrest

A vehicle stop for improper front lighting resulted in an arrest when the driver turned out to have three outstanding warrants. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Diablo Boob, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:25 am | 13 comments | 2861 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman arrested after leading SRPD on chase, crashing into patrol car

San Ramon police arrested a San Jose woman on an assortment of charges early Sunday morning after she allegedly led officers...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 10 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville projects benefit from federal stimulus dollars

On the same day that President Obama signed the federal stimulus bill into law, members of the Danville Town Council approved...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by frank, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 7 comments | 2860 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 | 2860 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 Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 15, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2860 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

'Newborns leave hospitals wrapped in newspaper'

Joan Hamblin is on a mission. She wants to make sure that young mothers in Guatemala have everything they need to take care...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by katie, on Mar 21, 2010 at 12:50 am | 4 comments | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caught white-handed

Danville police arrested two brothers on suspicion of selling cocaine near Blackhawk last week. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by The Snitch , on Jun 26, 2015 at 9:59 pm | 1 comment | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four Kid's Country facilities cited with 'serious' violations

An after-school childcare program at San Ramon Valley elementary schools has acquired a recent history of serious "Type A"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by a teacher, on Jun 8, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 19 comments | 2857 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Measure D fails; Supervisor Piepho gets another term

Measure D supporters were glum as Superintendent Rob Kessler spoke to them Tuesday night shortly after 9 p.m., thanking them...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2008
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 17, 2008 at 4:14 pm | 3 comments | 2857 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letters to the editor

<B>Danville can't claim YMCA Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3747 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by Linda Simpson, on Nov 16, 2007 at 7:38 pm | 3 comments | 2857 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 | 2856 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 9 review of MVHS Solar Carport

Dear Editor, Alamo region neighborhoods are preparing for discussion of the solar power generation facility to be built...

Original post made by [removed] on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jun 4, 2011 at 7:34 pm | 7 comments | 2856 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 | 2855 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Mail-in ballots may be key in local elections

Thirty years ago -- back when they were called "absentee ballots" -- only about 6 percent of people in Contra Costa County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Nov 4, 2010 at 11:54 am | 5 comments | 2854 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Supervisor holding informal coffee

County District 3 Supervisor Mary N. Piepho will hold an informal community outreach coffee from 10-11:30 a.m., Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Kate Simmons, on Feb 10, 2008 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2854 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police issue phone scam warning

A recent phone scam uses tactics that tug at San Ramon Valley residents' heart strings to con large sums of money from them. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by FanDanville, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:10 pm | 9 comments | 2854 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Streetwise: What is your New Year's resolution for 2011?

Whether you make resolutions or not, someone will inevitably ask what yours are this time of year. In celebration of potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 31, 2010 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 2853 Views
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Our wallets will feel impact of Oroville dam repairs
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 932 views