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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 | 2833 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 | 2833 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 | 2833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible classified staff reductions on Tuesday's school board agenda

At Tuesday night's regularly scheduled meeting, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will likely decide to reduce...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Alamoan, on Apr 18, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 27 comments | 2829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district to host community forum on bond measure

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District will hold four forums in January and February to discuss a possible school facilities...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ron, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | 19 comments | 2829 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School district recruits for Parcel Tax Oversight Committee

The San Ramon Valley school district is seeking applications from citizens to fill six positions on the committee that oversees...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2015
Last comment by Simon Thompson, on May 15, 2015 at 11:58 pm | 8 comments | 2829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge reduces prison term for 'Dirty DUI' informant

Christopher Butler -- a former private investigator at the center of an East Bay corruption scandal who later cooperated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Justice, on May 1, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 2829 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Cracking the Code' wins Intel Science Talent Search

Danville resident and Venture student Evan O'Dorney, 17, won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 14 comments | 2827 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 | 2827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dogs Ordered not to Poop at Hap Magee Dogpark

...okay, well it's either that, or they'll henceforth(?) be required to bring in their own disposal bags and clean up after...

Original post made by Lassie N. Fido on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Nov 22, 2009 at 11:59 am | 28 comments | 2827 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Capitol step for a San Ramon Valley graduate

The old adage advises against talking politics, but that goes against Catalina Sanint's spirit. The 2006 San Ramon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by The Perry's, on Dec 16, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 2826 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Major crash on Livorna Road

Livorna Road in Alamo has been reopened following a crash that seriously injured one person, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Family Friend, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 2826 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Of note

<B>Interning in Washington Read the full story here http://www.danvilleweekly.com/story.php?story_id=3120 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 2825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mom's best advice

I was sort of a rebellious teenager, which I am now ashamed of. My mom told me three things during that timeframe and I thought...

Original post made by Mom x 3 on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on May 7, 2007 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 2824 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Blackhawk Museum showcases 'The Spirit of the Old West'

Jerry Fick's "The Spirit of the Old West," a permanent exhibit at the Blackhawk Museum, showcases the American westward expansion...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Arlene & Ralph, on Mar 2, 2015 at 6:45 am | 1 comment | 2823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Week in Washington yields contacts for Mayor Mike Shimansky

Danville Mayor Mike Shimansky hobnobbed with national leaders including senators Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and Hillary...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Aug 19, 2009 at 5:17 am | 2 comments | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Authorities locate missing 'at-risk' Danville woman after late-night search

Authorities located a missing, "at-risk" woman after nearly three hours of ground and aerial searches in and around Danville...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2822 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Plan Bay Area: boon or bane?

Plan Bay Area is either a plan bring all nine counties of the Bay Area into compliance with state law or a United Nations...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 30, 2013 at 10:11 am | 9 comments | 2821 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wolves advance to championship; De La Salle tromps Mustangs

Danville scores on the football field were lopsided Friday night, as San Ramon Valley High prevailed 59-7 over College Park...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2820 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

School board OKs master plan for Monte Vista

Efficient use of space. That's what the new master plan for Monte Vista High School is all about. The San Ramon Valley Unified...

Original post made on May. 9, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Bell, on May 11, 2008 at 9:16 am | 4 comments | 2818 Views
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