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Voyage of recovery

Those were the first words Joanne Loveland posted on her blog when she and her good friend Priscilla checked into the Xiaoshan...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by William Low, on Sep 6, 2010 at 12:38 am | 4 comments | 1239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Planners OK private 'Field of Dreams'

The two-year long battle over a sports practice field built on a ridgeline ended Tuesday with little fanfare. No impassioned...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jul 16, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville takes short term solution to problems at corner of Prospect and Hartz

With street safety improvements set to be completed in Danville in conjunction with the Veterans Memorial renovation, the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by elsie, on Aug 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 18 comments | 1239 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Bishop Ranch bounces back from recession, U.S to follow, CEO says

If Bishop Ranch is an economic indicator, the U.S. economy is on the rebound. Sunset Development Co. -- which owns Bishop...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Law enforcement search for missing San Ramon Valley High sophomore

Allison Bayliss, 15, was last seen by her parents riding her bike around 8 a.m. Monday at San Ramon Valley High School. Alliy's...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sad, on May 26, 2011 at 10:48 am | 19 comments | 1239 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Tri-Valley man held to answer for attempted murder

A San Ramon man has been ordered to stand trial for attempted murder and other charges for allegedly firing a shotgun through...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ann Richards, on Jan 17, 2014 at 6:26 am | 3 comments | 1239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Isidore principal retires after 21 years

St. Isidore School's beloved school principal, Jean Schroeder recently announced her retirement and will say many tearful...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chris Stauber, on May 9, 2012 at 8:24 am | 2 comments | 1238 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Canine bloat

Bloat, or gastric dilatation and volvulus (GDV), is when the stomach fills with gas and flips over. This twists blood vessels,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Vickie Swarowski DVM, on Jun 19, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

General Plan passes unanimously

After years of study and several months of public discussion, Danville's Town Council unanimously passed its controversial...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by truth in advertising, on Mar 28, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 21 comments | 1238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two swings stolen from Hap Magee

Two swing sets were discovered missing Wednesday morning from Hap Ranch Ranch Park. The swings had apparently been dismantled...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on May 5, 2009 at 7:17 am | 5 comments | 1237 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Three in Contra Costa County diagnosed with West Nile virus

Three people in Contra Costa County have been diagnosed with West Nile virus, the first human cases identified in the county...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 6, 2010 at 7:59 am | 3 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Camino Tassajara undergoing facelift

By the end of the year, Danville's longest major thoroughfare will be less bumpy and safer for pedestrians. And, it'll be...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on Aug 16, 2010 at 6:43 am | 12 comments | 1236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

It's over! McNerney wins re-election to a 3rd term

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) is back in Washington, now the official winner of the Nov. 2 election that saw...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 4, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 25 comments | 1236 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

SRV High grad killed in Afghanistan

A 19-year-old Marine from Danville was killed in Afghanistan Friday afternoon, according to Councilmember Mike Doyle. Joshua...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1236 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Name change for AMPA

A rose by any other name still smells as sweet. Does the same hold true for a merchant's association? The answer is yes,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Aug 29, 2008 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artists pass up old Danville Hotel Restaurant site

With sadness, the Alamo Danville Artists' Society has declined the offer to open its Pioneer Art Gallery in the former Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Hans, on May 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This week only a partial log...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Dolores Ciardelli, on Feb 18, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven years of construction nears end at San Ramon Valley High School

After seven years, including the halting of work after Native American remains were found on site in July 2009 and a condemned...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rose, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:47 am | 6 comments | 1235 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Sailing the ocean, remembering Dad

When Mike and Pat Mahoney cross the starting line Wednesday morning to sail the Coastal Cup they will come full circle. It...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by April Mahoney, on Jun 16, 2009 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Town Council election could be canceled as incumbents run unopposed

The Nov. 2 election could be canceled, at least for the Town Council, as no one seems interested in running against two incumbents....

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just Plain Hal, on Aug 12, 2010 at 10:14 am | 15 comments | 1234 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Be an Exhibitionist!
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