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AROUND TOWN

Poppies and parasailing

The views from Mount Diablo on Saturday included this parasailer gliding in leisure back down into the Valley. Photo by Joe...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Copland, on Apr 16, 2008 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stone Valley middle schooler seeks ambassadorship

A 12-year-old from Stone Valley Middle School wants to be a European ambassador. Anna Nunes isn't jumping the gun. The seventh...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:34 am | 6 comments | 1765 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Candidate profiles: Candace Andersen

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen decided to run for District 2 county supervisor because of concerns surrounding Contra Costa's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Tami, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:42 am | 21 comments | 1764 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1763 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 | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

What can we learn from Stockton's bankruptcy?

We are likely to see the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of America in the very near future. What lessons...

Original post made by CCCTaxpayer on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by AndreaC, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 29 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mall incidents in Pleasanton, Walnut Creek may be related

Police are investigating whether a robbery using a knife at the Broadway Plaza parking garage in Walnut Creek on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 1763 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Danville author takes critical look at Catholic Church

Danville author Harry G. Michaels has announced the nationwide release of his newest work, "Reflections on the Pedagogy of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Jul 12, 2014 at 7:36 am | 9 comments | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mary Piepho's Danville Presence

Just asking, given her staff turnover in the news I just relected on the fact I drive by her office by the Oak Tree...

Original post made by jrm on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by New Year, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm | 8 comments | 1762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town sees Fresh and Easy opening in spring

Danville's Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market is on track to open this spring, town staff says. But getting the British grocery...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Loura, on Dec 15, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 8 comments | 1761 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Borders files for bankruptcy, will close San Ramon store

Borders Group announced today that it will close 12 Bay Area book stores, including its San Ramon location. The closures...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimbo, on Feb 22, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1761 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 | 1760 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California graduation rate improves, remains below local results

California's high school graduation rate increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, but it remained lower than results...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on May 9, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vandalism, theft, traffic stop arrests top DPD log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville-SanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleResident, on Jul 28, 2014 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sad news from Alamo Today

Posted by permission of the author Dear neighbors, We must read Alamo Today as sad news for our neighborhoods. SRV...

Original post made by Cathy Sommers on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 9, 2008 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kid's Country facilities won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 1759 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A trip down Market Street - in 1906

Two people have shared with me this seven-minute film clip taken from a ride down Market Street in San Francisco in 1906...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Mar 18, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1758 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville native sets college track records

Danville native Austin Holliday set two track and field records for Worcester Polytechnic Institute last week en route to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Diane, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Tri-Valley University brought students and spouses into U.S.

Tri-Valley University not only brought students over to Pleasanton on illegal visas, but many of those students brought their...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Satish Chandra, on Feb 9, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 6 comments | 1757 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 1757 Views
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