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SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD Board profiles: Rachel Hurd

Four are vying for three spots in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education. While it appears that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:46 am | 5 comments | 1491 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protesters call for end of oil subsidies, more jobs at Chevron headquarters

Several activist groups will join together outside of Chevron headquarters in San Ramon for two days of protest against subsidies...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 20 comments | 1491 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Guest column: Thanks to Dad, and all WWII veterans

This is too late for a Veteran's Day tribute but, in celebration of my father's 84th birthday, I'd like to express my appreciation...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by No_limits13, on Oct 22, 2009 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alameda County candidate accused of actually living in Danville

Alameda County auditor-controller candidate Kathleen Knox pleaded not guilty Tuesday to six felony counts for allegedly lying...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by mw, on May 12, 2014 at 5:17 am | 8 comments | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD students excel in standardized testing reports

Approximately 22,600 students in grades 2-11 participated in the 2011 STAR program, with 85 percent scoring proficient or...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andersen wins supervisor race with 60% of vote

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen declared her victory in the race for District 2 county supervisor Tuesday night at 9:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nan, on Jun 11, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 13 comments | 1489 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Families say they were denied go-kart rides at Boomers because of faiths

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale have alleged that they were barred from riding go-karts at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by oh!riley, on May 14, 2014 at 11:07 am | 31 comments | 1489 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

UPDATE: Republicans start lining up to run for Tauscher's seat

U.S. Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D., Alamo) has accepted an offer from the Obama administration to serve in a post at the U.S. State...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 21, 2009 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1487 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 Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Treetopper, on Jul 30, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar hits fire station as crews battle Morgan fire

Firefighters returned to Fire Station No. 7 at 1050 Walnut Ave. in Walnut Creek on Sunday evening after battling the wildfire...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Active shooter training in Danville

More than 50 police officers and fire personnel from San Ramon Valley public safety agencies teamed up Thursday at Monte...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Y. Sam, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Art through group effort

Fifth-graders at Sycamore Valley Elementary School learned about the art of masters such as Seurat, Monet and Van Gogh while...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Robin, on Jun 24, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dueling Pianos: Not your parents' piano bar

It's a Thursday night in downtown Danville and That Bar is packed. There's a line outside. This is not your typical piano...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Dan Gillogly, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar nabbed after call from neighbors

A phone call from neighbors of a house under construction on Matadera Circle and an alert Danville police officer led to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on May 16, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 1485 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourth of July parade

I live in Pleasanton and attended the Danville Fourth of July parade for the first time today, with my visiting grandsons....

Original post made by Fran Hirst on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dolores Fox Ciardellli, on Jul 6, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 11 comments | 1485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Denise Jennison to run for school board in November

Denise Jennison announced today that she intends to run for a spot on the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Chris Hopkins, on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools for Schools program changes the lives of Ugandans and Danville students

Sunee Washom has crossed oceans, sold jewelry and gone nights without sleep to hike through the Ugandan bush, brandishing...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 28, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

PG&E offers $10k reward for kidnappers of Walnut Creek employee

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Labelled, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:28 am | 2 comments | 1485 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Nothing of importance appears on the front page

Dear neighbors, Should we continue to read any on-line news media that will not feature controversy and issues on their...

Original post made by Jason Realms on Sep. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office Salaries

Top Ten Sheriff's Office salaries - (columns don't line up) Last First Title Base OT Other Total Rupf...

Original post made by anon on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Hector, on Nov 13, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 18 comments | 1484 Views
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Cleaning my PC or cleaning my wallet?
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Boxer's retirement creates a political scramble
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Selma Soliloquy
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