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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 | 1427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lesson learned: Alamo region needs self-direction

Dear neighbors, Please join your neighbors throughout our Diablo Vista (Alamo) region in donating $25 or more per residence...

Original post made by Jennifer Crest on Jul. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1426 Views

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Should the Alamo Region have a SuperMAC?

Let's start a new forum on WHAT'S NEXT in the Alamo Region: The term “SuperMAC” applies to Municipal Advisory Councils...

Original post made by Community Courtesy on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 14 comments | 1426 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 Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 17, 2010 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1426 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 | 1426 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 | 1426 Views

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Danville tops in hot luxury home market

Luxury home sales and the median sale price in the East Bay continued to rise in August, with sales jumping more than 29%...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Oct 3, 2014 at 10:17 am | 3 comments | 1426 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Danville is celebrating a Year of Laughs at Wild Vine Hideaway

The Wild Vine Hideaway Bistro and Lounge's "Wild Grape Comedy Show" is providing people with a laugh every Tuesday Night....

Original post made by Wild Vine Hideaway on Jul. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The ABCs of Measure C

Voters living in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have a decision to make regarding the future of their schools....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Objective Viewpoint, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments | 1424 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP reports rise in DUI arrests over Labor Day

Officials with the Avoid the 25 program have completed their Labor Day Enforcement action, and are reporting that area-wide...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hans, on Sep 21, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 5 comments | 1424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Before you complete your Measure C Ballot

Dear Dolores, **Received from SRVUSD today** SRVUSD appreciates Iron Horse neighbors willingness to communicate with...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

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Jogger leaps out of roadway, still gets struck in hit-and-run

A man jogging eastbound at 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the bike lane on Crow Canyon Road near Barbados Drive was struck by a vehicle...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bud, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 33 comments | 1423 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 | 1423 Views

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Danville council candidate profile: Robert Storer

Seeking his second full term on the Danville Town Council, Robert Storer said he remains focused on his main priorities of...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Dan, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:48 am | 15 comments | 1423 Views

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Traffic stop leads to DUI, drug arrest

A 21-year-old Danville man is facing several charges after being pulled over in a routine traffic stop at 12:15 a.m., Wednesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Gia, on Feb 16, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 1421 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK new homework guidelines for high schools

The school board approved new homework guidelines for high school students in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ada Mott, on Jan 3, 2009 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 1421 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

More than 400 guns collected at county buyback event

Contra Costa County's recently gun buyback yielded over 400 guns from three locations throughout the county. The firearms...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 24 comments | 1420 Views

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Meetings begin to determine fate of Vets Hall

The new Veterans Building Steering Committee will meet for the first time at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 29, to begin planning...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Oct 24, 2008 at 2:12 pm | 3 comments | 1419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District forming Measure C committee

Residents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District interested in overseeing expenditures of the funds raised from...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Dan Parnas, on Sep 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 3 comments | 1419 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Mrs. Doubtfire lives on in Danville memories

Drinking elbow to elbow with Hollywood's hairiest and handsomest stars might have been a highlight of Mike Doyle's tenure...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Cathie, on Dec 28, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1419 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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