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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

How high was your PG&E bill?

I was just wonderin' if anyone else noticed higher PG&E bills this month. Mine showed very high usage. Usage comparison:...

Original post made by Just Wonderin\' on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by claire, on Apr 29, 2010 at 8:25 am | 5 comments | 1508 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 | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents protest new Walmart at pre-bid meeting

About 12 people gathered at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard, the site of the [http://sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=5169...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments | 1508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car break in

The morning of April 10th more than one car in our neighborhood on Valle Vista Drive was broken into and items taken, most...

Original post made by Marianne on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon's first Fire Chief Bill Fereira dies

William "Bill" Joseph Fereira, known in the area as the first fire chief for the San Ramon Fire Protection District, died...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by jimbo, ecv, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1506 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 | 1506 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Board of Supervisors hears presentation on redistricting

The county is required to look at its five district boundaries every ten years following the federal Census so that the districts...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on May 13, 2011 at 10:12 am | 10 comments | 1506 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 | 1505 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 | 1505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Break-in leads to stolen property for 45 victims

Maybe Someone was watching as would-be burglars at Rolling Hills Church in Danville inadvertently led police to stolen property...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Art, on Dec 18, 2009 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 1505 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 | 1504 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 | 1504 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former private investigator testifies to setting up dirty DUI arrests

Former private investigator Christopher Butler, wearing red jail garb, matter-of-factly told a federal jury in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 1504 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 | 1503 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 | 1502 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to 'Dirty DUI' charges

A former Danville police officer and Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty in Oakland federal court Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 1502 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 | 1501 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 | 1501 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 | 1500 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 | 1499 Views
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