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Engaged Alamo talks to candidates

The Alamo Women's Club was jam packed Thursday night last week as more than 200 Alamo residents turned out to meet with the...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 31, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1718 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Danville teen orator headed to nationals

Sam Stone, a senior at Monte Vista high School, won the state competition Sunday in the 73rd annual American Legion Oratorical...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by bzwahlen, on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:27 pm | 5 comments | 1718 Views

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Vandals topple radio tower, cause $1M in damage

Police are investigating why someone broke into a gated enclosure and toppled a radio communication tower on Rocky Ridge...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Puck, on Aug 5, 2013 at 10:20 am | 13 comments | 1718 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Yes, Helen, there can be excitement on the FORUM

Dear Helen, As you noted today, this FORUM has gotten fairly dull as Alamo neighbors returned to private, neighbor-to-neighbor...

Original post made by The Butcher on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jan 28, 2008 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Understaning your contributions to LAFCo Incorporation Studies

Dear Diablo Vista region neighbors, The Iron Horse neighbors are asking neighbors throughout our region to donate before...

Original post made by Kathy Bell on May. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1717 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 Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 10, 2009 at 10:54 am | 17 comments | 1717 Views

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Danville real estate investor indicted in foreclosure auction scheme

A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment Wednesday, charging a Danville resident Andrew Katakis with obstruction...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 14, 2013 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monte Vista High student center receives architectural honor

The Workday Student Center at Danville's Monte Vista High School has received an architectural honor award from The American...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Monte Vista Mom, on Dec 23, 2014 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Schools prepare for deep cuts

The school board was handed a possible script for the pending deep cuts, at its meeting Feb. 10, and few programs were left...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Feb 16, 2009 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Cops to visit residents during "National Night Out"

As a way of promoting the Police/Community partnership, Danville Police are urging residents to come out and be a part of...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 22, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1716 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayor's Morning highlights crime prevention, redevelopment

"My philosophy (towards criminals) is 'you don't mess with Danville residents,'" said Police Chief Steve Simpkins. At Father...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 14, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 4 comments | 1716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Cracking the Code' wins Intel Science Talent Search

Danville resident and Venture student Evan O'Dorney, 17, won the top award of $100,000 from the Intel Foundation for his...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 14 comments | 1716 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo incorporation opponents get organized

The debate over whether Alamo should become a town has begun to heat up, with those against incorporation holding meetings...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by CDSI Courtesy, on Sep 10, 2008 at 9:45 am | 10 comments | 1715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council calls for nuisance abatement on Diablo Road

Improvement work done at a property along Diablo Road has placed the owner into conflict with the Town of Danville over whether...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Danville Neighbor, on Jan 23, 2009 at 11:23 am | 14 comments | 1715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Houses for Haiti

Sharpies, mat board and a glue stick. The art students at Los Cerros Middle School are hoping the cute little houses created...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Trish, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 1715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge reduces prison term for 'Dirty DUI' informant

Christopher Butler -- a former private investigator at the center of an East Bay corruption scandal who later cooperated...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Justice, on May 1, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1715 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

16 running for council in Alamo

It's final. The deadline passed at 5 p.m. today and 16 people are running for the town council in Alamo - which will come...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Louise Buriss, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:56 am | 14 comments | 1713 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police search for Bay Point man suspected in Costco thefts

Danville Police are searching for a Bay Point resident suspected of stealing electronics from Costco. A warrant with a $50,000...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:12 am | 4 comments | 1713 Views

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Love of a life

Paula van Dalsum wasn't looking for romance when she stepped out onto that tennis court a few miles outside Lisbon on May...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2008
Last comment by Don Copland, on Oct 6, 2008 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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Buchanan talks about state budget OK'd early Thursday

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D., Alamo), weary from the long and arduous state budget process, said Thursday she was pleased...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by rob, on Feb 22, 2009 at 12:58 am | 3 comments | 1711 Views
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