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AROUND TOWN

Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2226 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Guest opinion: Why Alamo should NOT become a city.

I was taught that every issue has two sides, and that to listen and be influenced by only one of them often leads to mistakes...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by Vince Kreigher, on Nov 15, 2007 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 2224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Albertsons auction clears vacant store

The shelves, fixtures and equipment remaining in the closed Albertsons grocery store on Diablo Road were auctioned off today...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Alamo community of neighborhoods, on Jun 14, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 2223 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Kids help kids by providing backpacks

Showing up with no backpack or pencils on the first day of class can get an underprivileged grade-schooler off on the wrong...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2007
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 21, 2007 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville icon passes away at 57

Phil Hellsten, 57, artist and "Starman," whose daily routine included a lot of walking around downtown Danville, was found...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by "Swampy" Joe Bagley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 34 comments | 2220 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Doctor pleads not guilty in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder Friday after several of her patients, including a Cal...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 2219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man charged in mortgage fraud scheme

A Danville home sales executive was arrested in Concord Monday morning on federal charges of engaging in a $154 million mortgage...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by John, on May 22, 2014 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2219 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

'Vintage Danville' taking early orders

"Vintage Danville: 150 Years of Memories," a special history being written for Danville's sesquicentennial, can be preordered...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Dolores, on Nov 18, 2007 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools exceed state averages in STAR test

Students in the San Ramon Valley are continuing to excel on standardized tests, according to results released by the state...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 2218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental group accuses town of illegal planning practices

Save Our Creek, a citizens group opposed to development at Magee Ranch in Danville, recently accused the town of Danville...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by GM, on Apr 12, 2012 at 4:23 pm | 47 comments | 2216 Views

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Measure A school parcel tax ballots sent to voters

Contra Costa County election officials mailed ballots this week to the 83,000 registered San Ramon Valley voters asked to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Aubrey, on Apr 14, 2015 at 8:59 am | 23 comments | 2216 Views

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Iron Horse Trail overcrossings being studied

Danville and San Ramon are considering building bridges on the Iron Horse Trail to facilitate crossing over three roads with...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Forest Warn, on Oct 15, 2007 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 2215 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Alamo concerned over lack of police at nighttime

Residents expressed concerns about lack of police response amid the ongoing county cutbacks, reporting at a recent meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by Askidoo, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 33 comments | 2215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District addresses budget crisis in the schools

The School District is facing a potential shortfall of approximately $30 million during the next two years, and a portion...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Feb 10, 2010 at 11:47 am | 27 comments | 2215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood student followed to school by men in truck

The principal of Charlotte Wood Middle School has notified parents that a student reported being followed to schools Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Jan 19, 2013 at 8:28 am | 12 comments | 2215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees say 'no' to continuing school busing

San Ramon Valley Unified School District trustees gave the OK at their meeting last night to stop busing for regular students...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Jun 28, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Balazo owners charged in 20-count indictment

Owners of the popular-but-now-defunct El Balazo chain made their initial appearance today in Oakland federal court, U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Dec 14, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 18 comments | 2214 Views

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Danville teacher who invited Will Ferrell to prom gets answer

A Danville teacher's quest to take actor Will Ferrell to the prom has come to an end weeks after his video invitation to...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Dickita P, on Apr 7, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 2214 Views

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Doyle named new Danville mayor

Longtime Danville Councilman Mike Doyle took the mayoral helm with a smile Tuesday night after his colleagues voted unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:36 am | 10 comments | 2214 Views
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