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Editorial: Did a bunny book really lead to Dublin superintendent's ouster?

It's difficult to believe that it took that long to find three documents. It's easier to believe it took that long to figure...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Parent and Voter, on Dec 9, 2019 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 4940 Views

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Local fifth-graders earn World Finals spot

A team of fifth-grade students from San Ramon's Golden View Elementary School are heading to the "Odyssey of the Mind" World...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Sunil, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:18 pm | 2 comments | 4928 Views

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Meeting the mayor

A spider swooped down by the mayor's face, which startled the children at Green Valley Elementary School. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 13, 2007 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 4926 Views

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Homework vs. family time

Some parents in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District have been instrumental in the formation of a Homework Task Force....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
Last comment by Oxymo Ron, on Mar 12, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 4 comments | 4918 Views

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Amador Valley High graduates dead in apparent murder-suicide in San Diego

Michel David, 22, and a man believed to be her ex-boyfriend, Daniel Shoemake, 21, who both grew up in Pleasanton, died Friday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by danville mom, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 4912 Views

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Asian teens express angst in essays

Some Asian American students say the stress they're under -- by parents, by peers and themselves -- has led to mental health...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4908 Views

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Measure C ballots should be in mailboxes

Residents who live within the San Ramon Valley Unified School District should have received ballots in the mail for the upcoming...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 28, 2009 at 6:10 pm | 7 comments | 4907 Views

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Beloved school police officer retires

On Sept. 29, School Resource Officer Jeff Phelps retired his badge after roaming the halls at San Ramon Valley High for the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Gary Hernbroth, on Oct 3, 2011 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 4898 Views

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Charlotte Wood Middle School sets up fund for Williams family

Charlotte Wood Middle School has set up a fund to pay for the hospital bills for one of its teachers who was seriously injured...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Shara Waybright, on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 4884 Views

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'Race to Nowhere' adds second show in Danville

Advanced placement classes in every subject. Hours of homework every night. The push get a perfect 2400 on the SAT and attend...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by A Teacher, on May 31, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 14 comments | 4881 Views

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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 | 4868 Views

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COVID-19 outbreak hits Del Amigo High School in Danville

A small alternative education school in Danville is coping with a COVID-19 outbreak that sickened eight adults led to the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2020
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 4, 2020 at 5:15 am | 2 comments | 4867 Views

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Neil Armstrong Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School

San Ramon's Neil Armstrong Elementary School has been selected for a prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools Program award,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Alicia, on Sep 30, 2015 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 4865 Views

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Four Kid's Country facilities cited with 'serious' violations

An after-school childcare program at San Ramon Valley elementary schools has acquired a recent history of serious "Type A"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by a teacher, on Jun 8, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 20 comments | 4861 Views

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Baked goods making a difference

Students Kelsey Firebaugh and Matt Anderson held a bake sale at Charlotte Wood Middle School during the recent Danville Little...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pat, on Apr 28, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 4859 Views

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Danville nonprofit hosts fundraiser to benefit Ugandan refugees

FUNDaFIELD, a nonprofit organization founded by Danville siblings, is holding an online fundraiser called "Home by the Holidays"...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by bz, on Nov 26, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 4846 Views

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Kid's Country facilities won't be closed, exec director says

Four Kid's Country facilities in San Ramon and Danville will not be losing their licenses, according to the organization's...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:49 pm | 28 comments | 4833 Views

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Local teens talk about mental health

Adults may remember high school as the best years of their lives, but this isn't the case for many teens. One wrote in this...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleDad, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 4822 Views

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SRVUSD, teachers union announce tentative agreement on contract to avert strike

San Ramon Valley school district officials and teachers union representatives have reached tentative agreement on a new contract...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jeremy Walsh, editor, on Mar 11, 2019 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 4819 Views

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Exclusive interview with Santa

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to answer questions for the Danville Express before he headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Craig M.Newcomb, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 4814 Views
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