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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A plaque for the Vecki House

Historians and Danville Town Council members gathered Nov. 19 at the Vecki House at 169 Front St. to dedicate a San Ramon...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rocky, on Apr 2, 2011 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2015 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Drought Is Over EBMUD Needs To Respond

Our water rates have risen astronomically, FAR outpacing inflation over the last few years, to of course invoke monetary...

Original post made by JRM on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 6 comments | 1683 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Reminder: Mark DeSaulnier in Alamo on Saturday

REF: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2665 Dear Dolores, Neighborhoods circulated this notice...

Original post made by Reminder on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 31, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 1904 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A rose by any other name would still smell

The San Francisco Examiner reports that People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has requested that San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 31, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 5 comments | 1412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has the MAC Schedule already been decided?

[portion removed] The MAC agenda for April 5 in Alamo has no reference to Mary Piepho's plan to reduce MAC meetings to...

Original post made by Reminder on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Himself, on Mar 31, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 4 comments | 1508 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

McNerney hosts student forum for high schoolers

An event on Thursday meant mostly to listen to teens from three of the four San Ramon Valley high schools turned into more...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by billr, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:45 am | 11 comments | 2044 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville bank robber arrested in Arizona

Dustin Burt, a 29-year-old Stockton man has been arrested in connection with the March 7 robbery of the Chase Bank branch...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:49 am | 3 comments | 2363 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Donna Kenyon is SRVUSD Teacher of the Year

Donna Kenyon, who has taught fourth and fifth grade at John Baldwin Elementary for 11 years, will represent the district...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by D.Fall, on Mar 30, 2011 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Counseling center hires new executive director

Discovery Counseling Center, a Danville non-profit which provides affordable mental health services to the San Ramon Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by careful observer , on Mar 30, 2011 at 7:25 am | 6 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local unemployment rates decrease slightly

Danville's unemployment rate decreased 0.2 percent to 5.6 in February, while rates in San Ramon and Alamo decreased by 0.1...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 29, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

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Saturday hike will view Magee Ranch area proposed for development

People concerned about a proposed development near Magee Ranch will have a chance to see the area from above on Saturday....

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Bella, on Mar 29, 2011 at 9:06 am | 6 comments | 1607 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Scherer found guilty in Castlewood killings

The jury has found Ernest Scherer III guilty of charges that he killed his parents in March 2008, after ending their deliberations...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Sandee Wiedemann, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 2128 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

SRVHS gym grand opening draws many from the school's past

San Ramon Valley High School's new gym is officially open, with Friday's ceremony drawing about 100 people, many of them...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Linda Rawlinson, on Mar 28, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

A day in the life of a firefighter

On any given day, a firefighter could be called on to climb a flights of stairs while carrying more than 50 pounds of equipment,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Idea, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:46 am | 30 comments | 2900 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville residents honored as Hometown Heroes

Dana Dornsife, founder of the Lazarex Cancer Foundation, and Diane Gilfether, director and founder of the Blackhawk Chorus,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2211 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Get your motor running, head out to the fairgrounds

The Goodguys 29th All-American Get-Together is this weekend at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. The event features indoor and...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by no worries, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1642 Views

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Caltrans answers questions about Interstate 680 construction

Several Caltrans officials were on hand at an open house on Wednesday night to answer the public's questions on the I-680...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by dbrower, on Mar 28, 2011 at 7:45 am | 5 comments | 4409 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Free breakfast tomorrow with Assemblymember Buchanan

Assemblymember Joan Buchanan will host a free pancake breakfast tomorrow from 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 26, at Walnut...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by danville dad, on Mar 28, 2011 at 7:36 am | 3 comments | 1293 Views

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Commissions approve Danville Hotel development plans

The Planning and Heritage Resource commissions unanimously approved final development plans for the Danville Hotel project...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by business owner, on Mar 27, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 6 comments | 1639 Views

SPORTS

SRVLL Opening Day

San Ramon Valley Little League (SRVLL) will host its Opening Day tomorrow from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, March 26, at Los...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Helen, on Mar 25, 2011 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2244 Views
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Media malpractice
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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2017 guide to summer camps

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