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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 5327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alamo teen heading 'into thin air'

An 18-year-old from Alamo is hoping to be one of the youngest to ever climb Mount Everest, and his parents are backing him...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susanne, on May 14, 2010 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 5325 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bishop Ranch to open new dining center

San Ramon's Bishop Ranch, in a partnership with San Rafael-based Moana Restaurant Group, is creating a new culinary hub set...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by H2O ahhh, on Jul 2, 2015 at 7:53 am | 16 comments | 5318 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 5301 Views

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Stay safe in traffic with Street Smarts

Do you and your children know how to be safe along the San Ramon Valley's roadways? To spread the word about traffic safety,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Frankly, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 5297 Views

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Authorities search for burglar in Alamo break-in

The Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office has asked for the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a residential...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Dee Sebring, on Aug 1, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 5297 Views

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Critics call out SRVUSD lunches

A group of San Ramon Valley residents lambasted the school district's lunch program last week, telling the school board the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Marie, on Nov 8, 2015 at 3:35 pm | 38 comments | 5294 Views

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Facilities manager sentenced in St. Isidore embezzlement case

A Danville resident and former employee of St. Isidore's Church is may have a difficult time paying the bills. Virgilo Lukban,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by F Lee, on Sep 21, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 11 comments | 5290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Intruders party in Tri-Valley home, take vacationing owners' bacon, liquor, jewelry

A Tri-Valley family had an unwelcome surprise waiting for them Tuesday when they returned home from vacation to find their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Leslie, on Jun 29, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 5288 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Ask the Vet: Shedding

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Gallant Cotons, on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 5273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 5256 Views

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BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a University of California at Berkeley student who traveled on trains in...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 5249 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:08 am | 15 comments | 5226 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 5220 Views

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Meeting addresses elder financial abuse

Increasing prevalence of elder financial abuse is causing it to be called the crime of the 21st century. It is a major focus...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by for my dad, on Dec 1, 2014 at 2:27 am | 6 comments | 5219 Views

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No fireworks in San Ramon for 2014 Independence Day

Plans to bring fireworks back to San Ramon for the Fourth of July were shot down by the city's Parks & Community Services...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 10 comments | 5215 Views

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Beware Danville PTA School Parcel Tax Scheme

The PTA, which recently has been taken over by supporters of the teachers union, is now sending out to all parents of our...

Original post made by Taxpayer on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 74 comments | 5206 Views

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Contra Costa voters to decide another community college bond measure

Contra Costa County residents will decide next week whether to approve a $450 million bond measure to improve Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by George, on May 31, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 5204 Views

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San Ramon fireworks plan sparks debate at forum

About 50 people turned out to speak out against a plan to bring fireworks back to San Ramon. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/2014/01/19/san-ramon-firew...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Karyne Ghantous, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 5194 Views

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Sharing the road

Driving has taken on a whole new dimension now that summer's in full swing. There seem to be cyclists at every turn, whizzing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 26 comments | 5190 Views
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