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Alamo residents speak out against incorporation

The saying "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" summed up the argument old-time Alamo residents used to ignite a formal anti-incorporation...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by captain gets it, on Mar 23, 2011 at 8:07 am | 17 comments | 5496 Views

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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 | 5489 Views

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SRPD arrests pair in Dougherty Valley break-in

San Ramon police arrested two people after interrupting a residential burglary in the Dougherty Valley on Labor Day morning,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mommabear, on Sep 14, 2015 at 2:35 pm | 9 comments | 5486 Views

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Danville mayor to present 2014 overview

Danville Mayor Robert Storer is set to update the public on the town's plans for 2014 during "Mornings with the Mayor" this...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Paul delcarro, on Jan 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 5483 Views

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Alameda County candidate drops out of race amid Danville home controversy

Kathleen Knox, a candidate for Alameda County auditor-controller in the June 3 primary, has withdrawn from the race after...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on May 22, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5472 Views

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Village Theatre marks 100th anniversary

The year-long celebration of Danville's Village Theatre's 100th anniversary will culminate Saturday, Nov. 16, with "The Grand...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 5457 Views

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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 | 5448 Views

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Weekend drowning claims 10-year-old

Tragedy struck a Danville family this weekend, as a 10-year-old girl drowned Saturday in the family's backyard swimming pool....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Gino Giordano, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:16 am | 1 comment | 5436 Views

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Toll lanes could be coming to I-680 through Danville

Nearly 50 people attended a meeting to learn more about plans to convert parts of HOV lanes on Interstate 680 into toll lanes...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Feb 6, 2014 at 10:30 pm | 17 comments | 5428 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 | 3 comments | 5423 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 | 5408 Views

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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 | 5403 Views

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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 | 5401 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 | 5399 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 | 5390 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 | 5384 Views

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Solo car crash kills Monte Vista grad

Jason Cox, a resident of Danville and graduate of Monte Vista High School, died in a solo car crash on Diablo Road on Saturday...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Heather stretch, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:47 am | 18 comments | 5373 Views

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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 | 3 comments | 5355 Views

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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 | 5352 Views

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Danville's congressman to skip Trump presidential inauguration

Second-term U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord), whose district includes Danville and Alamo, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by sponge_b0b_roundpants, on Jan 30, 2017 at 11:49 am | 90 comments | 5350 Views
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Hurricanes and drought touch home
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 355 views