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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tri-Valley teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by GG, 39 minutes ago | 16 comments | 1099 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon teacher named county Teacher of the Year finalist

Coyote Creek Elementary School transitional kindergarten teacher Karen Young has been named one of four finalists for 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2014
Last comment by Beth, on Apr 19, 2014 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 197 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 612 Views

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City Hall project gets the go-ahead from San Ramon Council

Plans to develop a new city hall adjacent to Central Park received unanimous approval from the San Ramon City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 10 comments | 1514 Views

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Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 18, 2014 at 9:00 am | 5 comments | 131 Views

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BART fined over fatal crash near Walnut Creek

BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by LMP, on Apr 18, 2014 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Tri-Valley woman arrested after Jack in the Box stabbing

An employee at a Jack in the Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a female customer,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Apr 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 580 Views

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Danville police to host Drug Take-Back Day

Danville residents hoping to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications will be able to do so next week...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by C, on Apr 17, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 4 comments | 489 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

"Cosmos" A Loser

I just watched the TV show "Cosmos" on the on-demand channel. What a disappointment! Carl is probably spinning on this...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Betty, on Apr 17, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deal reached on Bay Area patent office

The San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a deal for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to lease space at City Hall, five...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 91 Views

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Officials say airports are new front in human trafficking

Anti-trafficking advocates and Bay Area prosecutors and congresspersons said Tuesday that airports are an important new front...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Diane, on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 4 comments | 472 Views

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State revenues totaled $6.4 billion in March, controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to consider series of informational reports

The Danville Town Council is set to receive a half-dozen reports Tuesday night (April 15) on a range of issues, including...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Merry Me, on Apr 16, 2014 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Races set for June primary election

With the election less than two months away, candidate lists are set for federal, state and local positions to be contested...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 16, 2014 at 8:02 am | 11 comments | 815 Views

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IRS renews phone scam warning after receiving 20,000 complaints

The IRS this week renewed its warning last fall about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the U.S. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by George Davidson, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 535 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theft reports, DUI arrests lead DPD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 980 Views

AROUND TOWN

unqualified spray crews burnin up REDWOOD TREES

VILAGE PARKWAY/ALCOSTA Eastman Kodak property they built some new homes and put in a small part like 15 years ago they also...

Original post made by steve on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by steve, on Apr 15, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 41 Views

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School board OKs higher developer fees

The San Ramon Valley school board raised residential developer fees Tuesday to support additional or expanded school facilities...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by collins, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 560 Views

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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 462 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 717 Views
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