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Bay Area sees increase in fatalities related to flu

A fourth flu-related death in the Bay Area was reported Thursday out of San Francisco, according to health officials. The...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1902 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

WHTGW

WHTGW? Whatever happened to Global Warming? You don't hear much about it these days since it came out that the data were...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 28 comments | 1516 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville resident to plead guilty in public auction scheme

A Danville resident and two other Contra Costa County real estate investors have accepted plea deals for conspiring to commit...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 4094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Four busted in multi-county mail theft ring

A call from an alert Tri-Valley resident led to the arrest of four men in a mail-theft ring that spanned four counties, including...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christa, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 3041 Views

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Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 3789 Views

AROUND TOWN

EBMUD to begin water-main replacement in downtown Danville

Traffic could be moving a bit slower through downtown Danville for the next couple months as crews work to replace the water...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 1817 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reports of theft, child abuse, battery lead Danville PD 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 Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2953 Views

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Bay Area bank robber foiled by bad handwriting

Bad penmanship played a role in the arrest of a would-be bank robber in Antioch on Monday. The suspect approached a teller...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Stan Dupp, on Jan 9, 2014 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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Danville museum to present rare exhibit on fatal airliner crash

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley's latest exhibit offers people a rare glimpse into a fatal airliner crash that occurred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Tim R., on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 2738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part II

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines, from July to December. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by local resident, on Jan 7, 2014 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1984 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Drought conditions expected to continue through March

A weather station at the Danville library showed the lowest rainfall in recent years, with just 5.87 inches of rain recorded...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 1584 Views

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Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part I

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Arlene, on Jan 6, 2014 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2010 Views

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Beware of telephone and email scams

By far, the most common way of separating seniors from their money is through the telephone, in cons ranging from the grandparent...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1064 Views

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Danville officials open sandbag station

The town of Danville has opened its sandbag station, a public resource set up annually to help residents prepare for rainy...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Friend of Danville, on Jan 1, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 3386 Views

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Thefts, DUIs lead Danville PD 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 Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 3214 Views

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Bay Area sees unprecedented 10th straight 'Winter Spare the Air' alert

A record 10th consecutive Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday (Dec. 17) by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

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Wood burning banned across Bay Area for 5th day in a row

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 29, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1520 Views

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Vote on BART deal expected next week

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won't be held until...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Commission: Faria Preserve will happen

It's not a question of whether development of a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon will happen, but a question about...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Norm Stanley, on Dec 27, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 2141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

School district seeks substitute teachers

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is actively recruiting parents and other community members interested in being...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 27, 2013 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 3963 Views
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