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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4228 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 | 3899 Views

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Popular British pub The Crown closes

A popular downtown Danville business closed its doors to Anglophiles and fish and chips lovers in August. British pub and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 8988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dead deer stinks up yard for five days

Short staffing caused Contra Costa Animal Services to take almost a week to remove a large dead buck from a Fish Creek resident's...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:17 am | 22 comments | 2250 Views

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No settlement in sight with BART 'cooling off' period ending shortly

The demands by BART's union for a 21 percent raise over three years is simply unaffordable for BART and unreasonable by any...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:42 am | 8 comments | 953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arnerich/Town Council Helpless In Town Drunk Dilemma

It appears that our Town government has no concern and has no ability to address the growing problem of homeless long term...

Original post made by JRM on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Resident, on Sep 24, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 5 comments | 3522 Views

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University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Su was working to set up another non-credited university...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 752 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 3590 Views

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Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 3781 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sad day - Michele Bachmann is not seeking re-election

If there was one person who was the hope for our country, that was her. Please call/email her and ask her to reconsider the...

Original post made by Julia on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Republican, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 47 comments | 1839 Views

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Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 4035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 4075 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 3958 Views

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Two homes struck by bullets in apparent drive-by

Two Walnut Creek homes were struck by bullets Saturday afternoon after shots were fired from a white sedan driving west on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 16 comments | 3182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police responding to officer-involved shooting

Police are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in unincorporated San Ramon. The shooting was reported just before...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by A Friend, on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 679 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Getting a 'Yes' to Syria?

The Syria serial continues, with this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4702 Raucous Caucus] focusing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sherm, on Sep 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 219 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a four-track rail system...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 1461 Views

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Buchanan's teacher-firing bill passes Legislature

The state Legislature passed a locally authored bill Friday that aims to protect and ensure the safety of children. Assembly...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:25 am | 12 comments | 1721 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA indicts 22 in insurance fraud ring

The Contra Costa County district attorney's office charged 22 people in an indictment for staged collisions and insurance...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 884 Views

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Catching a big one

Long-time Danville resident Charlene Trautner caught a 72 inch, 192 pound Halibut while fishing off Gustavus Island in Alaska....

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 4 comments | 870 Views
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