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Trial begins for former sheriff's deputy accused in dirty DUI case

Monday was the first day of trial for Alamo resident Stephen Tanabe, on seven federal charges related to his role in the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 22, 2013 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

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Alamo Heritage Destroyed

Alamo Heritage - Destroyed? At a recent MAC meeting the fate of Westminster Manor was discussed. Westminster Manor...

Original post made by Alicia Watson on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 700 Views

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Financial reports for D-16 Assembly candidates show Orinda councilman ahead in fundraising

Orinda councilman Steve Glazer is leading the way in fundraising in his bid for a seat in State Assembly's district 16. Dublin...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by concered voter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 1154 Views

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Picture this!

The Danville Express is on the hunt for the next Ansel Adams, the next Annie Leibovitz, or just the next person who points...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Morgan, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 694 Views

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Danville, San Ramon among lowest unemployment rates in Contra Costa County

Local cities remain among those least affected by unemployment, with lower unemployment figures than other areas of Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 1342 Views

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Unemployment rates rise slightly in Bay Area, statewide

The jobless rate in California increased to 8.7 percent in July from 8.5 percent in June. East Bay counties saw a slightly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 835 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating burglary of downtown jewelry store

Officers responded to multiple reports of several men using a truck to force open the front door of the Tiffany & Co. at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 1793 Views

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More than 400 guns collected at county buyback event

Contra Costa County's recently gun buyback yielded over 400 guns from three locations throughout the county. The firearms...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 24 comments | 1282 Views

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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 1010 Views

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Final Music in the Park features West Grand Boulevard

The town of Danville presents the 28th annual Music in the Park summer concert series. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Aug 17, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 744 Views

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A tough mind and a tender heart

Martin Luther King once said that we must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of a dove, a tough mind and...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Natalie Geary, on Aug 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1665 Views

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Bay Bridge scheduled to reopen Sept. 3 after five-day closure

Top transportation officials voted today to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge by Sept. 3, the day after Labor Day....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 851 Views

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See cool cars at the final Hot Summer Nights

The final Hot Summer Nights car show of the season will be held in Danville from 4-9 p.m. tonight. Cars will begin lining...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Aug 15, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 712 Views

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Abram Wilson pulls bid for mayoral race

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson said he is no longer in San Ramon's mayoral race, allowing Mayor Bill Clarkson to seek...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by RUkidding, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mama, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 628 Views

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Congressman to discuss immigration reform at breakfast meeting

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host an immigration forum for constituents at which he will provide up-to-date...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Logical Advocate, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | 5 comments | 1200 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Iron Horse Trail

Does anyone have an idea why runners, bicyclists, joggers, DO NOT read the big white painted 4 letter word S T O...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Aug 15, 2013 at 5:44 am | 2 comments | 688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools exceed state averages in STAR test

Students in the San Ramon Valley are continuing to excel on standardized tests, according to results released by the state...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1662 Views

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Danville inventor launches 'Rock-It'

Heck with a better mousetrap. Danville's Jason Lucash, 26, is busy inventing compact products that help people listen to...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Todd Campbell, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 997 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
By Tim Hunt | 8 comments | 871 views

Saving Water
By Roz Rogoff | 4 comments | 672 views