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Growing old isn't easy

Aging gracefully can be a tough job, especially in today's society. In this week's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4580...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by beth gardner, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 767 Views

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BART strike blocked but contract negotiations remain stalled

BART negotiations between management and two worker unions ended Sunday evening with little progress, but trains will be...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by William, on Aug 12, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 715 Views

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Area's State Senator suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1211 Views

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Pet of the Week: Rose

Meet Rose, a three month old sweetie who has been waiting for her family to find her at the East County Animal Shelter. She's...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Oberver, on Aug 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 575 Views

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Activist group sues Danville, developers over Magee Ranch project

Local citizens group SOS-Danville filed a lawsuit July 25 challenging the town of Danville's approval of the [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=9664&approved=yes...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by MyTwoCents, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 68 comments | 6728 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested after alleged smash-and-grab car burglaries, police chase

A man and woman were arrested on suspicion of burglary and auto theft Friday after someone allegedly spotted the woman breaking...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:53 am | 19 comments | 999 Views

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Design Review Board approves plans for Danville Hotel property

The Design Review Board met on Thursday at Town Hall to discuss a proposed [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=9827...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 18 comments | 2630 Views

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Chevron pleads no contest to six charges, agrees to pay $2 million fine and costs

Chevron USA, a subsidiary of San Ramon-based Chevron Corp., pleaded no contest to six misdemeanor criminal charges in Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 8, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 779 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dueling pianos fundraiser benefits counseling center

The Crow Canyon Country Club and Discovery Counseling Center proudly present the Dueling Piano Fundraising Event featuring...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by BJ's, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 676 Views

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BART unions, management prepare for fact-finding hearing as strike looms again next Monday

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees didn't meet Tuesday and instead prepared for a hearing...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Grandma, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:38 am | 3 comments | 624 Views

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Survey : Bus Shuttle from TriValley to Silicon Valley

Dear TriValley residents, If you are an engineer just like me, who lives in TriValley Area and works in Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Yong on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Big Bong Hit, on Aug 7, 2013 at 11:05 pm | 1 comment | 505 Views

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Danville girls take gold in Water Polo Jr. Olympics

More than 500 water polo teams and over 8,000 athletes spent the better part of two weeks in battling it out at the sport's...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BJ's, on Aug 7, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 4539 Views

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'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 1935 Views

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Nonverbal teen speaks though painting, poetry

Thirteen-year-old Trevor Pawlak has been painting since he was 4, using watercolor and, eventually, acrylic paints to draw...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by bz, on Aug 5, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 1083 Views

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Vandals topple radio tower, cause $1M in damage

Police are investigating why someone broke into a gated enclosure and toppled a radio communication tower on Rocky Ridge...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Puck, on Aug 5, 2013 at 10:20 am | 13 comments | 1245 Views

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BART strike averted as governor calls for board of inquiry

Union officials said Sunday evening that Governor Jerry Brown has called for a seven day board of inquiry reviewing BART...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2013 at 9:44 am | 4 comments | 554 Views

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Rock out with Spinout

Danville's Music in the Park series will be rocking out from 6-8 p.m. this Saturday as the energetic, fun and free summer...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:48 am | 1 comment | 602 Views

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Streetwise: Being green

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton visited an Alamo nursery this week to ask gardeners ==B What does being "green" mean to you?== Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 644 Views

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BART management, unions continue contract talks as new strike looms

BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency's...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 1, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 4 comments | 923 Views

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Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1185 Views
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Tough new rules on water are necessary
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Saving Water
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