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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 | 256 Views

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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 | 1494 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

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 | 1760 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 | 947 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 | 911 Views

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Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 3355 Views

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Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 16, 2013 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 899 Views

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Mount Diablo fire out, state park to re-open Monday

Crews have extinguished the Morgan Fire at Mount Diablo State Park after it charred an estimated 3,133 acres since it started...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kerri , on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1108 Views

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Hundreds attend funeral for Danville teen killed in crash

Hundreds of community members packed a San Ramon church on Tuesday to remember 17-year-old Robert Orlando, who died in a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by becky, on Sep 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 867 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Time is of the essence for Pink Plate, breast cancer screenings

I was diagnosed with breast cancer on June 26, 2011. I had my mammogram and the professional who read the film spotted something...

Original post made by Gina Channell-Allen on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 15, 2013 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1067 Views

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Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained; investigators suspect human activity sparked blaze

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 13, 2013 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

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Streetwise: Morning routines

Do you put your pants on one leg at a time or hop in? Brush your teeth before having a morning cuppa joe or skip breakfast...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 1017 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Syria: What now?

Syria's use of chemical weapons is up for discussion in this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4683...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Trisha, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:21 am | 10 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar hits fire station as crews battle Morgan fire

Firefighters returned to Fire Station No. 7 at 1050 Walnut Ave. in Walnut Creek on Sunday evening after battling the wildfire...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 1337 Views

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Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 647 Views

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UPDATE: Evacuations lifted as firefighters continue to battle 'Morgan fire,' now 70 percent contained

Mandatory evacuations for residents in the area of the 3,243-acre Morgan fire were lifted Tuesday afternoon and most roads...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 781 Views

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Streetwise: Farewells

Stan Wharton has spent several years combing the streets of Danville, discussing politics, happenings, opinions and everything...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1185 Views

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Fire near Mt. Diablo burns 800 acres, evacuations ordered

A grass fire in the Clayton area of Contra Costa County has grown to 800 acres and remains only around 10 percent contained...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 17 comments | 3135 Views

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6 cars burn in fire at Livermore Premium Outlets

Six vehicles were damaged yesterday in a parking lot fire at Livermore Premium Outlets in a blaze and column of smoke that...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 10, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

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UPDATE: Morgan fire chars 3,700 acres; 20 percent contained

The Morgan fire has charred 3,718 acres near Mount Diablo and is about 20 percent contained. No homes have burned but one...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views
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