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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man accused in 1984 slaying will stand trial as an adult

The man charged in the 1984 killing of Tina Faelz will be tried as an adult, it was decided today. Steven Carlson was charged...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic slowed by major-injury crash on I-680

Traffic was briefly slowed on Interstate Highway 680 in Alamo this morning by a major-injury crash that blocked two lanes,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Stewart, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 709 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

PG&E announces college scholarships

Pacific Gas and Electric is offering up to $3,000 scholarships to 100 college-bound students in Northern and Central California....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by oh!riley, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 601 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2012
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 895 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

13th Spare the Air alert of the season issued for Wednesday

Air District officials said that with the chilly, still weather patterns, air near the ground is cooled. A layer of warmer...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 545 Views

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San Ramon teen arrested in Christmas Eve robbery

Police arrested a pair of teenagers in connection with the Christmas Eve armed robbery of a 15-year-old Danville resident....

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by who me?, on Jan 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 1041 Views

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New state law requires car seats for kids 8 years old and younger

A new child safety law effective Jan. 1 will require kids in California to use a booster seat in a vehicle until they are...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Jan 10, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 26 comments | 1004 Views

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Police arrest seven while breaking up large street fight

Police arrested seven, including two for assaulting a police officer, as they attempted to break up a large fight outside...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Fobbie, on Jan 9, 2012 at 7:35 pm | 6 comments | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County Supervisorial Challenges in 2012

Happy New Year to everyone everywhere. 2012 begins three County Supervisor District campaigns. The voters will have a unique...

Original post made by Voter on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Jan 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 749 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Town prepares for loss of redevelopment agency

The town will act as a successor agency to the RDA and will continue to receive funding from the state to pay off $21.4 million...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 5 comments | 2834 Views

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Streetwise: What does 2012 have in store?

As election fever picks up and residents begin to enact their 2012 resolutions, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went t o 24...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:44 am | 6 comments | 616 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Danville Crab Feed will be Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Danville Crab Feed will be held on Saturday, February 4th at Saint Isidore's Large Gym at 440 La Gonda Way Danville....

Original post made by Valerie Vicente on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 665 Views

SPORTS

Zack Klien wins Pete Villa Award given by Danville Rotary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE CONTACT: VALERIE VICENTE PHONE: 925.362.2288 The Rotary Club of Danville held its 15th annual...

Original post made by Valerie Vicente on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 917 Views

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DUI arrests up in Valley over holiday period

In the Tri-Valley, CHP officers arrested 36 drivers on suspicion of DUI between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1, up from 15 in 2010, said...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted Homeowner, on Jan 6, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 546 Views

SPORTS

Wash your CAR, we need the RAIN, please

Dear Editor, Let's encourage everyone, and another, to wash their cars so we know it will rain. You know! You wash your...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Jan. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 850 Views

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Find 'sustainability from within'

Even the most effective activist needs time to recharge deeply and completely. Join this group for a mini-retreat to renew...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Claudette, on Jan 5, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 5 comments | 715 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 5, 2012 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 1150 Views

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High court allows state to dissolve redevelopment agencies, sieze $1.7 billion

The California Supreme Court today upheld a law that dissolves the state's 400 redevelopment agencies and allows the state...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 860 Views

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Inspiring conference for those who work with young people

Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center will host an innovative and inspiring all-day conference for anyone who works with young...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Jan 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 527 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to 'Dirty DUI' charges

A former Danville police officer and Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty in Oakland federal court Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 1140 Views
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