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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest caretaker for the elderly suspected of defrauding her clients

Walnut Creek police arrested a caretaker for the elderly on Saturday who they suspect has been defrauding her clients, police...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 710 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fur flies over proposed change to animal shelter law

Valley Humane Society would be negatively impacted if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal the 1998 Hayden Law goes through....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 am | 9 comments | 1277 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

BART moves to take closer look at going to Livermore

The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously today to direct staff to advance the proposed BART to Livermore Project. The...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 724 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

9th Circuit rules state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today ruled that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 1173 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 Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by H, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

State drops police misconduct case, lets Feds take the reins

The case against three law enforcement officers and a private investigator involved in a Contra Costa County drug squad misconduct...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 679 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Attend a read-a-thon kick off event

Read with San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is hosting its 3rd annual Read-A-Thon. It will kick off on Feb. 14 Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Violins will perform with Diablo Symphony Feb. 12

On Feb. 12, violinist Karen Shinozaki will perform with the Diablo Symphony in Walnut Creek under the baton of guest conductor...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 617 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents asked to weigh in on July 4 fireworks

San Ramon's fireworks are up in the air. The cost for the city's Independence Day celebration -- held since 1985 -- could...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Wow..., on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Screenagers video festival features SRV twins

Watch out for the ones with glowing eyes, their laser guns and never go pee alone. In "Final Hours," a short film by San...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kim Chavarria, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 619 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Residents anxious about the future of Mudd's

A handful of curious residents, architects and city officials toured the now vacant building that housed Mudd's restaurant...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jerry, on Feb 8, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 4 comments | 596 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Walmart solicits bids for San Ramon store

This summer's [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=4275&approved=yes rumors] have come true as Walmart's...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 8, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 19 comments | 1061 Views

SPORTS

Register Your Child for Baseball This Spring!!

Danville Little League registration is currently open for children ages 5 - 7 in our TBall, Rookie Ball and Farm Divisions....

Original post made by Cyndee Ragan on Feb. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 994 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge blocks indicted CNET commander's trip to L.A. for 'Dr. Phil' taping

Last week, former commander of the Central Contra Costa County Narcotics Enforcement Team Norman Wielsch received permission...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by JPA, on Feb 8, 2012 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 789 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thousands of Kaiser workers participate in one-day strike

Thousands of workers took to picket lines in support of 4,000 employees who are members of the National Union of Healthcare...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 7 comments | 767 Views

SPORTS

Safe! despite great catch

A's catcher Ryan Jeffries of Alamo strained for a catch in preseason San Ramon Valley Little League Majors Division play...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ryan Jeffries, on Feb 6, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Discovery Bay Recall proponents caught Trespassing

Don Flint, head proponent of the Recall doesn't believe he has to follow the law. http://burkforoakley.wordpress.com/2012/01/28/disco-bay-recall-petitioners-kicked-out-of-safeway...

Original post made by Barefootbandit on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 6, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 14 comments | 1027 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Remembering Virgie Jones: Alamo's historian, author, ambassador and friend

Virginia V. Jones, known as "Virgie," died Aug. 16 at the age of 92. Mrs. Jones was born in Raymond, Wash. on Nov. 26, 1917....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by margie reynolds, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dawson Recall Proponents Back at Safeway with Sheriff's OK

The recall proponents were again back at the Safeway shopping center. This time they were protected from the opponents harassment...

Original post made by Hypocrit on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Flint's shadow, on Feb 6, 2012 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 711 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Former CNET cop to appear on 'Dr. Phil' show

Norman Wielsch, the former commander of a Contra Costa County drug squad indicted in the CNET scandal, will appear on "Dr....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 6, 2012 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 691 Views
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