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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Last player in St. Isidore embezzlement case sentenced

An Alamo resident and former volunteer at St. Isidore's Catholic Church has been sentenced in an embezzlement case. Evelyn...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by been there, on Feb 27, 2012 at 10:57 pm | 33 comments | 3862 Views

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District will not advocate for facilities bond on June ballot

At its Tuesday meeting, San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education decided that it would not push for a June facilities...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by LC, on Feb 27, 2012 at 8:26 pm | 12 comments | 896 Views

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Son arrested for attempting to murder mother with baseball bat

San Ramon Police arrested Aaron Ricks, 27, in the attempted murder of his mother on Feb. 20. Ricks allegedly beat his mother...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Paul Coleman, on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 9 comments | 1336 Views

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Prison blues

On the outside, Diane Rose hasn't changed much in the last three years. She's still incredibly fit, with short black hair,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Bud, on Feb 24, 2012 at 11:35 pm | 38 comments | 5217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Help the Sheriff's station in Alamo

The Sheriff's Valley Station Office in Alamo is seeking people interested in assisting law enforcement in the community....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sheriff Volunteer, on Feb 24, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 848 Views

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"You light up my life?"

Dear Editor, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20006053/barnidge-residents-dont-care-round-hills-bright-idea ...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 712 Views

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Marchers will 'Occupy' Tri-Valley

Occupy Oakland is headed to Pleasanton to mark the second anniversary of the lockout of workers from Castlewood Country Club....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 717 Views

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San Ramon man will face attempted murder charges for Monday beating

A 27-year-old San Ramon resident accused of brutally beating his mother with a baseball bat was charged with attempted murder...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Feb 24, 2012 at 9:09 am | 4 comments | 761 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Re-Election Campaign Chair, Eva Longoria, is No "Philanthropist"

A Presidential candidate can tell you a lot about themselves by whom they select to their inner circle of advisors. President...

Original post made by Voter on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Les, on Feb 23, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 3 comments | 968 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council considers canceling fireworks, will create new July 4 program

The San Ramon City Council spent nearly two hours Tuesday evening discussing the pros and cons of putting on the aerial fireworks...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dave Hudson, on Feb 23, 2012 at 5:55 pm | 12 comments | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVHS community turns out to discuss possible facilities bond

A few dozen residents and several school administrators showed up for San Ramon Valley Unified's second community forum Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 23, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville woman charged with leaving infants in car while shopping

A Danville woman who faces felony child endangerment in connection with leaving her two infant twins in a car last week at...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Poor People, on Feb 22, 2012 at 10:34 pm | 43 comments | 2027 Views

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Keeping on track in the community college path

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3525 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 643 Views

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Pleasanton police investigate two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gretchen, on Feb 22, 2012 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: Favorite American president

As President Obama visits the Bay Area for campaign fundraisers, Danville residents take time to reflect on previous commanders-in-chief....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Scrotey McBoingboing, on Feb 22, 2012 at 9:29 am | 18 comments | 952 Views

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San Ramon doctor gets probation for insurance fraud

Naim Katiby, a San Ramon resident, was placed on probation Wednesday after admitting to a single count of fraud for billing...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 21, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 657 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City Council votes to cut hours at local watering-hole

The Walnut Creek City Council voted unanimously to deny an appeal from the owners of Lift Lounge and Grill that would have...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by OGLB, on Feb 20, 2012 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 964 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire district chief retires

The San Ramon Valley Fire District's chief quietly retired on Jan. 11 after six years with the department. At a district...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Danville Independent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 10:36 am | 12 comments | 1314 Views

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An Update, Please

Dear Gina and team, Please update this story: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2287 Thank you, Hal...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 20, 2012 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 801 Views

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California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Contra Costa County homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see $651 million in relief soon thanks to a $25 billion...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 1124 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 32 comments | 2,183 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 872 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 682 views