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Sad day - Michele Bachmann is not seeking re-election

If there was one person who was the hope for our country, that was her. Please call/email her and ask her to reconsider the...

Original post made by Julia on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Republican, on Sep 22, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 47 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Drunks On the Trail

I am a regular walker along the Iron Horse Trail and after observing the trends over the last 6 months I thought it...

Original post made by Trail User on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by CK, on Sep 21, 2013 at 7:08 am | 88 comments | 3978 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 3909 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 3917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 3797 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two homes struck by bullets in apparent drive-by

Two Walnut Creek homes were struck by bullets Saturday afternoon after shots were fired from a white sedan driving west on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 16 comments | 3031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police responding to officer-involved shooting

Police are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in unincorporated San Ramon. The shooting was reported just before...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by A Friend, on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 590 Views

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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 | 90 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 | 1328 Views

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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 | 1591 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 | 715 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 | 745 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 | 3190 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 | 733 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 | 686 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 | 722 Views

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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 | 925 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 | 1267 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 | 848 Views

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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 | 997 Views
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A Norman Rockwell Town
By Roz Rogoff | 7 comments | 1,419 views

David Brooks at his Best and Worst
By Tom Cushing | 11 comments | 945 views

Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 32 comments | 854 views

Be an Exhibitionist!
By John A. Barry | 5 comments | 276 views