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Storer named new Danville mayor; council honors local contributors

The Danville Town Council and scores of residents honored key local contributors and celebrated as Councilman Robert Storer...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:10 am | 18 comments | 1410 Views

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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3047 Views

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Theft reports dominate weekly DPD call log

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

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 8 comments | 2948 Views

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PG&E unveils new San Ramon gas control center

PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Extra Crispy, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 3030 Views

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Beacon to shine in memory of Pearl Harbor victims

The perfect Pacific water mirrored the clear blue sky while military men slept on their bunks in big battleships on that...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charles R. Engel, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 514 Views

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2 Semi-Friendly Reminders for Gym Patrons

This applies to 24-Hour Fitness members -- and to everyone else who uses a gym. 24-Hr has a [adjective] policy against posting...

Original post made by Joe Pratless on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by arnold, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 555 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 4233 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, honor community contributors

Danville's 32nd annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards event is set to occur next Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 16 comments | 3340 Views

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Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 4722 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Basketball dreams

Kevin Laue is not someone who easily takes "no" for an answer. Laue has been a fighter since before he was born, when his...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3958 Views

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Downtown tree lighting draws 1,000+

More than a thousand Danville residents converged on downtown Friday night for the yearly holiday tree lighting. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Chris MacArthur-Blankenburg, on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 4978 Views

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Danville Planning Commission hears comments on proposed development

The Danville Planning Commission Tuesday hosted the first in what could be a series of public meetings on a proposed housing...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 3, 2013 at 1:04 am | 5 comments | 1964 Views

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DA: Shooter's spark caused Mount Diablo blaze

A spark from a stray bullet hitting a rock led to the fire that burned a swath across Mount Diablo, according to an investigation...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Dec 2, 2013 at 6:39 am | 6 comments | 2237 Views

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CHP: Driver smashes into post office, flees scene

Authorities are trying to find a motorist who rammed into a post office in unincorporated Danville and then fled the scene...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 3112 Views

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Danville Planning Commission to discuss pair of development proposals

The Danville Planning Commission is set to discuss issues related to two development projects, including one proposing 20...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 1795 Views

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Police: Marijuana operation has Danville ties

Several drug-related search warrants were served in Danville and four other East Bay communities as part of a multi-agency...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 28, 2013 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 7078 Views

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Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 5708 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Conklin, friend to wounded soldiers

When Mike Conklin, a realtor and father of three sons who knew injured Army Spc. Jake Brown, heard that the young man had...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Slatts, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 3128 Views

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Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3139 Views

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Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4693 Views
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