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Garbage Contract/Nejedly Meddling

Here we go again folks...James Nejedly, fresh from being "surprised" last year when he learned his health insurance policy...

Original post made by JRM on Feb. 4, 2014
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Danville council to consider road closures for events

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (Feb. 4) is set to consider closing town streets to accommodate nine special events...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 938 Views

SPORTS

Oakland Raiders sued by cheerleader

A member of the Oakland Raiderettes cheerleading squad sued the football team in Alameda County Superior Court Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 4, 2014 at 6:26 am | 6 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor proclaims drought state of emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 3, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 2472 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crashes slow traffic on I-680 in Danville

Different crashes caused bottlenecks on northbound Interstate 680 near the same Danville exit during the morning and evening...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by JP, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 3215 Views

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Danville unemployment at 3.3 percent in December

The Tri-Valley is doing well compared to the rest of Contra Costa and Alameda counties, and compared to the state as well,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Jan 31, 2014 at 3:49 pm | 11 comments | 1140 Views

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Small rainstorm expected to hit Bay Area midweek

Much-needed rain will be arriving in the Bay Area this week, but a forecaster said Monday that it won't be enough to quell...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by ancient mariner, on Jan 29, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 1545 Views

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SRVUSD board to discuss depth of meeting minutes, ban on e-cigarettes

A resident's criticism has led the school board to discuss whether it's properly documenting what happens at its meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 3 comments | 1699 Views

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BART ID's officer who fatally shot colleague in Dublin search

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey Monday confirmed that Det. Michael Maes, a law enforcement veteran, was the officer who fatally...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 4029 Views

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iPads taken from John Baldwin school

Nearly three dozen iPads were stolen from John Baldwin Elementary School in Danville on Tuesday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 17 comments | 3706 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:08 am | 15 comments | 3289 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eleuthere Irinee, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 3245 Views

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Danville mayor to present 2014 overview

Danville Mayor Robert Storer is set to update the public on the town's plans for 2014 during "Mornings with the Mayor" this...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Paul delcarro, on Jan 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 3268 Views

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Danville Councilwoman Stepper to seek re-election

Danville Councilwoman Karen Stepper has announced her intent to run for a fourth term this November. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by voter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 3857 Views

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BART officer dies after being shot by fellow officer in Dublin

A BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

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San Ramon fireworks plan sparks debate at forum

About 50 people turned out to speak out against a plan to bring fireworks back to San Ramon. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/2014/01/19/san-ramon-firew...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Karyne Ghantous, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 3129 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Miller to retire from Congress

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 10 comments | 1068 Views

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Danville Hotel demolition due in January

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West buildings could be coming down in the coming weeks, with developers' demolition...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kristen, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 5960 Views

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DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Jan 17, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 2537 Views
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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