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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 767 Views

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Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 1935 Views

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Man sentenced for killing Contra Costa County jail nurse

An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 932 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump 17% in January

The East Bay's luxury housing market began the new year with a bang as sales in January were up sharply from a year ago and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Izzy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Acro(nym) Phobia , on Apr 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1504 Views

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Union protest planned locally over Postal Service 'privatization'

Unionized workers Wednesday afternoon are planning to protest what they call the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

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Danville PD to crack down on distracted drivers

The Danville Police Department is among the dozens of Bay Area law enforcement agencies cracking down on texting drivers...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 5 comments | 1377 Views

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San Francisco hospital asks recent patients to get tested for HIV

Anyone who was a patient recently at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco may want to get tested for HIV and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 758 Views

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Danville real estate agent sentenced for child sexual abuse

A Danville real estate agent will spend 18 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1824 Views

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Town council supports new housing development

The Danville Town Council has given its support to a new residential development planned for the southwest part of town....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 2728 Views

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Grand jury returns indictment against state senator, 28 others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 837 Views

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School board to discuss new Dougherty Valley elementary campus

The San Ramon Valley school board is set consider proposed findings and determinations about the suitability of the new Dougherty...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by overburdened taxpayer, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 995 Views

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Danville council to debate parking restrictions in neighborhood near SRVHS

The Danville Town Council is set to debate Tuesday (Feb. 18) whether to restrict parking on Glen Road northwest of San Ramon...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by garage service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 8:18 am | 7 comments | 3028 Views

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Danville teacher who invited Will Ferrell to prom gets answer

A Danville teacher's quest to take actor Will Ferrell to the prom has come to an end weeks after his video invitation to...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Dickita P, on Apr 7, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 1961 Views

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Leadership San Ramon Valley now accepting applications for 2014-15 Class

Leadership San Ramon Valley is designed to provide current and emerging community leaders with the information and skills...

Original post made by Leadership San Ramon Valley on Apr. 7, 2014
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Danville Community Band Concert

Join the band as we trek through and examine A Gallery of Sound with selections from film scores to marches on Sunday, April...

Original post made by George on Apr. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

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Lowe's agrees to pay $18 million for environmental violations

A local judge has ordered North Carolina-based Lowe's Home Centers to pay $18 million in damages for environmental violations...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 6 comments | 1264 Views

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Danville council to discuss proposed housing development

The Danville Town Council is set to debate Tuesday (April 1) whether to approve a proposed development that would bring 20...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 4, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 916 Views

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Woman presents fake check to Wells Fargo

Police arrested a woman for allegedly trying to cash a counterfeit check last week who had an outstanding warrant for prostitution,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jalilah Bass Brown, on Apr 3, 2014 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

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Photos released of suspect in Dublin store robbery

Police have released photos of a man who robbed a Dublin gas station last week, a police lieutenant said. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 3, 2014 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1286 Views
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