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Deceased Contra Costa inmate identified as Alamo man

An inmate found dead in a cell at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on Thursday has been identified as David Bremer, 24,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Barbie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments | 2037 Views

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Update: Neighbor, teens help rescue women from burning San Ramon home

A neighbor and three teenage boys rescued two women and a pet dog from a two-alarm house fire in San Ramon on Monday that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gus, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 1349 Views

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School board to debate pay raises for service workers, management

The San Ramon Valley school board is set to consider pay increases for school district service workers and management employees...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Abdullah, on Mar 24, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 1 comment | 679 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Truusje, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1705 Views

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Buchanan measure aimed at cutting chronic school truancies

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) has introduced legislation sponsored by Attorney General Kamala Harris to address...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Douglas , on Mar 21, 2014 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 618 Views

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Tri-Valley man arrested for allegedly shooting into ex-girlfriend's home

A San Ramon man was arrested after allegedly firing shots into his ex-girlfriend's San Leandro home on Saturday night, police...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Mar 21, 2014 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 1198 Views

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Ragin' Cajun raises $100,000+ to benefit cancer patients

The Sandra J. Wing Healing Therapies Foundation's sixth annual Ragin' Cajun fundraiser held earlier this month was "definitely...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Judy, on Mar 20, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 3 comments | 479 Views

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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report California's cash balance showing that revenues for the month of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 824 Views

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Danville council to debate new Lawrence Road stop sign

The Danville Town Council on Tuesday (March 18) is set to consider authorizing a new three-way stop sign at Lawrence Road...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Mar 20, 2014 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 976 Views

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State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 1192 Views

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Assemblywoman holds education talk

Some Tri-Valley residents and school officials took the chance to pick the brain of State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo)...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 18, 2014 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Dress Code- Do you think kids dress appropriately?

School starts in less than a month, and along with warm weather go styles that are more appropriate for the beach instead...

Original post made by Lili L. on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Catherine, on Mar 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 32 comments | 2485 Views

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Manslaughter case against Tri-Valley attorney moves forward

After more than 18 months of delays and legal wrangling, the manslaughter case against a San Ramon lawyer accused of running...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Moral Turp, on Mar 14, 2014 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 2365 Views

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Authorities locate missing 'at-risk' Danville woman after late-night search

Authorities located a missing, "at-risk" woman after nearly three hours of ground and aerial searches in and around Danville...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1687 Views

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Walnut Creek OKs plastic bag ban

Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags. The City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Muir's Ghost, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:19 am | 18 comments | 1634 Views

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Pleasanton-based Safeway merging with Albertsons

In a move that could have far-reaching implications for the Tri-Valley, Safeway Inc. and Albertsons announced a merger agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 1169 Views

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Danville opens business promotion grant program

Danville officials have announced that the town is again offering grants to local businesses through its Business Promotion...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by April, on Mar 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 697 Views

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Danville council receives water supply update

California's water supply has reached a "crisis situation" amid drought conditions, but the outlook for Danville and some...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Fed Up, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 792 Views

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Statewide survey shows plethora of unhealthy items sold near schools

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state have unveiled a new campaign based on the idea that people are...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 709 Views

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Update: Authorities ID Danville teen killed in Lafayette crash

A 17-year-old boy who was killed when his car spun off of state Highway 24 in Lafayette on Thursday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbie, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 7 comments | 845 Views
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