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Contra Costa Meals on Wheels issues urgent funding appeal, may have to drop 200 seniors

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations, saying that a funding shortage could force...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on May 2, 2013 at 10:00 am | 27 comments | 1287 Views

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D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 1, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1024 Views

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Danville resident convicted of computer intrusion and trade secret offenses

San Francisco-based executive recruiter and Danville resident David Nosal was convicted of all charges in a six-count indictment...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 1, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 904 Views

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Obituaries

Helen Maxine Peterson Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=2541 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on May 1, 2013 at 2:49 pm | -1 comments | 696 Views

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Hike with San Ramon Trailblazers

The San Ramon Trailblazers, a walking/hiking group for Boomers and seniors, invites new members to lace up their shoes and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Tony, on May 1, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 699 Views

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Danville takes back 120 pounds of prescriptions

On Saturday, the Danville Police Department teamed up with the DEA for a prescription drug take-back event at police headquarters....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 712 Views

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Open burning banned as Bay Area fire season begins

Open burns will be banned starting Monday in a number of Bay Area counties to limit the risk as fire season gets underway,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 649 Views

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Plan Bay Area: boon or bane?

Plan Bay Area is either a plan bring all nine counties of the Bay Area into compliance with state law or a United Nations...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 30, 2013 at 10:11 am | 9 comments | 965 Views

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10 reasons to quit cooking your meals

Most people don't think of cooking their food as a bad thing. Chances are, you love baked potatoes, green bean casserole,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Apr 30, 2013 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 619 Views

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Campaign rewards kids for walking, biking to school

Sixteen local elementary schools are participating in the Street Smarts Walk/Bike Challenge, which challenges kids to walk,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Apr 29, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 702 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

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

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Brett, on Apr 27, 2013 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1635 Views

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Unemployment rates continue to drop

The California unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in March, down from 9.6 percent in February and well below a year ago...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Apr 27, 2013 at 9:07 am | 13 comments | 816 Views

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More than 4,000 residents sign preservation initiative

A grassroots ballot initiative has made its way to the county as a citizens groups aims to strengthen voter rights on future...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Apr 26, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 10 comments | 1316 Views

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Legislators speak out at education advocacy day

State and federal legislators spent an afternoon with local education advocates Friday afternoon as part of an advocacy day...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 13 comments | 957 Views

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What have we learned (so far) from Boston?

"The nation can now catch its collective breath, in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing and speedy, live capture...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 683 Views

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CEO, employees charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy

Former financier William Hogarty was set for a preliminary hearing Monday on an allegation of attacking and threatening his...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 25, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 709 Views

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Age well and drive smart

Are you interested in becoming a better, safer and more alert driver in an interactive, fun, and dynamic setting? The "Age...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Apr 25, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 675 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trial begins in slaying of Danville teen

Witness testimony is underway in the trail of a Berkeley man accused of killing a 17-year-old Danville resident. Walter Bell,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Greyson, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:07 am | 4 comments | 920 Views

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New Farm is old news

As local environmental organizations celebrate a recent victory over the withdrawal of the New Farm project, concern is growing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Eric Guftensen, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 1370 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

State Senate committee hears arguments on stronger gun control laws

Voices on both sides of the gun control debate were heard Tuesday in Sacramento, as the Senate Committee on Public Safety...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Raul, on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 24 comments | 1176 Views
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