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Bay Bridge scheduled to reopen Sept. 3 after five-day closure

Top transportation officials voted today to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge by Sept. 3, the day after Labor Day....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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See cool cars at the final Hot Summer Nights

The final Hot Summer Nights car show of the season will be held in Danville from 4-9 p.m. tonight. Cars will begin lining...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Aug 15, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abram Wilson pulls bid for mayoral race

Former San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson said he is no longer in San Ramon's mayoral race, allowing Mayor Bill Clarkson to seek...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by RUkidding, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 920 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mama, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 849 Views

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Congressman to discuss immigration reform at breakfast meeting

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host an immigration forum for constituents at which he will provide up-to-date...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Logical Advocate, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | 5 comments | 1386 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Iron Horse Trail

Does anyone have an idea why runners, bicyclists, joggers, DO NOT read the big white painted 4 letter word S T O...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Aug 15, 2013 at 5:44 am | 2 comments | 851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

San Ramon Valley schools exceed state averages in STAR test

Students in the San Ramon Valley are continuing to excel on standardized tests, according to results released by the state...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1893 Views

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Danville inventor launches 'Rock-It'

Heck with a better mousetrap. Danville's Jason Lucash, 26, is busy inventing compact products that help people listen to...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Todd Campbell, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1165 Views

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Road rage at Stoneridge mall

Police in Pleasanton have arrested a 19-year-old man who allegedly hit another man with his car following an argument in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by Unknown, on Aug 13, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 9 comments | 1388 Views

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Governor's fact-finding panel finds BART management, unions 'far apart' on bargaining

A three-person fact-finding panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown heard firsthand Wednesday how far apart BART and its labor...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1083 Views

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Danville resident files ballot measure to crack down on prescription drug abuse, medical malpractice

With his ballot measure now officially filed, Danville resident Bob Pack is continuing his fight for medical reform legislation....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Debora, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:53 am | 16 comments | 4577 Views

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Petition hopes to stop development of Faria Preserve

A petition drive to stop the Faria Preserve, a 440-acre site east of Bollinger Canyon Road and north of Crow Canyon Road...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by concerned resident, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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San Ramon City Council candidate vows to oppose all new high-density development

One of the three confirmed candidates running for election in San Ramon this year want to block future high-density developments...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by local control, on Aug 12, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 23 comments | 1755 Views

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Growing old isn't easy

Aging gracefully can be a tough job, especially in today's society. In this week's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4580...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by beth gardner, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 948 Views

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BART strike blocked but contract negotiations remain stalled

BART negotiations between management and two worker unions ended Sunday evening with little progress, but trains will be...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by William, on Aug 12, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 924 Views

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Area's State Senator suggests law to block BART strikes

As BART's unions agreed to postpone a scheduled strike against the transit system, one California lawmaker is suggesting...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 11, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1405 Views

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Pet of the Week: Rose

Meet Rose, a three month old sweetie who has been waiting for her family to find her at the East County Animal Shelter. She's...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Oberver, on Aug 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

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Activist group sues Danville, developers over Magee Ranch project

Local citizens group SOS-Danville filed a lawsuit July 25 challenging the town of Danville's approval of the [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=9664&approved=yes...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by MyTwoCents, on Aug 9, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 68 comments | 7696 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pair arrested after alleged smash-and-grab car burglaries, police chase

A man and woman were arrested on suspicion of burglary and auto theft Friday after someone allegedly spotted the woman breaking...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 9, 2013 at 10:53 am | 19 comments | 1389 Views

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Design Review Board approves plans for Danville Hotel property

The Design Review Board met on Thursday at Town Hall to discuss a proposed [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=9827...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 8, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 18 comments | 3543 Views
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