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BART management presents new proposal to labor unions

A BART spokesman said Thursday that management is putting a new comprehensive proposal on the bargaining table in hopes of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Eva Jamison, on Jun 28, 2013 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

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Town Council approves Magee Ranch development

Sixty-nine new homes will be built along Diablo Road on the Magee Ranch property after town officials approved development...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Property Rights, on Jun 27, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 40 comments | 2490 Views

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Supreme Court expected to announce Prop 8, DOMA rulings Wednesday

The justices' questions and comments during a hearing in March suggest they may be inclined to favor either of two procedural...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 740 Views

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Businesses sought for Thursday night street festivals

Business owners in Danville are encouraged to take part in this year's Danville Thursday Night Street Festivals. At this...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Business Owner, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 646 Views

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Ditch days costly for school district

Senior ditch day may be a longstanding tradition in local high schools, but every time a student misses school, whether it's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 1270 Views

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Billy Beane to sell longtime Danville home

Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics general manager made famous by the book and movie "Moneyball," recently put his Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 10 comments | 1748 Views

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Danville schools up to walk/bike challenge

This spring, 730 students from 16 elementary schools in the San Ramon Valley participated in the Street Smarts Walk/Bike...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim Fakenameforlegitimacy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 8:00 am | 11 comments | 1075 Views

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Attend the Danville Fine Arts Faire

Enjoy 200 fine art and contemporary craft displays, Italian street painting, wonderful entertainment and more! The Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 21, 2013 at 7:08 am | 1 comment | 809 Views

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Regional planning staff respond to public comments on Plan Bay Area

Planners from the Metropolitan Transportation Committee and Association of Bay Area Governments reviewed and discussed public...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 20, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 21 comments | 1261 Views

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Give me summer! Give me books!

The Give Me Summer! Give Me Books! kick-off event will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 21 at Rakestraw Books. Bestselling...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rakestraw Books, on Jun 20, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 746 Views

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Search under way for armed robbery suspects at Holiday Inn

Police are searching for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery at a Holiday Inn in Walnut Creek on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 20, 2013 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 853 Views

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Contra Costa to hold gun buyback on August 3

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office will sponsor a gun buyback program in August where residents throughout...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1385 Views

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Trash can body case in Pleasanton ends with conviction

The man who killed the young woman whose body was left in a trash can beside a road in Pleasanton has been sentenced after...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
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A visit from the hugging saint

The San Ramon Valley is hardly a Mecca or Jerusalem, but thousands of people make a pilgrimage here to see and be touched...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 18, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 4 comments | 1254 Views

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Police release photos of woman who robbed cabbie

Walnut Creek police have released photos of a woman with a long, blonde ponytail who robbed a taxi driver earlier this month....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Juanito, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 741 Views

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Town Council hearing on Summerhill Proposal Tuesday, June 18 7:30 p.m. Danville Community Center

ATTENTION DANVILLE RESIDENTS: your Measure S right to vote on residential development proposals for Agricultural-designated...

Original post made by SOS-DANVILLE on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:53 am | 15 comments | 1225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 4423 Views

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Beacon removed from Mt. Diablo for repairs

The Eye of Diablo is in serious disrepair after years of neglect. On June 11, repair crews removed the beacon from the summit...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by J.J., on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1054 Views

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Bay Area clerks' offices prepare for Supreme Court decision on Proposition 8

With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to make a ruling this month on California's ban on same-sex marriage, county clerks'...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 869 Views

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Be well, eat healthy

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, so luckily you live in a place where nutritious food is as close as your neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Eva Traverso, on Jun 12, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 774 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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