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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 | 2033 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 | 2035 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 | 1593 Views

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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 | 1679 Views

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Unemployment rates rise slightly in Bay Area, statewide

The jobless rate in California increased to 8.7 percent in July from 8.5 percent in June. East Bay counties saw a slightly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 2743 Views

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Danville, San Ramon among lowest unemployment rates in Contra Costa County

Local cities remain among those least affected by unemployment, with lower unemployment figures than other areas of Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2615 Views

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Picture this!

The Danville Express is on the hunt for the next Ansel Adams, the next Annie Leibovitz, or just the next person who points...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Morgan, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views

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Trial begins for former sheriff's deputy accused in dirty DUI case

Monday was the first day of trial for Alamo resident Stephen Tanabe, on seven federal charges related to his role in the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 22, 2013 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 2462 Views

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Downtown restaurant robbed by two gunmen Saturday

At about 11:05 p.m., officers responded to reports of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Corner's Tavern Restaurant....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 17 comments | 2722 Views

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Approval of park at Faria Preserve on hold until September

A park planned for the Faria Preserve will get one more public hearing before it goes to a vote by the San Ramon Parks and...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2298 Views

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Participate in the Hap Magee Dog Park survey

The town of Danville seeks input from users of the Canine Corral Dog Park at Hap Magee Ranch Park regarding the type of material...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Aug 31, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1766 Views

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Former private investigator testifies to setting up dirty DUI arrests

Former private investigator Christopher Butler, wearing red jail garb, matter-of-factly told a federal jury in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2091 Views

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New Bay Bridge can't handle capacity projections, analysts say

With the Bay Bridge closing late in the day Wednesday and reopening Sept. 3 with its redesigned eastern span, Bay Area transit...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:17 am | 14 comments | 2316 Views

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Students show solidarity for lost classmate

Students and staff at San Ramon Valley, California and Monte Vista high schools wore white and green on Thursday to show...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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When pets go missing

Sgt. Doug DeVries runs a remote control-sized wand across a lost pup like she's a six-pack of Coke at the supermarket. Swiping...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 31, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 2099 Views

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Bay Bridge opens early after much bickering, long delays

The Bay Bridge, complete with a newly-constructed eastern span, opened hours earlier than scheduled Monday night, transit...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fydor , on Sep 5, 2013 at 9:25 am | 4 comments | 2162 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 5017 Views

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Syria: What now?

Syria's use of chemical weapons is up for discussion in this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4683...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Trisha, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:21 am | 10 comments | 1977 Views

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Fire near Mt. Diablo burns 800 acres, evacuations ordered

A grass fire in the Clayton area of Contra Costa County has grown to 800 acres and remains only around 10 percent contained...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 17 comments | 4136 Views
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