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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 4618 Views

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An end and a new beginning

Tuesday's meeting of the San Ramon City Council marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Councilmember Jim...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 30, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 3320 Views

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Bay Area officials declare 6th straight 'Spare the Air' day

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 2186 Views

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BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 4264 Views

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Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 5436 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk developer represents greatness, selflessness

Kenneth E. Behring's life has been filled with remarkable achievements, but the ambitions that now motivate this businessman...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rgf49er, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 8077 Views

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Bay Area winter wood-burning ban extends to record 11th day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday (Dec. 18). Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 5019 Views

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BART, union reps meet again over contract dispute

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Got Inflation?, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 2359 Views

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Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 5528 Views

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BART, unions reach contract deal

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced Saturday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Amber Styles, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 3838 Views

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Danville officials open sandbag station

The town of Danville has opened its sandbag station, a public resource set up annually to help residents prepare for rainy...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Friend of Danville, on Jan 1, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 4519 Views

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Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 6137 Views

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Danville museum to present rare exhibit on fatal airliner crash

The Museum of the San Ramon Valley's latest exhibit offers people a rare glimpse into a fatal airliner crash that occurred...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by David Whalin, on Dec 3, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 5 comments | 5495 Views

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Mistaken location leads to arrest of Danville woman

A Danville woman was arrested in Pleasanton just after midnight Sunday on felony and misdemeanor counts after reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by miSFit, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:32 am | 14 comments | 6634 Views

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Beware of telephone and email scams

By far, the most common way of separating seniors from their money is through the telephone, in cons ranging from the grandparent...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 4, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1999 Views

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Drought conditions expected to continue through March

A weather station at the Danville library showed the lowest rainfall in recent years, with just 5.87 inches of rain recorded...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 3701 Views

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Fireworks could be returning to San Ramon

Are fireworks coming back to San Ramon? It's too soon to say for sure, but the city is taking the first steps toward restoring...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 3551 Views

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Bay Area bank robber foiled by bad handwriting

Bad penmanship played a role in the arrest of a would-be bank robber in Antioch on Monday. The suspect approached a teller...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Stan Dupp, on Jan 9, 2014 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 2006 Views

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DeSaulnier announces legislative effort to end poverty

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. Now, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is firing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 7389 Views

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Bay Area sees increase in fatalities related to flu

A fourth flu-related death in the Bay Area was reported Thursday out of San Francisco, according to health officials. The...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 4601 Views
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