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Catching a big one

Long-time Danville resident Charlene Trautner caught a 72 inch, 192 pound Halibut while fishing off Gustavus Island in Alaska....

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

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Hundreds attend funeral for Danville teen killed in crash

Hundreds of community members packed a San Ramon church on Tuesday to remember 17-year-old Robert Orlando, who died in a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by becky, on Sep 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

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Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 4321 Views

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Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 5269 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 4587 Views

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Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 5241 Views

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No settlement in sight with BART 'cooling off' period ending shortly

The demands by BART's union for a 21 percent raise over three years is simply unaffordable for BART and unreasonable by any...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:42 am | 8 comments | 2189 Views

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Popular British pub The Crown closes

A popular downtown Danville business closed its doors to Anglophiles and fish and chips lovers in August. British pub and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 5 comments | 10719 Views

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University founder facing federal charges blocked from opening new campus

Even as she was facing charges for running a bogus university, Susan Su was working to set up another non-credited university...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1817 Views

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Stay safe in traffic with Street Smarts

Do you and your children know how to be safe along the San Ramon Valley's roadways? To spread the word about traffic safety,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Frankly, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 5110 Views

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Learn about the Affordable Care Act at info fair

Congressman George Miller (D-Martinez) and State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-10) invite you to learn how the Affordable Care...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by family of 5, on Oct 2, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 17 comments | 2160 Views

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Police identify 4 teens present during Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were present when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Brian D' Angelo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:17 am | 7 comments | 6282 Views

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Streetwise: Helpful advice

Hindsight is 20-20 and life is full of woulda, shoulda, couldas. This week, Danville residents responded to the question...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by franklyu, on Sep 27, 2013 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 4793 Views

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Divorce attorney pleads guilty to wiretapping car of client's husband

A San Ramon divorce attorney pleaded guilty Friday to arranging to have a concealed listening device placed in the car of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 12761 Views

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Danville Hotel demolition set for October

Danville's biggest eyesore will soon be demolished as plans to develop retail, business and living space move forward. The...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 10, 2013 at 11:24 am | 26 comments | 10919 Views

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Local women go 'Beyond' with burlesque troupe

The four members of Beyond Burlesque are clad in lingerie and heels as they strut around a small fitness studio in Lafayette....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 8 comments | 11977 Views

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ACA call center preps to enroll Californians in health exchange

More than 160 customer service agents in a Concord warehouse will be fielding calls from prospective enrollees in the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 11, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 32 comments | 6728 Views

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School superintendent: Many of our schools are at capacity

San Ramon Valley schools are bursting at the seams, according to school Superintendent Mary Shelton, who spoke to about 25...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 9976 Views

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Bay Area assessing impact of federal government shutdown

The federal government shutdown began early Tuesday morning after Congress failed to pass a budget by a deadline of midnight...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 2012 Views

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Kristi Yamaguchi visits the Danville Library

Olympic medalist and children's author Kristi Yamaguchi will visit the Danville Library at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8. She...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Library Patron, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2118 Views
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