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Study: Lyme disease more widespread in Bay Area open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to the results of a new study...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tania , on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 6393 Views

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MTA offers summer internship program

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is looking for summer interns seeking a career in transit. About 35 summer internships...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by James Buchs, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 2830 Views

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Council limits parking near two Danville high schools

The potential for off-campus student parking has been reduced in one neighborhood near a pair of Danville high schools. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 7773 Views

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Five prosecutors honored for convictions in 'Dirty DUI' cases

Five federal assistant district attorneys have been honored for the work they did in prosecuting police and others in what...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jason w, on Mar 26, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 5252 Views

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UC, union reach deal to avert strike

The University of California reached a tentative agreement Thursday with the union that represents 8,300 service workers,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Mar 2, 2014 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1496 Views

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Danville teacher wins national honor

Danville teacher Kimberley Gilles received a high honor -- and a $25,000 check -- from the National Education Association...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by Dolores, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 15 comments | 2381 Views

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DPD: Boy recovers after accidentally shooting self in arm

A 12-year-old boy in Danville is recovering after he accidentally shot himself in the arm last week, a police lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by andy, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 1270 Views

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Police: Man says drug dealers forced him to twice rob Tri-Valley bank

A man charged with robbing the same San Ramon bank twice claims drug dealers made him commit the holdups. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Debora, on Mar 6, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 2029 Views

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State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 2227 Views

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Walnut Creek OKs plastic bag ban

Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags. The City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Muir's Ghost, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:19 am | 18 comments | 2701 Views

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Statewide survey shows plethora of unhealthy items sold near schools

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state have unveiled a new campaign based on the idea that people are...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 2806 Views

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Update: Authorities ID Danville teen killed in Lafayette crash

A 17-year-old boy who was killed when his car spun off of state Highway 24 in Lafayette on Thursday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbie, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 7 comments | 1854 Views

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Danville opens business promotion grant program

Danville officials have announced that the town is again offering grants to local businesses through its Business Promotion...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by April, on Mar 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1355 Views

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Buchanan measure aimed at cutting chronic school truancies

State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) has introduced legislation sponsored by Attorney General Kamala Harris to address...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Douglas , on Mar 21, 2014 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 1324 Views

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Assemblywoman holds education talk

Some Tri-Valley residents and school officials took the chance to pick the brain of State Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo)...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Mar 18, 2014 at 8:44 am | 4 comments | 1462 Views

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Authorities locate missing 'at-risk' Danville woman after late-night search

Authorities located a missing, "at-risk" woman after nearly three hours of ground and aerial searches in and around Danville...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 14, 2014 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 2483 Views

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Tri-Valley man arrested for allegedly shooting into ex-girlfriend's home

A San Ramon man was arrested after allegedly firing shots into his ex-girlfriend's San Leandro home on Saturday night, police...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by JT, on Mar 21, 2014 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 3089 Views

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Update: Neighbor, teens help rescue women from burning San Ramon home

A neighbor and three teenage boys rescued two women and a pet dog from a two-alarm house fire in San Ramon on Monday that...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Gus, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 3087 Views

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Income tax receipts for February exceed state's budget estimates by 46%

State Controller John Chiang released his monthly report California's cash balance showing that revenues for the month of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 7 comments | 1578 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
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Anatomy of a Summer Camp Project A Visual Essay, Phase 2
By John A. Barry | 1 comment | 280 views