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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA: No criminal charges in BART officer's friendly fire death

No criminal charges will be filed in the fatal shooting of BART police Sgt. Thomas "Tommy" Smith during a probation search...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 2, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1052 Views

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Contra Costa voters to decide another community college bond measure

Contra Costa County residents will decide next week whether to approve a $450 million bond measure to improve Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by George, on May 31, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 3590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Small grass fire doused in Danville

Firefighters put out a small vegetation fire in Danville Thursday afternoon after flames sparked while dry native weeds were...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by JRM, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 1940 Views

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Tri-Valley teen sentenced to prison for cyclist's death

A Pleasanton teen was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison for a crash in Pleasanton last June that killed a bicyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1500 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theft reports top Danville PD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the DanvilleSanRamon Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 3, 2014 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 895 Views

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Primary results set stage for local Congress, Assembly runoffs

San Ramon Valley residents were among the voters who set the stage for federal and state runoffs in November, elected officials...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Samantha Rios, on Jun 7, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 16 comments | 3536 Views

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Canine Corral to see partial summer closure

A popular dog park in Danville is getting a facelift and will be partially closed for maintenance over the next two months,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by dogfather, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1100 Views

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Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Wyman Inteck, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:10 am | 10 comments | 5109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens talk about mental health

Adults may remember high school as the best years of their lives, but this isn't the case for many teens. One wrote in this...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by DanvilleDad, on Jun 6, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 1449 Views

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Court: Red-light camera evidence presumed authentic

The California Supreme Court made it easier Thursday for prosecutors to use red-light camera evidence against drivers who...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Kim, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

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Bill to mandate kindergarten passes Assembly

The Assembly last week passed a bill that would make kindergarten attendance mandatory for students before they can take...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 8, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 4390 Views

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San Ramon City Center makeover to be presented to council

Sunset Development Company has updated its plan for the San Ramon City Center project and is set to present the new proposal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Oct 25, 2014 at 1:26 pm | 6 comments | 1881 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DPD: Pittsburg residents arrested after 'casing' neighborhood

Four Pittsburg residents were arrested Tuesday in Danville on a variety of charges, including drug counts and probation violations,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:59 am | 10 comments | 3182 Views

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Scholars honored by local AAUW branch

Ten college women on various academic journeys received scholarships from the Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch of the American...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lynn, on Jun 7, 2014 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second workshop set on San Ramon trail overcrossings

Local officials are holding another public workshop Monday (June 9) to gather more citizen ideas for the design of the Iron...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 10, 2014 at 7:50 am | 4 comments | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters sustain heat-related injuries in Alamo house fire response

A two-alarm house fire damaged a vacant home in Alamo and left two firefighters with heat-related injuries Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Thank You, on Jun 10, 2014 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 1044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Assembly OKs statewide schools bond for November ballot

The State Assembly unanimously passed a bill on May 29 that would place a statewide school facilities bond on the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Jun 19, 2014 at 9:18 am | 22 comments | 28515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bay Area nonprofit wins state teacher tenure lawsuit

California's teacher tenure laws were declared unconstitutional Tuesday by a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, ruling...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 14, 2014 at 6:21 pm | 11 comments | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

New San Ramon City Center design debuts

Dozens filed in to a Dougherty Valley theater Tuesday night for the unveiling of the new San Ramon City Center design, gazing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Long Time San Ramonian, on Nov 24, 2014 at 3:26 pm | 25 comments | 4834 Views

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Danville begins Railroad Avenue project

Danville's Railroad Avenue improvement project began this week. The one-year project aims to enhance the Railroad Avenue...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Danville Hartz, on Jun 19, 2014 at 7:33 am | 6 comments | 2451 Views
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