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Violins will perform with Diablo Symphony Feb. 12

On Feb. 12, violinist Karen Shinozaki will perform with the Diablo Symphony in Walnut Creek under the baton of guest conductor...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 746 Views

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Attend a read-a-thon kick off event

Read with San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is hosting its 3rd annual Read-A-Thon. It will kick off on Feb. 14 Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 720 Views

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State drops police misconduct case, lets Feds take the reins

The case against three law enforcement officers and a private investigator involved in a Contra Costa County drug squad misconduct...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest caretaker for the elderly suspected of defrauding her clients

Walnut Creek police arrested a caretaker for the elderly on Saturday who they suspect has been defrauding her clients, police...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

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Obituaries

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by elaine m leon, on Feb 14, 2012 at 2:57 am | 1 comment | 1221 Views

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Contra Costa County law enforcement feels impact of realignment

More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low-level offenders to counties, law enforcement officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Free Ride To Offenders, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 1029 Views

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Pleasanton police investigate two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gretchen, on Feb 22, 2012 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 703 Views

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Keeping on track in the community college path

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3525 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 671 Views

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Special presentation on building an iconic bridge March 27

The Village Theatre will hold a special presentation on rebuilding the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

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See 'Reel Blondes' at the Village Theatre

Victoria's "Reel Blondes" cabaret will be on stage from March 2-4, 9-10, May 18-20 and 25-27, at the Village Theatre and...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Martha Levison, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 811 Views

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Occupiers march to Castlewood Country Club

Between 300 and 350 people turned out for last weekend's Occupy Pleasanton event to protest the lockout of workers from Castlewood...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Mar 1, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 795 Views

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'Reel Blondes' rockets back into town

For the first time since the Victoria's Hair & Spa Salon was sold four years ago, a San Ramon Valley cast "Reel Blondes"...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 939 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Mar 13, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

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Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets March 12

Stroke support group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of every month (except August) at John Muir...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 798 Views

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Neiman Marcus opens in Walnut Creek amid much fanfare

The first Neiman Marcus luxury department store opened in Walnut Creek's Broadway Plaza on Friday morning, as hundreds of...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Donna, on Mar 12, 2012 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1914 Views

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Wind Symphony performs March 24

The Wind Symphony will play music inspired by works of famous authors. The concert will feature guest artist Denis Winter,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Mar 21, 2012 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 731 Views

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Residents vocal about opposition to Norris Canyon HOV ramps

Thursday night's public workshop, held at the San Ramon Community Center and presented by the Contra Costa Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Mar 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 853 Views

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I Own the Road, Get Out of....

Why is it that many drivers believe they own the road when many have to share it. Surely you have seen, experienced those...

Original post made by frankly on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by jimbo, on Apr 24, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

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Obromneycare, part one: What is it?

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3593 Raucous Caucus], educator and recruiter Tom Cushing...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on Mar 28, 2012 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 827 Views

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Streetwise: Have you ever been April fooled?

As residents of the San Ramon Valley keep their eyes peeled for pranksters, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Thrift...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 884 Views
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