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BART ridership hits new record high due to weekend events

A total of 319,484 people rode BART on Saturday, well above the previous record of 287,586, according to spokesman Jim Allison....

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be the Tri-Valley's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Antionio, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

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Fine arts festival comes to the park

This year's event, held on Oct. 6 and 7. featured 70 booths, as well as professional chalk artists. Booths boasted painters...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Oct 8, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

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Downtown streets closed for homecoming parade

Parts of Railroad Avenue, Hartz Avenue and San Ramon Valley Boulevard will be closed on Friday, Oct. 12 during the San Ramon...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Oct 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

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Lawrence Livermore Lab heats up cold cases

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher and a team of international collaborators have discovered a multidisciplinary...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 11, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Get ready for Medicare open enrollment

For senior citizens, the most important decision you will make this fall comes in the form of choosing the most appropriate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Oct 15, 2012 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1205 Views

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Winning ticket worth $220,648 bought last month, remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

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Final thoughts on the Athletics

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4005 Raucous Caucus], Tom Cushing discusses the end...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by G-Man, on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1138 Views

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Streetwise: Bucket lists

This week, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton asked members of the Crow Canyon Country Club about their bucket lists to find out...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Oct 19, 2012 at 6:28 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

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Harvest Moon 'cluster' featuring more than 8,500 dogs during 5-day show at Fairgrounds

More than 8,500 dogs are on exhibit in dog shows taking place at the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend, starting Thursday...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Cathy K., on Oct 22, 2012 at 9:24 am | 1 comment | 903 Views

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Danville d'Elegance raises thousands for Parkinson's

The Danville d'Elegance Foundation successfully kicked fundraising efforts into high gear this year, raising nearly $400,000...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 785 Views

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SRV students reflect on volunteerism in America

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by kstepper, on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 735 Views

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Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction

Candidate Bob Nealis accepts $500 from Castle Construction, owner of Danville Hotel property. The Town of Danville recently...

Original post made by Rocky on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by PQ, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 832 Views

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Volunteers offer a helping hand for home maintenance

An overgrown yard is no easy task to tame and contractors, gardeners and maintenance can become costly. For those who are...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 29, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 706 Views

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114 flights out of SFO canceled as east coast airports remain closed

As post-tropical cyclone Sandy battered much of the East Coast with strong winds, flooding and even blizzards Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 30, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 712 Views

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Mike Doyle compelled to take down his illegally large signs

Apparently 22-year Town Council member and current candidate Mike Doyle thinks he is above the law. Most of you probably...

Original post made by follow the law on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Rocky, on Nov 2, 2012 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 766 Views

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New bike racks debut downtown

Cyclists stopping in Danville during a long ride, coming downtown for events, shopping or great food will now have an easier...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

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Local students get inspired at youth TEDx event

One hundred students from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District will have the opportunity to learn about "ideas worth...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kim, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:21 am | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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Traffic congestion expected to continue at I-580, El Charro Road as Paragon Outlets celebrates opening

The opening of the Paragon Outlets in Livermore Thursday morning stalled traffic in both directions on Interstate 580. Drivers...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:07 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

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Missing Walnut Creek man found dead in Humboldt County

Walnut Creek resident Michael Steven McNulty had been missing for more than a week and was found dead in Humboldt County,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Theresa , on Nov 14, 2012 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 912 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
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Endorsement thoughts
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Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
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