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Annual bike donation drive begins in Danville

A local nonprofit has begun its annual effort to gather and repair donated bicycles for underprivileged Bay Area residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3109 Views

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Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4514 Views

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Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3017 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Conklin, friend to wounded soldiers

When Mike Conklin, a realtor and father of three sons who knew injured Army Spc. Jake Brown, heard that the young man had...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Slatts, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 3052 Views

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Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 5266 Views

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2 Semi-Friendly Reminders for Gym Patrons

This applies to 24-Hour Fitness members -- and to everyone else who uses a gym. 24-Hr has a [adjective] policy against posting...

Original post made by Joe Pratless on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by arnold, on Dec 6, 2013 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 536 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Basketball dreams

Kevin Laue is not someone who easily takes "no" for an answer. Laue has been a fighter since before he was born, when his...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Dec 3, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3811 Views

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Beacon to shine in memory of Pearl Harbor victims

The perfect Pacific water mirrored the clear blue sky while military men slept on their bunks in big battleships on that...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charles R. Engel, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 480 Views

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PG&E unveils new San Ramon gas control center

PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Extra Crispy, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2983 Views

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An end and a new beginning

Tuesday's meeting of the San Ramon City Council marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Councilmember Jim...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

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Vote on BART deal expected next week

Votes on an agreement that would end eight months of strife between BART and its labor unions probably won't be held until...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 28, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part I

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Arlene, on Jan 6, 2014 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2473 Views

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Drought conditions expected to continue through March

A weather station at the Danville library showed the lowest rainfall in recent years, with just 5.87 inches of rain recorded...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 1965 Views

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Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part II

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines, from July to December. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by local resident, on Jan 7, 2014 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2123 Views

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Bay Area bank robber foiled by bad handwriting

Bad penmanship played a role in the arrest of a would-be bank robber in Antioch on Monday. The suspect approached a teller...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Stan Dupp, on Jan 9, 2014 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Reports of theft, child abuse, battery lead Danville PD call log

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

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3065 Views

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Bay Area sees increase in fatalities related to flu

A fourth flu-related death in the Bay Area was reported Thursday out of San Francisco, according to health officials. The...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2733 Views

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Danville council to discuss key downtown projects

The Danville Town Council is set to receive updates about several significant downtown construction projects during its meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by disgusted, on Jan 14, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

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Danville Hotel property demolition set to begin

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West structures appear to be coming down soon. Town officials announced that the private...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 3059 Views

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Demolition underway at Danville Hotel site

Construction crews began knocking down the deteriorating structures at the Danville Hotel property Wednesday morning, marking...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by gary, on Jan 16, 2014 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2063 Views
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