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BART management, unions trade barbs instead of meeting

With only five weeks left before a 60-day cooling off period expires, negotiators for BART management and its labor unions...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 3286 Views

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West Nile Virus found in third bird in Danville

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced that an American Crow infected with West Nile virus was found...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4210 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Morgan fire chars 3,700 acres; 20 percent contained

The Morgan fire has charred 3,718 acres near Mount Diablo and is about 20 percent contained. No homes have burned but one...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

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Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 722 Views

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Hundreds attend funeral for Danville teen killed in crash

Hundreds of community members packed a San Ramon church on Tuesday to remember 17-year-old Robert Orlando, who died in a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by becky, on Sep 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

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Mount Diablo fire out, state park to re-open Monday

Crews have extinguished the Morgan Fire at Mount Diablo State Park after it charred an estimated 3,133 acres since it started...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kerri , on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:57 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views

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Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 3451 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Getting a 'Yes' to Syria?

The Syria serial continues, with this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4702 Raucous Caucus] focusing...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sherm, on Sep 18, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 367 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police responding to officer-involved shooting

Police are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in unincorporated San Ramon. The shooting was reported just before...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by A Friend, on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views

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Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 3930 Views

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Stay safe in traffic with Street Smarts

Do you and your children know how to be safe along the San Ramon Valley's roadways? To spread the word about traffic safety,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Frankly, on Sep 26, 2013 at 6:26 am | 1 comment | 4049 Views

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Streetwise: Helpful advice

Hindsight is 20-20 and life is full of woulda, shoulda, couldas. This week, Danville residents responded to the question...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by franklyu, on Sep 27, 2013 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 3875 Views

RESTAURANTS

30th anniversay of The Run is Sunday

Whether you're in shape for a 5K or half marathon or you would be huffing and puffing along the way, it's time for the 30th...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Joe Combs, on Oct 4, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 952 Views

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Both sides say there's been some movement in BART contract talks

Cecille Isidro, a spokeswoman for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, which represents 1,430 mechanics, custodians...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Ray Talliaferro, on Oct 4, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglar arrested after caught in the act

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary in Walnut Creek early Wednesday morning after someone caught him...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 10, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

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Diana Gregory

I saw a brief Obituary on Diana Gregory, Danville, about 6 weeks ago. I never saw anything again. I'm an old casual acquaintance,...

Original post made by Acquaintance on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anne, on May 6, 2014 at 12:48 am | 1 comment | 770 Views

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Danville Express launches new website design today

Welcome to the new DanvilleExpress.com! The revamped website introduces new section pages for news, art & entertainment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Gina Channell-Allen, on Oct 11, 2013 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1861 Views

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Tuesday's tax deadline remains despite shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service Friday reminded taxpayers that the Oct. 15 deadline tomorrow remains in effect for people who...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3718 Views

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Students ponder 9/11 remembrance in essay contest

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. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 6270 Views

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School District to hold forum on new state standards

Parents will have the opportunity to learn more about Common Core Standards implementation during two informational nights....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 4875 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 2,093 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 794 views

The Vranesh situation heads to court
By Tim Hunt | 6 comments | 605 views