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New funding to help county expand anti-truancy program

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark A. Peterson recently announced a new expansion of the county's continuing efforts...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by dolly, on Aug 31, 2016 at 9:47 am | 1 comment | 904 Views

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BART launching perks program for off-peak commutes

BART is launching a program offering cash rewards for riders who commute to work outside of the busiest hours. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Sep 1, 2016 at 7:26 am | 1 comment | 634 Views

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Alamo Rotary selects Burlingame-Randall as president

The Rotary Club of Alamo has named Beth Burlingame-Randall, its longtime youth services director and a retired local teacher,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lou Plummer, on Sep 8, 2016 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views

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Retired SRPD captain returns as part-time acting police chief

Former San Ramon police Capt. Dan Pratt has come back to the department on a part-time basis to serve as acting police chief...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Noway, on Sep 27, 2016 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

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Danville seeks residents for town, county commissions

The town of Danville is recruiting residents interested in applying for town commission and advisory board seats as well...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Apply!, on Sep 28, 2016 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1344 Views

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Announcing our 2016 Tri-Valley Heroes

The Tri-Valley Heroes panel of judges have selected the recipients for the 2016 awards, which are bestowed on residents who...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Herb Ritter, on Oct 3, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

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Contra Costa County earns U.S. Justice Department grants

Contra Costa County received separate grants from the U.S. Justice Department on Monday to focus on effective criminal defense...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 4, 2016 at 6:41 am | 1 comment | 686 Views

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Danville: Public apology planned for All Wars Memorial vandalism

A young man charged with vandalizing Danville’s All Wars Memorial with graffiti last year has agreed to make a public apology...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 2707 Views

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Downtown set for 25th annual Danville Fall Crafts Festival

Downtown Danville is set to host a milestone event this weekend as the annual Fall Crafts Festival returns for its 25th installment....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by George Emerson, on Oct 21, 2016 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

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Mayors credit unified efforts for quality-of-life advances in Tri-Valley

The mayors of the greater Tri-Valley -- Danville, Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton and San Ramon -- credit their collaboration...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dubrovsky, on Nov 3, 2016 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1151 Views

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Creekside students pack 19,000+ meals for families in need abroad

The school community at Danville's Creekside Elementary gathered to give back to people in need in Haiti, with local students...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Matthew Guo, on Nov 5, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

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Danville to host special exhibit, 'Honoring Korean Veterans'

The Veterans Memorial Building of the San Ramon Valley in downtown Danville is set to be home to a special three-day exhibit...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by VietNam Vet, on Nov 11, 2016 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 1177 Views

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Danville: Teen skateboarder taken to hospital after being hit by car

A 17-year-old boy skateboarding in downtown Danville was struck by a car Friday afternoon at the intersection of Hartz and...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident3, on Nov 19, 2016 at 7:11 pm | 1 comment | 1911 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk teen honored as Rising Star

When Sports Illustrated named Connor Bruce its High School Athlete of the Month last April, it could easily have been assumed...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by bz, on Nov 28, 2016 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3513 Views

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Danville council bids farewell to Doyle, welcomes newcomer Blackwell

The Danville Town Council ushered in a new era Tuesday night, saying goodbye to outgoing Councilman Mike Doyle after 25 years...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peg Wilcox, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1473 Views

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Danville resident accused of robbing Hayward bank

A Danville resident identified by investigators as the suspect in a bank robbery in Hayward last week has been arrested out...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 23, 2016 at 5:56 am | 1 comment | 3659 Views

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Holiday tree disposal days set for Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk, Diablo

People in Danville, Alamo, Blackhawk and Diablo hoping to dispose of their holiday trees free-of-charge can do so on their...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Jan 3, 2017 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 2034 Views

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Editorial: Hats off to citizen (turned) journalist

Local news coverage is imperative to the health of a community. When the number of journalists locally and nationally was...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Elana O'Loskey, on Jan 6, 2017 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 772 Views

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County seeks legal professionals as volunteers for high school mock trial program

The Contra Costa County Office of Education is looking for Bay Area legal professionals interested in giving back to the...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2017
Last comment by Peter j., on Jan 21, 2017 at 8:04 am | 1 comment | 685 Views

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Pulitzer-winning 'The Piano Lesson' coming to Danville stage

Danville's Role Players Ensemble is presenting its rendition of playwright August Wilson's 1990 drama "The Piano Lesson"...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by Brfian Granville, on Jan 26, 2017 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views
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