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Alamo resident charged with filing over $5 million in false claims for tax refunds

A federal grand jury indicted Alamo resident Robert Lance McAdam, 56, on Tuesday for seven counts of making false, fictitious...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by happy teeth, on Sep 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 111 comments | 4057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deceased Contra Costa inmate identified as Alamo man

An inmate found dead in a cell at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on Thursday has been identified as David Bremer, 24,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2014
Last comment by Barbie, on Mar 25, 2014 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments | 4011 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 | 4005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 4003 Views

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EBMUD implements new watering restrictions

The San Ramon Valley's primary water provider told its customers Tuesday afternoon to comply with new statewide mandatory...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Herman Glates, on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:32 am | 46 comments | 3991 Views

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EBMUD continues call for voluntary 10% water cutback

The East Bay Municipal Utility District's board of directors voted Tuesday to ask their customers to continue voluntarily...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Ms. bunny, on Apr 24, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 3979 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Escape to Mount Diablo

It's hard to believe peace and tranquility are only a stone's throw away. Even though we are at the foot of Mount Diablo,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Sammy, on Jan 17, 2008 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 3951 Views

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Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 44 comments | 3948 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 3938 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 | 3936 Views

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BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred Martinez, on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:53 am | 3 comments | 3924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hats off to the class of 2013!

Congratulations to the class of 2013 from San Ramon Valley, Monte Vista and Del Amigo high schools. The Express wishes Danville's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Tracy, on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 5 comments | 3909 Views

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Town Council votes to alter or end Hot Summer Nights

On April 1st, 2008, at the Town Council Meeting, the council recklessly reduced the number of Hot Summer Nights car shows...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by klwoody, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 3849 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 | 3816 Views

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NTSB launches investigation into BART worker deaths

NTSB investigator Jim Southworth said the agency will be in the Bay Area for the next four to 10 days collecting information...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 3812 Views

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San Francisco wins high honors in nationwide booze battle

As if San Franciscans didn't have enough to be proud about, a new distinction has been bestowed upon the city by the bay:...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3807 Views

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Streetwise: The fiscal cliff

As discussion of the impending fiscal cliff saturates the airwaves, Roving Reporter Stan Wharton went to the Danville Livery...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Dec 11, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 40 comments | 3783 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 | 3781 Views

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Techno grads

Congratulations to tonight's graduates. In this week's lead story, we explore what technology means to the class of 2008....

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 17, 2008 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 3767 Views
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