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An Update, Please

Dear Gina and team, Please update this story: http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=2287 Thank you, Hal...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 20, 2012 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 728 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

California to receive up to $1.8 billion in mortgage relief agreement

Contra Costa County homeowners who were victims of mortgage fraud could see $651 million in relief soon thanks to a $25 billion...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 18, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 1056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contra Costa County law enforcement feels impact of realignment

More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low-level offenders to counties, law enforcement officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Free Ride To Offenders, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 884 Views

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Dead looking trees on Danville Blvd.

Does anyone know if the perpetually brown oak trees on Danville Blvd. are dead or alive? If they are dead, is there a plan...

Original post made by Alamo Resident on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 17, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 798 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

LGBT Day of Dialogue at San Damiano

San Damiano (710 Highland Dr., Danville) welcomes gay, lesbian, bi-sexua, and transgendered people to a day of prayer and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 605 Views

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Board of Education discusses possible bond measure, leans toward November ballot

After several heated forums about a possible school facilities bond, San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education met Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 16, 2012 at 5:53 am | 9 comments | 916 Views

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Keller will not challenge Piepho

Lisa Vorderbrueggen reports that Keller will not take on Piepho for her Supervisor seat. http://www.ibabuzz.com/politics/2012/02/07/bart-director-wont-seek-contra-costa-supervis...

Original post made by RJWeeks on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by East County Watch, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:19 am | 23 comments | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deals to be found: 3 days of VG Online Auction Left

Don't forget to check out the amazing selection of items posted on the Vista Grande Online Auction. Items include: -restaurant...

Original post made by Vista Grande Mom on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by VG Auction Chair, on Feb 14, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 796 Views

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Obituaries

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by elaine m leon, on Feb 14, 2012 at 2:57 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

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Residents protest new Walmart at pre-bid meeting

About 12 people gathered at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard, the site of the [http://sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=5169...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 9 comments | 1293 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest caretaker for the elderly suspected of defrauding her clients

Walnut Creek police arrested a caretaker for the elderly on Saturday who they suspect has been defrauding her clients, police...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 682 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Fur flies over proposed change to animal shelter law

Valley Humane Society would be negatively impacted if Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to repeal the 1998 Hayden Law goes through....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tom Cushing, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:35 am | 9 comments | 1249 Views

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BART moves to take closer look at going to Livermore

The BART Board of Directors voted unanimously today to direct staff to advance the proposed BART to Livermore Project. The...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 708 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

9th Circuit rules state's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court in San Francisco today ruled that Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex marriage, is unconstitutional. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:16 am | 23 comments | 1138 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

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

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by H, on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1108 Views

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State drops police misconduct case, lets Feds take the reins

The case against three law enforcement officers and a private investigator involved in a Contra Costa County drug squad misconduct...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 650 Views

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Attend a read-a-thon kick off event

Read with San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is hosting its 3rd annual Read-A-Thon. It will kick off on Feb. 14 Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 602 Views

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Violins will perform with Diablo Symphony Feb. 12

On Feb. 12, violinist Karen Shinozaki will perform with the Diablo Symphony in Walnut Creek under the baton of guest conductor...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 591 Views

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Residents asked to weigh in on July 4 fireworks

San Ramon's fireworks are up in the air. The cost for the city's Independence Day celebration -- held since 1985 -- could...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Wow..., on Feb 9, 2012 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 96 Views

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Screenagers video festival features SRV twins

Watch out for the ones with glowing eyes, their laser guns and never go pee alone. In "Final Hours," a short film by San...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kim Chavarria, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 589 Views
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