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Danville residents arrested after stealing thousands from CVS

Two Danville residents were arrested after allegedly stealing $8,000 worth of goods from various CVS Pharmacies. In a separate...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1118 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 25, 2011 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 881 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More BANG for our news buck!

Dear Editor, Today, a few neighbors were discussing how changes at BANG would affect the nature of news in Contra Costa...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 675 Views

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More protests lead to BART station shutdowns, arrests

Police arrested at least 30 to 40 demonstrators during protests that originated at the Civic Center BART station and then...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Barb, on Aug 24, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 737 Views

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PG&E begins five-month project in Danville

Pacific Gas and Electric Company began a five-month reliability project on Wednesday that will upgrade aging wooden streetlights...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Karla, on Aug 24, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 1086 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD students excel in standardized testing reports

Approximately 22,600 students in grades 2-11 participated in the 2011 STAR program, with 85 percent scoring proficient or...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 6 comments | 1133 Views

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Summer interns bring a fresh perspective

Here's one more reason to Support Local Journalism: The Danville Express has opportunities for interns to learn about the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by JJ, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 658 Views

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Muslim community celebrates Ramadan with sundown feast

Ramadan is a time for prayer, purification and introspection, and, for some 600 Muslims on Saturday, it was a chance to gather...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 873 Views

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Marijuana dispensaries smoked out by Planning Commission

At its Tuesday meeting, Danville's Planning Commission recommended that the Town Council approve a permanent ban on medical...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Maurice chin, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:22 am | 9 comments | 890 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Where and WHO will lead our global violence?

Dear Editor, There is a more pointed Streetwise question to ask now that we have accomplished our violence in Libya. ...

Original post made by Ralph N. Shirlet on Aug. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 657 Views

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Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

Temperatures may be rising but summer is winding down for students in the San Ramon Valley, who officially begin school on...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 21, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 551 Views

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Streetwise: Where's your favorite place to go in the Danville/Alamo community?

Just in time for the [http://issuu.com/danvilleexpress/docs/2010_07.views.section1?viewMode=magazine&mode=embed Reader's...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 1106 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One sentenced in St. Isidore embezzlement scandal

Kathleen Dake pleaded no contest to five counts of grand theft by way of embezzlement after stealing more than $400,000 from...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by JRM, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 15 comments | 1383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local volunteers help pack 100,000 meals for Somalia

Many people just reach for the remote when confronted with scenes of anguish or pleas for help in parts of the world suffering...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:50 am | 6 comments | 795 Views

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Faith as a campaign slogan

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3089 Raucous Caucus], Tom Cushing dives headfirst into...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Aug 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 583 Views

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Streets closed, water feature re-opens

Within temperatures in the low 90s, Danville's Hot Summer Nights is sure to live up to its name. In preparation for the 17th...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 617 Views

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Under fire, BART spokesman defends decision to block cellphone acess to prevent protest

In a press conference today, BART spokesman Linton Johnson again defended the agency's decision to halt cellphone service...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Duffy, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 732 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Three Stooges

Dear Editor, News services are distributing humor without intention of late as our nation’s voters become aware of how...

Original post made by [removed] on Aug. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 674 Views

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Northern California gas prices creep upward

Gas prices have been dropping across the country and in many parts of California the past few days, but Tuesday's AAA gas...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 716 Views

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BART website hacked, hundreds of users' data stolen

A marketing website for BART, MyBart.org, was hacked today and data for hundreds of users was stolen and posted to the Internet....

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by [clarify], on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 4 comments | 1388 Views
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