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Tri-Valley Hero: Save Mount Diablo embraces lofty goal

Volunteers working at Save Mount Diablo booths are often asked, "What's wrong with the mountain? Why does it need saving?" Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Dec 5, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 4 comments | 3648 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, honor community contributors

Danville's 32nd annual Mayor's Installation and Community Service Awards event is set to occur next Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 4, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 16 comments | 3194 Views

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Unions sue BART board over contract clause

BART's two biggest unions have filed a lawsuit claiming that the transit agency's directors acted unlawfully when they rejected...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 4, 2013 at 10:44 am | 4 comments | 4595 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 | 3389 Views

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Downtown tree lighting draws 1,000+

More than a thousand Danville residents converged on downtown Friday night for the yearly holiday tree lighting. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Chris MacArthur-Blankenburg, on Dec 3, 2013 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 4838 Views

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Danville Planning Commission hears comments on proposed development

The Danville Planning Commission Tuesday hosted the first in what could be a series of public meetings on a proposed housing...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 3, 2013 at 1:04 am | 5 comments | 1837 Views

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DA: Shooter's spark caused Mount Diablo blaze

A spark from a stray bullet hitting a rock led to the fire that burned a swath across Mount Diablo, according to an investigation...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sparky, on Dec 2, 2013 at 6:39 am | 6 comments | 1733 Views

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CHP: Driver smashes into post office, flees scene

Authorities are trying to find a motorist who rammed into a post office in unincorporated Danville and then fled the scene...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:10 pm | 3 comments | 2988 Views

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Danville Planning Commission to discuss pair of development proposals

The Danville Planning Commission is set to discuss issues related to two development projects, including one proposing 20...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 28, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 1657 Views

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Police: Marijuana operation has Danville ties

Several drug-related search warrants were served in Danville and four other East Bay communities as part of a multi-agency...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Nov 28, 2013 at 10:39 am | 16 comments | 6934 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Thousands mourn loss of Taylor Family Foundation co-founder

Barry Taylor, the co-founder of the Taylor Family Foundation, died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. He was 74 years...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Diana Martini Sheppard, on Nov 26, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 4433 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Conklin, friend to wounded soldiers

When Mike Conklin, a realtor and father of three sons who knew injured Army Spc. Jake Brown, heard that the young man had...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Slatts, on Nov 26, 2013 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2912 Views

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Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 2508 Views

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Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents voice displeasure with Common Core

A new set of learning standards is coming to California this school year, but a group of local residents told the San Ramon...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Get educated, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:03 am | 42 comments | 10020 Views

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BART management nixes controversial contract clause

BART directors voted 8-1 Thursday to approve a tentative contract agreement with its two largest unions -- but without a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 4431 Views

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Annual bike donation drive begins in Danville

A local nonprofit has begun its annual effort to gather and repair donated bicycles for underprivileged Bay Area residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3008 Views

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Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes named

The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category. Again this...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 7193 Views

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SRVUSD investigates student fight caught on video

An off-campus fight between two Dougherty Valley High School students is garnering added attention from school officials,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Abc, on Nov 20, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 6 comments | 9204 Views

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Danville council to hear update on Hartz project

The Danville Town Council is set to receive an update on the North Hartz Avenue Beautification Project and East Bay Municipal...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Nov 20, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 6943 Views
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