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Danville garbage rates expected to rise in 2014

Danville residents and business owners could see their garbage rates rise next year. The Town Council on Tuesday directed...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 24, 2013 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 4433 Views

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BART rates set to go up

Starting on Jan. 1, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kip Ohara, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:59 am | 6 comments | 3528 Views

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Bay Area winter wood-burning ban extends to record 11th day

Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood for the 11th straight day on Wednesday (Dec. 18). Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 12 comments | 2919 Views

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BART, unions reach contract deal

The Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 announced Saturday that a tentative agreement on outstanding contract items had...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Amber Styles, on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:28 am | 3 comments | 2989 Views

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BART, union reps meet again over contract dispute

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Got Inflation?, on Dec 20, 2013 at 7:18 am | 2 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exclusive interview with Santa

Santa Claus took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to answer questions for the Danville Express before he headed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Craig M.Newcomb, on Dec 18, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1453 Views

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Bay Area officials declare 6th straight 'Spare the Air' day

Yet again, Bay Area residents are being asked to leave their fireplaces and wood stoves unlit during a sixth consecutive...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:14 am | 12 comments | 1490 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Blackhawk developer represents greatness, selflessness

Kenneth E. Behring's life has been filled with remarkable achievements, but the ambitions that now motivate this businessman...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Rgf49er, on Dec 18, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 5245 Views

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Danville council to debate garbage rate hike

Danville Town Council members are set to discuss how much trash-pickup rates should rise next year during their meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2694 Views

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Residents weigh in on Osage park playground

The results are in from a recent town survey about the future of the Osage Station Park children's play area, with many respondents...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Dec 17, 2013 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 4364 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen heads homework-helping site

A trip to India, a desire to continue a program from there and some Internet know-how led to the creation of TeenMesh, a...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shirley Meloy, on Dec 16, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SRVUSD board to debate Common Core implementation

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District Board of Education is scheduled to host another discussion on the Common Core...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Greg Marvel, on Dec 13, 2013 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 4815 Views

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Tri-Valley golf pro charged with child sex abuse

An award-winning Livermore golf pro has been charged with 65 felony counts for allegedly sexually abusing two boys whom he'd...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by caroline redbrook, on Dec 13, 2013 at 8:04 am | 2 comments | 1756 Views

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An end and a new beginning

Tuesday's meeting of the San Ramon City Council marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Councilmember Jim...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 12, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2189 Views

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Storer named new Danville mayor; council honors local contributors

The Danville Town Council and scores of residents honored key local contributors and celebrated as Councilman Robert Storer...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 11, 2013 at 11:10 am | 18 comments | 1294 Views

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Service, 'selfies' rule at chamber awards dinner

The San Ramon Chamber of Commerce honored its own for the 29th time Thursday night in its annual "Night of the Stars" event. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Another reader, on Dec 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2944 Views

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Theft reports dominate weekly DPD call log

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

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 8 comments | 2841 Views

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Danville ranks among state's 'safest cities'

The town of Danville was named the ninth-safest city in the state, according to a security-industry ranking released Monday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Dec 8, 2013 at 7:56 pm | 26 comments | 9990 Views

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PG&E unveils new San Ramon gas control center

PG&E debuted its new San Ramon gas control center Friday, showcasing the integrated technological system and centralized...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2013
Last comment by Extra Crispy, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2994 Views

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Beacon to shine in memory of Pearl Harbor victims

The perfect Pacific water mirrored the clear blue sky while military men slept on their bunks in big battleships on that...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charles R. Engel, on Dec 6, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 487 Views
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