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Walnut Creek man gets 25 years to life for sexually abusing child

Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge John Kennedy sentenced Mexican national Oscar Juarez, 28, to the lengthy term Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Evan, on Sep 25, 2012 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 2194 Views

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Kraft, Samsung move to San Ramon

Bishop Ranch announced two high-profile tenants Monday, Kraft Foods and Samsung Electronics, totaling 32,000 square feet....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2685 Views

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Vote on the future of Independence Day fireworks

San Ramon residents are urged to subscribe to the new "Open San Ramon" forum and let their opinions be heard about the future...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 3, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2496 Views

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New Cal State University chancellor to earn $421,500 plus $30,000 supplement from CSU Foundation

Timothy White, now head of UC Riverside, will take over as chancellor of the California State University system in late December...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Darlene Ryno, on Oct 8, 2012 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 2084 Views

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Suicides: more common than murder

Seventeen-year-old Tricia Martin may be the Tri-Valley's latest casualty in an ongoing trend that claims nearly 34,000 people...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Antionio, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 3198 Views

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An invitation to be involved in Alamo

Contra Costa County Supervisor Candace Anderson is forming an Alamo Community Liaison group to enhance communication, share...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by askidoo, on Oct 11, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 1810 Views

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County advisory board openings

County Supervisor Candace Anderson is looking for interested, motivated District 2 residents to serve on a variety of county...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by Followthrough, on Oct 11, 2012 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 2068 Views

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Readers Choice winners are in!

This year we held the third annual Readers Choice for everyone to vote for their favorite things in Danville and San Ramon....

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
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Winning ticket worth $220,648 bought last month, remains unclaimed

A Mega Millions ticket sold in Pleasanton last month worth $220,648 remains unclaimed, California Lottery officials said...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Claudette , on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2338 Views

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Battle lines drawn in Measure D fight

As the 2012 election nears, sides are lining up on Measure D, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's $260 million...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike Arata, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:56 am | 111 comments | 5777 Views

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Jam-packed at Primo's Run

Thousands of residents donned their running shoes for the 29th annual [http://www.primosrun.com Primo's Run for Education]...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2487 Views

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Unemployment rates drop sharply across Bay Area, state

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gerard, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 18 comments | 1883 Views

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Family links complicate race for Fire District Board

Five candidates are vying for three seats on the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors. And, according...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Abe, on Oct 28, 2012 at 11:05 am | 17 comments | 4397 Views

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Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 5164 Views

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Danville d'Elegance raises thousands for Parkinson's

The Danville d'Elegance Foundation successfully kicked fundraising efforts into high gear this year, raising nearly $400,000...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Oct 24, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1894 Views

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SRV students reflect on volunteerism in America

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by kstepper, on Oct 24, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

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Independent planning initiative clashes with new General Plan

The [http://www.sos-danville.com/ Save Open Space Danville] grassroots ballot initiative is beginning to circle through Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Happy in Danville, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 2503 Views

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Express endorses DeSaulnier, Buchanan, Swalwell and local measures

For California, a state with a large Democratic Party majority, we won't be the state that decides the presidential race...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Matty, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 17 comments | 2363 Views

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Get your Pit fixed for free on Friday

Tony La Russa's Animal Rescue Foundation (2890 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek) will offer free spay/neuter surgeries for Pit...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by the dogfather, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1677 Views

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Incumbents prove strong in Town Council election

Two long-time Danville Town Council members were re-elected in Tuesday's election, along with eight-year Planning Commissioner...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by 28IF, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 12 comments | 10462 Views
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