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Docs delay payment to help quadriplegic's companion

When Duke, a chocolate Lab companion dog to quadriplegic Ken Quilici, desperately needed surgery, veterinarians offered a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by Claudia, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 765 Views

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Streetwise: What does the Fourth of July weekend mean for you?

In the days leading up to Danville's big Fourth of July parade and festivities, Streetwise reporter Stan Wharton hits Hartz...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 858 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

McNerney introduces bill to fight outsourcing

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D., 11th District) has introduced a bill to stop outsourcing by cracking down on what he calls...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by DaveB, on Jul 9, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 28 comments | 1649 Views

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Crowds cheer for Kiwanis 4th of July Parade

Bands, colorful marching units and red, white and blue spectators enjoyed today's Fourth of July Parade in Danville presented...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by agree, on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:25 am | 27 comments | 1178 Views

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Work ready to begin on Vets Hall reconstruction

A groundbreaking took place in front of the Veterans Memorial Building in Danville on Friday morning, complete with the traditional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by Michele, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 1098 Views

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Cigarette tax initative could be on 2012 ballot

Backers of a state initiative that would increase cigarette taxes by $1 a pack to provide more than $500 million a year to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2010
Last comment by OldHenry, on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Subway franchise headed to high schools

In an effort to keep kids on campus and feed them more efficiently, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District board unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Duke, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 28 comments | 5441 Views

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Fire district launches iPhone app

After announcing it in mid-April, the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District finally launched an iPhone application that...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2010 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1203 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 Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by sean, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police on call to help if Mehserle trial verdict ignites violence

Bay Area police are on call, awaiting the outcome of the trial of a BART officer charged in the death of an unarmed Oakland...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by Colorblind, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 3 comments | 1302 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

YMCA programs mostly unchanged with new name, leadership

Following the bankruptcy filing of the Mt. Diablo Region YMCA, the San Ramon Valley YMCA operations are now provided by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gordon Biersch, on Jul 9, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1312 Views

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Fundraising for Veterans building renovations off to a good start

After a groundbreaking ceremony last week, the Town of Danville is working on raising the rest of the money it needs to make...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Melvin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 1062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

UPDATE: Man shot by police in front of 7 Eleven had stolen a gun, car Wednesday night

A man who was fatally shot by officers during a standoff at a convenience store in San Ramon early this morning began his...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guy, on Jul 13, 2010 at 8:50 am | 27 comments | 2087 Views

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Fourth of July Parade winners announced

After the dust has settled and the more than 130 parade entries and the thousands of spectators cleared downtown, the Kiwanis...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1200 Views

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Person airlifted to hospital after driving car into utility pole

At least one victim was transported by helicopter to a hospital after a car hit a utility pole and box, a California Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marie, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1574 Views

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Stroke Support Group will meet tonight

Stroke Support Group of Contra Costa County meets at 7 p.m., the second Monday of every month (except August), at John Muir...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by psmacintosh, on Jul 12, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 693 Views

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Simpkins named new Danville police chief

Following a thorough selection process, Steve Simpkins rose to the top of the applicant pool and was named police chief Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by sponge bob roundpants, on Jul 19, 2010 at 10:26 am | 9 comments | 1233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man, and his family, on a mission to Uganda

When Paul Gibson lost his job at Hewlett-Packard, he decided on a career move -- half a world away. Gibson said he was "laid...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1413 Views

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Nominate NOW for senior awards

Know any seniors who go above and beyond in their volunteering? Nominate them for the third annual Senior Volunteer Awards,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Anita Venezia, on Jul 14, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 809 Views

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Fair wrap-up: 79,882 corn dogs consumed

The 2010 Alameda County Fair was a success, reports the fair association, with attendance at more than 418,000, an increase...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Humane Person, on Jul 14, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views
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