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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 | 6101 Views

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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 | 5931 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 | 5030 Views

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Bay Area sees unprecedented 10th straight 'Winter Spare the Air' alert

A record 10th consecutive Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday (Dec. 17) by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 29, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 2 comments | 2093 Views

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Commission: Faria Preserve will happen

It's not a question of whether development of a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon will happen, but a question about...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Norm Stanley, on Dec 27, 2013 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 4562 Views

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Thefts, DUIs lead Danville PD 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. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 6769 Views

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Wood burning banned across Bay Area for 5th day in a row

More air will be spared on Friday, as a series of "Winter Spare the Air" alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 29, 2013 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 3871 Views

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Danville residents can dispose of holiday trees with regular trash pickup

Danville residents can recycle their natural Christmas trees as part of their regular curbside waste service next week. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
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Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part I

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Arlene, on Jan 6, 2014 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 4786 Views

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EBMUD to begin water-main replacement in downtown Danville

Traffic could be moving a bit slower through downtown Danville for the next couple months as crews work to replace the water...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 4 comments | 4451 Views

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Danville 2013 Year in Review: Part II

2013 was another busy year in and around Danville. Here's a look back at last year's top headlines, from July to December. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by local resident, on Jan 7, 2014 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 3438 Views

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Danville Hotel property demolition set to begin

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West structures appear to be coming down soon. Town officials announced that the private...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 5866 Views

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Demolition underway at Danville Hotel site

Construction crews began knocking down the deteriorating structures at the Danville Hotel property Wednesday morning, marking...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by gary, on Jan 16, 2014 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 3850 Views

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Governor proclaims drought state of emergency

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday proclaimed a drought state of emergency in what is expected to be the driest year on record in California. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 3, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 3890 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eleuthere Irinee, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 4536 Views

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Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 6356 Views

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Danville mayor reflects on 2013, looks ahead at 2014

Danville Mayor Robert Storer highlighted recent town achievements and looked forward to the plans for this year during his...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by local, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:48 am | 15 comments | 2732 Views

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BART ID's officer who fatally shot colleague in Dublin search

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey Monday confirmed that Det. Michael Maes, a law enforcement veteran, was the officer who fatally...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1829 Views

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Small rainstorm expected to hit Bay Area midweek

Much-needed rain will be arriving in the Bay Area this week, but a forecaster said Monday that it won't be enough to quell...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by ancient mariner, on Jan 29, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 3248 Views

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No fireworks in San Ramon for 2014 Independence Day

Plans to bring fireworks back to San Ramon for the Fourth of July were shot down by the city's Parks & Community Services...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 10 comments | 5021 Views
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A great Leap Day idea moves forward
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Apologies to Irving Berlin
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