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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two dirty DUI victims testify at trial of arresting officer

Two victims of so-called "dirty DUI" arrests testified at the trial of the arresting officer in federal court in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 3 comments | 1229 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 Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Commenter, on Aug 25, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: Presidential hopefuls

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton had politics on the mind this week as he went to Danville Square to ask residents ==B Who do...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Commenter, on Aug 25, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 8 comments | 1009 Views

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Police ID pedestrian critically injured by suspected DUI driver

Police have identified a woman who was critically injured when she was hit by a suspected drunken driver in Danville on Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Commenter, on Aug 25, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 13 comments | 1299 Views

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San Ramon Valley Fire hires six new firefighters/paramedics

Six new emergency personnel took their oath of office Aug. 5 during a badge pinning ceremony in front of family, friends,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by O. M. Buddsman , on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:05 am | 12 comments | 693 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 1282 Views

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Lucky's in San Ramon Closing. Is Danville next?

I see on the San Ramon Express that the Lucky's store on Crow Canyon is closing. Will the Danville store be next? I hope...

Original post made by Lynn on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ty Webb , on Aug 24, 2013 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 764 Views

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Meet Kaiser Permanente's Dr. Brigham Wise

Kaiser Permanente is set to open a new technologically-advanced 67,000-square-foot medical office on November 14th in Bishop...

Original post made by D. Erickson on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 394 Views

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Trial begins for former sheriff's deputy accused in dirty DUI case

Monday was the first day of trial for Alamo resident Stephen Tanabe, on seven federal charges related to his role in the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 22, 2013 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

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Alamo Heritage Destroyed

Alamo Heritage - Destroyed? At a recent MAC meeting the fate of Westminster Manor was discussed. Westminster Manor...

Original post made by Alicia Watson on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 633 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Financial reports for D-16 Assembly candidates show Orinda councilman ahead in fundraising

Orinda councilman Steve Glazer is leading the way in fundraising in his bid for a seat in State Assembly's district 16. Dublin...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by concered voter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 1030 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Picture this!

The Danville Express is on the hunt for the next Ansel Adams, the next Annie Leibovitz, or just the next person who points...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Morgan, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 604 Views

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Danville, San Ramon among lowest unemployment rates in Contra Costa County

Local cities remain among those least affected by unemployment, with lower unemployment figures than other areas of Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver who killed Dublin cyclist charged with murder

The Pleasanton teen who ran down and killed a bicyclist on Foothill Road on June 9 had his charges elevated to murder and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 11 comments | 1214 Views

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Unemployment rates rise slightly in Bay Area, statewide

The jobless rate in California increased to 8.7 percent in July from 8.5 percent in June. East Bay counties saw a slightly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 756 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigating burglary of downtown jewelry store

Officers responded to multiple reports of several men using a truck to force open the front door of the Tiffany & Co. at...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 1693 Views

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More than 400 guns collected at county buyback event

Contra Costa County's recently gun buyback yielded over 400 guns from three locations throughout the county. The firearms...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Aug 18, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 24 comments | 1215 Views

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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 917 Views

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Final Music in the Park features West Grand Boulevard

The town of Danville presents the 28th annual Music in the Park summer concert series. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Aug 17, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 655 Views

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A tough mind and a tender heart

Martin Luther King once said that we must combine the toughness of the serpent and the softness of a dove, a tough mind and...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Natalie Geary, on Aug 16, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1424 Views
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