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State high court appears inclined to allow cities to ban marijuana dispensaries

California Supreme Court justices at a hearing in San Francisco Tuesday appeared likely to rule that cities in the state...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Marrushi, on Feb 7, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1380 Views

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Pair arrested for allegedly using newspaper subscriber list to target empty homes

A pair of suspected burglars was arrested earlier this month after allegedly using a Contra Costa Times subscriber vacation...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 6, 2013 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 1745 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville neighborhood evacuated after pipe bombs discovered

The evacuation of a Danville neighborhood was called Sunday after police found pipe bombs inside a home there. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2010
Last comment by dirtbag, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:17 pm | 14 comments | 2053 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Improved communications, budget discussed at Friday workshop

Danville officials focused on communication during a daylong annual planning and goal setting workshop on Friday. A continuation...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 3287 Views

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San Ramon increases speed limits on 14 roads

Some of San Ramon's roadways will move a little faster by the end of this month, as speed limits officially increase on several...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 2274 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday is the final day to see 'Expecting Isabel'

The Role Players Ensemble presents "Expecting Isabel" at the Village Theatre (233 Front St., Danville) through Feb. 9. The...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Feb 5, 2013 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 981 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects rob jewelry store using pepper spray, sledgehammer

Two armed robbers sprayed Walnut Creek jewelry store workers with pepper spray and made off with several Rolex watches Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:38 pm | 11 comments | 1054 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Magee Ranch draft environmental impact report is 'inadequate,' residents say

Danville's Planning Commission got an earful Tuesday night when approximately 100 residents attended a public hearing on...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 23 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevron pays out $10 million for refinery fire claims

Chevron has paid about $10 million to cover medical expenses and other claims in the wake of the fire at its Richmond refinery...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Audrey, on Feb 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 4 comments | 779 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Arnerich, other Tri-Valley mayors return from Washington meetings, inauguration

Mayors from the Tri-Valley returned Tuesday from a five-day trip to Washington D.C. where they met with California legislators...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:29 am | 7 comments | 990 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

5 arrested in separate Walnut Creek burglaries

Five people were arrested in two separate burglaries in Walnut Creek over the weekend, according to reports. Walnut Creek...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Feb 4, 2013 at 11:21 am | 2 comments | 1892 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost Samsung Tablet turned in

Good morning, Danville Police are looking to return a Samsung Tablet to its owner. The tablet was found in the southern...

Original post made by Geoff Gillette on Feb. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attend a public hearing today on the SummerHill Homes project

Danville's Planning Commission will hold a hearing on Tuesday, Jan. 29 to receive public input on the proposed Magee Ranch...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Arlene, on Feb 2, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 47 comments | 1903 Views

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Apply for AAUW scholarships

The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek branch of the American Association of University Women is offering scholarships to college...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Feb 1, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prop 8 sponsors tell U.S. Supreme Court that defining marriage is a state right

Supporters of California's ban on same-sex marriage told the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday that defining marriage is a states'...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aubrey, on Feb 1, 2013 at 8:02 am | 27 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the Week: Taco

Recently, Danville organization Horses Healing Hearts has took in Taco, who was found in Tracy by a CHP with no food or water...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by the dogfather, on Feb 1, 2013 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 963 Views

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Streetwise: Sunday, Sunday, Sunday!

As people all over the Bay Area don their red and gold to cheer on the 49ers this weekend, serious Niner faithfuls in the...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 707 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

So sick from a tick

It comes from a tick and it's on the East coast - isn't that what most people know about Lyme disease? And what's that got...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Lyman D., on Jan 31, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 1610 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The absolute amendment

The right to bear arms is the topic of this week's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4192 Raucous...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 31, 2013 at 11:20 am | 16 comments | 1187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enter the high school writers contest and workshop

The California Writers Club Tri-Valley Branch will sponsor its second annual High School Writers Contest and Workshop from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin-Brown, on Jan 30, 2013 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 946 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 2,033 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,371 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,134 views