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Valley gathers for Sept. 11 rememberance

Twelve years ago, Sept. 11 was just an ordinary day, maybe somebody's birthday or wedding anniversary. Now, it marks a point...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by David, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 784 Views

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Concord teen identified in fatal crash Sunday morning

County officials have identified oncord resident Brandon Rosevear, 18, as the first victim in Sunday morning's fiery crash...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by joey carlson, on Sep 14, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 1488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands attend funeral services for CHP Officer Youngstrom

A few thousand law enforcement officers, government officials and community members gathered in Vacaville Thursday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Streetwise: Volunteering

From soup kitchens to animal shelters, there are loads of volunteer opportunities for altruistic residents. This week, Roving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Alamo resident, on Sep 14, 2012 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

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House built on a sand foundation

As the general public hems and haws over the Republican and Democratic national conventions, Tom Cushing encourages readers...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by JJ, on Sep 13, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1049 Views

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State superintendent urges investing in students as fall election nears

The head of the California Department of Education, Tom Torlakson, made remarks and spoke on a panel at the Public Policy...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 1004 Views

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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. 15, 2012
Last comment by frankly, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 865 Views

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Man arrested in fatal crash, one woman killed, one woman injured

A Walnut Creek man has been arrested Saturday evening following a crash that killed one adult woman and severely injured...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 873 Views

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Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony features admiral, Pearl Harbor survivors

Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley and local veterans organizations will host the annual Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony. This...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 842 Views

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Ask the Vet: My cat does strange things

Who needs television when you have a cat? They are as unique as we are and endlessly entertaining. Some of the strange behaviors...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

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Alamo resident arrested for homicide

Michael Littman was taken into custody on Aug. 30 by Contra Costa Sheriff's Office detectives at his home on the 3000 block...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by LB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 10 comments | 1621 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Democrats Boo God At Their Convention

During the Democratic convention yesterday, the overwhelming majority of Democratic delegates actually booed God, when it...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 734 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Political Donations Prove Media is Biased Against Republicans

Center for Responsive Politics is an independent organization that simply tracks campaign contributions from Political Action...

Original post made by SJ on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 795 Views

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Police unable to locate missing teen

Police in Walnut Creek are again asking for the public's help in locating a local girl reported missing two weeks ago. Larissa...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kerri B-W, on Sep 10, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1225 Views

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Superior Court adopts final budget reduction plan

As a result of complex state budget cuts, the Contra Costa Superior Court recently announced its final budget reduction plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 8, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

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Learning from the marketing experts next door

If you’ve been wondering about branding, social environment and customer loyalty, online marketing or how successful businesses...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Sep. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 656 Views

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Tour historic downtown

Roving Reporter Stan Wharton, author of the weekly Streetwise column, will host a historic walking tour of downtown Danville...

Original post made by Jessica Lipsky on Sep. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 941 Views

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Police ask for public's help in finding missing teen

Las Lomas High School student Larissa Huntsman, 16, was last seen leaving the school campus on foot shortly after 1 p.m....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by tania De Young, on Sep 7, 2012 at 10:04 am | 3 comments | 1579 Views

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Coast Guard admiral, Pearl Harbor survivors will appear at 9-11 remembrance

It's Danville's turn to host a 9-11 remembrance event, and town Councilwoman Karen Stepper is promising big things, including...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aubrey, on Sep 7, 2012 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 826 Views

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Authorities identify gunman killed after shooting CHP officer on I-680

Christopher Boone Lacy, a resident of Corning, Calif., was fatally shot by a second CHP officer after he shot Officer Kenyon...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 1445 Views
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