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Pair arrested after allegedly burglarizing home, evading police in stolen car

A man and woman suspected of burglarizing a home in Castro Valley were arrested in Danville Tuesday morning after allegedly...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 831 Views

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Elderly man critically injured in hit-and-run collision

Police are attempting to track down a suspect in a hit-and-run collision in San Ramon last Friday that critically injured...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jana, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond Oversight

Statute grants the Grand Jury with power to investigate and report upon the operations, accounts, and records of our County,...

Original post made by Contra Costa County Grand Jury on Nov. 14, 2012
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Missing Walnut Creek man found dead in Humboldt County

Walnut Creek resident Michael Steven McNulty had been missing for more than a week and was found dead in Humboldt County,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Theresa , on Nov 14, 2012 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Million dollar grant will help D.A. prosecute fraud

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office received $1.3 million in grants to combat insurance fraud, District Attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Woody, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 13200 Views

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Talks resume between Raley's, its butchers union that's on strike

Contract talks between workers, including its striking meat department workers in Pleasanton, and the management of Raley's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anita, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 804 Views

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Danville GOP candidate trails Feinstein in Senate race

Danville resident and Republican candidate Elizabeth Emken is approximately 30 percent behind in the race for the Senate...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 903 Views

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Attend a fundraiser to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

Three restaurants in Blackhawk Plaza will hold a fundraiser tonight for victims of Hurricane Sandy. A percentage from the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Theresa, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 4 comments | 788 Views

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School bond passes in close race

San Ramon Valley voters were split on whether to vote in Measure D, a $260 million school bond that will dedicate funds specifically...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Brookside, on Nov 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 1891 Views

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Streetwise: Fall foliage

Cold weather is finally pricking the skin of San Ramon Valley residents, as the Indian Summer faded this week. With the spirit...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 797 Views

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Rakestraw Books hosts wine critic

Enjoy an evening with New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov as he presents his new book, "How to Love Wine: A Memoir and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop for sweet treats and gifts at Candy Cane Boutique

Shop for holiday gift items and home-baked goods at the Candy Cane Boutique. Held at Creekside Community Church (1350 Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by jjjj, on Nov 12, 2012 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 914 Views

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Traffic congestion expected to continue at I-580, El Charro Road as Paragon Outlets celebrates opening

The opening of the Paragon Outlets in Livermore Thursday morning stalled traffic in both directions on Interstate 580. Drivers...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:07 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

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Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1754 Views

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Buchanan headed for third Assembly term

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan was part of a jubilant crowd at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek on Tuesday night, shortly after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:30 am | 11 comments | 887 Views

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Incumbents prove strong in Town Council election

Two long-time Danville Town Council members were re-elected in Tuesday's election, along with eight-year Planning Commissioner...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by 28IF, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 12 comments | 9486 Views

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Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 2969 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Brown urges voters to pass Prop. 30 tax measure, but poll shows it's failing

Gov. Jerry Brown, seeking to promote his Proposition 30 tax initiative, told a San Francisco audience Thursday that, "the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Caroline, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 16 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Express endorses DeSaulnier, Buchanan, Swalwell and local measures

For California, a state with a large Democratic Party majority, we won't be the state that decides the presidential race...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Matty, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 17 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independent planning initiative clashes with new General Plan

The [http://www.sos-danville.com/ Save Open Space Danville] grassroots ballot initiative is beginning to circle through Danville...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by Happy in Danville, on Nov 7, 2012 at 7:29 am | 7 comments | 1092 Views
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