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U.S. Supreme Court dismisses Prop 8 appeal, strikes down DOMA

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the sponsors of Proposition 8 had no standing, or legal authority, to appeal...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Buck Lee, on Jul 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 40 comments | 2530 Views

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Parade, then flooded streets make for exciting 4th of July in Danville

Downtown Danville was back to its hot summer normalcy on Saturday after hosting thousands on the morning of the Fourth of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jul 8, 2013 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

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Danville's Kiwanis 4th of July parade

This festive, hometown event attracts over 40,000 attendees each year including local residents and flag-wavers from the...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by AC, on Jul 6, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 9 comments | 1401 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 Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmm..., on Jul 6, 2013 at 7:37 am | 2 comments | 1419 Views

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Let the pros put on the shows

The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District is encouraging residents to attend one of the spectacular public fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Jul 4, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 974 Views

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BART strike continues for third day

The BART strike in continuing for the third day although labor talks resumed Tuesday evening at the request of California...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 3, 2013 at 3:31 pm | 7 comments | 1141 Views

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Businesses sought for Thursday night street festivals

Business owners in Danville are encouraged to take part in Danville Thursday Night Street Festivals with booths on Hartz...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Claudette , on Jul 3, 2013 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

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Fourth of July: Keep Rover (and Scat the Cat) Safe!

To the tune of San Francisco/Flowers in Your Hair http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bch1_Ep5M1s (RiP Scott McKenzie) If...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Jul 3, 2013 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1057 Views

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Fourth of July: Keep Rover (and Scat the Cat) Safe!

To the tune of San Francisco/Flowers in Your Hair http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bch1_Ep5M1s (RiP Scott McKenzie) If...

Original post made by dogfather on Jul. 3, 2013
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BART strike continues

The BART strike continues for a second day, after a Monday that commuters described as a traffic nightmare. No further bargaining...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 876 Views

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Plans moving forward for strike Monday after BART management is 'no show' at state negotiator's meeting

Negotiators for the two unions representing the majority of BART workers announced said Saturday night that they walked out...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sam Gompers, on Jul 2, 2013 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 1155 Views

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All Wars Memorial nears capacity

Space is getting scarce in the All Wars Memorial, a "living memorial" dedicated to service members past and present. Approximately...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Dawn T., on Jul 2, 2013 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

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Fuchs' killer sentenced to life without parole

The Berkeley man who killed 17-year-old Danville resident Rylan Fuchs was sentenced today to life in prison without parole....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jul 1, 2013 at 9:39 pm | 14 comments | 1547 Views

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BART union employees vote to authorize a strike

BART's two biggest labor unions announced today that their members have voted to authorize a strike against the transit agency....

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 1116 Views

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BART management presents new proposal to labor unions

A BART spokesman said Thursday that management is putting a new comprehensive proposal on the bargaining table in hopes of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Eva Jamison, on Jun 28, 2013 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

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Town Council approves Magee Ranch development

Sixty-nine new homes will be built along Diablo Road on the Magee Ranch property after town officials approved development...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Property Rights, on Jun 27, 2013 at 12:12 pm | 40 comments | 2524 Views

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Supreme Court expected to announce Prop 8, DOMA rulings Wednesday

The justices' questions and comments during a hearing in March suggest they may be inclined to favor either of two procedural...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 768 Views

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Businesses sought for Thursday night street festivals

Business owners in Danville are encouraged to take part in this year's Danville Thursday Night Street Festivals. At this...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Pleasanton Business Owner, on Jun 25, 2013 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 664 Views

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Ditch days costly for school district

Senior ditch day may be a longstanding tradition in local high schools, but every time a student misses school, whether it's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

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Billy Beane to sell longtime Danville home

Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics general manager made famous by the book and movie "Moneyball," recently put his Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 10 comments | 1790 Views
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