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Local runners safe after Boston Marathon blasts

Several runners are safe and one narrowly missed being a victim of the deadly explosions that took place Monday along the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five SRVUSD schools given Distinguished School award

Thirteen Contra Costa County middle and high schools were designated as California Distinguished Schools for 2013 Friday....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by random parent, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 1414 Views

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Sustainability Pt.1: The Commons

This week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4330 Raucous Caucus] tackles sustainability and the common...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Apr 16, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 11 comments | 1192 Views

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District announces its teachers of the year

Two San Ramon Valley Unified teachers went above and beyond this school year and are being recognized for their efforts....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wilson, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landslide mitigation work under way at KB Homes development

During the approval process for Quail Ridge, geotechnical reports identified an area south of the planned development that...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 1612 Views

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Inmate who escaped from detention facility found

A Danville resident who escaped from the Marsh Creek Detention Facility earlier today has been captured. The 21-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Ann, on Apr 15, 2013 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 1139 Views

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Mr.Gilette: Why is Fort Ugly So Heinous?

Question for Geoff to respond to....as a communication outlet to all of us, seriously, what is up with the prison walls?...

Original post made by Montair Monitor on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 742 Views

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Lady Oaks rugby team are rising stars

Danville's best kept sports secret won't be under the radar for much longer. The nationally-ranked [http://www.danvilleladyoaksrugby.com...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Kim, on Apr 12, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 1038 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Walnut Creek man among 5 arrested for conspiracy to sell stolen goods online

Five individuals have been arrested for their participation in a conspiracy to sell stolen goods on the internet going back...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 11, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

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It's fireworks time: Dublin taking applications from vendors wanting to sell 'safe, sane' Independence Day products

Applications are now available in Dublin for local non-profit organizations to sell "safe and sane" Fireworks in the week...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Apr 11, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 754 Views

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Dublin mayor enters race for State Assembly

The race for 16th Assembly District in 2014 looks to be a heated race among local mayors, as Dublin Mayor Tim Sbranti officially...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Apr 11, 2013 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 1023 Views

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Spend your morning with the Mayor today

After a three-month hiatus, Morning with the Mayor will return on April 12 with a modified format. The program will be held...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Apr 10, 2013 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 768 Views

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Mayor files papers to run for state Assembly

Danville mayor Newell Arnerich filed papers Friday to run for the 16th Assembly District as the second official candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Apr 10, 2013 at 6:25 am | 19 comments | 3182 Views

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Centerpointe preschool, former employee sued by parents of bound child

The parents of a 2-year-old who was bound with tape while in the care of Centerpointe Christian Preschool have sued the school...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 9, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 12 comments | 833 Views

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San Ramon to offer employees early retirement

Some San Ramon employees will be offered early retirement under a plan approved March 25 by City Council. Retirement-eligible...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Real Realist, on Apr 8, 2013 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 1008 Views

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Another Hideous Scar on the West Hills

As I was heading back northward on 680 from a errand this morning, I saw a huge crane digging what looked like a road cut...

Original post made by Derek on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Apr 7, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 24 comments | 2166 Views

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Danville focuses on efficiency to deal with increasing traffic

Danville is focusing on making the most of what it already has to make life better for commuters, according to Tai Williams,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by BB, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 18 comments | 1317 Views

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Bay Area, state unemployment rates decline

In the Bay Area, the jobless rate was down in many counties, including Contra Costa, which saw a from 8.6 percent in January...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 15 comments | 1259 Views

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What's the update with the Danville Hotel Project

It seems like Castle Companies was in such a hurry to start tearing down the backside of the Danville Hotel and eliminating...

Original post made by Annonymous on Apr. 5, 2013
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Financier added to lawsuit claiming his company cheated clients

The owner of a now-defunct Pleasanton firm that allegedly bilked homeowners out of tens of thousands of dollars has had his...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Urban Sprawl, on Apr 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1603 Views
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