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Alamo Improvement Association president named citizen of the year

A long-time Alamo resident and community activist was named 2011 citizen of the year by the Alamo Rotary at the Alamo Music...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by CDSI Research Fellowship, on Sep 27, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 773 Views

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Restoring the middle class

With "occupy" protests erupting in small bursts of violence and 99 percent-ers calling for a more balanced distribution of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 610 Views

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Mt. Diablo crash determined to be a suicide

Friday's fatal accident on Mt. Diablo has now been deemed a suicide, according to the California Highway Patrol. Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Casey, on Nov 19, 2011 at 9:26 am | 7 comments | 1683 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge postpones hearing for alleged Danville rapist after victim's plea

A Contra Costa County judge has postponed the hearing of a Danville teen accused of rape to consider his plea deal, after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by sad..., on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 1376 Views

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New Year's Eve festival forced to flee fairgrounds

Countdown 2012, an event that had some residents worried about potential problems, was booted from the Alameda County Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Smith, on Dec 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1220 Views

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Contra Costa County Supervisorial Challenges in 2012

Happy New Year to everyone everywhere. 2012 begins three County Supervisor District campaigns. The voters will have a unique...

Original post made by Voter on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Jan 9, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 793 Views

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San Ramon teen arrested in Christmas Eve robbery

Police arrested a pair of teenagers in connection with the Christmas Eve armed robbery of a 15-year-old Danville resident....

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by who me?, on Jan 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 1101 Views

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Burglars break into Dublin's new Target store, take $15,000 in merchandise

Dublin police attempted to arrest three suspects in a high-speed chase on westbound I-580 early Thursday after they were...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by mj, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 877 Views

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Thousands of Kaiser workers participate in one-day strike

Thousands of workers took to picket lines in support of 4,000 employees who are members of the National Union of Healthcare...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:18 pm | 7 comments | 743 Views

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Express endorsements: Experience matters

As the county deals with pension reform, economic development and budget concerns, the newest supervisor will need to bring...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on May 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 7 comments | 1018 Views

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Danville Planning Commission to address appeal of land use permit

The Danville Planning Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Town Meeting Hall, 201 Front St., Danville. Agenda...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 742 Views

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Former mayor steps into newly elected county supervisor role

Former mayor Candace Andersen is settling into her new role as county supervisor, pledging to focus on strengthening the...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Former Republican, on Jul 3, 2012 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 918 Views

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Alleged gang member arrested after bringing gun into Wendy's

A suspected gang member was arrested Wednesday afternoon after bringing a concealed gun into a Wendy's restaurant in Walnut...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 24, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 974 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 | 1007 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 | 1449 Views

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Health care workers to be required to get flu shot

Health care workers in Contra Costa County will have to "practice what we preach" beginning this flu season, county health...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek the Healthy, on Sep 17, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1096 Views

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Walmart grand opening scheduled for Wednesday

The Bay Area's first Walmart Neighborhood Market will officially open on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 9100 Alcosta Boulevard (inside...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 21, 2012 at 6:01 am | 7 comments | 1208 Views

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Three lanes closed on southbound I-680 after fatality

Several lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 680 in unincorporated Walnut Creek were closed for hours after a man jumped...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Treetopper, on Sep 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 7 comments | 776 Views

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Doctor pleads not guilty in connection with death of San Ramon student

Dr. Hsui-Ying "Lisa" Tseng pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder Friday after several of her patients, including a Cal...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1750 Views

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19 veterans sue government leaders for failing to protect them against rape, sexual assaults

Lawyers for 19 veterans of the U.S. Army and Air Force filed a lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco alleging that top...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 4, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 7 comments | 1262 Views
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