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Tri-Valley teen accepts plea deal for fatal crash that killed Dublin bicyclist

A Pleasanton teen has accepted a plea deal in the criminal case stemming from a high-speed crash on Foothill Road that killed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by GG, 7 hours ago | 1 comment | 57 Views

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Theft reports, DUI arrests lead DPD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 911 Views

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DeSaulnier aids neighbor, grandson after home invasion

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) helped rescue a woman and her grandson last Sunday following an armed home invasion...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Irving, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 826 Views

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DA explains decision not to file charges in Tri-Valley fight case

Evidence indicates that the Pleasanton man found injured and unconscious outside his home on Middleton Place last September...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 1512 Views

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Where's the outrage over the irresponsibility of the mainstream media?

We all saw the stories about how a pack of teenage thugs brutally attacked a middle aged man in Pleasanton last September....

Original post made by Peter Kluget on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by William Ghoate, on Feb 26, 2014 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 501 Views

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'Dirty DUI' deputy gets 15-month sentence

A former Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison on Wednesday as part of the "Dirty...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Truedy, on Feb 23, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 3 comments | 1422 Views

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Crashes slow traffic on I-680 in Danville

Different crashes caused bottlenecks on northbound Interstate 680 near the same Danville exit during the morning and evening...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by JP, on Feb 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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32 I-Pads Stolen from Baldwin Elementary

Just had a conversation with my neighbor lady, and apparently thirty-some I-pads were stolen last night (Tuesday the 14th)...

Original post made by Derek on Jan. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 395 Views

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Danville resident to plead guilty in public auction scheme

A Danville resident and two other Contra Costa County real estate investors have accepted plea deals for conspiring to commit...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on Jan 10, 2014 at 10:48 am | 6 comments | 4088 Views

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Four busted in multi-county mail theft ring

A call from an alert Tri-Valley resident led to the arrest of four men in a mail-theft ring that spanned four counties, including...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Christa, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 3034 Views

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Reports of theft, child abuse, battery lead Danville PD call log

The Danville Police Department provides the Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2952 Views

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School district seeks substitute teachers

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District is actively recruiting parents and other community members interested in being...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Grandma, on Dec 27, 2013 at 9:19 am | 4 comments | 3947 Views

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Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 3525 Views

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Car burglar arrested after caught in the act

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary in Walnut Creek early Wednesday morning after someone caught him...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 10, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 888 Views

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Pleasanton man in critical condition after argument with noise makers near his home

A Pleasanton man was left for dead at the side of the road after confronting people parked outside his home making noise...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 4069 Views

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Gunman in eviction shooting identified, held on $2.5M bail

The alleged gunman, 42-year-old Mike Ghoneim, was arrested and booked into Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez early Thursday...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Ney, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 3906 Views

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Suspect who allegedly shot property manager during foreclosure surrenders after standoff

A property manager was shot when he and sheriff's deputies attempted to deliver a foreclosure notice at a home in unincorporated...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 19, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 3784 Views

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Two homes struck by bullets in apparent drive-by

Two Walnut Creek homes were struck by bullets Saturday afternoon after shots were fired from a white sedan driving west on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 19, 2013 at 3:51 pm | 16 comments | 3019 Views

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Police responding to officer-involved shooting

Police are at the scene of an officer-involved shooting in unincorporated San Ramon. The shooting was reported just before...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by A Friend, on Sep 18, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 579 Views

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DA indicts 22 in insurance fraud ring

The Contra Costa County district attorney's office charged 22 people in an indictment for staged collisions and insurance...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 704 Views
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