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California high-speed rail on track to start construction in July

A 2-hour-and-45-minute-trip from San Francisco's Transbay Terminal to Los Angeles' Union Station could be a reality by 2029,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jan 15, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 1537 Views

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Residents unharmed after oak tree falls on occupied home

Three people escaped injury when a 50-foot tree fell onto their house in unincorporated Danville on Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 1472 Views

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Young man busted in gunpoint home robbery

A 20-year-old Danville man is facing five felony charges in connection with a Wednesday morning residential robbery in which...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sarah J, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 1381 Views

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High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 14, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 10 comments | 3587 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 | 2559 Views

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Plan Bay Area passes

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 1449 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 4348 Views

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Syria: What now?

Syria's use of chemical weapons is up for discussion in this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4683...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Trisha, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:21 am | 10 comments | 1671 Views

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Bay Area assessing impact of federal government shutdown

The federal government shutdown began early Tuesday morning after Congress failed to pass a budget by a deadline of midnight...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1521 Views

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Congressional vote ends shutdown, reopens national parks

Park workers are preparing to return to work Thursday after a congressional vote Wednesday evening that approved a deal to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 7087 Views

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Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 5899 Views

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Endorsements continue for DeSaulnier in congressional run

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to rake in early endorsements for his second congressional bid, including...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 10 comments | 1659 Views

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Council expands alcohol area for 3 downtown events

The Danville Town Council expressed unanimous support for nine special events on Tuesday, but were divided on whether to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Feb 10, 2014 at 10:55 am | 10 comments | 2364 Views

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Phone tracker app leads to San Ramon arrest

A San Ramon woman managed to track her stolen cellphone using a phone tracker app and helped lead officers to the alleged...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Wyman Inteck, on Jul 2, 2014 at 9:10 am | 10 comments | 6245 Views

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Doyle named new Danville mayor

Longtime Danville Councilman Mike Doyle took the mayoral helm with a smile Tuesday night after his colleagues voted unanimously...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 12, 2014 at 8:36 am | 10 comments | 2612 Views

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Dublin cyclist killed east of San Ramon

The California Highway Patrol has released additional details about a deadly crash Saturday morning between a truck and a...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Craig, on Dec 30, 2014 at 5:37 pm | 10 comments | 3049 Views

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East Bay BART riders possibly exposed to measles

A Contra Costa County resident who contracted measles and may have exposed BART riders on trains last week is an employee...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 16, 2015 at 10:17 am | 10 comments | 1611 Views

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EBMUD board approves drought measures

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) board of directors voted Tuesday to declare a stage four critical drought...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Long term resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 10 comments | 3064 Views

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San Ramon to weigh ban on marijuana dispensaries

The San Ramon City Council is poised to consider permanently prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries later this year after...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 26, 2015 at 11:52 am | 10 comments | 2741 Views

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Measure A parcel tax poised for passage

The San Ramon Valley's $144 local education parcel tax appears on its way to continuing for nine more years with nearly three-quarters...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on May 8, 2015 at 11:59 am | 10 comments | 2420 Views
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