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21-year-old county inmate who attempted suicide dies

Pleasanton resident Joseph Behiel, 21, a Contra Costa County jail inmate who attempted suicide last week has died, a sheriff's...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Mar 30, 2013 at 7:40 am | 7 comments | 1096 Views

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Plan Bay Area announces regional open house meetings

A collaborative effort several regional governing boards, Plan Bay Area plan aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 1, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 954 Views

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Health department release free restaurant inspection app

Foodies are now able to easily access the inspection results of their favorite restaurants, thanks to a new smartphone app...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ray Maldonado, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 937 Views

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D.A.: No charges to be filed against preschool teacher who tied up 2-year-old

The teacher who taped a toddler at Centerpointe Christian Preschool in Pleasanton will not face criminal charges, a spokeswoman...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 1, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 1095 Views

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Pot package leads to bust

A Danville man was arrested for shipping nearly a pound of marijuana after a UPS driver noticed a package with an odd smell...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 5, 2013 at 9:18 am | 7 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, students respond to new standardized test

Students from nine San Ramon Valley Unified schools are piloting a new, computer-based standardized test. From excitement...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by concerned teacher, on May 17, 2013 at 10:56 am | 7 comments | 1237 Views

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Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 3347 Views

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Council passes new budget, adds large improvement project

Danville officials approved the town budget and capital improvement project (CIP) for the 2013-14 fiscal year earlier this...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by kk, on Jun 11, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 7 comments | 854 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 | 1055 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 | 1074 Views

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Beekeeper seeks permission to keep hive in south San Ramon

A San Ramon beekeeper may have to move his hive, after a decision from San Ramon's policy committee. Bees -- along with chickens...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by frankly, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1072 Views

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Former private investigator testifies to setting up dirty DUI arrests

Former private investigator Christopher Butler, wearing red jail garb, matter-of-factly told a federal jury in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 1372 Views

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High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority to build a four-track rail system...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:50 am | 7 comments | 1550 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglar hits fire station as crews battle Morgan fire

Firefighters returned to Fire Station No. 7 at 1050 Walnut Ave. in Walnut Creek on Sunday evening after battling the wildfire...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on Sep 12, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 7 comments | 1394 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 | 4355 Views

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Police identify 4 teens present during Middleton Place attack

Pleasanton Police detectives have the identities of three teens who were present when a local man was attacked over the weekend...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Brian D' Angelo, on Sep 30, 2013 at 7:17 am | 7 comments | 5020 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 | 3782 Views

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Thefts, DUIs 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 Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 30, 2013 at 8:12 pm | 7 comments | 4653 Views

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Retired immigration judge to run for Congress

A retired immigration judge from Danville has thrown his hat into the ring as a Republican candidate for the congressional...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Truusje, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 3093 Views

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Faria Preserve inches closer to commission vote

The San Ramon Planning Commission is getting closer to a final resolution on a controversial large-scale building project...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 7 comments | 1187 Views
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