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Help count the homeless

Contra Costa County needs volunteers to help count the homeless on Wednesday, Jan. 30, beginning at 6 a.m. This activity...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by cardinal , on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 6 comments | 857 Views

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Brown asks three-judge panel to lift prison population reduction order

Gov. Jerry Brown has asked a federal three-judge panel to lift an order requiring the state to reduce the number of inmates...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Jan 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 801 Views

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Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: Important women in history

Betsy Ross, Harriet Tubman and Margaret Thatcher are just a few of the famous females gracing the pages of history textbooks...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dirka_Dirka, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2075 Views

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Volunteer for the Amgen Tour

Cycling fans have the unique opportunity to experience America's most prestigious professional cycling stage race May 12-19....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 911 Views

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Sequestration causes changes at Eugene O'Neill and John Muir National Historic Sites

Visitors to the Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site and Tao House will see changes in operation hours and services as...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by danville resident, on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Missing teen located

San Ramon Valley High student Madeline Langill was found at 9:20 a.m. on Friday at a Danville home. She has since been returned...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by SRVHS Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 10:39 am | 6 comments | 969 Views

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Jury deliberations set to begin in 2009 homicide of Danville teen

Closing arguments were heard Friday in the case of Walter Bell, who is accused of shooting San Ramon Valley High senior Rylan...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kelly, on May 16, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 845 Views

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SRVUSD will receive one-time windfall from state

The San Ramon Valley school district can look forward to some unexpected funding. Unanticipated revenue to California will...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 18, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 6 comments | 950 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek suspect in armed robbery

Danville Police are looking for a suspect in connection with the Thursday evening armed robbery of a Subway sandwich shop...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:44 am | 6 comments | 823 Views

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Man exposing himself to female trail users in Walnut Creek area

A man has exposed himself to women on the Iron Horse Regional Trail in the Walnut Creek area six times since March, and police...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Jun 10, 2013 at 6:24 pm | 6 comments | 725 Views

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Ditch days costly for school district

Senior ditch day may be a longstanding tradition in local high schools, but every time a student misses school, whether it's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Jun 24, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 6 comments | 1115 Views

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One year as Contra Costa County supervisor

District 2 County Supervisor [http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=3385 Candace Andersen] has always been busy....

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Policy of Truth, on Jul 12, 2013 at 10:36 am | 6 comments | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Litter in the Lunardi's Parking Lot Solution

First off, I must say in general our town is very clean and pockets of littered areas are seldom seen in Danville. ...

Original post made by JRM on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Jul 30, 2013 at 9:11 am | 6 comments | 1245 Views

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Grab-and-run ringleader makes first court appearance

A teen described by police as the ringleader of a grab-and-run gang that hit Victoria's Secret multiple times in recent months...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:06 am | 6 comments | 1240 Views

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BART talks continue; union leader pessimistic about reaching agreement

BART management met with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement before the union employees' contract expires...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Chaz, on Jul 31, 2013 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 915 Views

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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 1052 Views

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Divorce attorney pleads guilty to wiretapping car of client's husband

A San Ramon divorce attorney pleaded guilty Friday to arranging to have a concealed listening device placed in the car of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 6 comments | 7567 Views

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School superintendent: Many of our schools are at capacity

San Ramon Valley schools are bursting at the seams, according to school Superintendent Mary Shelton, who spoke to about 25...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 8290 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas line break closes street, businesses

A gas line break prompted the closure of a roadway and some businesses for more than an hour Friday evening. The gas line,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 1272 Views
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