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Fatal overdose reported in Luckys parking lot

A man fatally overdosed in the Luckys parking lot off Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon on Friday afternoon. The victim was dead...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by question man, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1594 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

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

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Aug 10, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 1263 Views

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Unionized Castlewood workers ask City Council to support labor agency's rule to end lockout

Union members, who said they are among those who were locked out of their jobs two years ago in a wage and benefit dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Dale Summers, on Aug 23, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayors talk pensions, economic development, taxes at summit

Tri-Valley mayors got themselves into Jeopardy in front of more than 300 of their constituents Wednesday. David Stark, government...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 26, 2012 at 10:58 am | 5 comments | 1243 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1721 Views

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Woman kidnapped from business center parking lot then abandoned in Oakland hills

A woman leaving work in Walnut Creek Wednesday night was kidnapped by two men who forced her to withdraw money from various...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by LOUISE, on Nov 21, 2012 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 1744 Views

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Crow Canyon sound wall noise mitigation project begins

Danville residents living near Crow Canyon Road can expect to get some relief from traffic noise generated by the busy arterial...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by peggy, on Jan 16, 2013 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1406 Views

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SRVUSD poised to begin preliminary work on new school, Stone Valley renovation

By the end of next month, the school district should be taking the first steps toward building a $31 million elementary school...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 23, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 1148 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Wednesday is another Spare the Air day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood-burning has been issued for the Bay Area on Wednesday. It is the eighth time...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jan 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Danville Mom, on Jan 25, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 5 comments | 804 Views

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San Ramon attorney faces complaint to state bar association

A San Ramon family law attorney charged with illegally receiving confidential information now faces a complaint made to the...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by Earl Stanley Gardnerd, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 1325 Views

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Man shot, injured by police after allegedly threatening officer with knife

Police shot and injured Dublin resident Ryan Cox Friday morning after he allegedly walked toward officers with a large knife,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:31 am | 5 comments | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Athenian students plant orchard to benefit food bank

Volunteers from The Athenian School created a campus fruit orchard that will benefit the Contra Costa Food Bank. Apples,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2583 Views

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Scoping session on Norris Canyon HOV ramp held March 13

Caltrans and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) will hold a public scoping meeting on proposed on- and off-ramps...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 759 Views

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County focuses on water mitigation measures for Tassajara Valley cemetery

Ahead of public hearings on the environmental impact reportfor a $35 million cemetery proposed for the Tassajara Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Charlie H., on May 27, 2014 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facilities projects begin after first series of school bonds sold

The school district recently completed the first of four bond sales in the Measure D school facilities bond, which [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8640&approv...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 5 comments | 1156 Views

SPORTS

Danville Devil Mountain Run will benefit local counseling center

Promoters of the recently reinstated Danville Devil Mountain Run announced that the race will benefit a local charity. Profits...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Mar 26, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2124 Views

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Planning Commission will hear update on Magee Ranch project tonight

Danville's Planning Commission will again hear testimony tonight on a future 410-acre development at the southeast corner...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on May 15, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 5 comments | 838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Report ranks SRVUSD high schools among top in country

All nine local high schools scored among the top high schools in the country in the latest U.S. News & World report ranking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by The alamo, on May 17, 2013 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 1262 Views

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Local businessman seeks to be candidate in Iranian presidential election

In a seemingly quixotic quest, East Bay businessman Kazem Sadati (also known as Matt Sadati) has thrown his hat into the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on May 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 880 Views
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