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Teachers gather to protest Social Security offsets

Hundreds of teachers, outraged over a pair of programs that take away Social Security benefits, turned out at a March 21...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Teacher X, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 20 comments | 1772 Views

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Alamo getting a MAC, says Piepho

If the failure to incorporate Alamo into a city in March left residents with questions about the future, Supervisor Mary...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by RandyB, on Jul 13, 2009 at 8:01 pm | 20 comments | 1498 Views

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Marijuana brownie almost does in dog

A marijuana brownie probably caused the critical condition of a Danville poodle living next to the Iron Horse Trail. Her...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by bjgirl, on Aug 2, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 20 comments | 2053 Views

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San Ramon eyes Tassajara Valley

Danville, San Ramon and Contra Costa County will be sitting down and examining the eastern boundary between the two towns...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ruck, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:31 pm | 20 comments | 1457 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report suspicious activity, urges town manager

Danville has seen a surge in vandalism, said Town Manager Joe Calabrigo at Mornings with the Mayor today, and he asked residents...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Jun 14, 2010 at 11:04 am | 20 comments | 1463 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested in Rylan Fuchs slaying

Homicide detectives from the county Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Danville Police Department, have arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gunslinger .45, on Nov 25, 2009 at 9:37 am | 20 comments | 1890 Views

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Dear old Mount Diablo - or is it Reagan?

Oakley resident Art Mijares, 61, recently renewed his quest for Mount Diablo to drop its devilish name. The Contra Costa...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jon, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 1222 Views

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Council changes poultry ordinance for residential properties

Roosters are no longer welcome in the Town of Danville after the Town Council voted Tuesday night to change the zoning ordinance...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on May 31, 2010 at 9:55 am | 20 comments | 1433 Views

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PROPOSITION NEWS: Assemblyman says taxing marijuana sales would raise $1.4 billion

A new bill introduced by a San Francisco state assemblyman could generate annually about $1.4 billion in revenue from taxing...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Oct 14, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 20 comments | 1375 Views

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Alamo postal worker charged with exchanging fake money

Emmanuel Odion Esezobor, an employee at the Alamo post office, was changed with exchanging fake money made in Nigeria for...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:14 am | 20 comments | 1656 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Protesters call for end of oil subsidies, more jobs at Chevron headquarters

Several activist groups will join together outside of Chevron headquarters in San Ramon for two days of protest against subsidies...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:15 pm | 20 comments | 1538 Views

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Danville man circulates prescription drug tax measure to fund drug database

A Danville man whose two children were killed in a 2003 auto accident has been given the go-ahead to begin circulating a...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 5, 2011 at 7:01 am | 20 comments | 1264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Blackhawk woman arrested in conection with illegal Newark pot store

A Blackhawk area resident was arrested during a Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement search Wednesday afternoon, according to...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Diane, on Dec 16, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 20 comments | 2754 Views

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DRAFT Joel Keller for District 3 Supervisor

Dear Editor, Since Diablo, Blackhawk and Tassajara Valley neighborhoods will not register for response to http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3410,...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Informed Resident, on Mar 13, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 20 comments | 2361 Views

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Grading begins on Elworthy property

Motorists on San Ramon Valley Boulevard are advised of increased traffic near the Danville border as crews begin the process...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by movedaway, on Aug 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 20 comments | 1748 Views

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County offering breast exams for uninsured women

Uninsured women in Contra Costa County can take advantage of free breast exams and mammograms at health centers throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 20 comments | 1776 Views

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School bond passes in close race

San Ramon Valley voters were split on whether to vote in Measure D, a $260 million school bond that will dedicate funds specifically...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Brookside, on Nov 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 2035 Views

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DeSaulnier announces legislative effort to end poverty

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. Now, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is firing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 6260 Views

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A roundabout solution

The county has helped the traffic problems in Alamo by adding the island just north of downtown, the pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Beverly Thomas, on Dec 21, 2008 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 2155 Views

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Speed Traps

As I drive down Diablo Road going towards Hartz Avenue, I always notice a motorcycle cop sitting on the right hand side of...

Original post made by Lucy on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Mike Rafone, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 19 comments | 1813 Views
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