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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 | 1173 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 | 1374 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 | 1303 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 | 1582 Views

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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 | 1426 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 | 1197 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 | 2608 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 | 1093 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 | 1632 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 | 1671 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 | 1933 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 | 6151 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 | 2053 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 | 1754 Views

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AIA meeting to look ahead for Alamo

Alamo residents are looking to see what the future holds for the community, now that the move to incorporate has been defeated....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hal Bailey, on Mar 12, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 19 comments | 1473 Views

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AIA Board ponders role in future of Alamo

Just 10 days after the defeat of a three-year-long campaign to incorporate Alamo, members of the Alamo Improvement Association...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Community courtesy, on Mar 19, 2009 at 9:45 am | 19 comments | 1497 Views

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Layoff notices sent out to teachers

Last week 228 teachers received layoff notices - 15 percent of the school district's 1,400 teaching staff. The district is...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by LNR, on May 17, 2009 at 9:49 am | 19 comments | 2169 Views

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LTTE: Here we go again in Alamo

Dear Dolores, Let's thank Mr. Bob Myhre for our consideration of an Alamo region MAC. In Bob's LTTE, he proposes a...

Original post made by Community courtesy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Apr 4, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 19 comments | 1440 Views

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Builder donating cost of constructing new fire station

Fautt Homes will partner with the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District to build the new Fire Station 32 in Alamo at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Dec 22, 2009 at 10:39 am | 19 comments | 1214 Views

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YMCA closures don't affect San Ramon Valley - so far

The Mt. Diablo Region YMCA announced that it will close the Delta Family YMCA in Oakley on March 31, as well as the health...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by cdsi Research, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 19 comments | 1154 Views
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Hayward NAACP officials threaten blog posters
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Not so speedy trial
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