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County unions seek referendum to overturn Board of Supervisors' pay raise

Contra Costa County public employees unions have started to gather signatures for a referendum to overturn the county Board...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Anne, on Dec 18, 2014 at 8:17 am | 21 comments | 12452 Views

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Baker introduces bill to prevent future BART strikes

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker -- who represents Alamo, Danville and San Ramon -- has introduced her first bill in the Assembly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Mar 2, 2015 at 1:44 pm | 21 comments | 2618 Views

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San Ramon: Lawyer's hit-and-run conviction reduced to misdemeanor in Dublin fatality

A judge decided to downgrade the felony conviction of a lawyer who admitted to hitting and killing a man with his car in...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2015
Last comment by frankly, on Oct 26, 2015 at 7:28 am | 21 comments | 3117 Views

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EBMUD releases latest list of excessive water users

The East Bay Municipal Utility District released a set of names Thursday of excessive water users in the utility district's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Todd Yanker-Getty, on Nov 23, 2015 at 12:13 am | 21 comments | 3546 Views

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Demolition underway for San Ramon's City Center

Crews started demolition work earlier this month at the site of the planned City Center Bishop Ranch, a retail project that...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by John, on Sep 5, 2016 at 9:20 am | 21 comments | 5862 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed in Alamo jewelry store robbery

Officials from the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office filed multiple charges Wednesday against a 50-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Myron R., on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 21 comments | 4042 Views

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Danville man formally charged with possessing child pornography

A felony child pornography charge has been formally filed against a 40-year-old former Cub Scout leader from Danville, according...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by HELLO, on May 17, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 21 comments | 5147 Views

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Danville resident charged with felony assault

A Danville resident was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after striking a man with a stick on July 23. According...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 21 comments | 2618 Views

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Drug and weapons charges dropped in illegally accessed info case

A Pleasanton man embroiled in a bitter custody battle has had criminal charges against him thrown out of court. Brian Lancaster,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by warming up, on Oct 8, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 21 comments | 3037 Views

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Alamo teen charged in fight outside SRVHS

A 16-year-old Alamo boy was charged with battery causing serious bodily injury in connection with a fight late Saturday night...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2015
Last comment by Bill G, on Oct 13, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 21 comments | 5411 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 | 2771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just received an e-mail from Mary Piepho

"SUPERVISOR MARY N. PIEPHO RECEIVES BOARD SUPPORT TO REDUCE TRAFFIC FEES FOR COUNTY WINERIES AND OLIVE MILLS" - gee, thanks...

Original post made by S. Cavalli on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Mary Nejedly Piepho, on Jan 28, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 20 comments | 4227 Views

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AIM files an Application for Incorporation: it is not what they promised!

Dear neighbors, Alamo Incorporation Movement has filed an Application for Incorporation after promising all of us that...

Original post made by Alamo neighborhoods forum on Nov. 25, 2007
Last comment by Paul, but you can call me AL, on Dec 18, 2007 at 8:22 am | 20 comments | 4567 Views

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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 | 2980 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 | 2513 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 | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 8713 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 | 3570 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 | 3441 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 | 1957 Views
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