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Two injured in Walnut Creek stabbing

Two people are being treated for multiple stab wounds after an argument turned violent outside a car wash on North Main Street...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 768 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

The politics of CCC-BOS redistricting

Dear Editor, News service alliance distribution and polling in Contra Costa neighborhoods east to west last evening recognized...

Original post made by [removed] on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by jake, on Jul 3, 2011 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

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Women applaud 100 years of having the vote

Movers and shakers filled the Museum of the San Ramon Valley on Sunday afternoon -- and they were all women. The crowd was...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 690 Views

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Communities gear up for Independence Day celebrations

The San Ramon Valley Kiwanis Club is looking to recognize future leaders in its parade through downtown Danville this year....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by the dogfather, on Jun 30, 2011 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 699 Views

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Unmasking Contra Costa aggregated politics

Dear Editor, News media has changed in Contra Costa County and CCC-BOS, 19 city councils, and various district boards...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jul 3, 2011 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 613 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hayward man steals mail from Valley residents to pay bills, open credit cards

A Hayward man was arrested last week when a search of his home netted several stolen pieces of mail from residents in the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jenny at Mail Boss, on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

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Ask the Vet: Watch out for summer hazards, part two

I love summertime for the long days, barbecues, vacation and hikes with our dogs. In the veterinary hospital our caseload...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 am | 1 comment | 626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is redistricting a failure to communicate?

Dear Editor, Why are Contra Costa County supervisors having such difficulty executing the will and interests of Contra...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arthur, on Jul 14, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Streetwise: What are you reading this summer?

Whether you're catching up on all your Harry Potter books in anticipation of the last film or are nose-deep in historical...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ask the Vet: What is an emergency?

Pet emergencies are sometimes obvious to pet owners, but not always. Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care's Dr. Kristel...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Brad Taylor, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community oversight of parcel taxes

Dear Editor, Neighborhoods audit teams have been investigating oversight of parcel taxes that, more and more, are becoming...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Jul 23, 2011 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 723 Views

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Obituaries

Sheldon A. 'Pop' Pearson Read the full story here http://danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=5536 posted Friday, January...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Michael Wolfes, on Jul 22, 2011 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 931 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 26 Redistricting HEARING to select districts' boundaries

Dear Editor, Item D.3, Redistricting HEARING, at 1PM, July 26, 2011, CCC-BOS Chambers Martinez, is now planned to result...

Original post made by [removed] on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Harald A. Bailey, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 675 Views

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Davidon Homes gets go-ahead from town council

On Tuesday night, the Danville Town Council unanimously approved preliminary development plans Davidon Homes, which rezoned...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 727 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Sun Power?

The headline in today's newspaper notes that Brown wants California to be powered by the sun's rays. Why not? It's governed...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ralph N. Shirlet, on Jul 25, 2011 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 758 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 Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Erick Larson, on Jul 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 831 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Ramon Valley home to 17 sex offenders

While San Ramon and Danville both enjoy reputations of being squeaky clean, there are currently 16 registered sex offenders...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by LOL, on Aug 2, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 846 Views

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Discuss emergency preparedness at Mayor's Morning breakfast

Held the first Friday of each month at Father Nature's Restaurant, 172 E. Prospect Ave., Mornings with the Mayor is a topical...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charlotte Wood Middle School sets up fund for Williams family

Charlotte Wood Middle School has set up a fund to pay for the hospital bills for one of its teachers who was seriously injured...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Shara Waybright, on Aug 6, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

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Officials discuss preparedness in earthquake country

Is the San Ramon Valley prepared for a natural disaster or medical emergency? If a sampling of attendees at Friday's Mornings...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by bstanley, on Aug 7, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 924 Views
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