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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Angeles man charged in Jamaican lottery scam

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking Tri-Valley heroes

The Danville Express will recognize the true, yet often anonymous, Tri-Valley Heroes this holiday season with several awards....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recycle cans and bottles

Hello, Where can I find a place to recycle the cans and bottles in Danville? Someone tole me I can to Safeway and Lucky...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 675 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Thousands gather to honor former sheriff Rupf at memorial service

Several hundred law enforcement officers from throughout the Bay Area were among thousands of people who turned out Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 719 Views

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3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Aug 20, 2012 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 708 Views

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Pedestrian safety project improves road near Alamo Elementary

While the crosswalk lights are currently being tested, a ribbon cutting ceremony officiated by District 2 Supervisor Candace...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 859 Views

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Breaking away: Is San Ramon pulling away from the Tri-Valley alliance?

The city near the center of the Tri-Valley is at the center of a debate about cooperation among the five cities that have...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 758 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Their akin-breakin' hurt

Back from a brief hiatus, Tom Cushing discusses the fallout from Senate candidate Todd Akin's interview on a St. Louis television...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 30, 2012 at 8:51 am | 1 comment | 862 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Attend a special reading of 'Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart'

Join VoiceFlame for a special reading of "Nda Ku Ona: I See You with My Heart," presented from 6:45-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reba, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Donate to the school supply drive for foster kids

In an effort to help California's foster kids feel prepared and confident this school year, Sleep Train is hosting its annual...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Frank Divore, on Aug 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 710 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama vs Jeremy Lin

New York Times is reporting that President Obama was quoted as saying that "He was the Miami Heat, and Romney was Jeremy...

Original post made by Q on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 822 Views

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String players needed for symphony

The first rehearsal of the Livermore-Amador Symphony will be from 7:30-10 p.m. The Livermore-Amador Symphony needs string...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 680 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Political Donations Prove Media is Biased Against Republicans

Center for Responsive Politics is an independent organization that simply tracks campaign contributions from Political Action...

Original post made by SJ on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 818 Views

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Superior Court adopts final budget reduction plan

As a result of complex state budget cuts, the Contra Costa Superior Court recently announced its final budget reduction plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 8, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

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Ask the Vet: My cat does strange things

Who needs television when you have a cat? They are as unique as we are and endlessly entertaining. Some of the strange behaviors...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Sep 10, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 810 Views

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Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony features admiral, Pearl Harbor survivors

Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley and local veterans organizations will host the annual Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony. This...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 877 Views

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Streetwise: Volunteering

From soup kitchens to animal shelters, there are loads of volunteer opportunities for altruistic residents. This week, Roving...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Alamo resident, on Sep 14, 2012 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 1158 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thousands attend funeral services for CHP Officer Youngstrom

A few thousand law enforcement officers, government officials and community members gathered in Vacaville Thursday morning...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by bz, on Sep 14, 2012 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

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'Ultimate organizer' honored as Alamo citizen of the year

Rotary Club of Alamo awarded its 28th citizen of the year award Sunday, honoring a long-time Alamo resident who has served...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Theresa , on Sep 17, 2012 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

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Kraft, Samsung move to San Ramon

Bishop Ranch announced two high-profile tenants Monday, Kraft Foods and Samsung Electronics, totaling 32,000 square feet....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 25, 2012 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1400 Views
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