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Tuesday's tax deadline remains despite shutdown

The Internal Revenue Service Friday reminded taxpayers that the Oct. 15 deadline tomorrow remains in effect for people who...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 3647 Views

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Students ponder 9/11 remembrance in essay contest

As part of its annual Sept. 11 remembrance, Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley hosted an essay contest for students throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 16, 2013 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 5848 Views

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School District to hold forum on new state standards

Parents will have the opportunity to learn more about Common Core Standards implementation during two informational nights....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 21, 2013 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 4795 Views

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Two people, one bird from Alamo test positive for West Nile virus

Two people from east Contra Costa County have tested positive for West Nile virus, most likely contracted in September. A...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Oct 21, 2013 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 4376 Views

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Freedom's family

For as long as there has been a United States there have been soldiers, putting their lives on the line to protect their...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by blue star president, on Oct 21, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 436 Views

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Pleasanton man shot in I-680 road rage incident

Investigators are trying to locate a driver who shot a Pleasanton man in Fremont early Thursday morning after a highway road-rage...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Danville Independent , on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:28 am | 1 comment | 9371 Views

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Strong winds leave Danville residents in the dark

Strong winds toppled trees across the Tri-Valley overnight and left more than 2,000 people in Danville without power Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Dianne, on Oct 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 979 Views

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Beacon replaced atop Mount Diablo

Local organizations and individuals donated $100,000 to pay for restorations on the "Eye of Diablo" beacon, which is lit...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Del Chandler, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 7803 Views

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In memory of Pastor Ihno Janssen

Ihno Janssen, former pastor at Messiah Lutheran Church and former director of Christian Counseling Services in Danville and...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by John Pommon, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 9038 Views

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Sachs, Hudson win seat on San Ramon City Council

San Ramon Planning Commissioner Harry Sachs won a seat on City Council and incumbent City Councilmember Dave Hudson held...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not asleep at the switch, on Nov 6, 2013 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 3510 Views

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Hayward man sentenced to 14 years in Gold N Treasures holdup

The first of four people charged in a botched jewelry store holdup that left one of the robbers dead was sentenced Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wes, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 4721 Views

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Save Mount Diablo buys 1,080 acre Curry Canyon Ranch

Save Mount Diablo has purchased a property it's describing as its "top priority acquisition," the 1,080 acre Curry Canyon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by disillusioned Danvillian, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1324 Views

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Buchanan to hold Thanksgiving open house

California Assemblymember Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is hosting a Thanksgiving open house at her San Ramon offices on Monday,...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 11, 2013 at 8:11 am | 1 comment | 6956 Views

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CHP: Speed possibly factor in fatal head-on

A young Danville web designer may have been speeding along Crow Canyon Road before the head-on collision that claimed his...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Barbie, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4205 Views

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Danville PD officers receive state commendation

Two Danville police officers received special recognition from state officials this week for lifesaving efforts in the field...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mimi, on Nov 18, 2013 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 4990 Views

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Village Theatre celebrates centennial in 'grand' style

Hundreds converged on downtown Danville Saturday evening to help celebrate the centennial of the Village Theatre. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by Kristina Camara, on Nov 20, 2013 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 7119 Views

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Unsung no more: 2013 Tri-Valley Heroes named

The Tri-Valley Heroes selection committee had a very difficult task selecting only one recipient per category. Again this...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 7328 Views

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Annual bike donation drive begins in Danville

A local nonprofit has begun its annual effort to gather and repair donated bicycles for underprivileged Bay Area residents,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 22, 2013 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3149 Views

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Local rescuers, victim reunite at San Ramon Valley Fire event

Rescuers and a victim of sudden cardiac arrest were reunited in an emotional reunion Thursday night. "This is a perfect example...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Nov 25, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 4691 Views

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Local motorcyclists die in separate crashes Saturday

Two local men died in separate motorcycle crashes just hours apart and miles away on Saturday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Nov 26, 2013 at 7:58 am | 1 comment | 3139 Views
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