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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What will be the important stories of 2012?

Dear Editor, Joyous wishes for the holidays to your readers, EMCEB staff and you. This morning, many among local e-exchanges,...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dickita P, on Dec 25, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

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School custodian arrested for child molestatation

Police in Walnut Creek are investigating a child molestation case that led to the arrest of a Mount Diablo School District...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 27, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 892 Views

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Over 100 bird-watchers take annual Christmas county around the bay

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush -- at least when it comes to counting the wide range of bird species that spend...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike McCormack, on Dec 28, 2011 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Danville Boy Scout honored with Congressional medal

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) presented Scott Talley with the award Wednesday; Talley worked in four core areas...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Miranda Momma, on Jan 18, 2012 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support the John Baldwin's Cougar Education Fund's Bid for Kids 2012 by becoming a Sponsor

Support the John Baldwin Cougar Education Fund's Bid for Kids 2012 Auction by becoming a Sponsor What: The Bid...

Original post made by Emily Wetmore on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

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Protesters rally against anti-piracy legislation

As several prominent Internet companies held online protests Wednesday afternoon against anti-piracy legislation being considered...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Jan 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 771 Views

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San Ramon Regional hospital named primary stroke center

After undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ring in 2012 with GNON of Diablo Valley

Join GNON's newest chapter as well as their official merge with Dreamweavers from 5:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 31, at Cort...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Vicki, on Jan 31, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 905 Views

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Former CNET cop to appear on 'Dr. Phil' show

Norman Wielsch, the former commander of a Contra Costa County drug squad indicted in the CNET scandal, will appear on "Dr....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Feb 6, 2012 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 932 Views

SPORTS

Safe! despite great catch

A's catcher Ryan Jeffries of Alamo strained for a catch in preseason San Ramon Valley Little League Majors Division play...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ryan Jeffries, on Feb 6, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

Screenagers video festival features SRV twins

Watch out for the ones with glowing eyes, their laser guns and never go pee alone. In "Final Hours," a short film by San...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Kim Chavarria, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

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Violins will perform with Diablo Symphony Feb. 12

On Feb. 12, violinist Karen Shinozaki will perform with the Diablo Symphony in Walnut Creek under the baton of guest conductor...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Eva Langfeldt, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 959 Views

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Attend a read-a-thon kick off event

Read with San Ramon Valley Education Foundation is hosting its 3rd annual Read-A-Thon. It will kick off on Feb. 14 Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by B. Lynn Goodwin, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 864 Views

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State drops police misconduct case, lets Feds take the reins

The case against three law enforcement officers and a private investigator involved in a Contra Costa County drug squad misconduct...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Feb 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest caretaker for the elderly suspected of defrauding her clients

Walnut Creek police arrested a caretaker for the elderly on Saturday who they suspect has been defrauding her clients, police...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1011 Views

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Obituaries

Armand Borel, owner of the last orchard in Danville, died peacefully April 19 at the age of 80. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by elaine m leon, on Feb 14, 2012 at 2:57 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

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Contra Costa County law enforcement feels impact of realignment

More than four months after California transferred responsibility for low-level offenders to counties, law enforcement officials...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Free Ride To Offenders, on Feb 17, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 1240 Views

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Pleasanton police investigate two weekend armed holdups

Two separate armed robberies took place in Pleasanton over Presidents Day weekend, and police say they have "excellent leads"...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Gretchen, on Feb 22, 2012 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 870 Views

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Keeping on track in the community college path

In this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3525 Doing College], expert admissions adviser Elizabeth...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Special presentation on building an iconic bridge March 27

The Village Theatre will hold a special presentation on rebuilding the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on Tuesday, March...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by spcwt, on Feb 28, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 952 Views
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