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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man commits suicide in broad daylight

A 23-year-old man committed suicide in a downtown Danville parking lot Friday afternoon, police confirmed. Police are not...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Tom , on Aug 4, 2012 at 8:49 am | 10 comments | 2565 Views

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Alamo resident arrested for homicide

Michael Littman was taken into custody on Aug. 30 by Contra Costa Sheriff's Office detectives at his home on the 3000 block...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by LB, on Sep 10, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 10 comments | 1672 Views

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Cal High basketball coach 'forced to resign,' implores school board to change policies

In a tearful, impassioned speech to San Ramon Valley Unified's Board of Education on Nov. 13, California High School's Bob...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Dec 7, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 10 comments | 2374 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault reported in Las Trampas Wilderness

A woman was sexually assaulted while hiking in the Las Trampas Regional Wilderness on Wednesday, Dec. 12, according to reports....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Merry Dane, on May 15, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2941 Views

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California high-speed rail on track to start construction in July

A 2-hour-and-45-minute-trip from San Francisco's Transbay Terminal to Los Angeles' Union Station could be a reality by 2029,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Jan 15, 2013 at 3:12 pm | 10 comments | 1087 Views

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Residents unharmed after oak tree falls on occupied home

Three people escaped injury when a 50-foot tree fell onto their house in unincorporated Danville on Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Feb 22, 2013 at 10:13 am | 10 comments | 1006 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Nine months later, still no preliminary hearing for lawyer charged in hit and run death

More than nine months after his arrest, a San Ramon attorney charged in a hit and run death has yet to step inside a courtroom...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Mar 1, 2013 at 5:40 pm | 10 comments | 2312 Views

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Young man busted in gunpoint home robbery

A 20-year-old Danville man is facing five felony charges in connection with a Wednesday morning residential robbery in which...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sarah J, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 849 Views

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High-speed rail hits speedbump in its Caltrain partnership

What was billed as a historic occasion for the California High-Speed Rail Authority and its Bay Area partners ended on an...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 14, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 10 comments | 2605 Views

AROUND TOWN

More than 4,000 residents sign preservation initiative

A grassroots ballot initiative has made its way to the county as a citizens groups aims to strengthen voter rights on future...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Derek , on Apr 26, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 10 comments | 1353 Views

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Billy Beane to sell longtime Danville home

Billy Beane, the Oakland Athletics general manager made famous by the book and movie "Moneyball," recently put his Danville...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by spcwt, on Jun 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 10 comments | 1622 Views

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Plan Bay Area passes

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a long-term regional plan meant to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:00 pm | 10 comments | 935 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 3683 Views

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Syria: What now?

Syria's use of chemical weapons is up for discussion in this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4683...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Trisha, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:21 am | 10 comments | 1170 Views

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Bay Area assessing impact of federal government shutdown

The federal government shutdown began early Tuesday morning after Congress failed to pass a budget by a deadline of midnight...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 928 Views

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Congressional vote ends shutdown, reopens national parks

Park workers are preparing to return to work Thursday after a congressional vote Wednesday evening that approved a deal to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Oct 22, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 6507 Views

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Danville man allegedly pulls knife on police

Town police arrested a Danville man on weapons charges for allegedly swinging a knife at officers after they tried handcuff...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Loblolly, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 10 comments | 4444 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Miller to retire from Congress

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 10 comments | 1044 Views

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Endorsements continue for DeSaulnier in congressional run

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to rake in early endorsements for his second congressional bid, including...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 10 comments | 1123 Views

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Council expands alcohol area for 3 downtown events

The Danville Town Council expressed unanimous support for nine special events on Tuesday, but were divided on whether to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by RUkidding, on Feb 10, 2014 at 10:55 am | 10 comments | 1882 Views
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