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Tri-Valley Heroes awards go to 8 community leaders for service throughout region

The Danville Express and its sister publications -- San Ramon Express, Pleasanton Weekly and Dublin Tri-Valley Views -- presented...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Vicki, on Nov 21, 2012 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 908 Views

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Walnut Creek Chick-Fil-A opens its doors to crowds, protests

The Bay Area's newest Chick-fil-A restaurant opened its doors in Walnut Creek Thursday morning, ushering in hungry patrons...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 20, 2012 at 5:46 pm | 44 comments | 3944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville voters buck county trend, favor Romney over Obama

Barack Obama may have won the popular vote, but if Danville voters had their way, a Republican would be president, voting...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Janey, on Nov 20, 2012 at 11:17 am | 50 comments | 2094 Views

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Pet of the Week: Rhett

Rhett is a sweet, gentle soul who is desperately looking for his forever home. We are estimating his age to be about 8yrs...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 945 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Ingredients Challenge Game

Here's the challenge: This is a list of ingredients of a product that I found in my pantry. Your job is to tell what the...

Original post made by Alamo Ron on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Nov 17, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 968 Views

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Pair arrested after allegedly burglarizing home, evading police in stolen car

A man and woman suspected of burglarizing a home in Castro Valley were arrested in Danville Tuesday morning after allegedly...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 766 Views

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Elderly man critically injured in hit-and-run collision

Police are attempting to track down a suspect in a hit-and-run collision in San Ramon last Friday that critically injured...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jana, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bond Oversight

Statute grants the Grand Jury with power to investigate and report upon the operations, accounts, and records of our County,...

Original post made by Contra Costa County Grand Jury on Nov. 14, 2012
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Missing Walnut Creek man found dead in Humboldt County

Walnut Creek resident Michael Steven McNulty had been missing for more than a week and was found dead in Humboldt County,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Theresa , on Nov 14, 2012 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

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Million dollar grant will help D.A. prosecute fraud

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office received $1.3 million in grants to combat insurance fraud, District Attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Woody, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 13104 Views

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Talks resume between Raley's, its butchers union that's on strike

Contract talks between workers, including its striking meat department workers in Pleasanton, and the management of Raley's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anita, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 736 Views

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Danville GOP candidate trails Feinstein in Senate race

Danville resident and Republican candidate Elizabeth Emken is approximately 30 percent behind in the race for the Senate...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Greg, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 850 Views

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Attend a fundraiser to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

Three restaurants in Blackhawk Plaza will hold a fundraiser tonight for victims of Hurricane Sandy. A percentage from the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Theresa, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 4 comments | 715 Views

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School bond passes in close race

San Ramon Valley voters were split on whether to vote in Measure D, a $260 million school bond that will dedicate funds specifically...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Brookside, on Nov 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 20 comments | 1803 Views

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Streetwise: Fall foliage

Cold weather is finally pricking the skin of San Ramon Valley residents, as the Indian Summer faded this week. With the spirit...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 726 Views

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Rakestraw Books hosts wine critic

Enjoy an evening with New York Times wine critic Eric Asimov as he presents his new book, "How to Love Wine: A Memoir and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 731 Views

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Shop for sweet treats and gifts at Candy Cane Boutique

Shop for holiday gift items and home-baked goods at the Candy Cane Boutique. Held at Creekside Community Church (1350 Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by jjjj, on Nov 12, 2012 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 840 Views

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Traffic congestion expected to continue at I-580, El Charro Road as Paragon Outlets celebrates opening

The opening of the Paragon Outlets in Livermore Thursday morning stalled traffic in both directions on Interstate 580. Drivers...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Nov 12, 2012 at 7:07 am | 1 comment | 913 Views

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Family ties a factor in SRV Fire race, incumbent says

One incumbent and two newcomers were elected to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District's Board of Directors Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by JRM, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1695 Views

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Buchanan headed for third Assembly term

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan was part of a jubilant crowd at Pyramid Alehouse in Walnut Creek on Tuesday night, shortly after...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 9, 2012 at 3:30 am | 11 comments | 832 Views
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