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State call center deal revived after last-minute negotiations

The county brokered an agreement late Wednesday with leaders from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 4 comments | 1465 Views

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Back from the drawing board: CCTA reveals I-680 HOV ramp alternative

If the turnout from Wednesday night's scoping session on potential HOV ramps in San Ramon is an example, ramps planned for...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by JT, on Mar 19, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 11 comments | 7482 Views

AROUND TOWN

FINAL DANVILLE TOWN COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 19TH!

If you care about Danville's future, be sure to attend the Town Council hearing Tuesday, March 19th, 7:30, Community Center,...

Original post made by term limits for Danville Council on Mar. 18, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Attendance normal at Foothill High despite graffiti threat

Despite the threat, morning attendance at the high school was about 92 percent, Pleasanton Unified School District spokeswoman...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 2575 Views

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Town will stream Council meetings online by end of year

town officials decided to move forward with video recording and web streaming of Town Council meetings following a study...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jake, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

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PLEASE SIGN SOS-DANVILLE OPEN SPACE PRESERVATION INITIATIVE THIS WEEKEND

Please come to one of the following locations this weekend to sign the SOS-Danville Open Space Preservation Initiative Petition: Farmers'...

Original post made by SOS-DANVILLE on Mar. 16, 2013
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Volunteer for the Amgen Tour

Cycling fans have the unique opportunity to experience America's most prestigious professional cycling stage race May 12-19....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie, on Mar 15, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 6 comments | 1208 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 | 3194 Views

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Scoping session on Norris Canyon HOV ramp held March 13

Caltrans and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) will hold a public scoping meeting on proposed on- and off-ramps...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Derek, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 1023 Views

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Haircut-a-thon benefits horses

On St. Patricks Day, March 17, local hairstylists will come together for a cut-a-thon benefiting Horses Healing Hearts Rescue,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Melissa, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

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Dublin police drop charges against rapper MC Hammer

Dublin police have dropped charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:31 pm | 7 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Streetwise: Important women in history

Betsy Ross, Harriet Tubman and Margaret Thatcher are just a few of the famous females gracing the pages of history textbooks...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dirka_Dirka, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

21 people arrested for providing alcohol to decoys under 21

Detectives arrested 21 people over the past month during stings targeting alcohol sales to minors throughout Contra Costa...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Bonnie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Singing for sports

Armed with nothing more than a ridiculous musical Christmas hat and mediocre singing voices, Jack Reed and Garrett Rivas...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane , on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:28 am | 1 comment | 2746 Views

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Local families urge FDA to clarify risks in OxyContin reformulation

Don't be fooled by the reformulation of OxyContin and the claims that it is less dangerous than before. That's the message...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sherry, on Mar 12, 2013 at 7:40 am | 9 comments | 2202 Views

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Buchanan pushes for education reform

Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) is proposing laws that could measure teacher performance, streamline discipline and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 1102 Views

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The last bus

Public transportation is a good thing -- it cuts down on greenhouse gases and other byproducts of commuting, not to mention...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 11, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

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San Ramon is 6th city to adopt comprehensive smoking laws, 2 others follow

San Ramon's City Council adopted stringent [http://www.sanramonexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=7007&approved=yes secondhand...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by David, on Mar 11, 2013 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2106 Views

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Council outlines changes to General Plan

Every seat was occupied at Danville's Town Council meeting on March 5, as residents were eager to hear the Council's thoughts...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Mar 11, 2013 at 8:56 am | 27 comments | 4919 Views

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Mayors hope Washington trip brings some cash for roads

At the Tri-Valley Cities Council meeting Wednesday night, Danville Mayor Newell Arnerich said all five cities -- Danville,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Tango, on Mar 8, 2013 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2185 Views
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