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Pedestrian safety project improves road near Alamo Elementary

While the crosswalk lights are currently being tested, a ribbon cutting ceremony officiated by District 2 Supervisor Candace...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 20, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 965 Views

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3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Aug 20, 2012 at 6:33 am | 1 comment | 823 Views

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Costly damages in commercial fire on Bollinger Canyon Road

The blaze was first reported around 4:40 p.m. at a private commercial building, said Fire Chief Richard Price. The 4,000...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 960 Views

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Thousands gather to honor former sheriff Rupf at memorial service

Several hundred law enforcement officers from throughout the Bay Area were among thousands of people who turned out Thursday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 17, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 819 Views

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Recycle cans and bottles

Hello, Where can I find a place to recycle the cans and bottles in Danville? Someone tole me I can to Safeway and Lucky...

Original post made by Karen on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 769 Views

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San Ramon man identified in fatal I-680 crash

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office identified San Ramon resident Merhrdad Emami, 46, as the passenger in a silver BMW...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Sally, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Sheriff Rupf announces retirement

Veteran Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren Rupf has announced that he will not be seeking another term in office, sparking...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1403 Views

RESTAURANTS

Schools on alert for stranger

A stranger in his 20s wearing sunglasses and a red-sleeved shirt caused a stir in Danville after he offered a fifth-grade...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1259 Views

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Enjoy hot summer nights and cool cars Thursday night

Danville's Hot Summer Nights Car Shows combine classic cars and camaraderie to create an evening of summer celebration. Downtown...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 832 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters?

Does anyone know why there were 2-3 helicopters circling the area last night (May 2, 2012) at around 10pm? This lasted for...

Original post made by Melissa on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by scully, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 914 Views

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Citizens committee prioritizes goals for future July 4 events

The first step of the citizens' committee meeting, held on Aug. 8, was to brainstorm and determine a list of goals appropriate...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by JT, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 4 comments | 882 Views

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Former sheriff Warren Rupf dies

Retired Contra Costa County Sheriff Warren E. Rupf died Thursday after a bout with leukemia, according to the sheriff's office....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 855 Views

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Local attorney pleads not guilty to possession of confidential information

A San Ramon family law attorney has pleaded not guilty to a charge that she illegally received confidential information,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by interesting, on Aug 14, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1098 Views

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Trader Joe's Solicitations

Just yesterday at Trader Joe's there was the often seen solicitor seeking your kind donations to their "charitable" organization. There...

Original post made by frankly on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 14, 2012 at 9:15 am | 14 comments | 1588 Views

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Seeking Tri-Valley heroes

The Danville Express will recognize the true, yet often anonymous, Tri-Valley Heroes this holiday season with several awards....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by SALLY, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

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Should San Ramon-based Chevron 'pack up and leave' Richmond?

There was not enough time during a two-hour town hall meeting in Richmond Tuesday night to address infuriated residents'...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Amy Daniels, on Aug 13, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 8 comments | 1029 Views

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Board of Education votes to put bond on November ballot

The $260 million bond would be used for technology infrastructure improvements -- equipment, cables and software -- for schools,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed Parent, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 2115 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

The Tax Avalanche is Coming

It's amazing. There will a perfect avalanche of tax proposals on the November ballot. Almost all of them are being touted...

Original post made by Rick Pshaw on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 8 comments | 1090 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Angeles man charged in Jamaican lottery scam

A Los Angeles man has been arrested in connection with a lottery scam carried out against a Danville resident, police said...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

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More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by John, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:33 am | 36 comments | 1316 Views
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