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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did Alamo endorse Tomi van de Brooke for Supervisor?

Dear Editor, After more than a month, it is time to invite Supervisor Gayle Uilkema to explain why Contra Costa County...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by informed resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 816 Views

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Fire chief wins heart association award

The man who runs the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District has won honors from the American Heart Association. Richard...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alamano, on Nov 4, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 4 comments | 590 Views

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Restoring the middle class

With "occupy" protests erupting in small bursts of violence and 99 percent-ers calling for a more balanced distribution of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Nov 3, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 558 Views

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Council gives Osage Station Park plan the go-ahead

At its Tuesday meeting, the Danville Town Council granted its Parks and Leisure Services Commission permission to move forward...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Roberta Lemons, on Nov 3, 2011 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 765 Views

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Five schools flip the switch

San Ramon Valley Unified students and staff gathered with residents and various dignitaries on Monday afternoon to dedicate...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 2, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 31 comments | 1506 Views

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Danville reverend dies of natural causes at age 82

Long-time St. Isidore resident Rev. James Edmund Driscoll died Oct. 29 of natural causes at 82. Within the Danville congregation,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by collins, on Nov 2, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 630 Views

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Power restored to all but 194 customers in outage

Power has been restored to all but 194 customers following an outage in the Danville and Alamo areas, according to Pacific...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Failed Infrastructure , on Nov 2, 2011 at 6:28 am | 4 comments | 665 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in Thursday armed robbery

Danville Police have arrested two men in connection with an armed robbery Thursday night outside the McDonalds restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bif, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1628 Views

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FUNDaFIELDfounder honored at Teen Nick HALO awards

Five teens were honored a star-studded event in Hollywood last week during the third annual TeenNick HALO Awards. Danville...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Phyllis Roach, on Nov 1, 2011 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 636 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Nov 1, 2011 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 635 Views

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This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Doug, on Nov 1, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1688 Views

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Danville Police collect prescription drugs during take-back event

On Saturday, the Danville Police Department teamed up with the DEA for a prescription drug take-back event at police headquarters....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by April Rovero, on Nov 1, 2011 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 753 Views

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La Russa announces his retirement

Tony La Russa, the third-winningest manager in Major League history announced his retirement as a manager on Monday, according...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by LMP, on Nov 1, 2011 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 477 Views

SPORTS

Valley Stompers Softball Tryouts: 10U, 12U and 14U

Located in the San Ramon Valley, the Valley Stompers are the "A" Travel Ball division of the San Ramon Valley Girls Athletic...

Original post made by Steve Renfro on Nov. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

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Tips for a safe Halloween

Danville Police Department is offering several tips to residents to help keep the holiday a safe one for the younger ghouls...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack O, Lantern, on Oct 31, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 517 Views

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3.6-magnitude quake shakes Bay Area Thursday morning

The quake was recorded at 5:36 a.m. 2 miles east of Berkeley with a depth of about 6 miles, according to the USGS. The temblor...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 562 Views

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Tony LaRussa is delivering entertaining Baseball!

Dear Editor, When our neighbor returns for this season in Kansas City, please welcome him. I feel even those like me...

Original post made by [removed] on Oct. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 690 Views

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Additional bicycle parking may debut downtown

The results of a recent bicycle activity and parking study were revealed at a Danville Parks and Leisure Services Commission...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike McCormack, on Oct 28, 2011 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 721 Views

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Streetwise: How would the Miwok celebrate Halloween?

Whether you call it The Great Pumpkin or All Hallows Eve, Halloween is an institution (not to mention an industry) throughout...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lynn, on Oct 28, 2011 at 10:41 am | 4 comments | 597 Views

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Hap Magee Ranch barns will remain standing

Danville's Heritage Resource Commission voted to maintain two historic barns at Hap Magee Ranch Park on Monday night, following...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by [clarify], on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 17 comments | 942 Views
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