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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former sheriff's deputy pleads not guilty to 'Dirty DUI' charges

A former Danville police officer and Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy pleaded not guilty in Oakland federal court Monday...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jan 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 1386 Views

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Air district officials ask residents to refrain from burning wood Tuesday, Wednesday

While district officials have not issued Spare the Air alerts, they are recommending that residents refrain from burning...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by askidoo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 21 comments | 1185 Views

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Those pesky errors

The fast pace of daily newspapers and news services around the world results in many errors, and the resulting corrections...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 2, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 4 comments | 780 Views

AROUND TOWN

Roller Derby - Tri-Valley Roller Girls Are Recruiting!

The Tri-Valley Roller Girls (TVRG) are now recruiting in the East Bay/Tri-Valley area (Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore, San...

Original post made by Tri-Valley Roller Girls on Jan. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 829 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tom Cushing, what are your thoughts on local campaigns?

For your reference: “Being an effective Supervisor requires being a team player and having the skills to effectively motivate...

Original post made by [removed] on Jan. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 729 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge postpones hearing for alleged Danville rapist after victim's plea

A Contra Costa County judge has postponed the hearing of a Danville teen accused of rape to consider his plea deal, after...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by sad..., on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville Express Bias

I found it interesting this morning when I went to check on comments regarding Joe Keller's possible run for District 3 Supervisor...

Original post made by Concerned in Danville on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Dec 30, 2011 at 2:35 pm | 4 comments | 863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Let's get to know Joel Keller in District 3

Dear Editor, REFERENCE: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_19605544, “BART Director Joel Keller is taking a serious...

Original post made by [removed] on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by East County Watch, on Dec 29, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 919 Views

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Over 100 bird-watchers take annual Christmas county around the bay

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush -- at least when it comes to counting the wide range of bird species that spend...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Mike McCormack, on Dec 28, 2011 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 696 Views

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Danville-based foundation tackles nursing shortages in Africa

Fourteen-year-old Janet was on her way to school in Northern Uganda when she was abducted by rebels in the Lords Resistance...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2011 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 828 Views

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Joel Keller May Run For District III Supervisor

Joel Keller, a man of great experience and expertise here in Contra Costa County is thinking about being a Supervisorial...

Original post made by East County Watch on Dec. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 742 Views

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New Year's Eve festival forced to flee fairgrounds

Countdown 2012, an event that had some residents worried about potential problems, was booted from the Alameda County Fairgrounds...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Smith, on Dec 27, 2011 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1290 Views

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School custodian arrested for child molestatation

Police in Walnut Creek are investigating a child molestation case that led to the arrest of a Mount Diablo School District...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Dec 27, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 706 Views

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Danville chiropractor sued in Alameda County for fraud, false advertising

Dr. Benjamin Altadonna, a Danville chiropractor, has been pushing a device via his website to thousands of chiropractors...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by John, on Dec 26, 2011 at 9:03 am | 15 comments | 1632 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

What will be the important stories of 2012?

Dear Editor, Joyous wishes for the holidays to your readers, EMCEB staff and you. This morning, many among local e-exchanges,...

Original post made by Harald A. Bailey on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dickita P, on Dec 25, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 842 Views

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Mayor Andersen will run for District 2 supervisor

Danville Mayor Candace Andersen has announced that she will be running for District 2 County Supervisor. If successful, ...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on Dec 25, 2011 at 7:51 am | 44 comments | 3052 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More cuts loom for SRVUSD

Midyear state budget cuts will cost the San Ramon Valley school district an extra $13 per student and cut funding for school...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by Louie, on Dec 23, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 19 comments | 1669 Views

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Danville teen pleads guilty to rape, sentenced to six years in prison

Sam Nesis pleaded guilty today to one felony count of raping an intoxicated person and a second felony count of oral copulation...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Speak Truth, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 38 comments | 1958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Streetwise: What is your Christmas wish?

Twas two nights before Christmas and all through the town, creatures were stirring and none wore a frown. Roving Reporter...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 23, 2011 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1001 Views

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Streaker runs through football game, gone in a flash

Despite the chill in the air at a Monte Vista football game, one fan opted to go without clothes. On Dec. 3 Monte Vista hosted...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2011
Last comment by cardinal, on Dec 23, 2011 at 8:12 am | 6 comments | 947 Views
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Vote YES on Measures 45, 46, & 47, NO on 48
By Roz Rogoff | 30 comments | 1,968 views

Endorsement thoughts
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 1,302 views

Prop 47: not perfect, just preferable.
By Tom Cushing | 2 comments | 611 views