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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 | 1045 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 | 1031 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 | 1338 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 | 1769 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 | 1038 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 | 1230 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 | 2426 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 | 1244 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 | 1339 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 | 1559 Views

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Fire Tax only Delays Tough Decissions Needed Now

When your local government gives away the store and knows it, people become concerned. I have yet to hear of a blanket...

Original post made by John on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by sponge_bob_roundpants, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1308 Views

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Fatal overdose reported in Luckys parking lot

A man fatally overdosed in the Luckys parking lot off Crow Canyon Road in San Ramon on Friday afternoon. The victim was dead...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by question man, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1979 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 Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Aug 10, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 5 comments | 1584 Views

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The Danville Dukes - where it all began

It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. In this particular case, a photo taken in a Danville driveway...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mystic Blaze, on Aug 10, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 4198 Views

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What happens when you can't pay your medical bills?

It's no secret that health care costs have been spiraling out of control for years. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=8123...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 8 comments | 1091 Views

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Streetwise: Gun safety

Gun violence has made national headlines the past several weeks, after mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 955 Views

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Street signs missing around town

The Danville Police Department is looking for suspects involved in the theft of several street name signs over the past few...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 10, 2012 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1151 Views

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Attend the 81st annual Contra Costa democrats BBQ

Democrats from all over Contra Costa County will be partying at Castle Rock Park (1700 Castle Rock Road, Walnut Creek) on...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by George, on Aug 10, 2012 at 6:44 am | 1 comment | 1240 Views

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Man arrested for alleged lewd conduct in park restrooms

Officers arrested 35-year-old Ryan Meulpolderon, a Crockett resident, on suspicion of lewd conduct at a Walnut Creek park...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 9, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1080 Views

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Sentinels of Freedom gives 5 wounded vets chance to sail on historic schooner

As the sun came up very early over the San Francisco Bay last Saturday morning, a sleek 113 foot Sailing Schooner named Eros...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Aug 9, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views
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