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Faria Preserve back before San Ramon Planning Commission

Residents will get another chance to speak about plans to develop a large parcel of land in northwest San Ramon, as the city...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1275 Views

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Monte Vista High focuses on safe driving with Every 15 Minutes presentation

Monte Vista High students got a personal glimpse at the potentially traumatic effects of driving while intoxicated last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 18, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 7151 Views

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BART fined over fatal crash near Walnut Creek

BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by LMP, on Apr 18, 2014 at 6:43 am | 1 comment | 795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Tri-Valley woman arrested after Jack in the Box stabbing

An employee at a Jack in the Box fast food restaurant in Pleasanton was stabbed multiple times early Sunday by a female customer,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Apr 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

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Deal reached on Bay Area patent office

The San Jose City Council Tuesday approved a deal for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to lease space at City Hall, five...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 296 Views

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State revenues totaled $6.4 billion in March, controller reports

State Controller John Chiang said Friday that revenues for March totaled $6.4 billion, surpassing estimates in the 2014-15...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Apr 16, 2014 at 2:58 pm | 3 comments | 389 Views

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IRS renews phone scam warning after receiving 20,000 complaints

The IRS this week renewed its warning last fall about a pervasive phone scam that continues to target people across the U.S. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by George Davidson, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Theft reports, DUI arrests lead DPD call log

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

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Geoff Gillette, on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 1892 Views

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School board OKs higher developer fees

The San Ramon Valley school board raised residential developer fees Tuesday to support additional or expanded school facilities...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by collins, on Apr 15, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

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Parking rates rise in downtown Walnut Creek

Parking meter rates in downtown Walnut Creek jumped from $1 to $2 per hour Monday as the city also moves to a seven-day-a-week...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:26 am | 5 comments | 742 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Health care signup deadline looms for uninsured

Authorities are reminding Californians without health insurance they have less than a week to sign up for it and avoid a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Ofer Doublecare, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 1821 Views

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Man sentenced for killing Contra Costa County jail nurse

An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Friday for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 896 Views

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East Bay luxury home sales jump 17% in January

The East Bay's luxury housing market began the new year with a bang as sales in January were up sharply from a year ago and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Izzy, on Apr 13, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

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Northern California gas prices jump 14 cents over past month

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Acro(nym) Phobia , on Apr 12, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 3 comments | 1414 Views

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Union protest planned locally over Postal Service 'privatization'

Unionized workers Wednesday afternoon are planning to protest what they call the privatization of the U.S. Postal Service. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 1110 Views

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Danville PD to crack down on distracted drivers

The Danville Police Department is among the dozens of Bay Area law enforcement agencies cracking down on texting drivers...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 5 comments | 1350 Views

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San Francisco hospital asks recent patients to get tested for HIV

Anyone who was a patient recently at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco may want to get tested for HIV and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Pololo Mololo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 738 Views

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Danville real estate agent sentenced for child sexual abuse

A Danville real estate agent will spend 18 years in prison for sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1778 Views

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Town council supports new housing development

The Danville Town Council has given its support to a new residential development planned for the southwest part of town....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Louise, on Apr 9, 2014 at 8:54 am | 22 comments | 2622 Views

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Grand jury returns indictment against state senator, 28 others

State Sen. Leland Yee, Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow and 27 other defendants have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 814 Views
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