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Small rainstorm expected to hit Bay Area midweek

Much-needed rain will be arriving in the Bay Area this week, but a forecaster said Monday that it won't be enough to quell...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by ancient mariner, on Jan 29, 2014 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 1534 Views

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SRVUSD board to discuss depth of meeting minutes, ban on e-cigarettes

A resident's criticism has led the school board to discuss whether it's properly documenting what happens at its meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:38 pm | 3 comments | 1691 Views

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BART ID's officer who fatally shot colleague in Dublin search

BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey Monday confirmed that Det. Michael Maes, a law enforcement veteran, was the officer who fatally...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Julia, on Jan 28, 2014 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 888 Views

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Alamo man convicted of manslaughter for neighbor's 2012 death

A jury in Martinez convicted an Alamo man Friday of voluntary manslaughter for the death of a next-door neighbor with whom...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tracy, on Jan 27, 2014 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 3957 Views

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iPads taken from John Baldwin school

Nearly three dozen iPads were stolen from John Baldwin Elementary School in Danville on Tuesday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Derek, on Jan 27, 2014 at 12:35 pm | 17 comments | 3696 Views

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DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rick Pshaw, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:08 am | 15 comments | 3267 Views

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Fallen BART sergeant killed by single shot to chest

An autopsy has determined that BART police Sgt. Tom "Tommy" Smith died from a single gunshot wound to his chest, an Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Eleuthere Irinee, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 3229 Views

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Danville mayor to present 2014 overview

Danville Mayor Robert Storer is set to update the public on the town's plans for 2014 during "Mornings with the Mayor" this...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Paul delcarro, on Jan 24, 2014 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 3256 Views

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Danville Councilwoman Stepper to seek re-election

Danville Councilwoman Karen Stepper has announced her intent to run for a fourth term this November. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by voter, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 3828 Views

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BART officer dies after being shot by fellow officer in Dublin

A BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search in Dublin Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Farmer Dave, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1883 Views

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San Ramon fireworks plan sparks debate at forum

About 50 people turned out to speak out against a plan to bring fireworks back to San Ramon. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/2014/01/19/san-ramon-firew...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Karyne Ghantous, on Jan 22, 2014 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 3121 Views

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Miller to retire from Congress

U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress....

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 17, 2014 at 5:32 pm | 10 comments | 1066 Views

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Danville Hotel demolition due in January

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West buildings could be coming down in the coming weeks, with developers' demolition...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Kristen, on Jan 17, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments | 5953 Views

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DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

It didn't take long for State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Jan 17, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 14 comments | 2525 Views

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Tri-Valley man held to answer for attempted murder

A San Ramon man has been ordered to stand trial for attempted murder and other charges for allegedly firing a shotgun through...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Ann Richards, on Jan 17, 2014 at 6:26 am | 3 comments | 1488 Views

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SRVUSD board approves Dougherty Valley school site transfer

The effort to bring a new elementary school to the Dougherty Valley took a significant step forward Tuesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by fed up, on Jan 16, 2014 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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Diablo Valley Chapter of NCL is hosting a Dress Drive for The Princess Project

The Princess Project Needs your Prom and Formal Dresses. The Princess Project promotes self-confidence and individual beauty...

Original post made by Helga Glasson on Jan. 16, 2014
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DeSaulnier announces legislative effort to end poverty

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. Now, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is firing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:33 am | 20 comments | 5944 Views

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Demolition underway at Danville Hotel site

Construction crews began knocking down the deteriorating structures at the Danville Hotel property Wednesday morning, marking...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by gary, on Jan 16, 2014 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 2205 Views

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Danville Hotel property demolition set to begin

The deteriorating Danville Hotel Wild West structures appear to be coming down soon. Town officials announced that the private...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Michelle, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4019 Views
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