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Bay Area sees increase in fatalities related to flu

A fourth flu-related death in the Bay Area was reported Thursday out of San Francisco, according to health officials. The...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Bayareamom, on Jan 13, 2014 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 4537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Full house as San Ramon council debates Faria Preserve

The San Ramon City Council discussed the proposed Faria Preserve residential development for nearly four hours Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by San Ramon Observer, on Jul 11, 2014 at 7:57 pm | 14 comments | 4522 Views

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No fireworks in San Ramon for 2014 Independence Day

Plans to bring fireworks back to San Ramon for the Fourth of July were shot down by the city's Parks & Community Services...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Feb 18, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 10 comments | 4520 Views

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BART riders potentially exposed to measles

BART riders may have been exposed to measles by a University of California at Berkeley student who traveled on trains in...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 4505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Danville council to debate garbage rate hike

Danville Town Council members are set to discuss how much trash-pickup rates should rise next year during their meeting Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by JRM, on Dec 17, 2013 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 4504 Views

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Sharing the road

Driving has taken on a whole new dimension now that summer's in full swing. There seem to be cyclists at every turn, whizzing...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by Scott, on Aug 10, 2008 at 11:26 pm | 26 comments | 4482 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Buchanan concedes State Senate race, endorses Bonilla in runoff

State Senate District 7 is poised for all-Democrat special runoff election this May between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Julia, on Mar 21, 2015 at 11:22 am | 7 comments | 4453 Views

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Jury convicts former sheriff's deputy in Danville 'dirty DUI' case

Stephen Tanabe, 50, of Alamo, was found guilty in federal court of one count of conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Bea Tull, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 10 comments | 4451 Views

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Utah teen charged in Danville memorial vandalism case

An 18-year-old man now living in Utah has been charged with a felony vandalism count stemming from a June graffiti incident...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
Last comment by Concerned Veteran, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 12 comments | 4449 Views

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Danville officials open sandbag station

The town of Danville has opened its sandbag station, a public resource set up annually to help residents prepare for rainy...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Friend of Danville, on Jan 1, 2014 at 10:03 am | 12 comments | 4444 Views

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Danville Express endorsements: Experience matters

Danville is lucky to have a handful of qualified candidates in the race, which has many residents divided on whether to re-elect...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Danville Voter, on Nov 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 45 comments | 4430 Views

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Contra Costa voters to decide another community college bond measure

Contra Costa County residents will decide next week whether to approve a $450 million bond measure to improve Contra Costa...

Original post made on May. 31, 2014
Last comment by George, on May 31, 2014 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 4409 Views

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Livermore Lab asks 600 employees to quit jobs by June 13

The Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has asked 600 employees to consider quitting with applications for Self-Select Voluntary...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Jun 7, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 4401 Views

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Streetwise: Helpful advice

Hindsight is 20-20 and life is full of woulda, shoulda, couldas. This week, Danville residents responded to the question...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by franklyu, on Sep 27, 2013 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 4400 Views

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Theft reports dominate weekly 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 Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 8 comments | 4396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board talks calendar change

The San Ramon Valley school board learned new details Tuesday about an early draft calendar for the 2016-17 school year that...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jake, on Jun 12, 2015 at 7:19 am | 57 comments | 4393 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman dead after being hit by multiple cars on I-680

A 25-year-old Concord woman was struck by multiple cars and killed on Interstate 680 near the Walnut Creek BART station early...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Nov 7, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 7 comments | 4390 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 | 4365 Views

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Community divided by Prop 8

A number of issues on the November ballot have sparked debate and discussion, but none has been as polarizing as Proposition...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Someone, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:09 am | 108 comments | 4363 Views

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BART unions to vote Friday on proposed new contract

Members of BART's two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred Martinez, on Nov 1, 2013 at 2:53 am | 3 comments | 4363 Views
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