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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

President Obama vs Jeremy Lin

New York Times is reporting that President Obama was quoted as saying that "He was the Miami Heat, and Romney was Jeremy...

Original post made by Q on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Sep 5, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates continue to drop

The California unemployment rate fell to 9.4 percent in March, down from 9.6 percent in February and well below a year ago...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Apr 27, 2013 at 9:07 am | 13 comments | 869 Views

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Growing old isn't easy

Aging gracefully can be a tough job, especially in today's society. In this week's [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4580...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by beth gardner, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 869 Views

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Court extends deadline for California prison reduction

A federal three-judge panel Monday gave Gov. Jerry Brown's administration a two-year extension of a deadline for reducing...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Julia Pardini, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 869 Views

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'It's the economy, stupid!'

It's the economy, stupid! Those weren't the exact words but that was the message from all five Tri-Valley mayors Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by keeping it real, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views

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The Athenian School among first-ever green ribbon schools

The Athenian School's commitment towards environmental stewardship has earned the private school the U.S. Department of Education's...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Theresa N, on May 2, 2012 at 6:42 am | 4 comments | 868 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopters?

Does anyone know why there were 2-3 helicopters circling the area last night (May 2, 2012) at around 10pm? This lasted for...

Original post made by Melissa on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by scully, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views

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Fare increases begin at BART, several other transit agencies

Beginning July 2, commuters will find that a number of Bay Area transit agencies have increased their fares. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Duffy, on Jul 3, 2012 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 868 Views

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Brill's pill, distilled

This week, [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4288 Raucous Caucus] boils down Steven Brill's monumental...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 8 comments | 868 Views

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Piedmont Lumber goes up in flames

Heavy black smoke from a four-alarm fire in Walnut Creek could be seen in the San Ramon Valley as its firefighters were among...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 16, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

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Visit to Iran

Nancy and Dan Adolphson traveled to Iran last June with two goals in mind, they told the audience at the First Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by William, on Apr 13, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 867 Views

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Candy bomber drops into Danville

"Candy bomber" Col. Gail S. Halvorsen, now 89, kept the audience spellbound Sunday evening as he recalled the Berlin Airlift...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by dolores ciardelli, on Jul 21, 2010 at 9:02 am | 3 comments | 867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Food donations are still being accepted

Shannon B. Jones Law Group is accepting donations for a food drive that will benefit the Contra Costa Food Bank until tomorrow,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by cardinal, on Nov 22, 2010 at 7:56 am | 1 comment | 867 Views

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Tri-Valley cities seek 'community' recognition in redistricting

Five Tri-Valley cities are petitioning a redistricting commission to keep their municipalities together as new legislative...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by [removed], on May 21, 2011 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 867 Views

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Assemblywoman sentenced to 3 years probation for shoplifting

A state assemblywoman accused of shoplifting at a Neiman Marcus store in San Francisco's Union Square pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Jan 12, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 10 comments | 867 Views

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Young man busted in gunpoint home robbery

A 20-year-old Danville man is facing five felony charges in connection with a Wednesday morning residential robbery in which...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Sarah J, on Mar 4, 2013 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 867 Views

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Teacher dismissal bill heads to governor

A bill that would reform the dismissal appeal process for certificated employees is being sent to Gov. Jerry Brown for his...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Baker for Asesembly!, on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 867 Views

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Hospital unveils new breast cancer center

San Ramon Regional Medical Center will begin operating its new Breast Center this weekend, offering patients state-of-the-art...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Terry, on Nov 6, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 866 Views

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Diablo Views: Road rage leads to five years in prison

As bicyclists try our patience on Danville Boulevard, we would do well to ponder the case of Dr. Christopher Thompson who...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Jan, on Feb 5, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 866 Views

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Role Players presents 'The House of Blue Leaves'

Role Player's Ensemble in Danville kicks off its 2009 season with a play that will not only tickle the funny bone but challenge...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sherry, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 865 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
By Tom Cushing | 22 comments | 1,976 views

The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
By Tim Hunt | 3 comments | 1,348 views

My secret identity is revealed!
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 1,116 views