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Pet of the Week: Rose

Meet Rose, a three month old sweetie who has been waiting for her family to find her at the East County Animal Shelter. She's...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by San Ramon Oberver, on Aug 9, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

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Civil rights advocates file suit over juvenile hall students kept in solitary confinement

A federal class-action lawsuit filed in Oakland Friday alleges that Contra Costa County juvenile justice staff are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dickita P, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm | 6 comments | 2100 Views

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BART strike blocked but contract negotiations remain stalled

BART negotiations between management and two worker unions ended Sunday evening with little progress, but trains will be...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by William, on Aug 12, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 2084 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 | 1693 Views

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Congressman to discuss immigration reform at breakfast meeting

U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell (CA-15) will host an immigration forum for constituents at which he will provide up-to-date...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Logical Advocate, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:02 am | 5 comments | 2319 Views

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Petition hopes to stop development of Faria Preserve

A petition drive to stop the Faria Preserve, a 440-acre site east of Bollinger Canyon Road and north of Crow Canyon Road...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by concerned resident, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2252 Views

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'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

In today's hospital maternity wards, the growing practices of "skin to skin" and "rooming in" have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mama, on Aug 15, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 2224 Views

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See cool cars at the final Hot Summer Nights

The final Hot Summer Nights car show of the season will be held in Danville from 4-9 p.m. tonight. Cars will begin lining...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jayne, on Aug 15, 2013 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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Bay Bridge scheduled to reopen Sept. 3 after five-day closure

Top transportation officials voted today to open the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge by Sept. 3, the day after Labor Day....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Aug 16, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Unemployment rates rise slightly in Bay Area, statewide

The jobless rate in California increased to 8.7 percent in July from 8.5 percent in June. East Bay counties saw a slightly...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 2042 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 24, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 2878 Views

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Danville, San Ramon among lowest unemployment rates in Contra Costa County

Local cities remain among those least affected by unemployment, with lower unemployment figures than other areas of Contra...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 2809 Views

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Picture this!

The Danville Express is on the hunt for the next Ansel Adams, the next Annie Leibovitz, or just the next person who points...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Morgan, on Aug 20, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1465 Views

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Trial begins for former sheriff's deputy accused in dirty DUI case

Monday was the first day of trial for Alamo resident Stephen Tanabe, on seven federal charges related to his role in the...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by cardinal, on Aug 22, 2013 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 2618 Views

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Downtown restaurant robbed by two gunmen Saturday

At about 11:05 p.m., officers responded to reports of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Corner's Tavern Restaurant....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:22 am | 17 comments | 2878 Views

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Approval of park at Faria Preserve on hold until September

A park planned for the Faria Preserve will get one more public hearing before it goes to a vote by the San Ramon Parks and...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:18 am | 2 comments | 2466 Views

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Participate in the Hap Magee Dog Park survey

The town of Danville seeks input from users of the Canine Corral Dog Park at Hap Magee Ranch Park regarding the type of material...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Aug 31, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 2 comments | 1928 Views

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Former private investigator testifies to setting up dirty DUI arrests

Former private investigator Christopher Butler, wearing red jail garb, matter-of-factly told a federal jury in San Francisco...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 2244 Views

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New Bay Bridge can't handle capacity projections, analysts say

With the Bay Bridge closing late in the day Wednesday and reopening Sept. 3 with its redesigned eastern span, Bay Area transit...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:17 am | 14 comments | 2445 Views

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Students show solidarity for lost classmate

Students and staff at San Ramon Valley, California and Monte Vista high schools wore white and green on Thursday to show...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 30, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views
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Livermore trustees demonstrating wisdom
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The Great Divide, and What’s Next?
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