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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 | 2315 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 | 15 comments | 2498 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 | 1650 Views

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When pets go missing

Sgt. Doug DeVries runs a remote control-sized wand across a lost pup like she's a six-pack of Coke at the supermarket. Swiping...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by dogfather, on Aug 31, 2013 at 8:41 am | 2 comments | 2447 Views

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Bay Bridge opens early after much bickering, long delays

The Bay Bridge, complete with a newly-constructed eastern span, opened hours earlier than scheduled Monday night, transit...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Fydor , on Sep 5, 2013 at 9:25 am | 4 comments | 2343 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 | 5235 Views

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Syria: What now?

Syria's use of chemical weapons is up for discussion in this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=4683...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by Trisha, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:21 am | 10 comments | 2125 Views

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Fire near Mt. Diablo burns 800 acres, evacuations ordered

A grass fire in the Clayton area of Contra Costa County has grown to 800 acres and remains only around 10 percent contained...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Karen, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 17 comments | 4377 Views

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BART management, unions trade barbs instead of meeting

With only five weeks left before a 60-day cooling off period expires, negotiators for BART management and its labor unions...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 9, 2013 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 4474 Views

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West Nile Virus found in third bird in Danville

The Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District announced that an American Crow infected with West Nile virus was found...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by FanDanville, on Sep 9, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 6017 Views

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Driver in June bicyclist death remains held without bond

Cody Hall, the young driver who ran down and killed bicyclist Diana Hersevort on June 9, will remain in jail pending a new...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 16, 2013 at 11:29 am | 6 comments | 2094 Views

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Mount Diablo fire 90 percent contained

Crews are taming the Morgan Fire, which has charred an estimated 3,133 acres in and around Mount Diablo State Park since...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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Buchanan's teacher-firing bill passes Legislature

The state Legislature passed a locally authored bill Friday that aims to protect and ensure the safety of children. Assembly...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conservator, on Sep 18, 2013 at 9:25 am | 12 comments | 3401 Views

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Catching a big one

Long-time Danville resident Charlene Trautner caught a 72 inch, 192 pound Halibut while fishing off Gustavus Island in Alaska....

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by anon, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 4 comments | 2221 Views

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Hundreds attend funeral for Danville teen killed in crash

Hundreds of community members packed a San Ramon church on Tuesday to remember 17-year-old Robert Orlando, who died in a...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by becky, on Sep 15, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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Mount Diablo State Park reopens following fire

Mount Diablo State Park reopened to visitors Monday and nearby roads are open with all trails accessible. Park visitors are...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Dan Kibler, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 4541 Views

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Danville man convicted of lying to get legal residency

A Danville man faces deportation after being convicted of lying to obtain citizenship. Jie Zhong's naturalization was revoked...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by C. R. Mudgeon, on Sep 20, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 5554 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 5 comments | 4803 Views

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Safeway gives $3 million in grants to fight childhood obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced this week that it has given a cumulative total of over $3 million to community health programs...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by thanks, on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56 am | 3 comments | 5552 Views

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No settlement in sight with BART 'cooling off' period ending shortly

The demands by BART's union for a 21 percent raise over three years is simply unaffordable for BART and unreasonable by any...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 25, 2013 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2455 Views
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Central Oregon population is soaring with former Californians
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