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EBMUD board asks for voluntary 10% water reduction

With drought concerns persisting, Danville residents and businesses were asked by their water provider Tuesday to voluntarily...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Why?, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 3152 Views

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Sonja & Edward

A baby boy named Edward Biberman was born in 1904 in Philadelphia to a dressmaking magnate, originally from Kiev. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Andree Thompson, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 1904 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 | 5248 Views

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SRVUSD board discusses cutting 2 elementary school programs

Nearly three-dozen San Ramon Valley teachers and parents turned out Tuesday night to express their concerns about proposals...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 7, 2014 at 7:30 am | 5 comments | 6479 Views

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Court overturns restrictions on concealed weapons in California

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco struck down a San Diego law Thursday that restricted...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Conservator, on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:33 am | 18 comments | 6894 Views

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Local UPS driver saves Pleasanton shopkeeper

A Pleasanton woman got an early Valentine gift: her life, thanks to the persistence of a UPS driver from San Ramon. It was...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Claudette of Pleasanton, on Feb 19, 2014 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 6516 Views

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Study: Lyme disease more widespread in Bay Area open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to the results of a new study...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tania , on Feb 21, 2014 at 10:10 am | 3 comments | 6936 Views

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MTA offers summer internship program

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is looking for summer interns seeking a career in transit. About 35 summer internships...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by James Buchs, on Feb 20, 2014 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 3559 Views

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Council limits parking near two Danville high schools

The potential for off-campus student parking has been reduced in one neighborhood near a pair of Danville high schools. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Feb 27, 2014 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 8648 Views

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Five prosecutors honored for convictions in 'Dirty DUI' cases

Five federal assistant district attorneys have been honored for the work they did in prosecuting police and others in what...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Jason w, on Mar 26, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 5868 Views

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UC, union reach deal to avert strike

The University of California reached a tentative agreement Thursday with the union that represents 8,300 service workers,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Xin Han, on Mar 2, 2014 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 1931 Views

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Danville teacher wins national honor

Danville teacher Kimberley Gilles received a high honor -- and a $25,000 check -- from the National Education Association...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by Dolores, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 15 comments | 2995 Views

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DPD: Boy recovers after accidentally shooting self in arm

A 12-year-old boy in Danville is recovering after he accidentally shot himself in the arm last week, a police lieutenant...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2014
Last comment by andy, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

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Brown seeks re-election as governor

Gov. Jerry Brown filed papers at the Alameda County Registrar of Voters office in Oakland on Friday to run for an unprecedented...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 6, 2014 at 8:45 am | 6 comments | 1757 Views

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Police: Man says drug dealers forced him to twice rob Tri-Valley bank

A man charged with robbing the same San Ramon bank twice claims drug dealers made him commit the holdups. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Debora, on Mar 6, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 4 comments | 2620 Views

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State attorney general appeals concealed weapons ruling

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to review and reverse a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Kluget, on Mar 18, 2014 at 9:51 am | 32 comments | 2825 Views

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Walnut Creek OKs plastic bag ban

Walnut Creek will be one of the next Bay Area cities to say goodbye to plastic bags. The City Council voted 4-1 on Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Muir's Ghost, on Mar 14, 2014 at 7:19 am | 18 comments | 3239 Views

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Statewide survey shows plethora of unhealthy items sold near schools

Public health agencies throughout the Bay Area and the state have unveiled a new campaign based on the idea that people are...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by frankly, on Mar 11, 2014 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 3536 Views

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Update: Authorities ID Danville teen killed in Lafayette crash

A 17-year-old boy who was killed when his car spun off of state Highway 24 in Lafayette on Thursday morning has been identified...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbie, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 7 comments | 2353 Views

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Danville opens business promotion grant program

Danville officials have announced that the town is again offering grants to local businesses through its Business Promotion...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by April, on Mar 12, 2014 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views
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