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New mayor will focus on improving communication, infrastructure

[http://danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=6815 Newly installed] Mayor Candace Andersen encouraged the crowd at Tuesday...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Iron Horse Ron, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 1634 Views

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Danville-based foundation tackles nursing shortages in Africa

Fourteen-year-old Janet was on her way to school in Northern Uganda when she was abducted by rebels in the Lords Resistance...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Stacey, on Dec 28, 2011 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 2519 Views

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Inspiring conference for those who work with young people

Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center will host an innovative and inspiring all-day conference for anyone who works with young...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Jan 3, 2012 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 2005 Views

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DUI arrests up in Valley over holiday period

In the Tri-Valley, CHP officers arrested 36 drivers on suspicion of DUI between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1, up from 15 in 2010, said...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted Homeowner, on Jan 6, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 2199 Views

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PG&E announces college scholarships

Pacific Gas and Electric is offering up to $3,000 scholarships to 100 college-bound students in Northern and Central California....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by oh!riley, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1879 Views

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13th Spare the Air alert of the season issued for Wednesday

Air District officials said that with the chilly, still weather patterns, air near the ground is cooled. A layer of warmer...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by FanDanville, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1807 Views

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Sniffing out trouble

Dogs may be man's best friend, but for some Tri-Valley students, in the not-too-distant future, they may be anything but....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by David, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1629 Views

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"You light up my life?"

Dear Editor, REF: http://www.contracostatimes.com/news/ci_20006053/barnidge-residents-dont-care-round-hills-bright-idea ...

Original post made by [removed] on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by [removed], on Feb 24, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1574 Views

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San Ramon doctor gets probation for insurance fraud

Naim Katiby, a San Ramon resident, was placed on probation Wednesday after admitting to a single count of fraud for billing...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 21, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2219 Views

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Showing off street smarts

Book smarts aren't the only things students are picking up at school these days. Read the full story here http://www.danvilleexpress.com/story.php?story_id=1564...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by PaigeD, on Mar 20, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Former Blackhawk resident receives rare NBA honor

Former Golden State Warrior Chris Mullin has received a rare honor from the team he made home for 13 years: his jersey, number...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by jrm, on Mar 21, 2012 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 2468 Views

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Crime down, traffic collisions up according to annual report

Last week, the Danville Police Department released its annual report for 2011. Crime statistics show a decrease in aggravated...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by No More Diablo Road traffic, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 1856 Views

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Two convicted in underage prostitution case

Two men have been convicted for running a prostitution ring out of San Ramon in 2009 and committing sex crimes against their...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 13, 2012 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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BART proposes to use surplus to improve service and cleanliness

BART officials said that they plan to use a projected budget surplus of $30 million to $35 million for the new fiscal year...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by PSMacintosh, on Apr 16, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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Save Mount Diablo head named business person of the year

The executive director of Save Mount Diablo has been named business person of the year by the Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce....

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bob Oxenburgh, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views

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Organizing a commentators' coffee

Dear Gina and Jessica, It seems Dolores' readers want the handful of proactive town square forum commentators to meet...

Original post made by [removed] on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Brian Dawson, on May 2, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 1832 Views

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Local businesses awarded at annual county luncheon

Held May 4, the Contra Costa Council's annual small business awards luncheon honored 12 outstanding small businesses owners....

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by Alamo Ron, on May 13, 2012 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2188 Views

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Young reporter takes flight into history in time for Memorial Day

I watched in shock as the fierce wind sucked my neon orange earplug through a crack in the floor of the Consolidated B-24...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 2213 Views

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McNerney named legislator of the year by veterans service officers

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) has been awarded the Motomu Nakasako Legislator of the Year Award by the California...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by TL Nelson, on May 29, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 2187 Views

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Event to benefit kids of fallen police officers, firefighters

The 3rd annual Fallen Heroes Celebrity Golf & Tennis Tournament & Tribute Dinner will be held Monday, June 11 at the Diablo...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on May 29, 2012 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2003 Views
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