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Carpenters union protest wages, education at architectural firm

Members of a carpenters union, Local 713, protested outside Flynn, Craig and Grant Architects on Hartz Avenue, publicly denouncing...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Non Union Contractor, on Aug 9, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 3274 Views

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San Ramon bank held up at gunpoint

A masked, gun-wielding man held up Comerica Bank on Crow Canyon Place in San Ramon on Thursday, according to police and a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 10, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 2160 Views

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Parks may soon be smoke free

The town's Parks and Leisure Services Commission presented the Town Council with an ordinance that would ban smoking in all...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mona, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 2195 Views

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Serial bank robbery suspects nabbed in Vacaville linked to Comercia robbery

Police have linked two of four serial bank robbery suspects arrested in Vacaville on Monday to a [http://www.danvilleexpress.com/news/show_story.php?id=6114...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by cessna, on Aug 11, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2037 Views

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This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views

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Local volunteers help pack 100,000 meals for Somalia

Many people just reach for the remote when confronted with scenes of anguish or pleas for help in parts of the world suffering...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Derek, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:50 am | 6 comments | 2564 Views

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WalMart rumor quashed by San Ramon City Council

Contrary to rumor, WalMart is not headed to San Ramon, despite a flier that's been circulated around the city recently. "I...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:42 am | 9 comments | 2350 Views

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This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jessica Lipsky, on Aug 25, 2011 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 2170 Views

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Streetwise: What and where do you usually eat breakfast?

Although not all people consider breakfast to be the most important meal of the day, research suggests that eating breakfast...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Pedal Power, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 2330 Views

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Quirkology of Quilts opens this week

Although the weather may be too warm to add one to your bed, the Museum of the San Ramon Valley is removing quilts from their...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 29, 2011 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views

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Muslims flock to prayer service at Fairgrounds

The mood was festive Tuesday morning as Tri-Valley Muslims, dressed in their traditional finest, poured into the Alameda...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:49 am | 9 comments | 2342 Views

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BART protests fizzle after swift police action

Police kept protesters in San Francisco corralled to sidewalks and outside of BART station fare gates Monday night, preventing...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

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Danville taxi riders play transportation trivia

There are 13,000 cabs in New York City, but only a fraction of that number navigate the wild and wide streets of Danville....

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
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Understanding the relationship between religion and foreign policy

Completing the religion and politics trilogy, this week's [http://danvilleexpress.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=3128 Raucous...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

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Attend SRVIC's Eid dinner

SRVIC will host an Eid Dinner from 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 4, at the San Ramon Community Center at Central Park, 12501...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JRM, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 2282 Views

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Enjoy the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games

'Put on the plaid' at the 146th annual Scottish Highland Gathering and Games from 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, and...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by McAlister, on Sep 6, 2011 at 11:02 am | 2 comments | 2012 Views

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Council continues smoking ban discussion

An ordinance to prohibit smoking in Danville's recreational areas was discussed again at Tuesday's Town Council meeting....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Whomever, on Sep 9, 2011 at 6:39 pm | 11 comments | 2833 Views

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Marijuana dispensaries one step closer to going up in smoke

The Town Council unanimously voted on Tuesday night to continue the discussion on permanently banning medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by RC, on Sep 12, 2011 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 2288 Views

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Bicyclist killed near Iron Horse Trail

San Ramon resident Elizabeth Duffy, 53, was bicycling on the sidewalk at the intersection of the trail and Crow Canyon Road...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by jrm, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 14 comments | 4031 Views

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Police snuff out multi-million dollar marijuana grow on Mt. Diablo

With the help of volunteers and a keen eye, State Parks Police and Contra Costa County sheriffs raided a marijuana growing...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 14 comments | 3126 Views
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DanvilleSanRamon.com and Pleasanton Weekly are once again putting out a call for nominations and sponsorships for the annual Tri-Valley Heroes awards - our salute to the community members dedicated to bettering the Tri-Valley and the lives of its residents.

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