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Contra Costa County starts taking control of state prisoners

State and local officials have worked together for months preparing for the transfer to local government of funds and a range...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by mj, on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:11 am | 2 comments | 1631 Views

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Tips for a safe Halloween

Danville Police Department is offering several tips to residents to help keep the holiday a safe one for the younger ghouls...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack O, Lantern, on Oct 31, 2011 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 1963 Views

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3.6-magnitude quake shakes Bay Area Thursday morning

The quake was recorded at 5:36 a.m. 2 miles east of Berkeley with a depth of about 6 miles, according to the USGS. The temblor...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 29, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1929 Views

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Police find missing 15-year-old Amador Valley student in Westley

Shelby Harris, a 15-year-old Amador Valley High School student missing since Halloween day, was located early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Fred A-Stare, on Nov 11, 2011 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1666 Views

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Man captured with local girl in critical condition after jailhouse jump

The man connected to a Pleasanton teen who went missing for several days last week is in critical condition following an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Lili, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

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Residents gather for 35th annual Old Oak lighting

After Black Friday madness, the 35th annual lighting of the Old Danville Oak Tree allowed for a more peaceful and traditional...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1672 Views

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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 | 1579 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 | 2422 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 | 1925 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 | 2135 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 | 1804 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 | 1750 Views

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Tri-Valley mayors team up to bring back federal money

Four Tri-Valley mayors are joining forces to gain federal funding for local projects during the United States Conference...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Jan 19, 2012 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 1464 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 | 1566 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 | 1507 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 | 2076 Views

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Chamber of Commerce commends community at award ceremony

A casual affair with small plates and wine from 10 local eateries, the "Salutes and Salutations" dinner at the Danville community...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by Bob Landy, on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1943 Views

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Tackling prostitution in Central America

Ryan Mackle, 19, first traveled to Central America to help out at a village school in the Honduran jungle. But now he is...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by A Ryan Supporter, on Mar 2, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 2094 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 | 2045 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 | 2393 Views
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