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Streetwise: High speed rail

High speed rail is a hotly contested issue among Californians, many of whom pit the cost of a system against environmental...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Lex, on Jul 27, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 2251 Views

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Street signs missing around town

The Danville Police Department is looking for suspects involved in the theft of several street name signs over the past few...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Aug 10, 2012 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1897 Views

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Streetwise: Gun safety

Gun violence has made national headlines the past several weeks, after mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

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3 lawyers sue Chevron for 'gross negligence' in causing Aug. 6 refinery fire

Three Bay Area attorneys filed a lawsuit against Chevron Wednesday, claiming the oil company was "grossly negligent" in its...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by LMP, on Aug 20, 2012 at 6:33 am | 2 comments | 1966 Views

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Streetwise: Are you ready for school?

San Ramon Valley students are taking in the last days of summer before the 2012-13 school year begins on Aug. 28. This week,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 24, 2012 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1886 Views

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Coast Guard admiral, Pearl Harbor survivors will appear at 9-11 remembrance

It's Danville's turn to host a 9-11 remembrance event, and town Councilwoman Karen Stepper is promising big things, including...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aubrey, on Sep 7, 2012 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2666 Views

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Shape the future of waste and recycling services

Central Conta Costa Solid Waste Authority and the town of Danville will host a public workshop to gather feedback on current...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bernie, on Sep 18, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

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Local attorney linked to 'dirty DUI' case

A San Ramon attorney has been indicted after being linked to the "dirty DUI" case that led to the arrest of police officers...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by ron, on Sep 19, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 2 comments | 2467 Views

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Help fight birth defects at bingo fundraiser

Enjoy a day of bingo, food and friendship at the Nayeli Faith Foundation Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 7 at the Alamo...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

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BART ridership hits new record high due to weekend events

A total of 319,484 people rode BART on Saturday, well above the previous record of 287,586, according to spokesman Jim Allison....

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 8, 2012 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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114 flights out of SFO canceled as east coast airports remain closed

As post-tropical cyclone Sandy battered much of the East Coast with strong winds, flooding and even blizzards Tuesday morning,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Derek, on Oct 30, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1759 Views

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Danville man charged in $17 million fraud scheme

A Danville resident has been charged with bilking $17 million from at least 10 people by transferring money from their trust...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by buszmom, on Nov 3, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 2 comments | 2383 Views

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Million dollar grant will help D.A. prosecute fraud

The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office received $1.3 million in grants to combat insurance fraud, District Attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Woody, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 14365 Views

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Talks resume between Raley's, its butchers union that's on strike

Contract talks between workers, including its striking meat department workers in Pleasanton, and the management of Raley's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anita, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

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Pair arrested after allegedly burglarizing home, evading police in stolen car

A man and woman suspected of burglarizing a home in Castro Valley were arrested in Danville Tuesday morning after allegedly...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Nov 16, 2012 at 11:25 am | 2 comments | 1870 Views

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Pet of the Week: Rhett

Rhett is a sweet, gentle soul who is desperately looking for his forever home. We are estimating his age to be about 8yrs...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Diane, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

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Tax dodge nets San Ramon man 21 months in prison

A San Ramon man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by tsk, tsk, on Nov 28, 2012 at 12:38 am | 2 comments | 2116 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes: Chris Miller honored for stand-up community spirit

If you've noticed the yellow banners on Main Street or joined with hundreds of others in welcoming Pleasanton military men...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Slatts, on Nov 28, 2012 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 2424 Views

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Tri-Valley Heroes: Sandra J. Wing honored for courage

The language of cancer is grim: chemotherapy, radiation, lumpectomy, mastectomy, bone marrow transplant. But cancer survivor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 2212 Views

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Town to hold public hearing on General Plan update

On Tuesday, Danville's Planning Commission will receive public testimony on the draft environmental impact report, which...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Dec 11, 2012 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1726 Views
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Salami, Salami … Baloney
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Time for new collaboration between city and school district
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 435 views