Memorial Day in East Bay Parks

Memorial Day is among the busiest weekends in the East Bay Regional Park District as thousands of visitors kick off summer with barbecues, hikes, picnics, swimming and other activities. Here are a few tips and reminders to ensure everyone’s holiday weekend is safe and enjoyable: Opt for a less popular park. Del Valle Regional Park […]

Seniors Invited to Hap Magee Ranch for Special Tour

Bounty Garden and Historical Walk of Hap Magee Ranch Park  Danville-area seniors are invited to grab a friend, get outdoors and enjoy one of Danville’s great parks in a whole new way by taking part in the upcoming Bounty Garden and Hap Magee Ranch Park historical walk.  The event is set for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 […]

SRVUSD has Superintendent Replacement in Sights

Finalist Selected for Superintendent Position in San Ramon Valley Unified School District Following a series of all-day candidate interviews last Friday and Saturday, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Board of Education has selected Rick Schmitt as the finalist to replace retiring Superintendent Mary Shelton.  Mr. Schmitt is currently the Superintendent of the […]

Outdoor Day Camps Great for Kids and Teens

Outdoor Day Camps with Park District provide learning and recreation leadership experience to local teens The East Bay Regional Park District offers fun and affordable outdoor day camps for kids and youth at a number of convenient locations. Park’N It Day Camp takes place in a different Regional Park each week, and offers hiking, fishing, […]

O’Neill: The Rhythms of His Soul at Tao House

A Lively Eugene O’Neill Musical Revue Scheduled for Four Performances in May at Tao House in Danville At first glance, it sounds incongruous – a musical revue inspired by Eugene O’Neill, the “Father of American Drama!” By a playwright renowned for his serious and powerful tragedies? Not likely! But it’s true. He loved music, and […]

Park District Bans Smoking and Drones

The East Bay Park District Bans Smoking and Drones, Adds Single-Track Bike Trails April 21, 2016 – The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors unanimously approved changes to the District’s rules Tuesday, adding a ban on smoking, increasing the number of single-track bike trails and adding specific language prohibiting drones. The smoking ban came at […]

Danville Library to Undergo Renovations

Danville Library to Close June 13-26; Closure to make way for restroom, seating, ventilation upgrades The Town of Danville and Contra Costa County Library have approved a two-week closure to complete a renovation project at the Danville Library to update aging equipment and décor. The Library will be closed from June 13-26, 2016, after the current […]

Street and Sidewalk Closures in Danville

Work on projects to result in street and sidewalk closures Two ongoing projects in Danville are expected to affect motorists and pedestrians over the next two weeks. In order for the current phase of the projects to complete, work will need to be done which will require some street and sidewalk closures. The closures include:  […]

Community Safety in a Disaster

Come to Community Safety Saturday™ event to learn about Disaster preparedness   SAN RAMON, CA – Feel like you’re being shaken up a bit lately? Over the past 6 months, you have been doing some rocking and rolling due to a swarm of more than 600 small earthquakes centered in San Ramon and Danville that […]

Annual Spring and Garden Trip

Spring and Garden Market Trip  April 16, 2016  8:30am – 4:00pm Looking for something fun and different to do?  Join the Danville Senior Center for their upcoming Senior Sneakers trip to San Jose to wander around San Jose’s Annual Spring and Garden Market. The 22nd Annual Spring and Garden Market is San Jose’s premier plant sale, sustainable gardening showcase and […]