Three Appointed to Danville Town Council

Danville Town Council’s decision to forgo November election will save $40,300 In a special meeting Thursday, August 25, 2016, the Danville Town Council adopted a resolution cancelling the November 8, 2016 Municipal Election and appointing the only three nominated candidates to the three council seats that would have appeared on the ballot. After incumbent councilmember Mike Doyle […]

Danville Native Enters U.S. Naval Academy

Donald P. Lofe, III, a graduate of De La Salle High School in Concord, California was inducted into the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2020 Thursday, June 30, 2016 and began six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.   Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy’s “plebe” or freshman class, and each student is required to participate in Plebe […]

Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley along with local veterans’ organizations is hosting the Annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony for the residents of the San Ramon Valley, featuring the family of the pilot of Flight 175.   This event will feature prominent guest speakers, hundreds of Scouts with an array of American Flags, joint Police […]

“(R)Evolution” Marks Plan For The 17th Annual Eugene O’Neill Festival

A wide range of events has been planned by the Eugene O’Neill Foundation for the 17th Annual Eugene O’Neill Festival during September. The focus is on the Revolution that playwright O’Neill initiated for the American theater, and the Evolution that followed.   The center-pieces of the annual Festival are production of Edward Albee’s Seascape, opening […]

State Assembly Remembers Mary C. Warren

Assemblywoman Baker Leads Assembly In Adjourning In Memory Of Mary C. Warren   Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) led her colleagues in adjourning today’s Assembly session in memory of Mary C. Warren, a local and national leader who passed away on August 6, 2016, at the age of 94.   “Mary Warren was a dedicated […]

Concord Library to Close August 22 for Facility Upgrades

The Contra Costa County Library and the City of Concord have approved a two-week closure as part of a facility refresh project for the Concord Library at 2900 Salvio Street. The Library will close from August 22 through September 5. During the closure improvements will include replacing the carpet and new paint in several areas. […]

Discovery Bay Water Samples Test Positive for Algae Toxin

Samples taken from the waters around the Discovery Bay community have tested positive for microcystin, a potentially harmful toxin produced by certain algal species, according to laboratory results from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lab in Richmond. Contra Costa Health Services’ Environmental Health Division (CCHSEH) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (State […]

Happy Preschoolers Slip on Backpacks at Kidango

Yours Humanly, a local nonprofit that provides access to education to underserved children, recently donated 80 backpacks filled with school supplies to delighted children at Dublin’s Kidango Emerald Vista Center, which serves preschoolers from subsidized households in the Tri-Valley. For some children, this was their first backpack—and the joy showed on their faces. Teachers and […]

Roadwork on Danville Streets Scheduled for August 11

A contractor for Contra Costa County will perform roadwork on Livorna Rd. from Danville Blvd. to Lavender Drive on Thursday August 11, 2016. The work will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., to resurface the road. Electronic message boards will alert drivers of the scheduled work. The area will be heavily […]

Mayor’s Town Hall Set for August 20

Mayor Stepper to discuss economic development and downtown retail at Town Hall   Mayor Karen Stepper invites the community to the Mayor’s Town Hall on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The program will focus on retail and economic development. At the event, community members will hear presentations from: Mayor Karen Stepper on how shopping locally reinvests in the […]