Ballot Drop-off Boxes Return to County

Ballot Drop-off Boxes Return To Contra Costa County; Locations Include City Halls Residents can save postage and time with this expanded vote-by-mail ballot program. Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 7th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Division and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient “CoCo Vote-N-Go” drop […]

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 […]

Alameda Co. Fair Annual Wine Competition

Last Call for Entries: Commercial wine competition entry deadline: May 6, 2016  Pleasanton, Calif. – Calling all winemakers; Alameda County Fair wants your best! Entries for amateur and commercial divisions of the Fair’s popular wine competition is still being accepted for a limited time. Amateur/homemade wine competitors must register through the Fair’s website by Friday, April 17, 2016. Judging will take place on Monday, April […]

Alamo’s Stone Valley Middle Gets Renovation

Stone Valley Middle School Now Under Construction! Demolition of Stone Valley Middle School in Alamo began in March. Crews knocked down all of the ancient school buildings and classrooms as part of the school’s $37 million new construction project. As far back as 2009, district facilities staff recommended that the next facilities bond should include […]

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 […]

2016 Alamo Walkabout Slated

By Steve Mick; Alamo News Update The Community Foundation of Alamo (CFA) announced the 2nd Annual Alamo Walk-About will take place on Thursday, May 19th from 5 PM to 8 PM. The first Alamo Walk-About took place last year in late October. The CFA board decided to move the date to the springtime to take advantage of the beautiful Alamo weather. The new […]

Hope Hospice elects new officers

Three members of the Hope Hospice Board of Directors have been elected as officers on the board. They are Danville resident Patrick Brown, vice president; Walnut Creek resident William Harvey, treasurer; and Danville resident Melanie Ridley, secretary. Pleasanton resident Captain Craig Eicher is the current president of the board. “We are fortunate that our board […]

Why Should You Become a Civil Grand Juror?

by Candace Anderson   Have you ever wanted to help local government become more effective? Consider applying to be a Civil Grand Juror. Dedicated community volunteers are needed to serve on the next Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury. The Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the 2016-2017 term now […]

Alamo’s Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement in Alamo – Who You Gonna Call? By Steve Mick;                                      Security and law enforcement are increasingly important to Alamo residents so it is appropriate to examine how law enforcement is organized in the Alamo community. Since Alamo is […]

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