Surf’s Up Exhibition

A New Art Exhibition Featuring Surf Boards and Sea Life The Town of Danville presents Surf’s Up, an art exhibition opening Friday, July 8, 2016 at the Village Theatre & Art Gallery. Surf’s Up showcases the artwork of fifteen sun and sea loving artists who hail from the tropics of Hawaii to secluded Marin County Beach Towns to the famous […]

Quarry Lakes Re-Opens for Swimming

Grab your beach towel and sunscreen – Quarry Lakes re-opens this weekend for swimming!   The East Bay Regional Park District announced Friday that the popular swim facility in Fremont will re-open on Saturday, June 25, after it closed in early March due to toxic algae. The Alameda County Environmental Health Department cleared the lake to re-open […]

Recycled Water Coming to Danville

Recycled water to be provided for irrigation Water is a natural resource that we need to survive and now has become a restricted commodity due to the past drought-stricken years in the bay area. Public awareness of this problem has grown and the community understands the importance of water conservation for present and future needs. […]

2016 Lexus IS350 4-Dr Sedan

By David and Judy Colman;                                                The descriptor that comes to mind regarding the Lexus IS350 is silk. The car, especially when finished in Ultra White, looks like a bolt of that foxy material. […]

How to Sell Your Business and Avoid the Taxes

By Rob Cucchiaro, CFP;                                        Often times our business owner clients are interested in selling their businesses and walking away, but fear that the tax bill will be so high that it won’t be worth it. When […]

Why Most Stock Investors Don’t Earn Stock Market Returns

by Robert Cucchiaro Recently a client who was going through a divorce asked me what the S&P 500’s annual rate of return had been over the past 25 years. She was astonished to learn that it was over 9% per year. This was pertinent to her divorce because the attorney for her ex-husband was suggesting […]

Eighteen SRV Elementary Schools Named Gold Ribbon Schools

Eighteen elementary schools in San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) have received the prestigious “Gold Ribbon Schools Award” for 2016. The announcement came from California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson on April 14, 2016. The SRVUSD schools are among the 772 elementary schools in California to receive the honor. “These awards are a testament to […]

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 […]

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 […]