Volunteer at Forest Home Farms Historic Park

If you have an interest in local history, gardening or how people lived in Victorian times, we are looking for you! Join us for an orientation on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:00am to learn about the exciting volunteer opportunities at Forest Home Farms Historic Park. Volunteering is fun, easy and flexible……weekday and weekend opportunities include: Farm Life Education Program Docents introduce 3rd grade […]

Dougherty Road Opening

WHAT: San Ramon – Dougherty Road Opening and Closure of Old Dougherty Road   WHEN: Friday, August 12, 2016 (Dougherty Road Opening) Monday, August 29, 2016 (Closure of Old Dougherty Road)   The long awaited opening of Dougherty Road south of the Plaza at Gale Ranch Shopping Center to Rancho San Ramon Community Park will take place Friday, August […]

Assemblywoman Baker Honors Save Mount Diablo as Nonprofit of the Year

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) honored Save Mount Diablo as the 2016 Nonprofit of the Year for the 16th Assembly District during a special Assembly ceremony at the State Capitol. Save Mount Diablo’s mission is to preserve Mount Diablo’s peaks, surrounding foothills, and watersheds through land acquisition and preservation. “As an avid hiker and outdoor enthusiast, I am so […]

Danville Plastic Bag Ban Begins July 1

Ordinance to ban single-use plastic carryout bags Beginning Friday, July 1, 2016, a new ordinance in the Town of Danville takes effect that will ban retailers and restaurants from providing single-use plastic carryout bags to customers. The ordinance was first discussed by the Town Council in summer of 2014. In collaboration with the Danville Area […]

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. […]

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 […]

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