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 […]

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 […]

Kiwanis Offering $30,000 to Non-profits

DANVILLE – The Kiwanis Club of San Ramon Valley through its affiliate, the San Ramon Valley Kiwanis Foundation, has issued a call for community non-profit organizations throughout the area to apply for $30,000 in grants to be awarded during 2016. Ranging from $500 to $3,000, the  grants are designed to support programs and projects that […]

And the Awards Go To…

On Tuesday, December 1, The Village Theatre and Art Gallery on Front Street in Danville was packed for the annual presentation of community service awards for longtime volunteers. Hundreds of people enjoyed the evening of recognition and the following reception. The five-member Town council presided over the event, which honored people for their service to […]

Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]

Los Cerros Middle School Recognized

Danville— Los Cerros Middle School is the first of San Ramon Valley Unified School District school to be recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School by Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. The school community has demonstrated its […]

Danville Gift Card Makes it Easy

Innovative Mobile Gift Giving with Danville Gift Card:  Now accepted at over 110 participating local merchants and businesses Holiday shopping just got easier, as the Town of Danville is offering a next-generation approach to gifting that will not only provide a perfect present for everyone on your list, but is available at your fingertips and let’s […]

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