San Ramon Celebrates 150 Years of Community

Yearlong sesquicentennial festivities continue to celebrate thriving East Bay community.   San Ramon, California — August 15, 2017:  “A birthday party for the ages” is how the San Ramon 150 planning committee is characterizing the September 9th cornerstone event to celebrate San Ramon’s sesquicentennial year as a community.   What:   San Ramon’s 150th Birthday Party […]

Superintendent Sakata Not Seeking Re-election in 2018

By Terry Koehne Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata announced today that she will not run for a second term in 2018. Sakata, who was elected to her first four-year term in June 2014, has decided to retire when her term ends in January 2019. “It is one of the great honors of […]

Street Closures for Hot Summer Nights Car Show

A street party like no other, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights Car Show combines classic cars, current rides and camaraderie to create an evening of summer celebration in picturesque downtown Danville.  The final Hot Summer Nights of the season is set for August 10, 2017. Hours of the show are 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. A […]

Danville Announces New Police Chief

Chief Steve Simpkins returns to Sheriff’s Office, Allan Shields named Chief Change is coming to the Danville Police Department beginning July 8, 2017 as Chief Steve Simpkins will be returning to a new assignment with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office, and Lt. Allan Shields is appointed to the position of Danville Police Chief. Simpkins, who accepted the […]

Street Closures for Hot Summer Nights Car Shows

  A street party like no other, Danville’s Hot Summer Nights Car Shows combine classic cars with current rides and camaraderie to create an evening of summer celebration in picturesque downtown Danville.  The first Hot Summer Nights of the season is set for Thursday, July 13, 2017. Hours of the shows are 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A large […]

Discovery Counseling Center Receives $10,000 from Devil Mtn. Run

June 19, 2017 – Danville, CA. Kataylst Events, LLC, the race company behind the popular Devil Mountain Run, presented a check for $10,000 to Discovery Counseling Center of the San Ramon Valley before the Forward Motion Sports’ Wednesday Night Run on June 21 at 6:30 p.m. The sum represents proceeds from the 39th running of the Danville […]

Summer Fun in the Regional Parks

News from the East Bay Regional Park District By Ned MacKay, EBRP A free concert, sand castles, butterflies and trains — the month of June will bring all kinds of activities and festivities to the East Bay Regional Parks. For example, there’s a full schedule in store at Crown Beach and Crab Cove Visitor Center […]

MOWSOS Partners with Sky Power Solar

Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services (MOWSOS) is proud to announce that it has partnered with Sky Power Solar, the local SunPower commercial dealer, to install a solar electricity system at its Walnut Creek home office. “With funding from a Walnut Creek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the Thomas J. Long Foundation, we […]

School Board Invites Community to Apply for FOAC

The San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) Board of Education is seeking members for the Facilities Oversight and Advisory Committee (FOAC). Through this committee, the community as a whole is able to participate in the process of reviewing school facilities and of planning for the future. A key priority for the committee will be […]

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