San Ramon Valley Emergency Preparedness Fair

Danville teen with severe food allergy develops FREE SAFETY APP to share with community at upcoming San Ramon Valley Emergency Preparedness Fair! Emergency Preparedness Fair – Sat Sept 24, 10a-2p San Ramon Central Park (annual community wide event drawing 5000 to 7000 attendees from around the Bay Area) Allergy Blast mobile app – available FREE through iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Apps; also […]

Steffens to be Honored Sunday Sept 18

Danville Olympian honored for 2016 Gold Medal The community is invited to come to downtown Danville this weekend to celebrate and honor Danville resident Maggie Steffens. Steffens, a member of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Water Polo Team, won a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio. She and her sister Jessica won gold medals at the […]

Bike Ride to Help Wounded Veterans

  Each year the Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary Foundation organizes a bike ride event that goes to benefit the local non-profit, Sentinels of Freedom. The event is held in two parts, a bicycle ride that starts in the morning and a Hopfest in the afternoon. This year’s event will take place on September 17th, 2016. […]

Ted Radke, East Bay Parks director, dies

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ted Radke, who served on our Board of Directors for 36 years and was a key part of the East Bay Regional Park District’s expansion and growth during that time. Director Radke, a longtime Martinez resident, died last Sunday at age 71. He was the longest-serving board […]

Onstage Theatre opens with The Last Romance

“A crush can make anyone feel young again,” said Helen Means, Artistic Director at Onstage Theatre.  She directs the company’s opener of their 39th season, “The Last Romance,” by Joe DiPietro, opening Sept. 16 and running through Oct. 1 at the Martinez Campbell Theatre. According to Means, the play revolves around an 80-year-old widower (played by […]

State Assembly Remembers Mary C. Warren

Assemblywoman Baker Leads Assembly In Adjourning In Memory Of Mary C. Warren   Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) led her colleagues in adjourning today’s Assembly session in memory of Mary C. Warren, a local and national leader who passed away on August 6, 2016, at the age of 94.   “Mary Warren was a dedicated […]

Happy Preschoolers Slip on Backpacks at Kidango

Yours Humanly, a local nonprofit that provides access to education to underserved children, recently donated 80 backpacks filled with school supplies to delighted children at Dublin’s Kidango Emerald Vista Center, which serves preschoolers from subsidized households in the Tri-Valley. For some children, this was their first backpack—and the joy showed on their faces. Teachers and […]

Roadwork on Danville Streets Scheduled for August 11

A contractor for Contra Costa County will perform roadwork on Livorna Rd. from Danville Blvd. to Lavender Drive on Thursday August 11, 2016. The work will occur between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., to resurface the road. Electronic message boards will alert drivers of the scheduled work. The area will be heavily […]

Comedy Under the Stars Helping Kids

First annual ” Comedy Under the Stars ” benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Diablo Valley will make The Martinez Waterfront Amphitheater roar with laughter. On Saturday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) at the  John Muir Martinez Waterfront Amphitheater, 115 Tarantino Drive, Martinez, CA, This hilarious benefit show will star Dennis […]

Alamo Loses an Old Friend

By Steve Mick “I think that I shall never see…” Alamo lost an ancient friend recently. The large oak tree in the meadow at Hap Magee Ranch Park suffered a catastrophic failure in the middle of the night and split right in two. One side fell immediately to earth. The remaining section stayed erect but […]

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