County Files Opioid Epidemic Lawsuit

Contra Costa Sues Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors for Creating an Opioid Epidemic Contra Costa County is one of 30 California counties that have filed litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors for creating an opioid epidemic in this state. These 30 counties represent approximately 10.5 million residents. All 30 counties are filing suit in federal court […]

New Medicare cards Due Out in April

Beginning in April 2018, Medicare will mail new cards to all people with Medicare, to help protect you from identity fraud. Fraudsters are always looking for ways to get your Social Security number, so we’re removing those numbers from the cards to make them safer. Your new card will have a new Medicare number that’s […]

Ceremony to Honor Street Smarts Video Contest Winners

Street Smarts Presents the 12th Annual  “Be Reel!” Video Contest Awards Ceremony                                           The 2017/18 Street Smarts “Be Reel” Video Contest Award Ceremony will be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at the Danville Village Theatre and Art Gallery located at […]

SRVUSD Recognizes Teachers of the Year

On March 13, 2018, the San Ramon Valley Unified School District’s (SRVUSD) Board of Education recognized Lynn Alamillo and Shanna Gagnon as the 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year. Lynn Alamillo joined the staff at Quail Run Elementary in 2008 and moved to Bella Vista Elementary when it opened last year. She has extensive experience teaching 1st and 2nd grade students; […]

County Continues adding Programs for Homeless

By Candace Anderson, Contra Costa County Supervisor Homelessness continues to be a serious issue across California and other parts of the country. In response, Contra Costa County provides connections to services for those in need in our community. As a result of our efforts, homelessness in Contra Costa County has declined over the past five […]

Abstract Sanctuary Features Paintings Bay Area Artists

The Town of Danville presents Abstract Sanctuary, an art exhibition opening on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the Village Theatre & Art Gallery. Abstract Sanctuary invites the audience to take a journey back in time to revel in the ancient technique of painting called encaustic painting.  Encaustic painting dates back to the 1st Century Common Era […]

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 […]

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 […]

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