Charging Stations Installed

First charging stations available to public at Clocktower Parking Lot Electric vehicle owners have a new reason for coming to downtown Danville as the first electric vehicle charging station in downtown Danville is online and available for use by the public.  The charging station, recently installed by the Town of Danville, is located in the […]

Regional Parks Offer Riot of Spring Flowers

by Beverly Lane Spring starts officially with the vernal equinox, which comes on March 20 this year. It’s the date when day and night are of equal length, after which the days grow longer. And with spring comes spring wildflowers. It’s always hard to predict how profuse the flower displays will be, because so many […]

CCCFPD Distributes First SAVE card

Contra Costa Fire Restoring Providing Immediate Financial Assistance to Fire The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD), in conjunction with the California Fire Foundation and United Professional Firefighters Local #1230, has launched the Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program by distributing direct assistance to fire victims at a fire scene. On March 3rd, 2015, […]

 CCHS Provides a Measles Update

The ongoing measles outbreak in California highlights the importance of vaccinations. Measles is a serious and life-threatening illness that is preventable through vaccination, and Contra Costa Health Services urges both children and adults to be immunized. Though there are no confirmed measles cases in Contra Costa County as of February 3, there have been several […]

New at CA Fire Safe Council

Jerry Davies new Chairman of California Fire Safe Council Glendora, CA—January 26, 2015. The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has elected Jerry Davies as the new Chairman, effective January 1. Davies replaces Pat Kidder who has served as Chairman the past four years. Kidder, a board member since the founding of CFSC, will remain on the […]

Bioretention Drains Help Watershed

Town of Danville uses innovative ways to remove pollutants from storm water runoff Although we relish every drop of rain that falls during drought years, rainwater can also be an unfortunate transporter of pollutants into our creeks.  Rainwater washes everything from candy wrappers to harmful chemicals into drainage inlets where underground pipes quickly convey the […]

County Commission Seats Open

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following County Commission advisory committees:   First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission 1 Alternate seat Closing Date:  Open Until Filled The County commission adopts a County strategic plan for the support and improvement of early childhood development within the County. The County Commission meets […]

Ron Brown of Save Mt. Diablo Honored

Recognition of Ron Brown puts focus on Save Mt. Diablo’s important work in the community On Wednesday, December 10, Save Mt. Diablo’s Executive Director Ron Brown was honored at the annual holiday breakfast held by Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla. Since coming to Save Mt. Diablo in 2000, many acquisitions have added to the protected lands around […]

Recreation Expo Returns for 6th Year

Early, discounted registration for spring, summer programs Danville area residents are encouraged to save the date to attend the Town of Danville’s 6th Annual Recreation Program Expo to be held February 14, 2015 at the Danville Community Center. A variety of specialty class instructors and Town staff will be on hand to showcase upcoming classes […]

Open Seats on County Commissions

Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho is seeking motivated candidates to serve on the following county commissions: There are 6 seats opening on various advisory committees. First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission 1 Alternate seat Closing Date:  Open Until Filled The commission adopts a County strategic plan for the support and improvement of early childhood […]