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 […]

California Roads to Become a Source of Energy

Assemblyman Gatto Successfully Persuades the California Energy Commission to Install Piezoelectric Roads   Shortly after being elected, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) had a conversation with a friend who had just returned from Israel. Expecting to hear emotional descriptions of religious sites, Gatto was surprised to hear his friend rave instead about a road that […]

Dougherty Road Opens August 12

San Ramon – Dougherty Road Opening and Closure of Old Dougherty Road   Friday, August 12, 2016 (Dougherty Road Opening) Monday, August 29, 2016 (Closure of Old Dougherty Road)   The long awaited opening of Dougherty Road south of the Plaza at Gale Ranch Shopping Center to Rancho San Ramon Community Park will take place Friday, August 12, 2016. […]

Election for Danville Town Council

A municipal election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 for three seats on the Danville Town Council. The nomination period begins on July 18, 2016 and ends on August 12, 2016. The filing period is extended to August 17, 2016 if an incumbent fails to file.   During this period, candidates interested in participating in the election […]

Calling Danville Scout Troops to Council Meetings

Scout Troops sought to lead Pledge of Allegiance at Council Meetings   The Danville Town Council encourages Scout Troops in the community to lead the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of each Town Council meeting. Scouts of all ages are encouraged to participate in this integral part of each council meeting. The Danville Town […]

Assemblywoman Baker Endorses Public Education Bond Initiative

Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) has announced her endorsement of the Public Education Facilities Bond Initiative. This initiative will allow the sale of $9 billion in bonds to fund the construction and modernization of facilities in California K-12 schools and community colleges. “Before the school bond initiative was first announced, I sat down with many […]

Sabina Zafar Announces Run for San Ramon City Council

Tech business director and community leader Sabina Zafar has announced her bid for the San Ramon City Council. “I’m ready to take my experience in the tech industry, management, and community advocacy to deliver real results for the San Ramon residents,” said Sabina Zafar on the announcement. “These are exciting times for San Ramon and […]