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 […]

Three Appointed to Danville Town Council

Danville Town Council’s decision to forgo November election will save $40,300 In a special meeting Thursday, August 25, 2016, the Danville Town Council adopted a resolution cancelling the November 8, 2016 Municipal Election and appointing the only three nominated candidates to the three council seats that would have appeared on the ballot. After incumbent councilmember Mike Doyle […]

Danville Native Enters U.S. Naval Academy

Donald P. Lofe, III, a graduate of De La Salle High School in Concord, California was inducted into the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2020 Thursday, June 30, 2016 and began six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training as part of Plebe Summer.   Approximately 1,200 candidates are selected each year for the Academy’s “plebe” or freshman class, and each student is required to participate in Plebe […]

Volunteer at Forest Home Farms Historic Park

If you have an interest in local history, gardening or how people lived in Victorian times, we are looking for you! Join us for an orientation on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 10:00am to learn about the exciting volunteer opportunities at Forest Home Farms Historic Park. Volunteering is fun, easy and flexible……weekday and weekend opportunities include: Farm Life Education Program Docents introduce 3rd grade […]

Eighteen SRV Elementary Schools Named Gold Ribbon Schools

Eighteen elementary schools in San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD) have received the prestigious “Gold Ribbon Schools Award” for 2016. The announcement came from California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson on April 14, 2016. The SRVUSD schools are among the 772 elementary schools in California to receive the honor. “These awards are a testament to […]

And the Awards Go To…

On Tuesday, December 1, The Village Theatre and Art Gallery on Front Street in Danville was packed for the annual presentation of community service awards for longtime volunteers. Hundreds of people enjoyed the evening of recognition and the following reception. The five-member Town council presided over the event, which honored people for their service to […]

Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]

Los Cerros Middle School Recognized

Danville— Los Cerros Middle School is the first of San Ramon Valley Unified School District school to be recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School by Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. The school community has demonstrated its […]

Danville Gift Card Makes it Easy

Innovative Mobile Gift Giving with Danville Gift Card:  Now accepted at over 110 participating local merchants and businesses Holiday shopping just got easier, as the Town of Danville is offering a next-generation approach to gifting that will not only provide a perfect present for everyone on your list, but is available at your fingertips and let’s […]