Why Should You Become a Civil Grand Juror?

by Candace Anderson   Have you ever wanted to help local government become more effective? Consider applying to be a Civil Grand Juror. Dedicated community volunteers are needed to serve on the next Contra Costa County Civil Grand Jury. The Superior Court is accepting applications for Civil Grand Jury service for the 2016-2017 term now […]

Alamo’s Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement in Alamo – Who You Gonna Call? By Steve Mick;                                      Security and law enforcement are increasingly important to Alamo residents so it is appropriate to examine how law enforcement is organized in the Alamo community. Since Alamo is […]

Sentinels of Freedom Gala Not to Miss

Sentinels of Freedom to Host Four-Star General and Medal of Honor Recipient at Annual Gala The local non-profit that serves wounded and injured veterans through multi-faceted scholarships has announced the guests of honor at their upcoming annual gala. The April 9th event will feature four-star General Joseph Votel, US Army, and Medal of Honor recipient, […]

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 […]

Mt. Diablo Beacon Lighting Dec. 7

On Monday, December 7th, Mount Diablo’s Beacon will be relit by survivors of Pearl Harbor. “The Beacon lighting is a tribute to those individuals that lost their lives at Pearl Harbor”, says Earl “Chuck” Kohler, one of the few remaining survivors in Contra Costa County. However, the ceremony is also an opportunity to honor the survivors. […]

Easy Giving with Danville Gift Card

Innovative Mobile Gift Giving – The Danville Gift Card                                        By Andrea Cardinale                                             Your holiday […]

SOF And PG&E launch SVRC

Sentinels of Freedom and PG&E Partner with College of Alameda to Launch SVRC Sentinels of Freedom and Pacific Gas & Electric sponsored their second SVRC (the first was at SF State) at the College of Alameda on Tuesday, November 10. SVRCWhat is an SVRC? A Student Veteran Resource Center, is an on-campus center at colleges […]