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SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four... Last comment on Apr 4, 2020 at 8:30 pm | 12 comments

Danville three-peats as safest community in California
For the third consecutive year, the town of Danville has been recognized for its efforts to cultivate a safe community, earning... Last comment on Mar 27, 2020 at 9:44 am | 4 comments

Looking for a new home activity? Start keeping a journal
Try something new during these strange times. Consider journaling: This writing can be good for body and soul, whether one... Last comment on Apr 4, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment

Local high-risk residents hunker down during shelter-in-place order
While many residents feel increased stress and anxiety associated with COVID-19, those feelings have been heightened for... Last comment on Apr 2, 2020 at 9:44 am | 1 comment

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"Christmas Lights in Danville"
This house in the Woodranch neighborhood of Danville continues to add more lights to its annual display. Thousands of families drive by the Dana Highlands Court home each year. Submitted by David Williams on Dec 11, 2011


Contra Costa Health Services now reporting COVID-19 infection data per city/town
As of Monday morning, Contra Costa Health Services has confirmed 13 positive coronavirus cases in Alamo, 19 in Danville and 23 in San Ramon. Monday, 2:17 PM

Danville council set to accept Measure Y results at special meeting
The Danville Town Council is set to hold a remote special meeting Tuesday to give the town an update on the spread of the novel coronavirus and to accept election results submitted by the Contra Costa County elections. Monday, 4:48 PM

SRVUSD expanding remote learning plan for students
The San Ramon Valley Unified School District has released a more detailed remote learning plan for students that officials say will help provide the knowledge needed to advance to the next grade level. Monday, 5:56 PM

San Ramon: County sets up center to accept donations for protective supplies
Contra Costa County has set up a center this week to accept community donations of protective equipment and supplies for use by health care providers around the county. Monday, 11:10 AM | 1 comments

Election certified: Danville voters pass Measure Y to allow Magee Preserve development
Danville residents have officially signed off on the Magee Preserve residential project, passing Measure Y by a narrow but decisive margin, according to newly certified election results. Sunday, 5:51 PM

County supervisors approve emergency worker hiring category
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously approved a "temporary emergency worker" classification to make it easier to hire workers needed in the midst of the current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Monday, 11:20 AM

CHP says open freeways aren't a license to speed
The COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency may be keeping most motorists off the Bay Area freeways, but the California Highway Patrol says those wide-open lanes are not a license to speed. Monday, 11:15 AM

Rakestraw Books makes reading recommendations for 47th anniversary
Danville's Rakestraw Books celebrated its 47th birthday last week, and while staff had to refrain from throwing a big celebration, they did take the opportunity to provide a list of recommended reading for book lovers to enjoy. Sunday, 2:09 PM

Danville residents encouraged to participate in community-wide art competition
The town of Danville is inviting residents to participate in a community-wide art competition and show essential service workers how much they are appreciated by the community and that "Danville's Got Heart." Sunday, 2:09 PM

County won't use Martinez high school as 'alternate care site' amid COVID-19
Alhambra High School in Martinez will no longer be considered as an "alternate care site" for treatment of some patients with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Martinez schools superintendent said Thursday in a community message. Saturday, 11:26 AM

SRVUSD Superintendent Schmitt retiring at end of school year
Superintendent Rick Schmitt announced publicly Thursday that he will retire at the end of the school year in June after four years at the helm of the SRVUSD and 40 years in education overall. Thursday, 12:32 PM | 12 comments

Danville man killed in I-580 crash in Pleasanton
A man who was killed in a single-car collision on Interstate 580 in Pleasanton on Tuesday was identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau as 68-year-old Sentaws Sentaws of Danville. Thursday, 2:17 PM


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