Local Spotlights

  • ​Blackhawk Plaza Museums

    Conveniently located within the popular Blackhawk Plaza shopping center, the Blackhawk Plaza Museums provide a more educational opportunity for a family to spend the day amidst the surrounding entertainment of retail stores and movie theaters.The Blackhawk Automotive Museum has an impressive display of about ninety classic cars including antiques and sports cars as well as luxury vehicles. Feature ... Read More

  • ​Studio Grow

    Studio Grow is an indoor play space where children under the age of 6 can drop in with their families for playtime and other child-friendly activities. Children can take advantage of the various educational programs that are designed to stimulate brain development and the advancement of cognitive skills.Along with open playtime, Studio Grow offers more structured settings for kids to participate i ... Read More

  • ​Hap Magee Ranch Park

    Hap Magee Ranch Park is a 17-acre park surrounded by a rural ambiance that is reminiscent of its rich history. The site originally served as a summer camp for San Francisco orphans beginning in 1874. It was called Camp Swain and owners Captain Isaac and Ann Trasker Swain built it as a warm place for the city children to stay and play during the damp San Francisco summers. One of the park’s drink ... Read More

  • Trapped in a Rumor Improv

    Trapped in a Rumor Improv performs monthly at the Village Theatre located in Danville’s historic district. Known as the East Bay’s premiere improvisational troupe, they have been entertaining audiences with their off-the-cuff comedy since 2009. Their shows are completely unrehearsed and often rely on audience participation and suggestions to dictate their direction. This formula ensures no two ... Read More

  • Local Student Creates T-Shirt Company

    A junior student at Monte Vista High School, Casey Rickey, got into the printing business in early 2011 as an 11 year old, “I stumbled upon a community network on YouTube where graffiti artists would trade their hand-drawn graffiti stickers with one another. They’d upload videos of their ‘sticker packs’ once receiving them from the artist. I thought this was the coolest thing ever, so I be ... Read More

  • The VINE at Bridges

    The VINE at Bridges is located in the historic district of downtown Danville, directly behind its sister establishment, the famous Bridges Restaurant. The nightlife scene at The VINE provides an intimate setting that allows for quiet conversation amidst the tasting of fine wines. In contrast to livelier late night establishments, this wine bar has an elegant ambiance that is perfect for romantic e ... Read More

  • The Village Theatre

    Historically the center of Danville life since 1873, the building that houses The Village Theatre at 233 Front St. continues to serve as the heart of the community through performing arts, visual arts, and special events. The structure has gone through numerous iterations, starting as a one-story farmers’ hall, transforming into a two-story community center, and serving as a movie theater and ... Read More

  • ​McGah’s Pub & Pianos

    McGah’s Pub & Pianos is Danville’s legendary sports bar known for its delicious food, fantastic beer selection, sports memorabilia, and live entertainment. The McGah family is renowned in the Bay Area, holding historical legacies in both the NFL and the MLB. E.W. McGah was the co-founder of the NFL team, the Oakland Raiders, in 1960 and the family maintained ownership until 2005. E.W.’s ... Read More

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  • The keeper of all things historical in Danville is the Museum of the San Ramon Valley, located in the restored Southern Pacific Railroad depot at the corner of Railroad and Prospect avenues in downt...Read More
  • What once carried massive locomotives transporting people and produce, the Iron Horse Regional Trail is now the most popular way to bike, walk, run and rollerblade in and around downtown, or on to o...Read More
  • Many interesting, important, and influential people have lived in Danville and neighboring Blackhawk. From a famous American playwright, to an astronaut, numerous athletes, and even heroes, these fo...Read More
  • Danville, CA has a rich history stretching back to the pioneer and Gold Rush days of California's infancy. Thanks to an ongoing civic pride in their community and the dedication of many history-mind...Read More
  • Danville, CA has a history that stretches back to the earliest beginnings of the San Francisco Bay Area and indeed of California itself. It’s history dating back to the California Native American ...Read More
  • For some cars are just a way to get from Point A to Point B, but at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, they are “rolling sculptures.” The combination of beautiful classic car displays and educati...Read More
  • Conveniently located within the popular Blackhawk Plaza shopping center, the Blackhawk Plaza Museums provide a more educational opportunity for a family to spend the day amidst the surrounding enterta...Read More
  • Standing gracefully in the middle of Diablo Road is the town’s most iconic and beloved landmark, the Danville Old Oak Tree. The town’s official symbol is 65-feet tall and estimated to be 350-yea...Read More
  • Studio Grow is an indoor play space where children under the age of 6 can drop in with their families for playtime and other child-friendly activities. Children can take advantage of the various educa...Read More
  • Hap Magee Ranch Park is a 17-acre park surrounded by a rural ambiance that is reminiscent of its rich history. The site originally served as a summer camp for San Francisco orphans beginning in 1874. ...Read More
  • A junior student at Monte Vista High School, Casey Rickey, got into the printing business in early 2011 as an 11 year old, “I stumbled upon a community network on YouTube where graffiti artists woul...Read More
  • Historically the center of Danville life since 1873, the building that houses The Village Theatre at 233 Front St. continues to serve as the heart of the community through performing arts, visual ar...Read More
  • The VINE at Bridges is located in the historic district of downtown Danville, directly behind its sister establishment, the famous Bridges Restaurant. The nightlife scene at The VINE provides an intim...Read More
  • Trapped in a Rumor Improv performs monthly at the Village Theatre located in Danville’s historic district. Known as the East Bay’s premiere improvisational troupe, they have been entertaining audi...Read More
  • McGah’s Pub & Pianos is Danville’s legendary sports bar known for its delicious food, fantastic beer selection, sports memorabilia, and live entertainment. The McGah family is renowned in the ...Read More
  • Home page advertising on Danville.com exposes your business message or branding to nearly every visitor to our website.   This would be like buying an ad on the front page of the newspaper – exc...Read More
  • Danville.com offers free listings in our online directory. Our website is Danville.com – our brand is Danville – our directory is a place your business should be. Danville.com is branded “Da...Read More
  • Get the latest events, money saving coupons from shops and restaurants in your neighborhood, local stories and more when you join Danville.com on Facebook.  ...Read More
  • A business jet reported an on-board emergency while about to land at Mineta San Jose International Airport this morning but landed safely and did not need assistance, an airport spokeswoman said. Th...Read More
  • By Bay City News Service Anticipating a rush of travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday, Amtrak and the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority are adding extra trains and buses to accommodate more ...Read More

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