The California Highway Patrol is asking for the public's help in locating the driver who fled after striking and killing a 32-year-old man on Interstate Highway 80 in Richmond last Friday just after the man escaped a solo car crash.
The victim, identified as Nathaniel Robinson Sr., of Richmond, was driving his Buick Park Avenue west on Highway 80... » Read More
The Berkeley City Council has voted to approve a redistricting plan that includes a district that will be comprised mostly of college students.
The plan, which faces a second reading on Dec. 17, was approved on a 6-2-1 vote Tuesday night, with councilmen Kriss Worthington and Jesse Arreguin voting "no" and Councilman Max Anderson abstaining. Read More
Several oil companies around the Bay Area are proposing upgrades or additions to their facilities, but environmental advocates said today that the projects will endanger the public by enabling increased refining of dirtier crude oil.
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's board of directors today received updates on the projects... » Read More
A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a parent and environmental group that opposed plans to convert the city's Beach Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf.
Judge Teri Jackson ruled Tuesday that the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department renovation plans to change the fields into turf... » Read More
A valve that ruptured just before noon today and caused a leak in a water pipeline supplying the Sonoma Valley has been fully repaired and buried, a Sonoma County Water Agency spokeswoman said this afternoon.
Approximately 16,500 gallons of water -- roughly enough to fill a large backyard pool -- spilled out of the pipe and into the Santa Rosa... » Read More
The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel this morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate while it was traveling at full speed at about 70 mph, a spokeswoman for the transit agency said.
BART spokesman Alicia Trost said shorts are "quite rare" for BART and... » Read More
At times struggling to get the words out, a woman who was beaten, gang raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond in 2008 continued her testimony in Martinez this morning in the trial against the man accused of leading the brutal attack.
The victim, now 32, tearfully recounted how Humberto Salvador, now 36, beat and sexually... » Read More
Onlookers, firefighters and police in downtown Palo Alto helped capture a suspected thief on Black Friday, police said today.
Mohammed Benyouref, 54, of Berkeley, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor theft and battery and three outstanding arrest warrants from San Francisco County, Palo Alto police Sgt. Kara Apple said. Read More
Police today released a sketch of a suspect in two violent evening robberies of women near Central Park in downtown San Mateo last week.
The suspect in both robberies is described as a dark-skinned man, approximately 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark, puffy jacket and a black flat-billed hat... » Read More
An "at-risk" Oakland man who had been missing since Sunday was found safe on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Michael Evans, 62, was last seen around 10 a.m. on Sunday. He had told his roommate he was going to visit a friend at Jack London Square, police said. Evans had said he would return Monday but never did.
Bay Area residents should keep those coats and gloves handy for the next week at least, as temperatures are likely to dip even further and remain chilly through next Wednesday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.
The cold snap broke records this morning in Salinas, where temperatures dipped to 28 degrees, breaking a record... » Read More
A BART train that had become disabled between the Rockridge and Orinda stations this morning after experiencing a brake problem is moving again and will head to the Rockridge station, a BART spokesman said.
"A technician on board the train has been able to get it moving under its own power," BART spokesman Jim Allison said. Read More
The search for a plane piloted by a San Jose man that went missing in a mountainous part of Idaho this weekend is scheduled to continue today morning, Idaho transportation officials said Tuesday afternoon.
The small 1983 single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza, which is registered to Dale Smith, of San Jose, had five people on board when it left Baker City, Ore., around 11 a.m... » Read More
Make this holiday season your happiest ever by enjoying the San Ramon Community Theater’s musical review with your favorite holiday songs and a heartwarming story.
Tickets for San Ramon Community Theater Productions Evening shows $16 adults / $13 Children & Seniors Matinees $11 for everyone
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Join us December 5th at 8pm for a Magical Night of Giving with Live Music by Roem Baur (Full Band) that will keep you dancing all night long! Hourly Raffle with Bottle Giveaways and Silent Auction! » Read More
Come see an exciting mix of traditions in one great show. Ancient hula, as well as hula danced to popular Christmas melodies, powerful Tahitian drumming, unbelievably fast hip action, and moving Polynesian chants. Motu’aina, Danville, California’s award- winning School of Polynesian Performance Arts, presents Mele Kalikimaka! Bring the family! Start your Holiday Season with... » Read More
More than just a ballet, San Ramon Valley Dance Academy’s production of “Impressions of the Nutcracker” incorporates multiple dance styles in a fast paced production that follows the traditional story line of the Nutcracker. Follow Clara on Christmas Eve as she takes a magical journey to the Land of the Sweets with her enchanted Nutcracker Prince. In just over an hour... » Read More
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Many interesting, important, and influential people have lived in Danville. From a famous American playwright, to an astronaut, numerous athletes, and even heroes, these folks were either born here or drawn to Danville’s beauty and small town atmosphere.
Larry Allen – A former American football guard who played in the NFL for fourteen seasons. He played for the Dallas... » 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 educational enrichment make the museum the must-see destination for any automobile enthusiast, or anyone with a love of art, technology, culture and history.
In addition to the... » 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 other East Bay destinations.
Danville townspeople use the 20-foot wide, paved trail daily as a way to exercise, walk their dogs, relax, and visit downtown shops and cafes. On weekends... » Read More
The decaying Danville Hotel Wild West buildings are facing the wrecking ball sometime in October 2013, to be replaced with 35,000 square feet of new retail, office, and residential spaces, according to city officials. Two important downtown historical buildings—the hotel itself and the adjoining McCauley House on Hartz Avenue—will be renovated as part of the plan.
The rest... » 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-minded residents, Danville now boasts an impressive and educational Historic Walking Tour in the downtown area that commemorates its past and the characters and institutions that have helped... » Read More
Nestled in the western hills above Danville is one of its more unique and distinguished landmarks, the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site. The great American playwright Eugene O’Neill, winner of four Pulitzer Prizes and the Nobel Prize, and his wife, Carlotta, lived in their beloved Tao House on that site from 1937 to 1944.
The O’Neill’s built the home on 158... » Read More
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 downtown Danville.
Residents devoted to preserving the area’s history incorporated the museum as a nonprofit organization in 1985. The group lovingly restored the depot in the... » 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 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... » Read More
Then Danville is for you and your pup—the town has a reputation for being super dog friendly. From businesses that cater to pooches and their human companions, to the popular Canine Corral dog park, to an entire evening devoted to dogs called Doggie Night, Danville is perfect for our four-legged friends.
Dogs and their owners are a common sight throughout the downtown area... » 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-years-old.
Probably the most cherished event all year is the Lighting of the Old Oak Tree, held every November the Friday evening after Thanksgiving by the Town of Danville and the... » Read More
The Blackhawk Museum located in Danville, CA is a true must-see sight when you are in the East Bay area located just outside of San Francisco and Oakland.The museum spans 70,000 square feet and features automobiles from many different eras. The aim of the museum is to showcase the art, culture, history and technology behind these amazing vehicles.The Blackhawk Museum considers these to be...
Danville, CA is Community Focused Set just outside of San Francisco in the East Bay area, Danville, CA is a charming community with many great things to do. As part of the San Ramon Valley, Danville is a community-oriented place with excellent schools and many good things for families to do. Danville, CA is also a great place to enjoy the outdoors. It's a community made for walking and riding your bike. It even features a trail that goes through the center of town called the Iron Horse Regional Trail. Parents and their children will love the many parks and playgrounds here. The homes of Danville are extremely enviable with a continually desirable area just outside both San Francisco and Oakland. Nearby public transportation on the BART makes getting into the Bay Area accessible. Children are a big priority in the community of Danville, CA. There are many events and things to do that cater to the likes of active children in Danville, California.
Excellent Schools & Great Family Activities in Danville Children are a big priority in the community of Danville, CA. There are many events and things to do that cater to the likes of active children in Danville, California. The schools of Danville part of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District ' are some of the most highly rated in the state of California. In terms of private schooling, there are a number of very good private and parochial schools located in Danville and nearby areas that will also appeal to the desires of parents.
Enjoy the Outdoors in Danville, CA You'll find wonderful things to do in the great outdoors in and around Danville, CA. If you like to bike, hike, walk, jog, camp or just enjoy the wonders of the outdoors, this area is a perfect spot for you and your family. Danville is located near Mt. Diablo State Park. This wonderful California State Park is perfect for everything from day hikes to overnight camping. Mt. Diablo is about 3,900 feet high and majestically graces the San Ramon Valley. It's also great for horseback riding. You'll see wonderful fields of wildflowers here and enjoy unique rock formations. There are many other great ways to enjoy the outdoors in Danville with its varied parks in the city.
Downtown Danville Packed With Fun Maybe you're more of a city person or maybe you like both the outdoors and the delights of being in town. Downtown Danville has many great things to do - including shopping, award-winning restaurants and great streetscapes perfect for strolling. Downtown Danville is home to the weekly farmer's market, which is incredibly popular and for good reason. You'll find great local products here from fruit to cheese to bread. There's always something new and fun to check out. Danville's downtown area is also where you can catch Hot Summer Nights, which is a car event showcasing classic vehicles during the warmer months. It's just one of the many good annual events you will find in Danville to enjoy with your whole family.
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