Combustible material piled on top of the metal grate of a floor furnace caused a fire at a home in Benicia on Tuesday afternoon, a fire official said.
Heavy smoke was coming from the ground-floor unit of a multi-family residential complex at 170 West K St. when firefighters arrived shortly after 4:45 p.m., Benicia fire Division Chief K.C. Smith... » Read More
The San Francisco Giants have partnered with Wells Fargo to provide $100,000 in education grants to 25 Bay Area schools.
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford and bank representatives presented the checks to principals, teachers and students at a ceremony at AT&T Park this morning. The checks were for amounts ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Read More
A person described as suicidal who was shot after he allegedly attacked a sheriff's deputy with a blunt object in Saratoga on Tuesday has died of his injuries, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.
Sheriff's deputies were called to the area of Saratoga and McFarland avenues at 12:01 p.m. Tuesday on a report of a distressed male and ... » Read More
Rowdy protests in Santa Rosa against the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy in October led to vandalism at the Sonoma County jail and two arrests Tuesday, law enforcement officials said.
The crowd gathered outside Santa Rosa City Hall at about 4:30 p.m. while the City Council was in session, Santa Rosa police said. About 125 demonstrators... » Read More
Rowdy protests in Santa Rosa against the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy in October led to vandalism at the Sonoma County jail and two arrests today, law enforcement officials said.
The crowd gathered outside Santa Rosa City Hall at about 4:30 p.m. while the City Council was in session, Santa Rosa police... » Read More
Rowdy protests in Santa Rosa today against the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy outside in October led to vandalism at the Sonoma County jail and one arrest, the sheriff's office said.
The crowd of about 80 to 100 people gathered outside Santa Rosa City Hall just before 5 p.m. then marched to the jail. A... » Read More
Police are looking for two young sisters who ran away from their Richmond home this afternoon, a police sergeant said.
The two girls took off from their home in the 300 block of Maine Avenue at about 4:40 p.m. when 13-year-old Xiomara Zelaya ran away and took her 9-year-old sister, Heidi Moreno, with her, police Sgt. Nicole Abetkov said. Read More
A group of family members of Oakland murder victims headed to Washington, D.C., today to meet with lawmakers about gun control reforms.
The visit by the Oakland-based group, Their Lives Matter, coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Newtown, Conn., mass shooting on Dec. 14, 2012, in which 26 elementary school students and... » Read More
A postponed National Transportation Safety Board hearing on a fatal airline crash at San Francisco International Airport scheduled for today in Washington, D.C., was rescheduled for Wednesday and will now be compressed into a single day.
The hearing on the July 6 crash of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 was originally set to begin at NTSB... » Read More
A fire at a San Francisco recycling warehouse was extinguished after burning for more than nine hours overnight, an acting fire captain said today.
The two-alarm fire was reported by a security guard at the building at 8:33 p.m. Monday at the Recology recycling warehouse at 401 Tunnel Ave. It was put out around 6 a.m., San Francisco acting... » 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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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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