A San Francisco-based property development company confirmed Tuesday night that one of its buildings under construction was damaged in a massive blaze in the city's Mission Bay neighborhood earlier Tuesday.
BRE Properties, which focuses on development, acquisition and management of apartment communities in California and Seattle, said the fire occurred at Block 5 of its MB360... » Read More
The science building at San Francisco State University that was closed in January after the discovery of asbestos, mercury and other dangerous materials will partially reopen in April and May but much of it will remain closed throughout the semester, university officials said.
An office wing originally constructed in the 1960s will reopen in ... » Read More
The American Red Cross has responded to the scene of a five-alarm fire burning in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood this evening to assist residents who were forced to evacuate nearby buildings.
The blaze was reported at 4:56 p.m. at a building under construction at Fourth and China Basin streets, according to a fire dispatcher. Read More
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell toured a federal water storage and pumping plant in Byron today to get a firsthand look at a key piece of California's water infrastructure as the state grapples with a historic drought.
Jewell was accompanied by California Secretary for Natural Resources John Laird and U.S. Bureau of Reclamation... » Read More
San Leandro police serving search warrants in Richmond and San Leandro last Wednesday uncovered a marijuana grow of 1,800 plants, police said today.
At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, detectives served a warrant in the 400 block of McCormick Street in San Leandro and found the plants. Police estimated the street value of the seized pot at $2.1... » Read More
Trains are single-tracking through the Balboa Park station after a report of a person underneath a train, causing major delays on all trains passing through San Francisco, according to a BART official.
Police are on scene evaluating the situation after a person was reported under a train at 4:35 p.m., according to BART spokesman Jim Allison.
The southbound lanes of San Francisco's Great Highway have reopened this afternoon after sand was removed from the roadway, a city Department of Public Works spokeswoman said.
The two lanes, which run along Ocean Beach between Lincoln Way and Sloat Boulevard, had been shut down just before 10 a.m. to allow crews to clear away sand, DPW spokeswoman Rachel Gordon said. Read More
Fairfield police have arrested a juvenile who is suspected of firing shots on E. Alaska Avenue and Santa Rosa Street last month.
When police responded around 3 p.m. on Feb. 20 to the shooting, witnesses said someone from a black 4-door Lexus fired at least seven shots in the air and drove away, Sgt. Franco Cesar said. No one was injured. Read More
A fire that damaged a Little League score booth in what Fremont fire officials have called a series of suspicious fires Monday morning was the second such incident in recent months, a Warm Springs Little League official said today.
The fire, which was reported shortly after 3 a.m. Monday near the baseball diamond at Warm Springs Park at 47300... » Read More
Two students at San Francisco's Balboa High School were arrested after posing for a photograph in school bathroom with a loaded handgun and posting the picture on Facebook last week, a school district spokeswoman said today.
The 16-year-old boys posed for the photograph last Wednesday around noon at a boys' bathroom at the school, located at... » Read More
A Palo Alto man today was convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside a Redwood City bar last year.
Joshua McGriff, 40, now faces up to 24 years in state prison due to a prior conviction for mayhem in 2007, in which McGriff was found guilty of severely biting his then-girlfriend's face... » Read More
Residents in San Francisco's Bayview District today again voiced criticism of a 100-bed homeless shelter planned there, saying that the city used dubious numbers in its homeless count to justify building the new facility.
The city's Board of Supervisors in November approved a $978,000 state grant for the proposed shelter at 2115 Jennings St... » Read More
SAN RAMON - Schubros Brewery's much anticipated Branch Line double IPA returns this Thursday, Jan 30, at 5 pm at the Tap Room. The double IPA will be available for a limited time only so don't miss the train! » Read More
Maria Maria La Cantina Danville and Maria Maria La Cantina Walnut Creek are teaming up with Onewarmcoat.org! Clean out those closets and drop off your gently used coats, sweaters, scarves, gloves & hats at either location! With your help we can make a difference! Happy Holidays! » 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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