News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Town COVID-19 Update 9/24/2020

Covid-19 Update. Stay Informed.

Health Order Calls for Increased Testing

Under a new health order issued today from Contra Costa Health Services, private healthcare facilities must provide timely COVID-19 testing to essential workers, those exhibiting symptoms and those exposed to the vi...

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Coronavirus Updates and Information NEWS - Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Town Council – Special Meeting TELECONFERENCE ONLY Tuesday, September 29, 2020 5:00 p.m.

Danville Town Meeting Hall

Town Council - Special Meeting - TELECONFERENCE ONLYTuesday, September 29, 20205:00 p.m.

This Town Council meeting can be viewed on the Town website AND the web-video communication platform Zoom.

During the meeting, councilmembers will get an update on the...

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Additional Info... NEWS - General Government
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Red Flag Warning This Weekend

Red Flag Warning Map

The National Weather Service has issued an Red Flag Warning which is in effect from 9 PM Saturday to 8 AM PDT Monday.

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now or will shortly. A combination o...
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Additional Info... NEWS - Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Virtual Art Gallery - California Dreaming

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CALIFORNIA DREAMING - FINDING BEAUTY IN MY OWN BACKYARD

The 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition

Juror: Shelley Barry, Principal at Slate Contemporary Gallery

Exhibition Dates:

September 16 - December 11, 2020

View the exhibition online at: https://youtu.be/B0j8O...

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Additional Info... NEWS - Recreation Services
Posted on: September 23, 2020

New Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 Activity Guide!

Fall Winter Recreation Guide Front Cover

Our Fall 2020 / Winter 2021 Activity Guide is now available to view online. Check out all the classes and events coming up this Fall. 

REGISTRATION DATES FOR FALL 2020

Incorporated Danville Residents: September 21, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.

Open Registratio...

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Danville Activity Guides NEWS - Recreation Services
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Danville Business Directory Launched

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Danville Business Directory Launched

CONNECTING BUSINESSES WITH THE COMMUNITY ONE CLICK AT A TIME

As Danville’s business community continues to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic it is more important than ever to support these small businesses t...

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Danville Business Directory NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Garden Cottage ADU Program Begins

Schematic drawing of a home with a smaller house attached to it.

Beginning Monday, August 31, 2020, the Town of Danville has begun the Garden Cottage Program, which will allow residents access to free, pre-approved, permit-ready, printable, construction plans for the building of Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU). ...

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NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Nine Candidates File for Town Council Election.

Municipal Election paperwork

With the closing of the nomination period, nine candidates have filed to run for three available seats on the Danville Town Council in the November 3, 2020 election. 

Two of the three incumbents have filed to run, along with seven other candidates...

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Additional Info... NEWS - General Government
Posted on: August 10, 2020

2020 Census: Don't Forget To Complete Your Census - Deadline September 30

Census 2020. Make yourself count.

It’s not too late to respond to the Census! The Census deadline is now through September 30, 2020. Danville residents received invitations in March to participate in the 2020 Census from the U.S. Census Bureau. Mandated by the U.S. Constitution,...

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Additional Info... NEWS - General Government
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Council Approves Changes to Weekend Street Closure

Downtown Hartz Weekend Closure Map

Council Approves Changes to Weekend Street Closure 

At a special meeting on July 29, 2020 on Zoom, the Danville Town Council voted to modify the area of the weekend closure of Hartz Avenue in the downtown.  

Council members received a brie...

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NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Small Town, Big Hearts - Supporting Danville Businesses

Curbside PickUp Notice

Small Town, Big Hearts - Supporting Danville Businesses

Now, more than ever, our local businesses need your support. As we have all been adjusting to sheltering In place, our local businesses are adapting to protect employees and customers with new cleanin...

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NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Covid-19 Testing now available to Contra Costa Residents

COVID-19 Testing Available

COVID-19 TESTING

Contra Costa County Health Services has announced that COVID-19 testing is now available to anyone, even those who are not displaying symptoms.

  • COVID-19 TESTING COVID-19 testing available for Contra Costa County residents (Testing will be a...
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https://www.coronavirus.cchealth.org/get-tested NEWS - Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Scaled back Farmers' Market to Reopen May 9

Cherries at the farmers' market

Scaled Back Farmers’ Market to Reopen May 9

After continued study on safety protocols and a modified plan for maintaining social distancing for customers was approved, a scaled back version of the Danville Farmers’ Market is scheduled t...

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NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Unemployment Resources Available Online

Compass on a Newspaper

The State of California’s Employment Development Department (EDD) program benefits are available to workers and employers whose earnings are impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To find out more visit our Unemployment Resources webpage.

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Additional Info... NEWS - Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Support Local Restaurants - Restaurants provide takeout during shelter in place

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The Town of Danville and the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on balancing the health and safety of the community with the economic impacts resulting from the Coronavirus and the disruption it is creating worldwide.  

Supporting a favo...

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NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Fill It Up at the Hydration Station

Woman filling up a water bottle at a hydration station

Fill It Up at the Hydration Station

Water.  It’s a good thing, and people need it. For several decades people have met their on-the-go hydration needs and pursued healthy lifestyles by purchasing single-use plastic water bottles. &nb...

Hydration Stations in Danvile

NEWS - Maintenance Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Parks and Sports Fields Go Organic

Danville Town Green

Parks and Sports Fields Go Organic 

Turf areas in the Town’s sports fields have shifted to the use of organic fertilizers to keep the fields green.  

In 2013, the organic fertilizing program began with soil testing of the sports ...

Organic Fertilizing Program

NEWS - Maintenance Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Recycling Costs Drive Waste Management Fee Increase

Recycle Cart

Recycling Costs Drive Waste Management Fee Increase

Major shifts in the way recyclables are bought and sold on the international market are being felt in California, and Danville residents will be seeing an increase to their solid waste and recycling fees ...

Changes in Recycling costs

NEWS - General Government
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Replacing the La Gonda Way Bridge

La Gonda Bridge - Facing West

Replacing the La Gonda Way Bridge 

One of Danville’s oldest bridges is nearing the end of its useful life and is slated for replacement.   

Town of Danville Engineering staff has begun the design work to replace the La G...

La Gonda Way Bridge Project

NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Reporting A Street Light Outage

Danville Street Light

Reporting A Street Light Outage 

 If you see a street light out in your neighborhood, do you know how to report it? There are a couple of ways: call the Town’s Maintenance Services Department at (925) 314-3450, use the Danville ...

Reporting a Street Light Outage

NEWS - Maintenance Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Speed Leads to Rise in Traffic Accidents

Januray - September Traffic Incidents by Age Group

Danville Police are asking residents to watch their speed and take their time, in order to get to their destinations safely, as an uptick in traffic accidents was seen in 2019. 

Many of the accidents occurred in the downtown and Camino Tassajara c...

Advice on watching your speed from Danville PD

NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Sprucing Up Hap Magee Ranch Park

Hap Magee Park

Sprucing Up Hap Magee Ranch Park 

This spring look for a new and revitalized play area at Hap Magee Ranch Park.  The aging play structures at this wonderful town amenity will see major renovations from this project that kicked off in fall...

Hap Magee Ranch Park Improvements

NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Summer Work to Improve San Ramon Valley Boulevard

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Summer Work to Improve San Ramon Valley Boulevard

Motorists along San Ramon Valley Boulevard will see work crews this summer near the south end of town as a project gets underway to provide enhancements to the popular thoroughfare.  

Currently in t...

San Ramon Valley Boulevard Improvement Project

NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Sycamore Park and Ride Expansion

Sycamore Park and Ride

Sycamore Park and Ride Expansion  

With a rise in the number of commuters, more parking spaces are needed in commuter lots like the Sycamore Valley Road Park & Ride. An expansion project is currently under design by the Town to provide an addi...

Sycamore Park and Ride Expansion Project

NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Wet Weather Driving Tips

Police car in the rain

  • Replace windshield wipers and tires before the rainy season.  
  • If windshield wipers are on turn on headlights. It’s the law. 
  • Slow Down and give yourself extra time to get to your destination 
  • Beware of Hydroplaning (slid...
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NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Tips To Improve Home Security – CPTED

Danville Neighbourhood

Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a crime prevention philosophy based on the idea that the proper design and effective use of the built environment can help prevent crime and increase quality of life.  Here are some simple ...

Improving Home Security Tips

NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 9, 2020

WHAT IS THE CAFR?

CAFR 2019 front cover

What is the CAFR?

Did you know that for 16 years in a row, the Town of Danville’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) has received a Certificate in Outstanding Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers’ Associati...

Find out about the CAFR

www.danville.ca.gov/CAFR NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Emergency Preparedness – Are You Ready?

Are you ready?

There are many different types of emergencies; from power outages to more serious incidents such as earthquakes, fires and chemical spills. Emergencies can be devastating and can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or be confined to your home. Familie...

Getting started with Emergency Preparedness

NEWS - Emergency Preparedness
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Emergency Preparedness – Are You Ready?

Are you ready?

There are many different types of emergencies; from power outages to more serious incidents such as earthquakes, fires and chemical spills. Emergencies can be devastating and can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or be confined to your home. Familie...

Getting started with Emergency Preparedness

NEWS - Police Department
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Live Locally!

Live Locally Guide 2020 Front Cover

Whether you are a resident or just visiting for the day, Live Locally with us! 

There are so many ways you can spend your time in Danville: take an enrichment class, discover a park, trail or the Eugene O’Neill National Historic site, en...

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Live Locally Web page NEWS - Administrative Services
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule Online

Side view of a street sweeper moving down the street. The shot is close in so you can see the front

Residents uncertain about when their streets are swept, can now take a look at an online map which outlines the general plan for sweeping. 

Residential streets are swept once per month, major corridors twice per month, and the downtown each week.&...

Street Sweeping Schedule

NEWS - Maintenance Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Improvements to Bicycle Routes

Bike Lane

With its expansive network of bicycle routes and trails, Danville has become an increasingly desirable riding destination for bicyclists.  Through its Capital Improvement Program, the Town continues to improve safety and enhance the bicyclist exp...

Bicycle Routes Improvement Information

NEWS - Development Services
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Residents Reminded of Danville Leash Ordinance

Dog Must Be On A Leash At All Times - Sign

The Town of Danville is calling on residents to follow Town ordinances and keep their dogs on leash while out and about.   

A common complaint in Danville’s community parks and school parks is ...

Danville Leash Ordinance Information

NEWS - Maintenance Services
Posted on: April 28, 2018

Gas Tax and Fees Help Fund Local Road Repairs

Railroad Avenue

In April 2017, the California Legislature passed Senate Bill 1 (SB 1) – the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017. SB 1 is a statewide transportation infrastructure investment package that will generate $54 billion over the next decade to r...

SB1 Information

NEWS - General Government