Reducing Psychiatric Emergency Calls

By Candace Anderson In California our Counties have the responsibility to provide mental health services for our communities. In Contra Costa we continually look for innovative approaches to address this serious issue. As we’ve seen in many recent tragic events, the mentally ill often come in contact with law enforcement. We’re actively doing something about […]

Los Cerros Middle School Recognized

Danville— Los Cerros Middle School is the first of San Ramon Valley Unified School District school to be recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School by Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology. The school community has demonstrated its […]

Danville Gift Card Makes it Easy

Innovative Mobile Gift Giving with Danville Gift Card:  Now accepted at over 110 participating local merchants and businesses Holiday shopping just got easier, as the Town of Danville is offering a next-generation approach to gifting that will not only provide a perfect present for everyone on your list, but is available at your fingertips and let’s […]

Mt. Diablo Beacon Lighting Dec. 7

On Monday, December 7th, Mount Diablo’s Beacon will be relit by survivors of Pearl Harbor. “The Beacon lighting is a tribute to those individuals that lost their lives at Pearl Harbor”, says Earl “Chuck” Kohler, one of the few remaining survivors in Contra Costa County. However, the ceremony is also an opportunity to honor the survivors. […]

Easy Giving with Danville Gift Card

Innovative Mobile Gift Giving – The Danville Gift Card                                        By Andrea Cardinale                                             Your holiday […]

SRVEF Gets $80K from SR Rotary

San Ramon Rotary Club to give $80,000 grant to the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation On Thursday, October 29th, the San Ramon Rotary Club will donate $80,000 to the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (SRVEF).  These funds were generated by the Online Auction for Education, held earlier this year. The partnership between the San Ramon Rotary […]

Veterans Day at the USS Hornet

USS Hornet Museum to Host Special Veterans Day Ceremony November 11th  Annual tradition onboard Bay Area aircraft carrier to include procession and memorial wreath toss  Alameda, CA —October 28, 2015—The USS Hornet Museum (Hornet) announces that it will host a special Veterans Day tribute honoring veterans past and present. The ceremony will take place onboard […]

Psychiatric Emergency Calls Addressed

Contra Costa Health Services Partners with Police to Reduce Psychiatric Emergency Calls A new partnership with Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) is helping police agencies within the county to reduce potentially dangerous psychiatric incidents by connecting clinicians to people encountered by officers who show signs of serious mental illness. The Mental Health Evaluation Team (MHET) […]

Save Mt. Diablo Greets Ted Clement

Save Mount Diablo Bids Farewell to Executive Director Ron Brown               Following a nationwide search, the Save Mount Diablo (SMD) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ted Clement will succeed Executive Director Ron Brown, who announced his retirement in May of this year.  Clement, who has been […]

Fire Danger in East Bay Regional Parks

East Bay Park Fire Officials Urge Extreme Caution In light of the record-setting drought and ongoing wildfires ravaging parts of California, East Bay Regional Parks fire officials are urging the public to practice extra caution during this hot, dry season. “Because everything is so dry, any small fire has the potential to become a catastrophe,” […]