Lost Pet Sparks Helicopter Search in Blackhawk
A helicopter that alarmed some residents in Blackhawk Monday afternoon belonged to a pilot who was looking for his lost dog, according to Danville Police Lt. Jeff Moule.
The dog was found by a family that kept it until the owner could come pick it up. And no, he didn't land the copter in the yard. He came by car.l
Letter to the Editor: Affordable Housing Makes Danville Better
As the debate rages on in town about 2030 general plan, Kathy Dillingham writes from personal experience about the advantages of affordable housing.
New Pope: New Hope?
This Wednesday they learned the name of their new leader, Argentine Archbishop Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, who will from now on be known as Francis I. After just one day, Pope Francis I was chosen by the 115 Cardinals gathered in conclave. He now becomes the 266th Pope in the history of Catholicism. Catholics: What is your wish for your faith in this new chapter? Tell us in the comments section below.
Why is this Woman Making Bracelets At Danville Peet's?
You may have seen her and wondered: Who is that woman embroiding inside that Peet's coffee shop.
She is Barbara Thomas, a Martinez native who regularly makes her friendship bracelets and keychains inside the Peet's coffee shops in Danville and Pleasant Hill. Click the link to watch a video to find out more.
Rare Pans-Starr Comet Spotted Over San Ramon Valley
Patch reader Steve Fenton submitted this photo of the Pans-Starr Comet streaking through the night sky in the Crow Canyon area of the San Ramon Valley on March 12. Click the link to find out more.