Missing Teen Found, Danville PD Gets New Communication System, SRV High Students Playing Nice on Facebook

A look back at the top stories on Danville Patch in the last week.

Missing Danville Teen Found Unharmed

Danville Police report that at 9:20 a.m. Friday, Madeline Langill, 15, was located unharmed.

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the search for Langill began Thursday evening, after her she was reported missing by her family. Danville Police, Contra Costa Search and Rescue and other agencies participated in a search through the night.

Danville Man Convicted of Stealing Trade Secrets From Previous Employer

David Nosal, 55, was convicted of all charges in the six-count indictment and is scheduled for sentencing on Sept. 4.

Evidence at trial showed that Nosal, in 2004, conspired with other Korn/Ferry employees to take confidential and proprietary materials from Korn/Ferry’s computer system to be used in a new business that Nosal intended to establish after he left Korn/Ferry in late 2004.

Danville Joins East Bay Regional Communications System Authority

The town officially joined the East Bay Regional Communications System Authority (EBRCSA) on Tuesday, with Mayor Newell Arnerich and Police Chief Steve Simpkins speaking about the advantages of the system at an event downtown

The new communication system makes it substantially easier for the Danville Police Department to communicate with 42 other police and regional departments.

How San Ramon Valley Fire Rescued a Fallen Hiker

On Saturday, April 6, a young man fell over 50 feet into a void located in the Sentinel Rock area of the park; he was conscious and alert, but badly injured, and unable to walk or climb. Click the link to read how San Ramon Valley Fire rescued him.

Forget Cyber Bullying — San Ramon Valley High Teens Use Facebook to Be Nice to One Another

A new Facebook page sharing good Karma with the San Ramon Valley school community is going viral, attracting more than 400 positive messages in just a few days.

The page, which was started on April 29 by two anonymous do-gooders, is a social media spot for San Ramon Valley students to post compliments about others. The page already had 389 likes as of Tuesday evening.


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