Top 5 Danville Patch Stories of the Week

Take a look at some of the top stories on Danville Patch in the last week.

1. City Manager Blindsided by Moody's Ratings Review; Says Town's Credit Rating Not at Risk

Danville town manager Joe Calabrigo told Patch that although the rating agency Moody's is reviewing some of the town's credit ratings, the town's overall rating (AA2) is not in question.

"We didn't know about this until (Moody's) announced it publicly," Calabrigo said. "We are just learning about it, but I don't believe it is going to affect the town or our investors and their obligations."


San Ramon Valley schools once again showed improvement in the 2012 Academic Performance Index Growth Report.

The overall 2012 API growth score for the district was 927, up 5 points from the 2011 API Base score of 922. It marks a two-year growth of 11 points.

These results continue to place SRVUSD as the eighth highest unified school district in the state and the highest among unified districts with more than 9,000 students tested.

3. Danville's Kyle Weiss Wins 'Nobel Prize for Child Advocates'

Kyle Weiss, 19, is being recognized globally for his work. He is one of six recipients of the World of Children Award. The global organization honors individuals for their work to improve children’s lives. He is one of two to be given the Youth Award. 

The teen is being honored with the World of Children Award, dubbed by the media as the “Nobel Prize for Child Advocates,” for his nonprofit FUNDaFIELD.

4. Alamo Women's Tennis Team Wins National Championship

The women’s team from Alamo, representing the USTA Northern California Section, captured the national title at the USTA League 2.5 Adult National Championships held at the Mission Hills Country Club in Rancho Mirage, Calif on Sept. 30.

The Alamo team defeated a team from Waipahu, Hawaii, 2-1 in the Championship match.  Earlier in the day, the Alamo team defeated a team from Cleveland, Ohio 3-0 in the semifinals.

5. Campaign Fundraising Statements For Danville Town Council Candidates

Click the article above to read how much the Danville Town candidates have raised for this year's campaign.


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