Town Manager Talks 2030 General Plan, Sentencing in 2011 Fatal Collision Case, Dublin Boy Fights Cancer

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

Town Manager Joe Calabrigo Addresses Concerns With General Plan Update

Town Manager tackled a number of subjects on the controversial 2030 General Plan Update.

He wrote: "...The vision set out in the Draft 2030 Plan is one of upholding Danville's small town character and preserving the unique qualities that make this an exceptional place."

Click the link to read the full letter.

Walnut Creek Man Sentenced for Fatal Danville Collision

The 33-year-old man who in 2011 crashed his Toyota 4-Runner into a Dodge Durango, killing a mother and daughter inside, in Danville was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday, according to the Contra Costa Times.

John Peder Harris, 33, of Walnut Creek went through a red light on Brookside Drive and Sycamore Valley Road on Nov. 7, 2011. He was going 62 mph in a 45 zone when he broadsided the vehicle driven by Elham Pirdavari, 51, and Mahin Dowlati, 72, killing them.

Dublin Boy With Brain Tumor Finds Strength from Community


An 8-year-old in Dublin has been diagnosed with brain cancer and the community is moving aggressively to try and help him beat it.

Click the link to see how you can help.

NFC Championship: Where is the Best Place to Watch the Game in Danville?

We want to know which bar or restaurant has the best vibe, food and drinks for Niner faithfuls who want to watch the 49ers take on the Falcons with fellow fans.

More news to know:

  • The Flu: Where Is It? Have You Seen It?
  • Most and Least Expensive Homes For Sale In Danville
  • Town Launches General Plan Website

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