Local High School Grad, Marine Combat Veteran, Trains for Another Deployment
Lance Cpl. Jordon Dorrance, 21, of Danville enlisted with the Marines in an early entry program before he graduated from San Ramon Valley High in 2010. Dorrance was with his infantry squad Monday Jan. 21 during an exercise at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms.
Economist Says Bay Area Economy Improving, Thanks to Tech
Economist Jon Haveman spoke to the Danville Area Chamber of Commerce about the Bay Area economy at the Blackhawk Country Club on Friday.
"It's getting better in the Bay Area than almost anywhere else in the county," Haveman said during his presentation, which was attended by about 200 chamber members. Watch the video here.
Congressman George Miller to Hold Town Hall Meeting
Rep. Miller held his first town hall meeting on Saturday at the Danville Community Center. Did you attend the meeting? Tell us about it in the comments section.
Closed: Fat Cactus Grill and Bar
The Fat Cactus Grill and Bar in San Ramon has closed, according to a Jan. 16 post on their Facebook page. The Mexican restaurant, which had almost 150 mixed reviews on Yelp, will be reopening as Maui Burger Company.
Would You Tell Police About Your Home Security Cameras?
The San Ramon Police Department is asking citizens with home security cameras to register in a new program called the “The Citizen’s View.” Patch wants to know what you think about the registry. Would you take part in a registry if it was offered by your local police department?
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