The Town of Danville aims to keep you connected and informed about what’s happening in our community. From social media to emergency alerts, here's how to stay informed.
Connect with the Town on social media by following one handle on your favorite platform: @danvillecagov. The Danville Police Department also provides community updates through Facebook and Nixle. Learn more about how we manage our Social Media Channels in our Social Media Policy.
Visit our YouTube Channel for current and past videos.
Danville Police Department Social Media & Alerts
Follow the Danville Police Department on Facebook. You can also text your zip code to 888777 to receive local emergency notifications through Nixle, or sign up here.
Danville residents have a great way to stay connected as Mayor Newell Arnerich hosts a monthly live stream broadcast called Town Talks with the Mayor.
Details for this program and previous episodes can be viewed at https://danvilletowntalks.org/town-talks-with-the-mayor
Join Police Chief Allan Shields every Wednesday at 5:00 P.M. on Facebook Live for the Town of Danville Police Department's weekly community update.
Hear about current trends, crime prevention, and community preparedness strategies.
You can also submit your questions to be answered live. Submit questions and feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
Danville Police Department: facebook.com/DanvilleCAPolice
View previous updates at https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRlTkKg8GHsscQj-bbqxPAz9fHhjrLiK9.
During emergencies, the Town will send updates out through the social media channels above. Below are some additional emergency resources.
Contra Costa Community Warning System (CWS)
CWS can alert residents and businesses within Contra Costa County that are impacted by or are in danger of being impacted by an emergency. www.cwsalerts.com/
Follow @CoCoCWS on Twitter.
Text your zip code to 888777 to receive local emergency notifications or sign up here.
RED FLAG WARNINGS
The National Weather Service may issue Red Flag Warnings when extreme weather conditions produce an increased risk of fire danger www.weather.gov/bayarea
PG&E PUBLIC SAFETY POWEr SHUTOFF ALERTS:
To sign up for alerts from PG&E regarding the planned Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) and to get great tips on how to be ready in an emergency, go to www.pge.com/emergencypreparedness
Gas Leaks or Downed Power Lines
Leave the area immediately. Call 9-1-1 first, then PG&E at 1-800-743-5000
PG&E Outages pgealerts.alerts.pge.com/outagecenter/
PG&E PSPS Alerts www.pge.com/en_US/residential/outages/public-safety-power-shuttoff/psps-updates-and-alerts.page
FOLLOW SAN RAMON VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
FOLLOW CALFIRE SCU
Inciweb - inciweb.nwcg.gov/
Bay Area Air Quality Management district Current Air Quality
AirNow reports air quality using the official U.S. Air Quality Index(AQI), a color-coded index designed to communicate whether air quality is healthy or unhealthy for you. www.AirNow.gov
Purple Air www.purpleair.com/
The Earthquake Notification Service (ENS) is a free service that can send you automated notification emails or text notifications to your cell when earthquakes happen in your area.
PulsePoint Respond is a 911-connected app that can immediately inform you of emergencies occurring in your community and can request your help when CPR is needed nearby. www.pulsepoint.org/
- KCBS (740 AM & 106.9 FM)
- KGO (810 AM)
- KGO (ABC 7)
- KPIX (CBS 5)
- KRON (IND 4)
- KTVU (FOX 2),
- KNTV (Channel 11) / NBC Bay Area
Danville, Contra Costa County, and many other areas of the Bay Area and California use third-party software Zonehaven to divide communities into evacuation zones. Danville’s zones have been approved by the San Ramon Valley Fire District, Danville Police Department, and the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. They are now live via the Zonehaven website community.zonehaven.com/
- Learn Your Zone - Residents can view their zone by entering their address at community.zonehaven.com. It is a good idea to bookmark this page so that you can easily refer to it.
- Sign up to receive emergency notifications: CWS www.cwsalerts.com/ and Nixle: text your zip code to 888777 or sign-up at www.nixle.com/city/ca/danville/.
Preparing for Emergencies
- Check landline backup batteries and replace if necessary.
- Fully charge mobile phones, devices, batteries, and portable rechargers.
- Back up computer data and print out important personal emergency information.
- Note local emergency and non-emergency numbers.
- Consider buying a battery-operated, solar-powered, or hand-cranked radio or portable TV.
During & After an Emergency
- Seek shelter and monitor emergency broadcasts.
- Switch phones and devices to power-saving modes and turn off when not in use.
- Call 911 only when necessary and limit non-emergency calls. You can also text 911.
- Avoid repetitive redialing. Text messages may go through when voice calls cannot.
- If evacuated, forward your landline to your cell phone, if possible.