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.
Live Locally Update Monthly Email Newsletter
Danville is a busy place, and we want to make sure you have the latest news at your fingertips. In addition to our Live Locally Quarterly Newsletter in your mailbox, and following the Town on social media, now you have the option to receive a monthly email so you don’t miss a thing. Visit the Notify Me page to subscribe.
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.
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)
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/
FOLLOW SAN RAMON VALLEY FIRE DISTRICT
FOLLOW CALFIRE SCU
Bay Area Air Quality Management district Current Air Quality
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
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.