The “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville offers the perfect blend of upscale amenities and small town charm. Its quaint character and convenient location, just 30 miles east of San Francisco, make it the perfect place to work, live and play. With a population of approximately 43,250, Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and outstanding quality of life. Danville’s historic downtown features shops, restaurants and art galleries that draw people from throughout the area. One of Danville’s most desirable attributes is its sense of community. The town hosts a wonderful array of events throughout the year from Farmer’s Markets to street fairs to holiday celebrations. The town’s highly-rated schools, executive homes and unending recreational activities (including hiking, biking, swimming and more) add to the town’s unparalleled appeal.
Founded in 1869, Livermore is California’s oldest wine region, framed by award-winning wineries, farm lands and ranches that mirror the valley’s western heritage. Livermore’s population of 81,687 encompasses 26.44 square miles and is the easternmost city in the San Francisco Bay Area; the gateway to the Central Valley. Protection by the coastal range provides the Livermore Valley with a mild climate that enhances the pursuit of a more relaxed, less congested lifestyle. Home to renowned science and technology centers, Livermore is a technological hub and an academically engaged community. It has become an integral part of the Bay Area, successfully competing in the global market powered by its wealth of research, technology and innovation. Livermore’s arts, culture, western heritage and vibrant wine industry provide a unique blend to this special community. Its historic downtown is enjoying a renaissance, reestablishing it as the city’s preeminent shopping, dining, entertainment and cultural district with a new cinema and performing arts center. With the addition of several residential projects, art/live work spaces and a pedestrian-oriented environment, Livermore is establishing an active urban living experience in the Valley.
Pleasanton is a family-oriented community situated in the Tri-Valley Region of the Bay Area and it boasts of numerous parks, recreation facilities and programs. With a population of 68,755, the heart of Pleasanton can be found in its charming downtown district where residents and visitors find a vibrant blend of parks and historic buildings, specialty shops and service businesses, fine dining and coffee shops. Life in Pleasanton is likened to a celebration and is evidenced by the many festivals and events that are hosted throughout the year. The Pleasanton Unified School District has been named a “National District of Character” and 12 out of 14 schools have received the California Distinguished School designation.
Once home to the Seunen Indians and later used as grazing land for the Mission San Jose, San Ramon got its name from an Indian vaquero, Ramon, who tended the mission’s sheep. Today, San Ramon is a dynamic city and one of California’s exceptional urban villages set in the Tri-Valley Region of the Bay Area. It has a variety or homes, parks, stores and a major employment center – all in a setting of remarkable beauty. The community and its economy is still emerging – back in 1966, the population of San Ramon was only 100 people. Today, it has grown to approximately 72,150 residents. No longer a quiet outskirt of the Bay Area, San Ramon looks to the future and values its past.