Alamo is an unincorporated community with a population of approximately 15,000. It is a small suburb nestled between Walnut Creek and Danville. Alamo (from the Spanish álamo, 'poplar') was named for the poplar trees that lined San Ramon Creek. As an unincorporated community, Alamo does not have a government of its own. Police services are provided by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Fire and EMS services are provided by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District.View More
Alamo, with a median household income of $140,561, is one of the wealthiest communities in the United States. In addition to its upscale suburban living, the community is known for its semi-rural atmosphere. Alamo hosts a wealth of beautiful community parks.
Alamo is part of the esteemed San Ramon Valley Unified School District.Dismiss
Clayton is a very special place, with exceptional people who have a deep appreciation for the community’s history, tradition and volunteerism. In 2014, Clayton celebrated its 50th Anniversary of Incorporation (1964) yet Clayton still retains many of the time-honored characteristics treasured by its founding fathers in 1857. Nestled at the base of Mt. Diablo, Clayton is in close proximity to the greater San Francisco Bay Area with all the amenities, sports and cultural opportunities offered by that choice location.View More
Clayton is a safe residential community of around 10,900 people. It is a town which values civic partnership with business leaders, community leaders, and our neighbors. Claytonians turn out in high numbers to celebrate the annual family-friendly festivities such as the Art and Wine Festival, our homespun 4th of July Parade, the Oktoberfest celebration, the “Clayton Counts Down” New Year’s Eve Celebration and the popular Concerts in The Grove series in our beautiful Downtown Park.
In Clayton, everyone is family. And families are most important. Clayton is simply a great place to live, work and play for people who cherish small-town living and traditional American values. In this community, crime is low and police are respected. High-quality public and private schools are plentiful. Trails for pedestrians, equestrians and bicyclists meander through the City connecting one with another.
Whether you’re a first-time visitor to our city, long-time resident, or are considering moving here to reside, raise a family or open a business, we want you to know we are here to help make your stay the highest quality of life one can enjoy.Dismiss
With a census count of approximately 122,000, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. Neighborhoods are important to the city's family-oriented lifestyle, which balances Concord's gracious early California heritage with vigorous, thoughtful development. Concord offers a range of housing options and prices, from apartments to executive residences. Quiet neighborhoods, numerous parks and large preserves of open space add to the quality of life for all residents.View More
In 2000, the City adopted the slogan “Concord, Where Families Come First” to bring attention to the many family-friendly events, activities, organizations and opportunities available in Concord. For more information, and to browse the Community Calendar, visit the www.concordfirst.org Web site.
A dynamic, high-rise business core, regional shopping centers and a vibrant, entertainment-driven downtown have created a strong, sustainable economy. A significant number of major corporations and technology-based companies have chosen to locate in Concord, citing a well-educated workforce, convenient location and employee amenities as driving factors.Dismiss
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. Incorporated in 1982 and located in Contra Costa County the Town comprises 18 square miles with a population of approximately 42,450. Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and its outstanding quality of life.View More
Danville’s historic downtown features shops, restaurants, and art galleries that draw people from throughout the area. You’ll find epicurean adventures around every corner like upscale eateries with one-of-a-kind menus and pizzerias with family-friendly fare. The community enjoys natural creeks, hiking and biking trails, and dedicated open space. Arts and culture abound at the Village Theatre, The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, and the Tao House—home to America’s only Nobel Prize winning playwright Eugene O’Neill.
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.Dismiss
Lafayette is noted for its high quality of life with top rated schools, low crime rate, small town downtown, clean air, mild climate and oak tree-studded hills. Located between Berkeley and Walnut Creek, Lafayette has its own Bay Area Rapid Transit station (BART) and is only a 25 minute BART ride from San Francisco. Lafayette hosts a state-of-the-art library, numerous community event and the well-known Lafayette Reservoir for recreational outdoor activities.View More
Lafayette is noted for its high quality of life with top rated schools, low crime rate, small town downtown, clean air, mild climate and oak tree-studded hills. Located between Berkeley and Walnut Creek, Lafayette has its own Bay Area Rapid Transit station (BART) and is only a 25 minute BART ride from San Francisco. Lafayette hosts a state-of-the-art library, numerous community event and the well-known Lafayette Reservoir for recreational outdoor activities.
Lafayette’s slogan is “Green Hills, Great Schools.”Dismiss
As one of California’ first towns, Martinez retains a strong sense of history and family. The renowned naturalist John Muir made Martinez his home for nearly a quarter of a century and in 1915, the year after Muir’s passing, the legendary baseball great Joe DiMaggio was born there. One of the unique aspects of Martinez is its architecture. Many of the downtown shops still retain their early 20th Century look and charm, with some homes dating back more than 125 years.View More
Respecting its past but with an eye to the future, Martinez has modernized both its infrastructure and its downtown. The City opened an award-winning Intermodal Facility in 2001 that has become a popular stop along the Amtrak line. It also completed a major restoration of Alhambra Creek that beautifies the downtown and controls flooding, and has embarked on a program to make Martinez a cultural-historical attraction as the home of the John Muir Festival Center. An outdoor amphitheater is the first realization of this long-term program.
Martinez citizens of all ages continue to enjoy the outdoors. With 16 City parks and a Marina, there are plenty of recreational opportunities available to the public. The waterfront’s top-flight bocce ball courts are host to the nation’s largest bocce federation. Next door, the recently completed 10,000 square foot Skate Park offers an attraction for the youth of the entire region.Dismiss
The Town of Moraga is nestled in the beautiful hillsides of the East Bay between the City of Orinda and the City of Lafayette. Moraga is deep in history, diverse in demographics and offers many valuable local resources. Moraga is proud to be home of Saint Mary’s College.View More
The city’s mission is to preserve and enhance the unique quality of life in Moraga by:
Orinda is a family-oriented community with a semi-rural setting. In contrast to the more urban existence of the surrounding area, the tree-studded hillsides of the 12.8 square-mile City contribute to Orinda's aesthetic beauty.View More
Orinda is a family-oriented community with a semi-rural setting. In contrast to the more urban existence of the surrounding area, the tree-studded hillsides of the 12.8 square-mile City contribute to Orinda’s aesthetic beauty. Natural beauty, excellent schools, safety, history, culture and close proximity to major San Francisco Bay locations and activities make Orinda a delightful place in which to work, live, visit and play!Dismiss
Pleasant Hill is a lively community with something for everyone. Sought after schools, rolling hills and an inviting downtown are just some of the features that make it such a desirable place to live. Centrally located between I-680, HWY-4 and HWY-24 as well as easy accessibility to multiple public transit locations make Pleasant Hill a commuters dream.View More
Pleasant Hill is a lively community with something for everyone. Sought after schools, rolling hills and an inviting downtown are just some of the features that make it such a desirable place to live. Centrally located between I-680, HWY-4 and HWY-24 as well as easy accessibility to multiple public transit locations make Pleasant Hill a commuters dream. Hiking trails, dog parks, senior center and a bustling recreation department provide activities for all. The lively downtown area offers a cinema, shopping, a wide array of restaurants to satisfy all taste buds and seasonal activities all year long. A true sense of community is felt throughout this beautiful city.Dismiss
Incorporated on July 1, 1983, the City of San Ramon is located on 17.98 square miles of the San Ramon Valley approximately 25 miles east of the City of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Ramon Valley has long been considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, good climate, excellent schools and parks, and proximity to the Bay Area's major employment centers.View More
Incorporated on July 1, 1983, the City of San Ramon is located on 17.98 square miles of the San Ramon Valley approximately 25 miles east of the City of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Ramon Valley has long been considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, good climate, excellent schools and parks, and proximity to the Bay Area’s major employment centers. San Ramon is at the heart of the valley and is surrounded by the prosperous communities of Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, and Diablo and is is one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s premier residential communities.Dismiss
Walnut Creek, a wonderful, small city nestled at the base of Mt. Diablo in the heart of the Diablo Valley. Recent renovation of Walnut Creek's downtown area has created upscale, inviting shopping areas, many smaller shopping boutiques, and brought a variety of restaurants of every description including sidewalk cafes, sushi bars, Italian, Chinese, Thai, seafood and more. It would be hard to find a more inviting downtown area.View More
Walnut Creek has an extensive park system with 17 city parks on over 240 acres and 2,708 acres of designated open space. “…Walnut Creek has exceptional balance: open space, residential areas, an active business/commercial community, parks, entertainment and recreation. Massive Mount Diablo dominates the local landscape. It’s lovely grassy slopes and the other undeveloped ridges that help separate the city from surrounding communities are eloquent inspiration for Walnut Creek’s long standing commitment to open space..” Walnut Creek Chamber of Commerce.Dismiss