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Unread 02-06-2013, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Concord is Studio City actually, only classier.
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Unread 02-06-2013, 03:12 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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All homes in danville are millions of dollars? I think not. I own property there, paid 550k for a 3 bedroom home. Typical california suburb. Concord is like Riverside.
3 bedroom TH maybe, or a house on a postage stamp with $400+ HOA fees. Or a scraper. Which are all, granted, reasonable enough options for people who just want to live in Danville for the location, location, location factor but don't have enormous wealth.
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Unread 02-06-2013, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Anyway, since we're talking about Danville...and surroundings



For the sake of SoCal people not familiar with the area:

Average Family Income, 2007-2011 US Census Bureau
Newport Beach $237,285
Beverly Hills $227,880
Coto de Caza $219,580
Laguna Beach $213,833
Calabasas $198,932
Hermosa Beach $190,261
Yorba Linda $161,041
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Unread 02-06-2013, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Ok, I need to start meeting more people in Diablo/Blackhawk. Anyone from the aforementioned area want to make friends?
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Unread 02-06-2013, 03:41 PM
 
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As others have mentioned, Concord is not the Central Valley.

The start/end of the Bay Area and start/end of the Central Valley around the Delta is more of a gradual changeover as there are no major hills/passes similar to something like the Altamont/Pachecho pass....but, personally, I've always felt that the Central Valley in that direction started somewhere around Brentwood.

Not sure why we need 4 pages dedicated to this question, though. It really is a definitive "no."

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Unread 02-06-2013, 03:42 PM
 
Location: A bit further north than before
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Ok, I need to start meeting more people in Diablo/Blackhawk. Anyone from the aforementioned area want to make friends?
They have gates
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Unread 02-06-2013, 08:13 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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"Danville, located in the San Ramon Valley near Mount Diablo, is one of California’s top 25 wealthiest cities, and one of the wealthiest suburbs of Oakland and San Francisco...... Danville had a median income of more than $128,000 in 2009, according to the U.S. Census Bureau."


California Towns Top the Nation in Per Capita Spending on Clothing on Pinpoint Demographics’ 2011 List - PR.com

Oh yeah, that sounds like "typical suburbia"
What would "Captain Dan" think?
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Unread 02-06-2013, 08:13 PM
 
Location: Pleasanton Ca
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Blackhawk yes, but not Diablo!
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Unread 02-06-2013, 08:16 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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Yeah I grew up in Walnut Creek and have spent a lot of time in both Danville and Concord and currently still do as I live in Pleasant Hill. Easily have about 20+ years experience with the immediate area. It's very frustrating having to deal with people who don't live here spew misinformation about the area.
Concord to me = De La Salle High School footbal and the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps.
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Unread 02-07-2013, 08:33 AM
 
Location: Bay Area
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Ok, I need to start meeting more people in Diablo/Blackhawk. Anyone from the aforementioned area want to make friends?
Me too. Someone with a pool preferably.
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