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Overturned car in Walnut Creek backs up traffic on Highway 24
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 23, 2018 14:14:28
A sedan overturned and came to rest on its roof in the bushes off of Highway 24 in Walnut Creek early Monday, authorities said, resulting in traffic delays. The vehicle landed on its roof just before 6 a.m. near the Mount Diablo Boulevard on-ramp, ac..
Reaching out digitally
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 21, 2018 02:36:06
"The new evangelization, as we have heard, needs to be ardent and expressive," said Rev. Alexander Castillo, who serves as director of Faith Formation and Evangelization for the Diocese of Oakland...
Motorcycle Crash On Hwy.242 In Concord Claims Life Of Brentwood Man...
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 20, 2018 21:57:51
A motorcyclist has died after a crash on hwy.242 in Concord near Concord Ave., according to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP says the victim, identified as a 37-year-old man from Brentwood, was ejected from the motorcycle and was trapped under ..
California Symphony Receives League Of American Orchestras Grant For New Adult Education Classes
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 20, 2018 05:30:24
Highlighting the groundswell of innovation occurring at smaller-budget orchestras and youth orchestras across the country, the California Symphony is just one of seventeen orchestras that have received $30,000 American Orchestras' Futures Fund gr..
Letter: Alameda County District Attorney Diana Becton already doing much to improve department
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 19, 2018 22:43:22
Now voters in all parts of the county have an opportunity to vote for a black woman who has, in her few months as DA, already done so much to improve a department that has been locked into an Old Boys network. Diana Becton, candidate for Contra Costa..
Woman killed in Oakley T-bone crash identified
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 19, 2018 18:09:55
A woman who died in a T-bone crash earlier this week has been identified, while another person injured in the wreck remained hospitalized Thursday morning. Erica Pearce, 35, died after being taken to the trauma unit at John Muir Medical Center in Wal..
Concord, Walnut Creek Care Homes To Pay Over $1M In Restitution To Workers
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 19, 2018 03:46:41
Contra Costa County prosecutors last week collected over $1 million from Walnut Creek and Concord care homes found guilty of stealing wages, prosecutors announced today. Abraham/Sanchez Corporation and Abraham Rest Home Inc. will pay $1,153,695.88 in..
Here are 8 retailers that will open soon at Bay Area malls
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 18, 2018 16:16:38
There has been plenty of news lately about mall shops closing their doors, but at the Stanford Shopping Center, there will be quite a few openings in the next few months. Seven new stores are slated to open in the ritzy mall some time between now and..
Big hearing for bill to build apartments near public transit
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 17, 2018 23:35:13
A BART train pulls into the Fruitvale station. Fruitvale Village is right outside the front doors of the station...
Use the Danville Police Department license-plate reading cameras to...
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 17, 2018 18:22:32
"If you see something, say somethinga " Mail theft is widespread. Recently, many mailboxes were robbed in the unincorporated area of Contra Costa County, under the Sheriff's Office...
What to do about an opossum in the backyard
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 16, 2018 15:46:12
DEAR JOAN: Several nights ago we found two dead opossums in our pool. Today, our dog cornered a small one under a tree in the yard...
Westfall Technik buys AMA Plastics Holding firm Westfall Technik Inc. ...
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 16, 2018 10:53:28
AMA Plastics operates 95 presses with clamping forces of 35-720 tons including 16 machines in an expandable ISO Class 8 clean room. The purchase more than doubles Westfall Technik's volume of injection molding machines as the firm continues its a..
Cyclist flown to hospital after solo East County crash
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 15, 2018 23:11:44
Shortly before 10 a.m. Sunday, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of the crash on Byron Highway at Delta Road, East County Fire battalion chief Jeff Burris said in a statement. After assessing the scene and ..
Curtain Calls: Catch 'Spontaneous Noir' at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 15, 2018 13:54:14
Synergy Theater is presenting the world premiere April 19-22 of "Spontaneous Noir: An Improvised Piece of Pulp" at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center for the Arts. Inspired by audience suggestions, the piece is a loving tribute to the classic Hollywood..
Restaurant fire prompts downtown Walnut Creek street closures
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 15, 2018 04:27:57
A barbecue restaurant in downtown Walnut Creek tasted the wrong kind of smokiness Saturday evening when a fire forced an evacuation of staff and patrons, authorities said. Crews from the Contra Costa Fire Protection District were called at 6:10 p.m. ..
MISSING: Walnut Creek Police Searching For Missing 16-Year-Old Boy
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 13, 2018 03:14:38
Missing Person : Raphael Dupuis, 16-year-old male, 6', 215-lbs with Brown Hair and Brown Eyes. Last seen wearing a black ski jacket with a gray back, blue jeans, and blue shoes...
The Smuin Company performs in Helen Pickett's Oasis, part of Smuin's...
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 13, 2018 00:54:17
The Smuin Company performs in Helen Pickett's "Oasis," part of Smuin's Dance Series 02 touring the Bay Area Friday, April 20, through June 2. The Smuin Company performs in Helen Pickett's "Oasis," part of Smuin's Dance Series 02 touri..
The store will take over a former Crate and Barrel location.
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 20:12:43
Amazon Books is planning to bring its third Bay Area store to Berkeley's Fourth Street shopping district, according to information on the city's building permit website. A project description online seeking a permit for interior renovations a..
Dirty Dining: Vermin Infestation Forces Closure Of Walnut Creek Jack-In-The-Box
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 17:53:50
A vermin infestation forced the closure of the N. Main St. Jack-in-the-Box in Walnut Creek on April 9, according to the Contra Costa County Environmental Health Department. According to the inspection report, the health inspector observed two live co..
Shots fired in 2 road rage incidents in Contra Costa County
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 17:53:49
Two shootings broke out on highways in Contra Costa County late Wednesday night in what appear to be unrelated road rage incidents, authorities said. The first shooting occurred about 9:45 p.m. on the northbound lanes of Interstate 680 near the Treat..
Step away from those vegan cookies! Take a bite out of this list first.
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 17:53:48
Hit the trails with a batch of homemade trail mix and granola bars. From left: Paleo Power Pucks with pepitas, dried apricots and dates; Friend Bars, with pepitas, sesame seeds and dried apricots and Nick Bars, with peanut butter, dates and miniature..
All Lanes Of I-680 Northbound Blocked For Police Activity
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 13:06:28
A Sig-alert has been issued for northbound Interstate Highway 680 at Treat Boulevard in Walnut Creek as police activity is blocking all lanes early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol...
Kicking the habit
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 08:34:34
This story was produced by Kaiser Health News, which publishes California Healthline, an editorially independent service of the California Health Care Foundation. If you or a loved one wants to beat an opioid addiction, first make sure you have a han..
Novato pub patio triggers review of process
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 12, 2018 02:17:18
Novato officials are changing the way they do things after a brouhaha over a new outdoor patio at a downtown restaurant and pub. The City Council in May is expected to consider an approval process for permits needed for sidewalk dining and "parklette..
YUSD will not seek bond measure, for now
Source: Walnut Creek | Apr 11, 2018 22:01:59
After assessing the findings of a phone survey of 400 property owners in the district, the Yosemite Unified School District at this time will not be placing a bond measure on the November ballot. The district hired Jon Isom of Isom Advisors, a divisi..
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