Walnut Creek

Crews battle a 2-alarm fire at a home on La Casa Via in Walnut Creek on April 22, 2015. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

2-Alarm Fire Knocked Down At Walnut Creek Home

Contra Costa Fire Protection District officials said they got the initial call around 3:30 a.m. of a fire at a home on the 600 block of La Casa Via.

04/22/2015

A family of geese walks on the grounds of the Rossmoor golf course, April 20, 2015. (CBS)

Geese Population Control At Walnut Creek Golf Course Draws Complaints Over Cruelty To Goslings

An East Bay community’s solution to overpopulation of geese – the forced starvation of young goslings or exposure to predators – is creating bad feelings among many of the residents.

04/20/2015

Jacob Turner

Man Arrested For Placing Hidden Camera In Walnut Creek Starbucks Restroom

A man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of hiding a camera at a Starbucks in the East Bay. Authorities said he could have hidden cameras at multiple establishments.

04/16/2015

Suspect looks on as white Ford F-250 drags away an outdoor ATM machine at a Walnut Creek gas station. (CBS)

Caught On Video: 3 Suspects Use Chains, Truck To Steal ATM Machine From Walnut Creek Gas Station

Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.

04/04/2015

ATM Theft

Caught On Video: 3 Suspects Use Chains, Truck To Steal ATM Machine From Walnut Creek Gas Station

Police hope a video will help them track down the suspects who stole an outdoor ATM machine from a Walnut Creek gas station.

04/04/2015

(Credit: Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital)

Endangered Golden Eagle Rescued In San Ramon Recovers After Ingesting Poisoned Rodent

An injured golden eagle is recovering at an East Bay wildlife rehabilitation hospital after being rescued by San Ramon firefighters.

04/01/2015

A rabbit at the Valle Verde Children's Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Stolen Rabbits Returned To Walnut Creek Kids’ Center, Thieves Leave Note Full Of Misspellings

With Easter just a few days away, a bunny burglary was no joke for kids at the Valle Verde Children’s Center at Walnut Creek.

03/30/2015

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

(CBS)

Tour Bus Carrying Children Catches Fire In Walnut Creek, 7 Hurt

Up to seven people were transported to the hospital after a bus carrying children caught on fire Saturday evening on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek.

03/15/2015

(Mitch Diamond/Getty Images)

Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A Moratorium

Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.

02/27/2015

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