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Walnut Creek

Corners Tavern

2 Gunmen Rob Restaurant In Downtown Walnut Creek

Police in Walnut Creek are searching for two gunmen who robbed a restaurant on Saturday night.

08/25/2013

Sherre Rene Gaffney, Joshua James Brown

Police Chase Down Suspects In Walnut Creek Smash-And-Grab Auto Thefts

A man and woman were arrested on suspicion of burglary and auto theft Friday after someone allegedly spotted the woman breaking into a car in Walnut Creek.

08/02/2013

paraglider

Man Dies Following Walnut Creek Paragliding Accident

Walnut Creek police Sgt. Joe Donleavy told KCBS that the man fell shortly before 6 p.m. in an open space area south Ygnacio Valley Road.

07/08/2013

Vietnam War

Creator Of Vietnam-Era Draft Lottery Dies At Walnut Creek Home

The former federal official who created the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.

06/26/2013

Firefighters at the scene of a house fire on the 1900 block of First Ave. in Walnut Creek, June 24, 2013. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District)

Man Rescued From Burning Walnut Creek Home

A man has been rescued from a home in Walnut Creek where a one-alarm fire broke out Monday afternoon, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher said.

06/24/2013

Surveillance images of a woman who police say robbed a taxi driver in Walnut Creek. (Walnut Creek Police Dept.)

Woman Sought In Walnut Creek Taxi Driver Robbery

Walnut Creek police have released photos of a woman with a long, blonde ponytail who robbed a taxi driver earlier this month.

06/13/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a fatal limousine fire on the San Mateo Bridge on May 4, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Area Lawmaker’s Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent Fires

In response to a deadly limousine fire on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge last month, East Bay lawmaker Ellen Corbett has introduced legislation that would add safety features in limos.

06/11/2013

A burned-out 2009 limousine is parked in a driveway along Skycrest Drive in the Rossmoor community of Walnut Creek. (Susan Tripp Pollard/Bay Area News Group)

10 Women Escape Burning Limousine In Walnut Creek

A group of 10 women — many in their mid-nineties — escaped from a burning limousine in Walnut Creek Sunday thanks to some quick-acting caregivers.

06/10/2013

Surveillance photo of 'Button-Down Bandit' (photo courtesy FBI)

FBI, East Bay Authorities Make Arrest In ‘Button Down Bandit’ Case

A man suspected of being the “Button Down Bandit” was arrested Monday on allegations he robbed several banks in the East Bay, according to the FBI.

06/10/2013

Amir Khakimov (CBS)

Walnut Creek High School Wrestler Dies From Brain Hemorrhage

A student at a Walnut Creek high school died after an incident at a gym earlier this week, the school principal said.

05/24/2013

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