The former federal official who created the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.
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.
Walnut Creek police have released photos of a woman with a long, blonde ponytail who robbed a taxi driver earlier this month.
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.
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.
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.
A student at a Walnut Creek high school died after an incident at a gym earlier this week, the school principal said.
The Walnut Creek Police Department has recommended drivers who filled up at two gas stations earlier this week keep close tabs on their financial accounts, after skimming devices were found attached to credit card readers at the pumps.
A taxi driver veered off of a roadway and into an unoccupied house in Walnut Creek Tuesday afternoon, according to a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District dispatcher.
An assistant water polo coach at a Walnut Creek high school has been arrested and charged with nine sexual assault felonies against a minor, authorities said.