Downed Tree Limb Triggers Walnut Creek Outage With temperatures beginning to soar again toward triple digits, a massive fallen tree limb triggered a power outage to more than 1,800 PG&E customers in a Walnut Creek neighborhood.
Suspect Arrested For Contra Costa County Vehicle Fires, Arson IncidentsA suspected serial arsonist has been arrested in a series of early morning East Bay car fires that have left vehicles charred and destroyed at homes from Brentwood to Walnut Creek to LaFayette.
More Suspicious Car Fires Set In Walnut Creek, LafayetteFirefighters said two more suspicious vehicle fires were set in the East Bay Friday morning -- this time in Lafayette and in Walnut Creek.
String Of Suspicious East Bay Car Fires Under InvestigationThere have been at least three suspicious car fires in the past couple of days in Martinez, Lafayette and Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek Doctor Arrested On Sexual Battery ChargesA Contra Costa County doctor has been arrested on sexual battery, indecent exposure and attempted oral copulation charges after investigators received a complaint from a female patient.
Man Suspected Of Killing Wife Before 19-Hour Standoff Charged With MurderA man who allegedly killed his wife Thursday in Walnut Creek and held police at bay in Martinez until Friday afternoon was charged with murder Tuesday, prosecutors said.
Walnut Creek Homicide Suspect Surrenders After 19-Hour Police Standoff In MartinezPolice remained in a tense standoff Friday morning with a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman in Walnut Creek Thursday afternoon.
Martinez Police Standoff With Suspect In Walnut Creek Fatal ShootingPolice surrounded a car in Martinez Thursday night, as a suspect who allegedly fatally shot a woman in Walnut Creek was believed to be inside.
Car Slams Into Home Near Walnut CreekA vehicle crashed into a house late Sunday night in unincorporated Contra Costa County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
BART Service Resumes Through Walnut Creek After StandoffBART service has resumed through the Walnut Creek station Wednesday after an unstable patron threatening to jump from a exterior ledge at the station was taken into custody.
Galloping Horses Disrupt 680 Morning Commute The morning commute through Walnut Creek on 680 is never easy, but a pair of galloping horses added to the delay Monday.
Large Electrical Fire At Walnut Creek BART Halts Trains, Passengers EvacuatedAn electrical fire at the Walnut Creek BART station brought trains to a halt and trapped hundreds of passengers Saturday evening.