Walnut Creek City Council Backs Special Permits For Micro HousesThe Walnut Creek City Council wants to proceed with at least one six-home development of micro-houses through a special permitting process instead of creating a new zoning designation, to give the concept a test drive.
Contra Costa Crews Contain Fire at Rossmoor Apartment Complex; 1 HospitalizedQuick work by Contra Costa Fire crews has knocked down a fire burning at a 16-unit apartment complex in the Walnut Creek community of Rossmoor that hospitalized one person, according to officials.
Better Together: Rossmoor Couple Rallies Community To Form Food DriveMarilyn Weiss saw a news report Friday about a food distribution program at which more than triple the usual number of people lined up for rations.
101-Year-Old Man Identified As Victim Of Deadly Rossmoor FireA 101-year-old man died in a fire at a eight-unit residential building in the Rossmoor older-adult community in Walnut Creek on Saturday.
1 Dead In 2-Alarm Fire At Rossmoor Senior Community In Walnut CreekA person died Saturday night in a two-alarm fire in an eight-unit residential building in the Rossmoor older-adult community in Walnut Creek.
Seniors Fight To Get Much-Needed Medical Marijuana Delivered In Walnut CreekTuesday night the Walnut Creek city council unanimously approved a plan to allow two dispensaries to operate but there will be no storefronts, only deliveries.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Stealing Cars, Breaking Into Homes In RossmoorA man was arrested on suspicion of stealing two vehicles in Rossmoor, a senior community in Walnut Creek, soon after the offenses occurred Saturday.
Geese Population Control At Walnut Creek Golf Course Draws Complaints Over Cruelty To GoslingsAn 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.
'Shoulder Surfing' Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM ScamAn ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, "shoulder surfing".
Bay Area Lawmaker's Bill Targets Limo Safety After Recent FiresIn 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.
ConsumerWatch: Feds Warn Seniors About Investment ScamsThe U.S. Department of Justice is warning seniors to watch out for investment fraud schemes. According to the agency, it’s a type of crime that is surging as a result of the recession.
Man Arrested In Series Of Walnut Creek Arson FiresWalnut Creek police have arrested a 62-year-old man suspected of starting several fires near his Rossmoor home, fire investigators said Tuesday.
Jefferson Award Winner Brings Generations In Concert Maurice Levich uses jazz to bring generations of musicians together. Under his direction, musicians young and old make magic side by side.
Fire At East Bay Retirement Community Caused $2M In DamageA two-alarm fire that broke out last Friday in a condominium complex in Rossmoor appears to have started in or near a stove, but was not cooking-related.
Fire Contained At East Bay Retirement Community Firefighters will be working throughout the night to fully extinguish hot spots associated with a two-alarm fire that broke out at a retirement community in Walnut Creek on Friday evening.