COVID: Walnut Creek Approves $1M In Grants For Struggling RestaurantsThe Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a grant program to help keep local restaurants afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic until they can again host on-premises diners.
COVID Business: Walnut Creek Mulls Cash Grants To Struggling EstablishmentsThe city of Walnut Creek is considering a plan to offer cash lifelines to businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. And while it may not solve their financial problems, it may offer a way to hang on until real help can arrive.
Report: NBA G League Team To Be Based In Walnut CreekThe NBA will be adding a team to its G League in the East Bay suburb of Walnut Creek, according to reports published on social media Monday morning.
Firefighters Extingiush Blaze At Contra Costa County Recycling Center Fire crews extinguished a blaze that ignited inside a massive pile of debris at the Transfer Station in Pittsburg early Monday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.
Walnut Creek Neighbors Bid Farewell To Beloved Mail Carrier Retiring After 38 YearsJoe Bologna has a fixture in Walnut Creek, delivering the mail for nearly 40 years. Now he is hanging up his satchel and the neighborhood is sorry to see him go. On his last day, many came out to say farewell.
Lindsay Wildlife Experience Celebrates Oldest Living California Bird's BirthdayThe Lindsay Wildlife Experience in Walnut Creek is the oldest wild animal rehabilitation hospital in the nation. On Sunday, they celebrated a birthday for the worker who has been there the longest.
Bay Area Churches Gift Surplus Land To Use For Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesThe problems of homelessness and gentrification seem to be getting worse every day. But now, Bay Area churches are stepping up to offer a down-to-earth solution to the housing crisis.
Walnut Creek Police Fatally Shoot Man With Crowbar; Mother Says He Had Mental IssuesA 23-year-old man who reportedly struggled with mental health issues was fatally shot by officers in Walnut Creek after he charged at them with a pry bar Sunday, police said.
Hundreds Gather At Memorial To Honor East Bay Congresswoman Ellen TauscherHundreds of heads of state, friends and family members gathered at a memorial service to honor former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, in Washington D.C.
2 Injured, 1 Seriously, In 2-Car Crash In OakleyA person was thrown from their car and seriously injured in a 2-car crash in Oakley Sunday night and had to be flown by helicopter to a hospital. The other person suffered minor injuries.