Walnut Creek Settles With Family of Police Shooting Victim Miles HallThe family of police-shooting victim Miles Hall and the city of Walnut Creek announced a $4 million settlement in their lawsuit.
Walnut Creek Man's Nonprofit Gives Children The Tools They Need To SucceedA Walnut Creek man is on a mission to give as many children as possible the tools for a good education.
City Leaders, Critics Frustrated Over Slow Walnut Creek Police Reform ProcessThere was more than enough frustration to go around at the Walnut Creek City Council Tuesday night, with both city officials and some two dozen public commenters expressing growing impatience with the slow pace of local police reforms.
Walnut Creek Officials To Get Updated Report On Police Mental Health Call ResponseThe Walnut Creek City Council is set to receive a report Tuesday outlining various steps the city's police department has taken to improve response to police calls involving people having a mental illness-related episode.
Coroner Identifies 3 Killed In Fiery Fatal Crash Off I-680 In Walnut Creek Last WeekThe Contra Costa County coroner's office has identified two 18-year-old women and a 47-year-old man who died in a crash off of Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek last week.
Three Die In Late Night Fiery 680 Freeway Off Ramp Crash In Walnut CreekThree people were killed late Tuesday night when their car careened off an 680 off-ramp in Walnut Creek, slamming into a grove of bushes and trees and burst into flames, authorities said.
11-Mile Carpool Lane Link on I-680 Opens a Year EarlyEleven miles of a new carpool lane on southbound Interstate Highway 680 between Treat Boulevard and Rudgear Road through Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County opened Monday, on budget and a year ahead of schedule, Bay Area transportation officials said.
Doctor Provides Tips For Avoiding Heat Stroke This WeekendAs the sun bakes the Bay Area, local doctors agree on one thing: you probably aren't drinking enough water.
Walnut Creek Businesses Get Welcome Boost from City ProgramCalicraft Brewing Co. founder Blaine Landberg didn't expect much support from Walnut Creek officials when he proposed reopening his taproom in the Shadelands neighborhood before the pandemic had subsided.
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.
Project Home: Neighbors Angered As East Bay Homes Are Being Turned Into Treatment Centers Most of us are working from home now, but one company is buying homes and turning them into businesses in the East Bay. A substance abuse treatment facility has purchased three homes in the past year and plans to run centers for troubled teens inside.
Family Seeks Bay Area Woman Missing Near Joshua Tree National Park for 6 WeeksA Walnut Creek woman has been missing since mid-June after she traveled to Southern California on a visit to Joshua Tree National Park.
Walnut Creek To Provide $6M For 95-Unit Affordable Housing ProjectThe Walnut Creek City Council last week approved a $6 million loan to a Berkeley-based affordable-housing developer toward a $68.2 million, 95-unit mixed housing and commercial project downtown.
COVID-19 Outbreak Leaves 12 Dead, 130 Infected At Walnut Creek Nursing FacilityAn coronavirus outbreak at a Walnut Creek nursing facility has infected 130 residents and workers and taken the lives of 12 people, according to state health officials.
Video: CHP Helicopter Rescues Injured Hiker On Mount DiabloA hiker who fell and seriously injured himself on a trail on Mount Diablo was rescued by a California Highway Patrol helicopter crew Monday evening.