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.
UPDATE: Walnut Creek Fire Crews Battle House Fire, Ammo Stored In GarageContra Costa County Fire Protection District crews responded late Monday morning to a residential fire in Walnut Creek, a fire captain said. The fire is believed to be made even more dangerous due to ammunition being stored in the residence's garage.
COVID Vaccine: Seniors, Staff At Walnut Creek Nursing Home Receive First ShotOne East Bay nursing home took a big step forward in the fight against the coronavirus Tuesday as residents and staff at a Walnut Creek facility received their first COVID vaccinations.
COVID Pandemic Magnifies Economic Divide During HolidaysWith stores trying to salvage part of the shopping season with year-end sales, the coronavirus pandemic continues to expose the disparities between those who can spend - and give a boost to the economy - and those who simply can't.
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.
Walnut Creek Man Completes Coast-To-Coast Motorized Paraglider FlightA Walnut Creek man has achieved his lofty goal of piloting his motorized paraglider from coast to coast, having landed Monday morning on a beach in St. Augustine, Florida.
Underground Gasoline Spill In Walnut Creek Prompts Federal, State InvestigationsAn underground gasoline spill discovered in Walnut Creek last month is prompting a cleanup effort and investigation by several agencies.
Feds Charge Pittsburg Man In Walnut Creek Fentanyl Overdose Death Federal prosecutors charged a Pittsburg man with allegedly selling fake Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl to a Walnut Creek man in June that led to his overdose death.
COVID: Bay Area Small Business Owners Fear New Coronavirus Shutdown Will Sound Their Death KnellMany East Bay restaurant owners told KPIX that take-out and delivery alone will not be financially sustainable after the latest stay-at-home order goes into effect.
UPDATE: Nine Charged In Downtown Walnut Creek Looting As Police Seek More SuspectsNine people have been charged by the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office in connection with the May 31 rampage in downtown Walnut Creek in which 39 businesses were victims of looting and related property damages, police said Tuesday.
Bay Area Bargain Hunters Brave Long Lines On Black Friday Despite PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic could not keep bargain hunters from shopping on Black Friday.