Walnut Creek Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Walnut Creek, CA.

Results 1 - 20 of 396 for "u:mercurynews.com" in Walnut Creek, CA

  1. Dr. Weil's True Food Kitchen coming to Walnut Creek, Palo AltoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    That's the thinking behind Dr. Andrew Weil's venture, the True Food Kitchen. Launched in Arizona, the restaurant concept co-created by entrepreneur Sam Fox will make its debut in the Bay Area this October with two locations.

    Comment?

  2. Walnut Creek: Bay Point man arrested in fatal Saturday shootingRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Police have identified the suspect in Saturday morning's fatal shooting in downtown Walnut Creek after SWAT team members arrested him early Sunday evening. At 5:30 p.m., Larry Griffin, 24, of Bay Point, was detained after members of the Central Contra Costa County Regional SWAT Team carried out a search warrant on Michael Place in Bay Point.

    Comment?

  3. Two people suffer major injuries after Budget rental truck strikes tree near BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Campbell Reporter

    Two people suffered major injuries after their Budget rental truck crashed into a tree near Brentwood early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. Officers responded to a report of a rental truck in the bushes off Brentwood Boulevard, just south of Sellers Avenue, shortly after 12:30 a.m., said CHP Officer Eric Anderson.

    Comment?

  4. Giant PokeBallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | Berryessa Sun

    At some Bay Area Target stores, the giant red spheres that sit near the front entrances are looking a little Pokemon-centric. The Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stores have the giant Poke Balls sitting out front, and according to social media, so do many others.

    Comment?

  5. Peterson: How Santa Cruz hiker's life was saved by training, quick thinking, luck.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    It was crazy hot, especially for May. But the hiking meet-up group had planned an outing along the Lafayette Rim Trail. It's always a good day for a long walk, right? The approximately two dozen hikers started down the narrow path as scheduled.

    Comment?

  6. How Lafayette Rim Trail hiker's life was saved by training, quick thinking, luck.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    It was crazy hot, especially for May. But the hiking meet-up group had planned an outing along the Lafayette Rim Trail. It's always a good day for a long walk, right? The approximately two dozen hikers started down the narrow path as scheduled.

    Comment?

  7. Pokemon Go: Giant PokeBalls are showing up at Bay Area Target storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    At some Bay Area Target stores, the giant red spheres that sit near the front entrances are looking a little Pokemon-centric. The Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stores have the giant Poke Balls sitting out front, and according to social media, so do many others.

    Comment?

  8. Golf eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    Giving in Motion Tournament, Aug. 29 at Blackhawk CC hosted by www.givinginmotion.org with proceeds going towards the building of wells for clean drinking water for the people of Ghana. Registration at 10 a.m., shotgun start at noon and dinner at 5 p.m. $250 per golfer or $1,000 per foursome includes golf, lunch, beer, wine and other beverages all day, range balls, hole-in-one contest , dinner, silent auction, live auction, raffle and prizes for top three teams.

    Comment?

  9. Lafayette: Coroner identifies Antioch woman who died after Highway 24 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    The Contra Costa Coroner's Bureau has identified an Antioch woman who died at a hospital after a collision on Highway 24 Wednesday morning. At 8:45 a.m., the California Highway Patrol received a call about a collision between a Nissan Altima and a Nissan truck, according to a statement.

    Comment?

  10. Walnut Creek: Man suspected of attempted murder arrested at Jack in the BoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Campbell Reporter

    A Jack in the Box employee showed up for work and was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder on Tuesday, police said. Ronvell Scheneck, 20, of Antioch, had three arrest warrants from the Antioch Police Department, including one for attempted murder and another for carrying a concealed firearm.

    Comment?

  11. Pickling and preserving summer's bountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Preserving your produce through pickling and canning is not only fun and economical, it has health benefits, too. Pickling your garden produce not only extends the life of your garden, it's fairly easy to do and rewards you with increased health benefits.

    Comment?

  12. Arts Notes: 'Hello, Goodbye' revisits Beatles' last concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    The event is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Oak View Room of the Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway. The free program is sponsored by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation and is part of its Live! from the Library series.

    Comment?

  13. Roadshow: 15-hour-a-day carpool lanes coming to more Bay Area freewaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q I think the reader who opined about losing a lane on Interstate 680 between Walnut Creek and Dublin was more correct than not with his concern. The current commuter lane in Contra Costa County operates as a part-time carpool lane -- with operating hours in the morning and evening .

    Comment?

  14. Tri-Valley Cuisine Scene: Danville's In the Mix tosses up healthy fast foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Campbell Reporter

    When In the Mix owners Mariah Baqeezada and Gary Hutchinson were searching for a location for their restaurant, they didn't know they would find the perfect spot just a block from their new home in Danville. But as the couple became familiar with the area and noticed people bicycling, running, walking and heading into a nearby gym, they started to think that their vision of serving fast yet healthy food might mesh well with their community.

    Comment?

  15. Walnut Creek: Dr. Marvin Epstein, co-founder of John Muir Medical Center, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Marvin Epstein was only 16 when he was admitted to Harvard. A high school teacher suggested that, at such a tender age, he wasn't quite up to the rigors of an Ivy League university, so Epstein attended a school closer to his Pennsylvania home for a year before heading to Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Comment?

  16. Photos: 2016-2017 Golden State Warriors dance team auditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Campbell Reporter

    Over 200 female dancers auditioned for the opportunity to make the 2016-2017 Golden State Warriors dance team. Final auditions were held at the Ultimate Fieldhouse in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Thursday, August 18, 2016.

    Comment?

  17. Posey's touching visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    They're known as Buster hugs, typically dispensed after the Giants win a World Series or throw a no-hitter. On such occasions, catcher Buster Posey races joyously to the mound and wraps his arms around the pitcher, just about squeezing the air out of the poor fellow.

    Comment?

  18. Once-homeless Mills College swimmer sets recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Campbell Reporter

    Mills College student Melissa Berkay is planning to take a break from following the Olympics to become the first woman to do the butterfly stroke as a marathon swimmer crossing the 21 miles of the Catalina Strait on Wednesday-Thursday, Aug. 10-11. A once-homeless Mills College junior has set a world record for crossing the Catalina Channel while swimming the butterfly stroke.

    Comment?

  19. Walnut Creek police video: Wallet theft suspects at downtown restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two suspected wallet thieves have allegedly targeted patrons at three downtown restaurants and police on Thursday released video of one recent incident captured on surveillance. The video and still photos of two women suspected of lifting at least three wallets in separate thefts were posted on the Walnut Creek police Facebook page.

    Comment?

  20. Fixing vegetable garden failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tomatoes with rotten ends, squash that never produced, plant leaves covered with white powder -- even the most accomplished gardener might face these troubles each year. Contra Costa Master Gardener Terry Lippert says there are lessons to be learned from these problems.

    Comment?

Walnut Creek Job Listings
View or post Walnut Creek job listings on Topix.
Walnut Creek Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Walnut Creek from Topix.
Walnut Creek Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Walnut Creek on Topix.