Walnut Creek Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 74 for "u:sfgate.com" in Walnut Creek, CA

  1. Off the Grid comes to downtown Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | SFGate

    After more than a year of rumors and negotiations, the popular Bay Area food truck organizer has inked a deal to appear weekly on Tuesday evenings, 5-9 p.m., in the Contra Costa County hub's downtown. Food offerings will be provided by a rotating lineup of nine food trucks, including Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen, Gyro Stop Kebab G, ADOruBOwl, and IzzyA's Frozen Custard to kick things off; the final lineup will be available on Off the Grid's website .

    Comment?

  2. 13 catalytic converters taken from Toyotas in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | SFGate

    Forget cell phones. For one fast-moving thief in Walnut Creek this week, the target of choice is the catalytic converter of older-model Toyota sport utility vehicles.

    Comment?

  3. Scorcher on the way - inland temps to break 100 this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | SFGate

    Temperatures around the Bay Area will shoot up to an oven-like sizzle this week, with some inland areas expected to break 100 degrees - or even 105. Pleasanton, host of the ongoing Alameda County Fair, is projected to hit the century mark Tuesday before the heat cranks up a few degrees Wednesday.

    Comment?

  4. Suspect surrenders in hit-run after warrant issuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | SFGate

    Six days after a hit-and-run accident in Benicia left a pedestrian on life support, the suspect this weekend turned himself in - nudged not by conscience, but by a warrant issued the day before. Erik Knight of Benicia, 24, was accompanied by an attorney on Saturday when he surrendered himself at the Benicia Police Department .

    Comment?

  5. Bay Area commuters say they'd pay to improve public transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | SFGate

    Commuters travel through the Interstate 680-Highway 24 interchange in Walnut Creek, Calif. on Thursday, June 25, 2015.

    Comment?

  6. BART service halted between Pleasant Hill, Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | SFGate

    All BART service between the Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek stations was halted Thursday evening due to an equipment problem on the tracks, officials said. The problems began just before 6:30 p.m. and were affecting trains traveling in both the Pittsburg/ Bay Point and San Francisco International Airport directions.

    Comment?

  7. Parada opens in Walnut Creek; Peruvian chicken is on the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | SFGate

    Located adjacent to the Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART station, the lunch and dinner spot offers up an ambitious menu of updated takes on traditional dishes from Altamirano's native country, as well as a few more American dishes with Peruvian accents . Perhaps most noteworthy is the appearance of pollo a la brasa , or rotisserie cooked chicken.

    Comment?

  8. FBI seeks vandals who cut Bay Area fiber-optic cablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | SFGate

    The FBI asked for the public's help Monday in identifying people who have severed underground fiber-optic cables throughout the Bay Area. Over the past year, vandals have used tools to intentionally cut the cables in Berkeley, Fremont, Alamo, Walnut Creek and San Jose in 10 separate incidents, most of which happened in the middle of the night, said FBI Special Agent Greg Wuthrich.

    Comment?

  9. Historic buildings anchor dining, shopping in DanvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | SFGate

    The center of this town in the San Ramon Valley is undergoing a major transformation because of three projects that include a new complex of buildings set to house residences, restaurants and retail spaces on the grounds of the Danville Hotel. The historic structure and the adjacent McCauley House, which date back to the 1890s, are being preserved.

    Comment?

  10. The Goodguys show at Pleasanton - 45,000 fans view more than...Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | SFGate

    Larry Blodgett, Lafayette. In the "details" section of the window sticker is written, "what you see is what you get."

    Comment?

  11. Rooftop bar and restaurant inked for downtown Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | SFGate

    The operators of a striking open-air rooftop bar and restaurant within a signature development in the heart of downtown Walnut Creek have been revealed at last. The fittingly named Rooftop takes over the top floor of local developer Brian Hirahara's impressive two-story structure located on the city's so-called "Cadillac Corner" adjoining Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co., and Pottery Barn.

    Comment?

  12. Lily Tomlin's show in Bay Area to benefit homelessRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | SFGate

    It can be tough to pin Lily Tomlin down these days. She was bestowed with a Kennedy Center Honor in December, scored kudos at Sundance earlier this year for her performance as a cranky lesbian matriarch in the forthcoming "Grandma" and is making the rounds promoting her Netflix series, "Grace and Frankie," which reunites her with kindred "9 to 5"-er Jane Fonda .

    Comment?

  13. Man held in fatal hit-and-run crash in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | SFGate

    The suspect, a 19-year-old Antioch man whose name wasn't immediately released, was being held at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. Witnesses said the driver of a red pickup truck was "doing doughnuts," or driving recklessly in circles, when it hit a 47-year-old Antioch man in the street, police said.

    Comment?

  14. Frank Allocco leaves De La Salle to become top assistant at USFRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | SFGate

    But after a highly successful, 18-year run at De La Salle-Concord, Allocco - who on Monday accepted the associate head coaching position under Rex Walters at USF - said he's ready for a new post. "I'm fit and lean and ready to go," said Allocco, who is down to 175 pounds after losing 25 on the LeBron James no-sugar plan.

    Comment?

  15. Mirror, mirror on the wall: Smart mirrors boost salesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | SFGate

    Imagine a fitting room with a "smart" mirror that suggests jeans to go with the red shirt you brought in. It snaps a video so you can compare the image side-by-side with other colorful shirts you try on.

    Comment?

  16. East Bay residents to get steady diet of foul waterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | SFGate

    Lyle Hernandez replaces conductivity probes in a filtration tank at Orinda Water Treatment Plant in Orinda, Calif., on Thursday, May 7, 2015. Pipes where water from Sacramento River enters San Pablo Creek near Orinda Water Treatment Plant in Orinda, Calif., on Thursday, May 7, 2015.

    Comment?

  17. Dancer Robert Dekkers doesn't let crutches hobble himRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Robert Dekkers watches his dancers and uses his upper body to direct during a rehearsal Wednesday April 22, 2015. Acclaimed choreographer and Diablo ballet resident Robert Dekkers is working on his newest piece despite some difficult medical problems that don't allow him to dance in Walnut Creek, Calif.

    Comment?

  18. Saunders: Is the Bay Bridge safe? MaybeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | SFGate

    Rep. Mark DeSaulnier , D-Walnut Creek, came to the Chronicle for an editorial meeting today. He mentioned of Jaxon Van Derbeken's latest story about the latest problems on the Bay Bridge.

    Comment?

  19. Bicyclist critically injured in Danville crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | SFGate

    The crash happened just after 4:30 p.m. near the intersection of Crow Canyon Road and Tassajara Ranch Drive, said Lt. Allan Shields , a Danville police spokesman.

    Comment?

  20. Sheriff: Drunk driver plows into crowd, killing 1 and hurting 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | SFGate

    A victim was killed and eight others were hurt early Saturday in Bay Point when an intoxicated truck driver backing up at high speed plowed into a crowd, authorities said. The driver, whose name was not immediately released, was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and felony drunken-driving charges.

    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.