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19 hrs ago | KRON 4
Illegal fireworks sparked a blaze that burned about half an acre of vegetation near the Boundary Oak Golf Course in Walnut Creek over the weekend, a fire official said today.
22 hrs ago | SF Classical Voice
San Francisco's Lamplighters Music Theatre kicks off their 62nd season with a swashbuckling perennial Gilbert & Sullivan favorite, The Pirates of Penzance .
"This was a horrible, costly experience, and I'm still going through it." Linda Blake, 55, who graduated from Intercoast College in 2013 but failed the state licensing exam.
For those seeking work in Walnut Creek - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.
For those seeking work in Martinez - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.
A month after raising several local parking fines to match the highest in the Contra Costa County, city leaders reversed their decision and instead have now endorsed only modest increases.
Walnut Creek, the city reputed for its classy restaurants and performing arts venues, took fifth place among "The 10 Snobbiest Small Cities In America."
Sustainable Contra Costa co-founder and president Tina Neuhausel is using her Walnut Creek home as a proving ground for energy- and water-conservation.
At 11:30 on July 22 , officers were dispatched to an alarm at a residence on Toledo Drive .
While young actors sing and dance upstairs at the Old Firehouse building on Oak Park Boulevard, there's also a flurry of activity downstairs.
The Northgate High Instrumental Music Boosters group has launched a fundraising campaign to cover the $5,000 transportation and lodging costs for the school's 2013 - 2014 jazz band to perform Sept.
The next regular City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 in the City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. More information about this meeting will be available after 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 by calling 925-943-5818 or by going to www.walnut-creek.org .
Two City Council seats are up for election. Two-term councilwoman and former mayor Cindy Silva has already said she plans to run for re-election.
Walnut Creek's Diablo Ballet presents its fourth Gourmet Gallop, a one-night gourmet walking tour adventure from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7, to include wine tasting, cocktails and nibbles at some of the city's finest restaurants.
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