Walnut Creek Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 39 for "u:sfgate.com" in Walnut Creek, CA

  1. Benicia man accused of hiding cameras in public bathroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Jacob Walter Turner, 34, of Benicia, was arrested Thursday April 16, 2015, for allegedly hiding video cameras in the restroom at a Starbucks in Walnut Creek in an attempt to record customers without their knowledge. An East Bay man was arrested Thursday for allegedly putting cameras in public restrooms twice over the last three months, officials said.

    Comment?

  2. BART operator tried desperately to stop train before two deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | SFGate

    Less than five seconds before a BART train struck and killed two track workers near Walnut Creek in 2013, a trainee operator repeatedly pushed the red emergency-stop button, shouting, "Look out!" and "No, no, no!" federal safety investigators said in a report issued Tuesday. The report by the National Transportation Safety Board confirmed that the tragedy stemmed from BART's long-controversial policy called "simple approval," in which workers on the tracks were solely responsible for their own safety and had no communication with train drivers.

    Comment?

  3. Watch: Thieves use truck to rip ATM from ground in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | SFGate

    Police in Walnut Creek are searching for three suspects who ripped an ATM out of the ground early Friday morning, making off with the machine and all of the cash inside. Around 5 a.m., three men in a white Ford F-250 or F-350 extended bed pickup truck pulled into a Shell gas station on the 200 block of Ygnacio Valley Road, police said.

    Comment?

  4. 6 places to check out in downtown Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | SFGate

    Diablo Blvd.: Subdued lighting, jazz playing in the background and a modern decor accented with potted palms and an elephant sculpture, creates a soothing atmosphere at Kacha, which serves MSG-free dishes. Enjoy lunch specials, specialty cocktails and appetizers at the full bar and dinner entrees.

    Comment?

  5. 1 building symbolizes Oakland's transformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | SFGate

    People walk past the Sears building in downtown Oakland, CA, on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Construction on the Uptown Station project is underway at the old Sears building on 20th Street and Broadway in downtown Oakland.

    Comment?

  6. Bloomberg Briefing, March 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | SFGate

    That's how much Simon Property Group offered for mall operator Macerich Co., which is based in Santa Monica. Macerich rejected the hostile takeover bid from Simon, saying it substantially undervalues its portfolio of more than 50 shopping centers, including Northgate in San Rafael, Capitola Mall and Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek.

    Comment?

  7. Rehabbed Bay Area bobcat released back into the wildRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | SFGate

    A bobcat sprints back into the wild after being released near Brentwood by employees of the Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital, where she was recovering from a deep wound. This story started in the fall when a juvenile bobcat, just 3 pounds, was found "hissing and snarling," entangled in a barbed-wire fence.

    Comment?

  8. Teen arrested after East Bay deputy fires at stolen carRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | SFGate

    A teenager was arrested after attempting to ram a Contra Costa County sheriff's deputy with a stolen minivan, forcing the deputy to fire his weapon at the vehicle Wednesday night, officials said. The deputy attempted to stop the van on the north edge of Walnut Creek, in a parking lot on the 3200 block of Buskirk Avenue near Interstate 680, around 11 p.m., but the minivan sped off, Lee said.

    Comment?

  9. 3 held in wild chase - suspects first spotted by Antioch'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | SFGate

    Antioch Police Chief Allan Cantando first spotted a stolen car that later crashed at the end of a high-speed chase. Three burglary suspects were arrested Thursday after they crashed their stolen car in Walnut Creek after a high-speed chase through Contra Costa County that began when they were spotted by Antioch's police chief, authorities said.

    Comment?

  10. Pinole pit bull victim in critical, neighbor says dog wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | SFGate

    Animal control officers were trying to determine Monday whether criminal charges are warranted in a savage dog attack that left a Pinole woman clinging to life with deep wounds all over her body, including her face and neck. The male pit bull, a family pet, was euthanized Sunday after it mauled the 40-year-old woman inside her home on the 2700 block of Silverado Drive, a quiet, tree-lined street in a residential area of Pinole Valley.

    Comment?

  11. Pet pit bull attacks, mauls womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | SFGate

    A Pinole woman was being treated for life-threatening injuries Sunday after she was attacked and mauled by the family's pet pit bull, investigators said. The 40-year-old resident was attacked inside the home on Silverado Drive, in the Pinole Valley area shortly before 10 a.m. and bitten on her legs, arms and face.

    Comment?

  12. Attack on Hercules cul-de-sac leaves resident deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Leroy Sandoval , 58, didn't have a set time for when he left or returned to his home on a quiet cul-de-sac in Hercules. And that, neighbors say, could have played a role in an attack that left him dead and his girlfriend critically injured.

    Comment?

  13. CEO's journey inspired 49ers great Ronnie LottRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Aneel Bhusri, CEO of enterprise software company Workday in Pleasanton, Calif., talks during an interview on Monday, February 2, 2015. Aneel Bhusri , CEO of enterprise software company Workday in Pleasanton, Calif., walks through the office on Monday, February 2, 2015.

    Comment?

  14. Visionary of the Year nominee Aneel Bhuri, Workday CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 | SFGate

    Aneel Bhusri, CEO of enterprise software company Workday in Pleasanton, Calif., talks during an interview on Monday, February 2, 2015. Aneel Bhusri , CEO of enterprise software company Workday in Pleasanton, Calif., walks through the office on Monday, February 2, 2015.

    Comment?

  15. Man killed in Bay Point shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | SFGate

    Contra Costa County deputies Saturday were investigating a shooting in Bay Point that left one man dead and a woman injured. The attack took place at the site where people had gathered Friday night to pay tribute to the victim of a shooting that happened at the same spot in 2009, sheriff's deputies said.

    Comment?

  16. Shakewella s Jen Biesty to consult on striking new WalnutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | SFGate

    Shakewell executive chef Jen Biesty will be the consulting chef on spectacular new rooftop restaurant project planned for downtown Walnut Creek. The Top Chef alum will assist on the food program for Light House , which will occupy the top floor of the currently-under-construction three-story development at 1500 Mt.

    Comment?

  17. This WeekRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Jennifer Ashworth, left, as Cunegonde, Baker Peeples as Voltaire, Rick Williams as Pangloss and Samuel Faustine as Candide in Lamplighters' "Candide" Candide: Samuel Faustine plays the title role, Jennifer Ashworth and Amy Foote alternate in the vocally demanding role of his beloved Cunegonde, Rick Williams is their optimistic tutor Pangloss and music director Baker Peeples narrates as author Voltaire as the Lamplighters revel in the Royal National Theatre version of Leonard Bernstein's musical masterwork, with a book and lyrics by everyone from Hugh Wheeler and Richard Wilbur to Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Stephen Sondheim.

    Comment?

  18. Rush-hour delivery: Baby born on side of Highway 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    A baby boy was delivered safe and sound as commute traffic rushed by on the side of Highway 24 on Wednesday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said. Dispatchers at the CHP communications center in Oakland received a 911 call from a man whose wife was going into labor on eastbound Highway 24 near the Acalanes Road exit in Lafayette around 7:30 a.m., said Officer John Fransen , a CHP spokesman.

    Comment?

  19. '2 Pianos 4 Hands' Tom Frey puts on a show for TheatreWorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | SFGate

    Christopher Tocco stars and Tom Frey directs the TheatreWorks production of "2 Pianos 4 Hands," running through Feb. 8 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Playing the piano was something that Tom Frey had put behind him due to what he describes as a "crippling fear of playing in front of people."

    Comment?

  20. Possible S.F. homicide suspect captured in Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | SFGate

    Police in Walnut Creek detained a possible homicide suspect from San Francisco who ran from officers Wednesday afternoon, prompting two schools to lock down, authorities said. Just before noon, Walnut Creek police officials alerted the community about the suspect, who they thought might be hiding in a neighbor's yard near Buena Vista Avenue and San Luis Road.

    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.