( Courtesy of Gayle Vassar )
Walnut Creek time-travel app launched

Walnut Creek downtown history and art tours feature online photo and audio windows on the city's past and its transformation amid today's bustle. 
Women's chorus concerts highlight traditional, new works  
Roundabout planned at Pleasant Hill Road, Olympic Boulevard  
Tree lightings, Santa visits, holiday -themed activities scheduled  
GOLDEN RESCUEShadow is a very sweet, well-mannered 12-year-old neutered male golden retriever hoping to be in his forever home for the holidays. He is good with kids and other dogs, good indoors and loves to just hang with his foster family.  
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Visit with Santa and enjoy hot apple cider, holiday treats and barbecue with your donation to Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services.The event is planned from 5 to 8 p.  
Improved Moraga-Orinda Fire District finances prompt salary restoration ahead of schedule  
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as theater companies ready their holiday fare for local audiences.Lafayette's Town Hall Theatre starts things off with everyone's favorite 6-foot-plus rabbit "Harvey.  
'Wonders of the World' talk at Lafayette Library"Looking East: How Japan inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and other Western Artists" will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.  
Walnut Creek City Council: 6 p.m. Dec. 1, City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. Design Review Commission: 7 p.m. Dec.  
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TV Tonight: 'Unforgettable' gets new life -- and Skeet Ulrich

Poppy Montgomery's crime serial is reborn on A&E. Plus, holiday season really gets underway with 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' and 'Crown for Christmas.' 
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Gwyneth Paltrow sings on new Coldplay record

Coldplay singer Chris Martin suggested ex-wife Gwyneth Paltrow sing some lyrics she wrote for their new single “Everglow.”