Walnut Creek: Little League opening day
Play ball!Mason Barram, 8, center, of the AA Diamondbacks takes a bite of his hotdog while everybody waits for the start of opening day ceremonies for the Walnut Creek Little League at Castle Rock Youth Sports Park in Walnut Creek on April 12.
The East Bay Municipal Utility District Board on Tuesday will consider sticking with 10 percent voluntary water saving plan
Utility now claims tree roots pose main risk to pipeline. Cities prepare lawsuits to stop the chopping.
Contra Costa prosecutors announced former Woodside Elementary School Principal Jennifer Sachs will not be charged with failing to report child abuse for her handling of teacher Joseph Martin from 2004 to 2006.
Walnut Creek School District has a new plan. To fulfill a state mandate, the district recently completed its Local Control Accountability Plan. As part of the new school spending formula passed by the state Legislature, all districts had to change from a revenue limit system to a new local control
Walnut Creek Police Reports -- Theft of a purse at gunpoint, and bad things done to a very expensive car
The following are excerpts from the Walnut Creek Police department log:Sunday, March 30 AUTO THEFT -- A silver 2004 BMW was reported stolen overnight from the 1900 block of First Avenue.
Walnut Creek Journal News Briefs -- Get your egg roll on this Sunday in Walnut Creek; buy a brick to help build city's first all abilities playground
Egg hunt will roll in Walnut CreekGet out those Easter baskets, because the annual egg hunt in Walnut Creek will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 19.
Why was this teen suspended for asking Miss America to prom?
A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Full Story
(Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group)
Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens
As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.
(Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'
Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.