Walnut Creek: Paying rapt-orous attention
Lindsay Wildlife Museum volunteer Eugine Riberi feeds a barred owl as a group of children taking a museum tour Tuesday look on. Even on days when the Walnut Creek museum is closed to the public, there is still plenty going on.
WALNUT CREEK -- A plan for an at-times-controversial Safeway-anchored shopping center will be in front of the Planning Commission Thursday. The meeting, at 7 p.
Walnut Creek: Fix-ups at Boundary Oak Golf Course clubhouse still coming but fewer than originally thought
WALNUT CREEK -- There will be no new outdoor patio or remodeled golfers' grill at the city-owned Boundary Oak Golf Course clubhouse anytime soon. Instead, with a downsized budget for improvements, the city will move forward with fixes to the 40-year-old clubhouse that are necessary, if not flashy.
'Bridge to Equality' is the theme of the 12th Women's Hall of Fame Awards induction ceremony and dinner on March 20 at the Crowne Plaza Concord, 45 John Glenn Drive. There are seven inductees in this year's class named by the Contra Costa Commission for Women in the categories of Leadership, Community, Health Care, Justice and Arts.
Doug Duran/StaffThey did, they did, they did ...This trio were among those sporting 70s garb as they took part in the "Mamma Mia" singalong held at The Rheem Theatre in Moraga on Feb.
Bags will no longer be allowed in grocery stores and pharmacies by September; ban applies to restaurants starting in December
Walnut Creek Journal News Briefs -- City predicts budget cuts, community invited to public meetings about solutions
City predicts budget cuts; community invited to public meetingsCity officials have created a financial roadshow to outline to the public the budget challenges the city faces in the near future.
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This country is threatening to ban Facebook and YouTube
Turkey's prime minister has threatened drastic steps to censor the Internet, including shutting down Facebook and YouTube, where audio recordings of his alleged conversations suggesting corruption have been leaked in the past weeks, dealing him a major blow ahead of this month's local elections. Full Story
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SXSW Music Picks: Chain Gang of 1974 buzzes into Texas
Also meet Adrian Marcel, one of Oakland's most promising R&B talents.
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Oops! Obama misspells Aretha Franklin's iconic song
The president omitted a letter from the singer's 'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' while praising her at a White House celebration.