• Moraga: Creating a town of kindness - 12/18/2014 02:58 PM PST
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    ( DAN ROSENSTRAUCH )
    Rewind to an earlier era: The guys at Take One among the last of their breed

    The guys at Take One among the last of their breed 
    DAN ROSENSTRAUCH
    Runners head down Ygnacio Valley Road heading toward the finish line in Civic Park during the Walnut Creek Half Marathon in Walnut Creek on Saturday.  
     
    Chuck DeLeuw
    Contest seeks images of all sides of the city  
     
    Seven people with public, and personal, stories  
     
    A staple of high school and college theater departments, Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" can often be a bit too "precious" for me. Not so with Shotgun Players' inspiring production currently playing through Jan.  
     
    Walnut Creek Downtown names new chiefAfter nearly two years since the head of the downtown business association left, the group now called Walnut Creek Downtown has named Byron Best, from Atlanta, as the new executive director of the 550-member association.  
     
    Walnut CreekEarly performance of 'Book Club' Jan. 14Get an up-close and personal sneak peek at "The Book Club Play" before it lands on the big stage when "Live!  
     
    City CouncilThe next regular City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6 in the City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. More information about this meeting will be available after 2 p.  
     
    Several ideas for improving transportationRegarding recent articles in Times:Bullet trains are obviously not practical for many reasons -- mainly, they're too costly, have limited schedules and are inconvenient.  
     
    SUSAN TRIPP POLLARD
    Council praises Nordhoff, but one member says he should resign because of broken trust