Walnut Creek

Just The Facts: A Brief History Of The Concord Region

From the town of Todos Santos to the vibrant Bay Area city center it is today, Concord, California savors its colorful past.

07/07/2014

(Credit: Walnut Creek Police Department)

Surveillance Images Released In Walnut Creek Tiffany Burglary Involving Stolen Citrus Heights Truck

Police have released surveillance photos of a Tiffany & Co. burglary in Walnut Creek that involved a stolen truck from Citrus Heights.

08/28/2013

File (credit: CBS)

Paraglider Dies In Walnut Creek

Authorities say a paraglider fell to his death in an open space in Walnut Creek.

07/08/2013

An Antioch family of an 8-year-old boy has filed a claim accusing his third grade teacher Michelle Mankewich  of duct-taping his mouth shut a separate teacher of placing a chair over him and sitting on it. (File photo: Duct tape)

Lawsuit Alleges Teachers Duct-Taped 8-Year-Old Student’s Mouth, Held Him Down With Chair

The parents of an 8-year-old boy have filed a claim accusing his third grade teacher Michelle Mankewich of duct-taping his mouth shut a separate teacher of placing a chair over him and sitting on it around the same time.

02/20/2013

(credit: CBS)

Walnut Creek Police Shoot, Kill Man

Walnut Creek police say they shot and killed a man inside an apartment after responding to a 911 call during which a woman could be heard screaming.

12/27/2012

Officer Kenyon Youngstrom of the California Highway Patrol. (Claycord.com)

UPDATE: Officer Shot On Freeway In Critical Condition; Suspect Dead

A California Highway Patrol officer is on life support and a suspect is dead after a Tuesday morning rush hour shootout on Interstate 680 near Walnut Creek, authorities said.

09/04/2012

Surveillance image of the man who police believe stole a car from a Walnut Creek McDonald’s. (Walnut Creek PD)

Car Loaded With Giants Memorabilia Stolen In The Bay Area

Police are searching for a car stolen from a McDonald’s parking lot that contained a cache of San Francisco Giants memorabilia.

07/27/2011

bounce-house

Walnut Creek Votes To Ban Bounce Houses

Walnut Creek is bouncing children’s inflatable jump houses from city parks.

02/08/2011

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Bay Area Town Considers Banning Bounce Houses

A San Francisco Bay area city is considering a ban on children’s inflatable jump houses at public parks.

02/07/2011