Civil rights attorney John Burris says this case raised important questions regarding how the police perceive threats leading to their use of force when engaging with people experiencing a mental health crisis, especially if that person is Black or brown.
Elissa Harrington reports.
The owner of Walnut Creek-based Green Sheds Chris Lotz said Covid-19 has dramatically increased business and he’s booked until April. He said most of his customers are looking to create a home office and heading to the backyard.
Adrienne Semien said an unlicensed driver should never have been behind the wheel.
Terri'nae Williams, of Oakland, and Zakiya Thomas, of Antioch, were identified as the two women, and Dimitri Washington, of Oakland, as the man killed in the crash reported at about 10:40 p.m. last Tuesday.
Elissa Harrington reports.
According to the CHP, it appears as though the 18-year-old driver was going too fast about 10:40 p.m. in a Pontiac Grand Prix while exiting the North Main Street offramp from Interstate Highway 680.
Cristina Rendon reports.
Crews were checking other units to be sure fire had not extended elsewhere and were conducting smoke removal from the building.
The blaze was approaching a commercial building in the area of Tice Valley Boulevard near Rolling Hills Drive when it was reported about 8:15 p.m, Friday.
Witnesses describe a person running from the scene when the fire started.
A mother from Walnut Creek has been missing since June 14.
The NBA G League chose Walnut Creek for its new Pro Pathway team.
The Professional Beauty Federation of California and a state assemblyman from Fresno are asking Governor Newsom to waive a state regulation in order to allow stylists and barbers to operate outside.
Police in Walnut Creek are searching for a male attempted murder suspect after reports of a shooting on Monday.
A group of about 200 protesters gathered in Walnut Creek Wednesday night, police said.
A group of about 200 protesters gathered in Walnut Creek Wednesday night, police said. They called for the abolition of the police department and held signs that said 'Black Lives Matter'.
A man suspected of groping several women along Walnut Creek's Iron Horse Trail has surrendered himself to authorities, police said on Wednesday.
Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus is hosting a community art project on Tuesday in Walnut Creek to transform its boarded exterior with positive messages in the fight against racism and injustice.
At the council's June 9 meeting, Mayor Loella Haskew asked City Manager Dan Buckshi and Police Chief Tom Chaplin for reports on police response to both the Black Lives Matter protests.