During an El Cerrito City Council meeting Tuesday, several people spewed racist and antisemitic rhetoric during the public comment period that was so vile, the meeting abruptly ended.
Walnut Creek is ordering a bar with a recent history of disturbances to close two hours early each night.
A Walnut Creek man was arrested last month on several rape charges, police said. Authorities urged any additional victims to come forward.
It was a sea of pink dresses, purses, sparkles, and tutus at the Barbie movie in Walnut Creek.
Contra Costa Fire Protection District says crews have stopped forward progress of a three-acre grass fire that was spreading in Walnut Creek Tuesday night.
The holiday weekend warmup has prompted the East Bay Regional Park District to issue a Rattlesnake Advisory. The Park District, which covers Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, is advising people to avoid hiking alone in case of an emergency, and to scan the ground ahead on area trails.
Firefighters say now is the time to prepare for a bit of a Bay Area heat wave coming this week. Scorching temperatures can produce wildfire conditions.
In what seemed to be a coordinated effort, multiple people called the Walnut Creek City Council meeting to spout antisemitic propaganda at the council. One caller was cut off.
A mountain biker is in the hospital after crashing at Shell Ridge in Walnut Creek Sunday. The cyclist was flown to John Muir Medical Center with life-threatening injuries, authorities said.
The North Gate Road and entrance to Mount Diablo State Park will close beginning Friday because of construction that will last through the summer.
California health regulators banned an East Bay hospital from treating some children with serious illnesses.
Police are investigating a bank robbery in Walnut Creek Saturday morning.
Two Bay Area care homes in which three elderly residents died last summer from poisoning recently had investigations carried out by the state's Department of Social Services (DSS), but so far only one facility is in danger of losing its license as a result.
From months of winter rain to warm spring sunshine, many in the Bay Area spent the day basking in the sun. But for agencies, Thursday’s weather was another reminder of potential dangers ahead.
A ninth-grade boy was arrested after stabbing a female student at Northgate High School in Walnut Creek, police said. The student is facing attempted murder and mayhem charges.
Police are investigating a report that three armed men took $100,000 in jewelry, including a Rolex watch, from a victim in a downtown Walnut Creek parking garage Friday night.
The famed cherry blossoms of San Francisco's Japantown are in bloom and the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival parade returns. Here's some springtime arts, culture and entertainment events.
A son and daughter are in shock one day after their father was killed in the powerful storm that ripped through the Bay Area on Tuesday, taking a tree down and crushing the car he was riding in.
A dog that had been used by the Walnut Creek Police Department has died, authorities said. She was 13.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District says the cause of a four-vehicle crash in Walnut Creek Thursday afternoon appears to be weather related. Five people were taken to the hospital and one patient is in critical condition. 10 passengers from a county bus had to be evaluated, officials said.