5 arrested in theft at Walnut Creek Apple store

5 arrested in theft at Walnut Creek Apple store

Five people were arrested in Los Gatos in connection with a swift theft of an array of electronics from an Apple Store in Walnut Creek early Saturday, authorities said. The theft was reported Saturday morning at the Apple retailer in Walnut Creek’s Broadway Plaza where, according to the Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police Department, several people … Read more

Board of Education rejects Walnut Creek parents’ plan to split from Mt. Diablo Unified

Board of Education rejects Walnut Creek parents’ plan to split from Mt.  Diablo Unified

WALNUT CREEK – The California Board of Education has unanimously rejected a petition by parents in a section of Walnut Creek to create a separate school district carved out of the Mount Diablo Unified School District. In a 10-0 decision, the board rejected the “Northgate Unified School District” petition after it found the proposal failed … Read more

Antioch man charged in Danville, Walnut Creek armed robberies

Antioch man charged in Danville, Walnut Creek armed robberies

An 18-year-old Antioch man has been charged with three felonies for his alleged role in two armed robberies that happened in Walnut Creek and Danville, authorities said. The Contra Costa District Attorney’s Office announced the charges Tuesday in a statement from spokesman Ted Asregadoo. The man has pleaded not guilty to the charges, Asregadoo said. … Read more

Thousands of Walnut Creek PG&E customers without power late Saturday

Thousands of Walnut Creek PG&E customers without power late Saturday

WALNUT CREEK – A large section of Walnut Creek was plunged into darkness late Saturday evening due to a power outage. PG&E worked on restoring electricity to customers with a target for restoration at around 11:15 pm The power outage is concentrated in the area of ​​Walnut Avenue, between Ygnacio Valley Road, Oak Grove Road … Read more

Concord citizen helps in arrest of suspected burglars

Concord citizen helps in arrest of suspected burglars

CONCORD – A Concord resident’s keen eye led to the thwarting of an ongoing residential burglary Friday afternoon, according to a Facebook post by the Concord police department. The unidentified resident reportedly recognized a vehicle that was suspected to be involved in crimes in Walnut Creek. They then followed the vehicle to a residence in … Read more

Walnut Creek considers ordinance requiring gun owners to lock up firearms

Walnut Creek considers ordinance requiring gun owners to lock up firearms

WALNUT CREEK – The Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday will consider creating an ordinance requiring city gun owners to safely store their firearms in a residence. A staff report for Tuesday’s meeting points out California already has a law that “makes it a crime for a person to negligently store or leave a firearm … Read more

Notorious Pedophile Priest Stephen Kiesle Charged In Fatal DUI Crash In Walnut Creek – CBS San Francisco

Notorious Pedophile Priest Stephen Kiesle Charged In Fatal DUI Crash In Walnut Creek – CBS San Francisco

MARTINEZ (CBS SF) – Stephen Kiesle, a notorious former Catholic priest twice convicted of child molestation, has been charged in a fatal crash that killed a man in Walnut Creek, authorities announced. Walnut Creek police said the 75-year-old Kiesle was driving under the influence of alcohol at around 9:15 pm Saturday when he struck a … Read more

Worker Killed By Gravel Truck at Walnut Creek Construction Site – CBS San Francisco

Worker Killed By Gravel Truck at Walnut Creek Construction Site – CBS San Francisco

WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF) – A worker was killed in a construction accident in Walnut Creek Monday, authorities said. The incident happened on Del Hombre Lane just east of the Pleasant Hill BART station at around 10 am READ MORE: UPDATE: Sacramento Police Arrest Suspect in Mass Shooting That Killed 6, Wounded 12 The Contra … Read more

Suspicious Person on Train Detained at Walnut Creek BART Station, Delaying Service – CBS San Francisco

Suspicious Person on Train Detained at Walnut Creek BART Station, Delaying Service – CBS San Francisco

WALNUT CREEK (BCN / CBS SF) – Police activity surrounding a suspicious person on a BART train closed the Walnut Creek station for a short period Monday evening before the person was detained, according to authorities. The SFBARTAlert Twitter account posted that police activity at the station was causing delays shortly after 5:30 pm There … Read more