Spray paint vandals struck local high schools last week, police report, causing considerable damage at Miramonte and Campolindo high schools. The vandalism caps a week of minor incidents involving local youths.
Lately, the only people busier than the PG&E tree cutters removing old growth trees the company says could pose a threat to their underground gas pipelines are the people in PG&E's Public Relations offices.
The state agency responsible for investigating on-the-job injury and death of California workers cited the Bay Area Rapid Transit District for violation of safety standards resulting in the deaths of two BART track inspectors last October.
Lafayette police have arrested a man in connection with a series of recent local burglaries and, with help from resident's video cameras, found that thieves are using rental cars to do their work - and appear to be following their victims before the break-ins.
One of the five people arrested in connection with a meth-fueled credit card fraud ring operating from stolen cars and transient motel rooms gave her last address in Walnut Creek. And, it turns out, trouble is no stranger to Jhona Mathews.
If there had been a soundtrack for Wednesday's encounter between Moraga police and a local driver found asleep in the McCaulou's parking lot at 1441 Moraga Way - it most likely would have been Grace and the Jefferson Airplane and a little "White Rabbit."
All we know is it must have been one whale of a first date. "Corkie" from Walnut Creek sends in a request for a song he says nails his first date with Shannon - and it's not by who you might think it is. Know it?
News24-680 has been asked to help get the word out about a new scam rippling up and down the 24/680 Corridor. The grifters are impersonating IRS tax fraud personnel - and they are insistent. Don't be a victim.