|What kinds of housing will Walnut Creek need for the next 20 years or so? The City is updating its Housing Element for 2015-2022 with the goal of supporting a wide range of housing types to meet the needs of current and future residents. Everyone's opinion is important! Weigh in online at Open Town Hall, come to a community workshop on Dec. 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at City Hall, or participate both ways. Be part of this important conversation! |
|Walnut Creek incorporated on October 21, 1914, which means next year is the city's 100th birthday. The Centennial Steering Committee is hard at work creating a yearlong celebration of all that is Walnut Creek. Partnering with non-profits, city programs and other community members, there will be "100 Ways and More" to commemorate the 100th. Learn more about this community funded, community led celebration at walnutcreek100.com.|
|The Winter 2013-14 "In a Nutshell" newsletter is now available online. Find out what's happening this winter in Walnut Creek, from downtown parking changes to the latest exhibition at the Bedford Gallery, "New Neon: Light, Paint and Photography." Plus a roundup on Centennial year activities, Walnut Creek TV winter highlights, and details on how to be prepared for winter storms and flooding. Click here for your online edition. |
|With the recent rains, the City of Walnut Creek has opened its sandbag stations earlier than ever. Sandbags and sand are provided; bring a shovel.|
Sandbag stations are at the following locations: Heather Farm Park Community Center parking lot; Howe Homestead Park parking lot; Lancaster Road across from Orchard Lane; and Larkey Park parking lot.
|Parking in Walnut Creek is about to get easier with the launch of a real-time parking app offered by ParkMe. The City of Walnut Creek, in partnership with ParkSmart and Walnut Creek Downtown, is one of the first cities in the country to provide real-time private and public parking availability information to drivers. More...|