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PG&E transmission upgrade work under way
PG&E is upgrading 27 miles of transmission line from Antioch to Moraga. Work in Walnut Creek is starting and will run through August. Activities will take place in or near Shell Ridge Open Space, Sugarloaf Open Space and Rudgear Park. In some cases, helicopters will be sued to do the work. Details, including who to contact for additional information, are available on this PG&E Fact Sheet.  
Walnut Creek honors those lost in service to the country
The City of Walnut Creek will honor the memories of those who gave their lives in service to our country at a Memorial Day Observance on Monday, May 25. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at Civic Park. The keynote speeches will focus on stories of two young men who lost their lives in Vietnam. This year is the 50th anniversary of the commencement of the ground war in Vietnam.  More...
City releases 2015 Drought Action Plan
The City is committed to saving water and meeting the Governor's 25 percent Water Reduction Mandate. For the City's 2015 Drought Plan, click here.
City residents seeking information about drought restrictions and how to conserve water should contact their water company. For EBMUD customers, click here. For Contra Costa Water District information, click here.  
Final 'Conversation with the Mayor' on Tuesday, June 9
Mayor Bob Simmons wraps up the six-month "Conversation with the Mayor" program with a final gathering on Tuesday, June 9 at the Shadelands Arts Center auditorium, 111 N. Wiget Lane. The program begins at 7 p.m. The community is invited to meet the Mayor and talk about current issues in Walnut Creek.  More...
Draft Pedestrian Master Plan ready for comment
The draft of Walnut Creek's first Pedestrian Master Plan is ready for public review at The purpose of the plan is to make walking in Walnut Creek safer, easier and more popular. Special attention has been paid to improving access to schools, to transit, and within the downtown, as well as improved access to open space areas, parks and neighborhood shopping centers. There will be a series of public meetings on the plan in May. For meeting dates and locations, and the draft plan, visit  
Mon., May 25, 2015
10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM
  Memorial Day Observance
Tue., May 26, 2015
8:30 AM
  Housing and Community Development Council Sub-Committee
Thu., May 28, 2015
7:00 PM
  Planning Commission Meeting
Mon., June 1, 2015
7:00 PM
  Park, Recreation & Open Space Commission Meeting
Tue., June 2, 2015
6:00 PM
  City Council Meeting