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Walnut Creek introduces first "scramble" intersections
Walnut Creek's first diagonal, or "Scramble," intersections opened November 18 at the intersections of Olympic Boulevard and South Main Street, and Olympic Boulevard and Locust Street. the goal of these intersections is to make it easier, and safer, to get around by reducing potential conflicts between pedestrians in crosswalks and vehicles making right turns. Click here for an illustration that shows how these intersections work.   More...
Holiday Tree lighting at Civic Park from 5-6 p.m. Nov. 29
Join family and friends at Civic Park on Saturday, Nov. 29 for the Holiday Tree Lighting. Meet at 5 p.m. at the ice rink, where a special guest will be on hand to greet celebrants, then walk over to the gazebo to see the tree come ablaze with lights when the Mayor flips the switch. Emceed by Dan Ashley of ABC-TV, the free festivities include carolers and tasty treats.  
Annual Holiday Concert by Walnut Creek Concert Band
The Walnut Creek Concert Band, under the direction of Harvey Benstein, presents their Annual Holiday Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lesher Center for the Arts. The program will feature seasonal favorites plus the world premier of Barry Green’s "Anna’s Gift, the Way of Passion," a multimedia event for concert band, narrator and bass soloist with background visuals.  More...
Wow! It's Walnut Creek Wednesdays
Walnut Creek wednesdaysCelebrate the holiday season with the debut of Walnut Creek Wednesdays in downtown Walnut Creek.
Walnut Creek Wednesdays will serve up something different each week from 6 to 8 p.m, including food trucks, live music, street performers, carolers, horse and carriage rides, and more!
Plus, free parking in City garages after 5 p.m. Click here to learn all about it!  
Lace up those skate! Ice Rink open at Civic Park
Ice Skating posterWalnut Creek on Ice is back at Civic Park through Jan. 11, 2015. The rink opens at noon Mondays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Tuesday nights are Family Skate Night, with a special price of $25 for a family of four. Free evening parking is available at a number of surrounding businesses, but no parking is allowed for ice skaters at Civic Park. For complete details, including prices, hours and special events, visit
Thu., November 27, 2014
7:00 PM
  Planning Commission Meeting
Tue., December 2, 2014
7:00 PM
  City Council Meeting
Wed., December 3, 2014
7:00 PM
  Design Review Commission Meeting
Mon., December 8, 2014
7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
  Park, Recreation, & Open Space Commission Meeting
Thu., December 11, 2014
7:00 PM
  Planning Commission Meeting