FOOD & DRINK
10 Most Loved Walnut Creek Restaurants, According to Real Diners
Walnut Creek, nestled in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, is a dining destination teeming with exceptional culinary experiences. It’s one thing for critics like us to pick too places, but for the best choices, it’s often better to go straight to the source—the diners! To make this list, we crunched the numbers on hundreds of reviews from real diners, posted on multiple review sites.
Another Bay Area P.F. Chang’s set to close, this time in Walnut Creek
Fans of Chinese food – and Thai, and Japanese, and Korean, given all that’s on the pan-Asian menu – will soon have one less place to dine in Walnut Creek, as the P.F. Chang’s there is closing permanently this month. The chain-restaurant location’s last day will...
Contra Costa Animal Services waiving adoption fees amid crowded shelters
(KRON) — All animals at Contra Costa Animal Services shelters will be free to adopt during the month of June as the county shelters near full capacity, according to CCAS. In an effort to clear shelter space, CCAS is seeking adopters and qualified foster homes to help alleviate the crowded shelters. In particular, the shelter […]
Beloved bakery and other local gems shut down in the Bay Area
After being a favorite spot for plant-based baked goods in Berkeley for 13 years, the vegan bakery brand Cinnaholic has closed its doors. This popular shop specialized in personalized cinnamon rolls with a whopping 20 topping options, as well as mouthwatering cookies and brownies. Cinnaholic grew into a chain with over 100 outlets across the United States and Canada. While the San Jose shop shut down in April, the Concord location is still up and running.
City of San Ramon Seeks Proposals for Farm Animal Program at Forest Home Farms Historic Park
The City of San Ramon has issued a Request for Proposals for the operation of a farm animal program at Forest Home Farms Historic Park. Proposals must be received by July 6, 2023, in a sealed envelope labeled with the respondent's name and return address.
Golden eagle’s egg halts construction near Highway 4
The eagle has landed — and work has stopped on a long-planned thoroughfare in eastern Contra Costa County. Now, East Contra Costa County residents who have long waited for Brentwood’s Sand Creek Road to connect to Antioch and a hospital along the route will have to wait a little longer.
Because of Black Music IAM Festival: A Soulful Celebration of Black Music and Artists
Are you ready for an unforgettable musical experience this weekend? 🙌🎉. Valerie Troutt Projects is proud to present the first-ever "Because of Black Music IAM" Festival, in celebration of Black Music Month! 🎵🎉
CCAS seeks adopters and fosters as shelter reaches capacity
Contra Costa Animal Services (CCAS) is offering free adoptions for all animals throughout June in an effort to clear kennel space with the county shelter reaching capacity. CCAS is also seeking qualified foster homes – specifically those that can accommodate large dog breeds – to help alleviate the current shelter population.
Brentwood Planning Commission to Talk Deer Ridge Club House, Seek Pay Raise
At the June 6 Brentwood Planning Commission meeting, the commissioners will discuss several future agenda items which include the Deer Ridge Club House and possible pay raises. This come as at the May 2 Planning Commission meeting, Commissioner Rod Flohr made the request for the future agenda item stating he...
After a wet winter, Bay Area goats have a lot on their plates
As the morning marine layer gave way to another sunny late-spring afternoon, dozens of goats munched their way across a hillside at the edge of a suburban Hayward neighborhood. Blades of wild oat grass, already faded from green to pale yellow, shot up past the goats’ spotted bellies. Thistles reached...
Save Big! Coupons You Need to Know About from Safeway in Oakland, Updated 2023-06-05
Safeway is a chain of grocery stores that operates mainly in the western and central United States. It was founded in 1915 and is now a subsidiary of Albertsons Companies. Safeway stores offer a wide range of products including fresh produce, meat, dairy, bakery items, and household essentials. Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
With a brush made of his own hair, he painted to survive in a Nazi POW camp. At 100, this Berkeley houseboat resident shares his art
Editor’s note: This story was produced in partnership with J. The Jewish News of California. Paul Canin sits in the bright, low-ceilinged living room of his Berkeley home on a recent afternoon, flipping through the yellowing pages of the diary he kept during World War II. As a radar...
Meet the Author Series: Discover the Inspiring Memoir of Dorothy Lazard at the African American Museum and Library
📢 Hey there, book lovers! I have some exciting news to share with you! This weekend, get ready to Meet the Author Series with Dorothy Lazard on June 10th at 2:00 pm at the African American Museum and Library at Oakland. 🎉
How did sideshows begin, and how did they get so out of hand?
(KRON) — The first Bay Area sideshows took place in the parking lot of a McDonald’s, across the street from Oakland’s Eastmont Mall. They involved young men, some drug dealers, flush with cash showing off their flashy cars while locals from the neighborhood gathered to watch. That is according to Daryl Anderson, better known by […]
Serendipity Cellars Announces Summer Events
Serendipity Cellars in Brentwood has announced four unique events to allow you to enjoy some great wine and fun entertainment this summer. The four events compliment their Friday and Saturday night’s at the winery where Fridays are open every Friday for families from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm with music and food. Meanwhile, Saturdays are 21+ from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Save your money in Weekly shopping! Coupon of Cardenas Markets in Oakland, 2023-06-05
Cardenas Markets is a supermarket chain that specializes in offering fresh and authentic Hispanic products, including a variety of fruits, vegetables, meats, seafood, bakery items, and prepared foods. The chain was founded in 1981 by a Mexican immigrant named Jesus Cardenas and is headquartered in Ontario, California. With over 60 locations across California, Nevada, and Arizona, Cardenas Markets is known for its affordable prices, exceptional customer service, and commitment to serving diverse communities.Let's make use of these coupons to buy the things we need and make our lives more economical and enjoyable.
Smith’s Landing Announces June Events Schedule
Smiths Landing Seafood Grill announced its June entertainment lineup which features some great musicians to go along with fabulous delta views along the Delta in downtown Antioch. Sunday Sessions are from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm while Friday Night Live is from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Smith’s Landing is...
Sweet Rewards: Ice Cream Shop Inspires Community Cleanup
MyGoodness, an Oakland-based ice cream shop, hosted a successful neighborhood cleanup event at Lake Merritt, where participants exchanged collected trash bags for soft-serve ice cream cones. The initiative, led by owner Bear Silber, attracted volunteers of all ages who filled pink trash bags and gained a sense of ownership in maintaining their environment.
Punchlines, Burgers, and Beers: Free Live Comedy Event at Portal in Oakland! 🎉🎭🍔🍺
Hey there, friends! Are you ready to laugh your socks off? Well, have I got some exciting news for you! This Sunday, June 4th at 8pm, punchlines will be flying left and right at Portal in Oakland! 🤣
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