It’s a list worthy of keeping for reference all year long. A manual of 55 of your favorites – burgers, baby clothes, work-outs, happy-hours, watches and so much more. Dig in!
Titans of Generosity
What's more satisfying than making a difference in your community? These three
non-profit organizations make giving back their mission.
Meet Mr. Walnut Creek
The man behind the new face of the downtown
Brian Hirahara's imprint is all over downtown Walnut Creek. Unassuming, charming and modest, Hirahara runs B H Development with his partner Ray Tamura.
The Hotel Game
Downtown hotel development is sizzling after stagnation characterized the sector during the mid to late 2000s. The clearest indicator arrived July 21 when developer WRSJG, LLC won the go-ahead from the Walnut Creek City Council to complete negotiations for a new Hilton Garden Inn. .
The WC Way to Wear Fall Fashion
Let’s face it: There are some runway trends that don’t fly here. Oversize coats and layers of wool? Not when summer seems to go on forever. Don’t fret, followers of fashion. We took some of the season’s most popular staples and undressed them to suit autumn in this city.
Flavors of the South
Born in Santiago, Chef Guisell Osorio learned her culinary skills from her grandmother that put her delicate dulce de leche-filled cookies, known as alfajores, on the shelves of Whole Foods Market.
Michelin star Chef Brings Peruvian Cuisine to Walnut Creek
Peruvian food is characterized by its vibrant flavors. Chinese, Japanese, French, Italian and Portuguese immigrants all made their home in the coastal country, bringing culinary traditions with them.
A Look Back
The Grape Carnival
A mother and her son watch as Grape Carnival Queen Mary Ridgeway passes by in the parade down Main Street. (Circa 1911)
Scenes of the City
We decided to capture the city with stunning photography of architectural gems and landscape in Walnut Creek
Building the Future
The biggest building boom in decades is hitting the ground with developers converging on residential and commercial real estate projects in unprecedented numbers.