|The City of Walnut Creek has selected Tom Chaplin, 23-year law enforcement veteran, to be its next Chief of Police. “Tom has extensive background in all aspects of police work and law enforcement,” said City Manager Ken Nordhoff. “He is an open-minded, energetic leader whose collaborative approach toward working with the police department, the organization as a whole, the City Council and the community will ensure the continued safety and well-being of our community.” |
Chaplin's first day on the job will be July 8. He is currently a Commander with the Citrus Heights Police Department. More...
|Go "behind the curtain" at the Lesher Center theaters and get up close and personal with a pink elephant at the Bedford Gallery when the Second Saturday Spotlight takes a backstage tour at the Lesher Center for the Arts. The free program begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 8. For details and registration, visit the Second Saturday Spotlight webpage. More...|
|Due to the economic downturn and other contributing factors, the programs, services and facilities Walnut Creek provides to the community will no longer be fiscally sustainable at current levels beginning with the 2014-16 Budget. The City Council is holding a series of public meetings to consider the City's priorities in providing services and the facilities that support these services. On July 2, the Council will receive updates on the Performing Arts and Aquatics programs. A special Fiscal Sustainability webpage is now available with information about the meetings as well as links to reports and meeting minutes. |
|Learning about organic gardening, good soil, environmentally responsible ways to control pests, conserving water and using native plants. More...|