Walnut Creek Spotlight | Issue #009

Local Business Boom in Walnut Creek | Culinary Excitement with Cholita Linda | Concord Community Mourns | Super Bowl Glory Awaits!

In this Walnut Creek Spotlight Issue…

 💭 Spotlight Hook Trivia

☁️ Walnut Creek, CA Weather

 📅 New Website With Walnut Creek Events Coming Soon

 📈 Walnut Creek Is Thriving With New Businesses

 🌮 Anticipation Simmers as Cholita Linda Prepares to Spice Up Walnut Creek's Culinary Scene

 🖤 Two People Found Dead Inside Car In Concord – Bodies Were Discovered Late Saturday Morning Near Monument & Cowell

 🏈 Stunning Comeback Seals Super Bowl Berth in Thrilling Win Over Lions

 😂 Viral Meme

 🏢 Support Walnut Creek Local Businesses

Question: Which famous athlete, known for his exceptional career in Major League Baseball, was born in Walnut Creek, California?

A) Barry Bonds B) Randy Johnson C) Derek Jeter D) Brandon Crawford

(Answer at the bottom of the newsletter.)

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Walnut Creek Is Thriving 

The below retail businesses and restaurants have opened since Sunmer 2023, and others are planned to open in 2024:

Recently Opened

Yoga 6 - open in Lyric on California Blvd.

The Essence - Indian Food on N. Main St., formerly Sultan Kebabs

The Cooperage

Visual Comfort & Co. (1365 S Main St.)

Wink Dog Salon (1527 Cypress St.)

Jersey Mikes (former Casper’s)

Pizzalina (Former Sorrento’s in Countrywood Shopping Center)

Melo’s Italian Table

Broadway Plaza Recent Openings:

Alo Yoga 

Louis Vuitton 

Chanel Fragrance & Beauty Boutique

Brilliant Earth 


Life Time Walnut Creek 

Beyond Yoga


The North Face 

Planned/Under Construction:

Highline Custom Jewelry - N. Main St., former Phoenix Salon building

Model Bakery - former La Fogata Mexican Bar & Grill

Handel's Ice Cream - former Take One Pizza

Chateau by Honey & Brie -  former Papyrus space (charcuterie boards, small plates, caviar, artisanal cocktails, wine bar)

Hakashi Sushi - former Expect Asian on N. Main

Easy Breezy Frozen Yogurt -  former Star Method on N. Main

Dough Zone -  former Veggie Grill (dumplings and Chinese food)

Sweet Maple (1523 Giammona) back under construction!

ISI Elite Training (former Hook’d Gym)

Crystal Dream (former Ming Quong, on Main St)

A-1 Shoe Repair relocated onto Cypress St., corner is for lease

PG & E Building -  restaurant/bar planned

Nang Sida Thai Massage (moved to Main) 

Coming Soon to Broadway Plaza:

Cholita Linda (Opening soon - hopefully in the next month or so)

Palmetto Superfoods (TBA on timing)

Original Joe’s (TBA on timing)

Pinstripes (Currently looking at Spring/Summer)

Anticipation Simmers as Cholita Linda Prepares to Spice Up Walnut Creek's Culinary Scene

The upcoming Cholita Linda location in Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, is stirring excitement among local food aficionados. Though still under construction, this new addition to the Cholita Linda family, celebrated in Oakland, San Francisco, and Alameda, is poised to become a culinary hotspot. Renowned for its Baja-style fish tacos and a diverse array of Latin American flavors, Cholita Linda promises to offer an authentic, vibrant dining experience. It's more than a restaurant; it's set to be a community hub where people can gather to enjoy a tapestry of tastes and the warmth of Latin American hospitality. This new establishment is eagerly awaited as a future favorite for both casual diners and food connoisseurs in Walnut Creek.

More East Bay News

Stunning Comeback Seals Super Bowl Berth in Thrilling Win Over Lions

In an exhilarating NFC Championship game, the San Francisco 49ers staged a remarkable second-half comeback to secure their place in Super Bowl 58, defeating the Detroit Lions with a final score of 34-31. The Lions initially dominated the game, showcasing their offensive prowess. Jameson Williams of the Lions opened the scoring with a stunning 42-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. The Lions continued their momentum with David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs contributing to the scoring, giving Detroit a commanding 24-7 lead at one point.

However, the 49ers, led by quarterback Brock Purdy, responded vigorously in the second half. Key plays included a 2-yard touchdown rush by Christian McCaffrey and a 6-yard touchdown pass from Purdy to Brandon Aiyuk, significantly narrowing the gap. The 49ers' defense also played a crucial role, with key turnovers and stops that shifted the momentum of the game. Their efforts culminated by the 49ers scoring 27 straight points, overturning the Lions' lead and clinching their victory.

This game was a showcase of resilience and strategic prowess, with both teams displaying moments of brilliance. The 49ers' comeback highlights their ability to adapt and overcome challenges, setting the stage for what promises to be an exciting Super Bowl matchup

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B) Randy Johnson

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