Garrett Dowd, former Dir. of Real Estate Services for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, has joined Associated Right of Way Services, Inc., as a right of way consultant providing program management with multi-agency...
To commemorate the historic Jan. 31, 1865, approval of the 13th Amendment by the U.S. House of Representatives, which abolished slavery, history professor and Civil War scholar Carl Guarneri will discuss Steven Spielberg's acclaimed movie "Lincoln."
The Walnut Creek Library Foundation will host a special evening of music and poetry that speak to the loyalties and bravery of the people of the American Civil War. Jan. 23, Walnut Creek Library, 1644 N. Broadway, Walnut Creek. Free.
Master storyteller and Lincoln historian Arnold Kunst will present “The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln,” designed for all audiences interested in a good laugh, with a dose of inspiration, Jan. 17, 6:30 pm, Walnut Creek Library.
The Walnut Creek Library Foundation will host a screening of the documentary, “The True Story of Glory Continues,” followed by a panel discussion, January 14, 7pm, Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library. Free.
The Walnut Creek Library Foundation will host a special appearance by American historian Kevin Starr, Associate Dean of Libraries, USC, at the Lesher Center for the Arts on Monday, January 7, 2013, 7:30 p.m
Photographer Stephen Joseph and author Linda Rimac Colberg will sign copies of their book, "Mount Diablo, The Extraordinary Life and Landscapes of a California Treasure," Sun., Dec. 11:30am-2:30pm, at Neiman Marcus, Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek.
“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” a national traveling exhibition opens at the Walnut Creek Library Dec. 14, 2012, and runs through Feb. 8, 2013. The "Lincoln at the Library" Open House kicks off the exhibit's 7-week stay.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, bestselling author and master storyteller of historical fiction Jeff Shaara will make a special West Coast appearance on Tues, Sept 11, 2012, at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek,
James Richards, until recently a Caltrans Deputy District Director, has joined Associated Right of Way Services, Inc., (AR/WS) as the newest member of the AR/WS staff, taking on the position of Right of Way Consultant.