Governor Jerry Brown will be presenting Engineer/Paramedic Dave Manzeck the 2010 Governor's Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Award Wednesday, September 14th at the State Capitol. This award is being given to him for the rescue he performed in the Walnut Creek Channel on April 11th, 2010.###Governor Brown to Honor Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor RecipientsSACRAMENTO - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Attorney General Kamala D. Harris will present thirteen public safety officers with the ...
On Sunday Morning of February 20th, 2011, Contra Costa Fire Swiftwater Rescue crews were deployed in the search for 2 missing Walnut Creek teens. Crews provided in water search of the underground section of Walnut Creek in the city of Walnut Creek and in the channel south of Concord Ave in Concord. Crews were able to bring closure for the families of this tragedy by finding and retrieving the second victim.