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East Bay city shines the light on its unsung, everyday heroes

When Walnut Creek Mayor Kevin Wilk took office in December, the city was stuck in a dark spot, struggling through the pandemic, but there was a silver lining.

“We had so many Walnut Creek community residents experiencing financial, physical and emotional hardship,” Wilk said. “At the same time, I heard stories about people making a difference in our community — some with big impact.”