Walnut Creek

Ayanna Bastain, 32, the suspect arrested by Walnut Creek police for an ATM crime called "shoulder surfing". (photo credit: Walnut Creek P.D.)

‘Shoulder Surfing’ Suspect Arrested On Theft, Elder Abuse Charges In Contra Costa County ATM Scam

An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.

01/27/2015

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Bandits Who Stole $300K In Wine From French Laundry Likely From Organized Ring Of Professionals

Bottle bandits are targeting high-end wine may be busier than originally thought.

01/22/2015

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Pursuit That Prompted Walnut Creek School Lockdowns Based Of Of Faulty Info

Police detained a possible homicide suspect in the area of Buena Vista Elementary School, canceling the lockdown of two schools.

01/14/2015

(Automated external defibrillators) on display at the 7th Annual American Red Cross Celebrity Cabinet press conference. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Teen Basketball Player Saved On The Court After Collapsing During Game In Walnut Creek

A 14-year-old basketball player’s life was saved over the weekend by an Automated external defibrillator (AED) after an apparent heart attack during halftime at a game. The medical device has become standard in all Walnut Creek facilities.

01/05/2015

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Walnut Creek Residents Turn To Crowdfunding To Finance Footpath Beside Dangerous Road

Walnut Creek is known as a safe city, but people who live there say there’s a stretch of road that is anything but safe. Now neighbors are taking matters into their own hands.

01/01/2015

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2015 Rose Parade Float To Honor CHP Officer Killed On I-680 Near Alamo

A CHP officer killed in the line of duty in Walnut Creek will be honored in the 2015 Rose Parade.

12/23/2014

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MC Hammer, Local Leaders Kicking Off Annual Turkey Trot In Walnut Creek

Thousands of runners are set to jumpstart their Thanksgiving holiday in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday with encouragement from friends, family, local leaders and East Bay Area rap legend MC Hammer.

11/27/2014

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Bay Area Police Worry About Possible Bullying, Threats Via Yik Yak App

A new social media has become a phenomenon among kids and teens, thanks to its ability for users to remain anonymous. But law enforcement and parents worry the anonymity of the Yik Yak app is leading to cyberbullying and threats of violence.

11/21/2014

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Lanes Reopen After 10-Car Injury Crash On I-680 In Walnut Creek

A 10-car injury crash blocked lanes of I-680 in Walnut Creek Wednesday afternoon.

11/19/2014

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East Bay Boy Scouts Attempt World Record With 400-Pound Bottle Rocket

A giant bottle rocket shot by a Boy Scouts troop in Walnut Creek may have earned them a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

11/17/2014

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