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Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire In Walnut Creek

Firefighters are battling a three-acre vegetation fire Tuesday afternoon in Walnut Creek near the Lime Ridge Open Space, a Cal Fire spokesman said.

08/25/2015

Ed Regan arranges donated food at the St. Vincent de Paul Pantry, St. Mary's Church in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Food Pantry Founder Still Serving After 50 Years

An East Bay man started serving those in need when John F Kennedy was president, and he has not stopped since.

08/19/2015

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8 Bay Area Locations Likely To Hit 100 This Weekend

Clouds and fog cleared out early Friday, giving way to a big warming trend that will leave things downright hot inland this weekend.

08/14/2015

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Police: Stanford Student Built Guns Used In Walnut Creek Murder-Suicide

A 21-year-old Lafayette native built the firearms he used to kill a 19-year-old woman and then himself at her home in Walnut Creek last month, police said Tuesday.

08/04/2015

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Registered Sex Offender On Parole Arrested In Walnut Creek Robbery, Assault

Police arrested a man Sunday in Walnut Creek on suspicion of robbery and assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

08/02/2015

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Search Ends For Missing Walnut Creek Man Considered ‘At Risk’

Lee Archer, 74, was reported missing around 5:10 p.m.

08/01/2015

WASHINGTON - JUNE 04: Randy Johnson #51 of the San Francisco Giants tips his hat to the crowd after winning his 300th career game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on June 4, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Giants won the game 5-1. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Walnut Creek Native Randy Johnson Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

The towering left-hander, nicknamed the Big Unit, was enshrined Sunday.

07/26/2015

Clare Orton of Walnut Creek was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide. (CBS SF)

2 College Students Found Dead At Walnut Creek Home In Apparent Murder-Suicide

Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide after finding two college students shot to death at a Walnut Creek home.

07/22/2015

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2 Arrested After Police Chase Ending In Walnut Creek Crash

Authorities arrested two men following a pursuit from San Lorenzo that ended with a car crash in Walnut Creek on Wednesday night, an Alameda County sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday.

07/16/2015

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Search Expands For Walnut Creek Woman Missing Since Friday

Search and rescue crews are in their second day of looking for an elderly woman after she walked away from her apartment in downtown Walnut Creek Friday afternoon.

07/12/2015

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