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(Credit: Lindsay Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital)

Endangered Golden Eagle Rescued In San Ramon Recovers After Ingesting Poisoned Rodent

An injured golden eagle is recovering at an East Bay wildlife rehabilitation hospital after being rescued by San Ramon firefighters.

04/01/2015

A rabbit at the Valle Verde Children's Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Stolen Rabbits Returned To Walnut Creek Kids’ Center, Thieves Leave Note Full Of Misspellings

With Easter just a few days away, a bunny burglary was no joke for kids at the Valle Verde Children’s Center at Walnut Creek.

03/30/2015

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Contra Costa Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Hailed As Hero For Rescuing Teens From Bus Fire

A Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy is being hailed as a hero for responding to a weekend bus fire on the side of the freeway in Walnut Creek that was far more dangerous than previously believed.

03/17/2015

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Tour Bus Carrying Children Catches Fire In Walnut Creek, 7 Hurt

Up to seven people were transported to the hospital after a bus carrying children caught on fire Saturday evening on Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek.

03/15/2015

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Economist Says More Bay Area Market-Rate Housing Needed, Not A Moratorium

Several Bay Area cities are considering a freeze on residential construction except for affordable housing. But at a Bay Area Council forum on the idea, a leading economist said that’s exactly the wrong response to the housing crisis.

02/27/2015

A Walnut Creek man's backyard was turned into a mud pit by a burst EBMUD water pipe. (CBS)

Burst 87-Inch Aqueduct Sends 500,000 Gallons Of Water Into Walnut Creek Backyard

A leaking aqueduct made a mess of a Walnut Creek neighborhood this week.

02/22/2015

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART To Receive $5 Million Federal Grant To Protect Trackside Workers

The Federal Transit Administration is awarding BART a $5 million grant to develop a new technology to protect track-side workers.

02/17/2015

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

Police Sirens

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

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