A state legislative committee is planning to hold a hearing in response to the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train.
A stretch of Bay Area Rapid Transit tracks in Contra Costa County were scheduled to be closed from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday as the National Transportation Safety Board investigates the BART accident that killed two workers over the weekend.
The two BART workers who were struck and killed by a train while inspecting the tracks during the second day of a BART strike over the weekend were working under a practice in which they were considered responsible for their own safety, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Tuesday.
The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.
Walnut Creek police arrested an Alameda man and San Leandro woman on Sunday morning after they were found with stolen items including mail taken from homes, police said.
Four families have been displaced after a fire damaged six units at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Sunday morning.
Two people, one BART employee and one contractor, were struck and killed by the out-of-service BART train Saturday as they conducted track inspections between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations
Walnut Creek city leaders have taken the first official step toward a ban on smoking in most of the city’s downtown and in and around apartment buildings.
A Walnut Creek fire station was burglarized while firefighters were battling the Morgan Fire on Sunday.
Police have released new surveillance photos and suspect vehicle descriptions related to a brazen robbery at Tiffany & Co. in Walnut Creek earlier this month.