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Exotic animals, including a camel greeted recovering patients at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday. (CBS)

Exotic Therapy Animals Greet Recovering Patients At John Muir Medical Center In Walnut Creek

Exotic animals greeted patients to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday.

09/24/2014

Julie Scott and Shawn McCourt (Palo Alto Police)

Suspects In Mail Theft Tag-Team Arrested With Bags Of Letters, Packages In Palo Alto

Two people on probation have been arrested after Palo Alto police found bags of U.S. Mail addressed to residences and a business, personal checks stolen from a mailbox and burglary tools.

09/24/2014

Authorities said a woman was kidnapped from her home on the 400 block of Muller Road in Walnut Creek on September 23, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Kidnapped At Gunpoint From Walnut Creek Front Yard, Driven To ATM To Withdraw Cash

A woman was kidnapped at gunpoint from her front yard in Walnut Creek Tuesday morning and driven to a bank where she was ordered to withdraw cash, police said.

09/23/2014

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Swimming Pool Permits Plunge In Bay Area Cities Amid Drought Crisis

Pools have been losing their appeal in parts of the Bay Area as the worst drought in decades continue to shape residents’ relationship with water.

09/23/2014

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Plastic Bag Ban At Walnut Creek Stores Takes Effect Thursday

Starting Thursday, customers at Walnut Creek retailers will have to bring a reusable bag or pay 10 cents for a paper bag to carry their purchases as the city’s plastic bag ban takes effect.

09/18/2014

Kira Kazantsev (credit: The Miss America Organization)

Miss America From Walnut Creek Criticized Over Planned Parenthood Internship

The woman who grew up in the East Bay and won the Miss America pageant earlier this week is under fire for a recent internship with Planned Parenthood.

09/18/2014

Kira Kazantsev (credit: The Miss America Organization)

Former Bay Area Resident Kira Kazantsev Crowned Miss America 2015

Originally from the East Bay, Kira has won the coveted Miss America 2015 title in Atlantic City…

09/15/2014

Walnut Creek Parking Meters

Walnut Creek Parking Meter Glitch Fixed After Malfunction Produced Unwarranted Tickets

A glitch found in some new downtown Walnut Creek parking meters that left at least 100 drivers with unwarranted parking tickets has been fixed.

09/12/2014

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30-Year Walnut Creek Police Veteran Charged For Allegedly Beating Woman In Richmond With Baseball Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer has been charged for allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond last month.

09/08/2014

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Multi-Car Accident Closes Lanes On SB Hwy 680 In Walnut Creek

Two lanes have been blocked due to a multi-car collision on the southbound Interstate Highway 680 in Walnut Creek Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/03/2014

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