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Man Snatches Elderly Woman’s Purse, Knocks Her Down In Walnut Creek Mall Garage

An elderly woman suffered minor injuries in a strong-arm robbery in a mall parking garage in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday night.

11/02/2013

King Snake (credit: Paul Hara/Lindsay wildlife Museum)

Wildlife Museum Higlights Its Spookiest Creatures For Halloween

Bats, snakes, spiders, owls and other spooky creatures are on display at the Lindsay Wildlife Museum in Walnut Creek for Halloween…

10/30/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Deaths Of BART Workers During Strike

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.

10/29/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

Stretch Of BART Tracks Shut Down For Worker Death Investigation

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.

10/23/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB: BART Workers Killed On Tracks Responsible For Their Own Safety

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.

10/22/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Launches Probe Into Deaths Of BART Workers Hit By Train

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.

10/21/2013

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2 Arrested In Walnut Creek With Stolen Mail, Other Items

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.

10/21/2013

Flames race through a 2-story apartment building in Walnut Creek.

2-Alarm Apartment Fire Displaces 4 Families In Walnut Creek

Four families have been displaced after a fire damaged six units at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Sunday morning.

10/20/2013

Police and investigators in Walnut Creek where 2 BART maintenance workers were struck and killed by a train. (CBS)

2 BART Workers Struck, Killed By Train In Walnut Creek

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

10/19/2013

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Walnut Creek Set To Ban Smoking At Outdoor Public Places

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.

09/18/2013

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