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BART Service Returns To Normal For Morning Commute On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line

Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.

08/27/2014

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART Service Disrupted By East Bay Track Damage

An equipment problem on the tracks has caused major delays Bay Area Rapid Transit service in the East Bay Tuesday afternoon.

08/26/2014

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2-Alarm Senior Community Fire In Walnut Creek Displaces 4, Causes $250K In Damage

A two-alarm fire at a Walnut Creek retirement community on Tuesday night left at least four people displaced from their homes and two apartments badly damaged.

08/13/2014

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Man Suspected In String Of South Bay Burglaries Arrested At Walnut Creek Bar

A man suspected in connection with multiple home burglaries in Morgan Hill and San Jose was arrested in Walnut Creek on Tuesday night.

08/07/2014

Surveillance footage captured this man suspected of stealing a package in front of a Walnut Creek home on August 5, 2014. (Walnut Creek Police Department)

Walnut Creek Police Searching For Man Suspected Of Stealing Package From Doorstep

Police in Walnut Creek are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stealing a package from a home’s front doorstep on Tuesday evening.

08/07/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

An artificial lawn installed by First Impressions of San Ramon. (CBS)

Drought Boosts Business For Bay Area Artificial Lawn Installers, Water Companies Resist

Bay Area companies that install artificial grass are seeing an uptick in business during California’s record drought. But certain water companies are discouraging their customers from installing turf.

07/18/2014

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Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To China

A jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.’s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.

07/10/2014

Just The Facts: A Brief History Of The Concord Region

From the town of Todos Santos to the vibrant Bay Area city center it is today, Concord, California savors its colorful past.

07/07/2014

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All I-680 Lanes Reopen After Big-Rig Crash Spills Gas In Walnut Creek

All lanes of Interstate Highway 680 have reopened after a crash involving an overturned big-rig blocked lanes on both sides of the highway and snarled traffic for several hours Thursday morning.

06/26/2014

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