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Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay Schools

A coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.

11/05/2014

Two people are critically injured and one is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Friday morning. (Contra Costa Fire)

Hash Oil Lab Fires A Growing, Explosive Threat In Contra Costa County

Crews say a fire at an Antioch apartment Monday was started by a butane hash oil lab, making it the second fire in four days involving an explosive chemical inside a Contra Costa County home.

11/04/2014

Two people are critically injured and one is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Friday morning. (Contra Costa Fire)

2 People Critically Injured When Walnut Creek Apartment Explodes, Drug Lab Suspected

Two people are critically injured and one is unaccounted for after an explosion and fire at an apartment complex in Walnut Creek Friday morning.

10/31/2014

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Four East Bay Assisted Living Centers Cited For $3 Million In Labor Violations

Four East Bay assisted living facilities were issued more than $3 million in citations for violations related to minimum wage, overtime and rest periods for their workers, state labor officials announced Thursday.

10/31/2014

Jody Miranda (left), Teri Lineker (center) work side-by-side at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Woman Set For Life-Saving Kidney Donation From Longtime Friend, Co-Worker

A Walnut Creek woman who learned she had the same kidney disease that killed her grandfather, mother and uncle is getting a live-saving transplant from someone near to her, literally and figuratively.

10/15/2014

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Police Arrest Pleasant Hill Man Who Allegedly Booby-Trapped Home With Bombs After Attempting To Kidnap His Girlfriend

A Pleasant Hill man was arrested outside of his home after he allegedly tried to kidnap his girlfriend in Concord and officers found his residence had been booby-trapped with improvised explosive devices.

10/15/2014

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Recurring Head Lice Infestation Irritates Parents At Walnut Creek School

Parents of children at a Walnut Creek elementary school are outraged over what they say is a lack of information of a lice outbreak at the school.

10/14/2014

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Walnut Creek Ex-Cop Gets 1-Year Sentence For Beating Woman With Baseball Bat

A former Walnut Creek police officer was sentenced Friday to a year in jail and three years of probation with the possibility of electronic home detention two months after donning a mask and beating a woman with a baseball bat in Richmond in August.

10/10/2014

Warning sign for Ebola virus at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

East Bay Hospital Installs Ebola Virus Warning Signs

As the Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa, a Bay Area hospital has installed warning signs directed at people who have risk factors for the disease.

10/09/2014

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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson After Fire Set At Walnut Creek Strip Mall

Police and fire officials are investigating a Sunday night suspicious fire that broke out at a Walnut Creek strip mall.

10/06/2014

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