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Walnut Creek Residents Turn To Crowdfunding To Finance Footpath Beside Dangerous Road

Walnut Creek is known as a safe city, but people who live there say there’s a stretch of road that is anything but safe. Now neighbors are taking matters into their own hands.

01/01/2015

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2015 Rose Parade Float To Honor CHP Officer Killed On I-680 Near Alamo

A CHP officer killed in the line of duty in Walnut Creek will be honored in the 2015 Rose Parade.

12/23/2014

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MC Hammer, Local Leaders Kicking Off Annual Turkey Trot In Walnut Creek

Thousands of runners are set to jumpstart their Thanksgiving holiday in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday with encouragement from friends, family, local leaders and East Bay Area rap legend MC Hammer.

11/27/2014

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Bay Area Police Worry About Possible Bullying, Threats Via Yik Yak App

A new social media has become a phenomenon among kids and teens, thanks to its ability for users to remain anonymous. But law enforcement and parents worry the anonymity of the Yik Yak app is leading to cyberbullying and threats of violence.

11/21/2014

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Lanes Reopen After 10-Car Injury Crash On I-680 In Walnut Creek

A 10-car injury crash blocked lanes of I-680 in Walnut Creek Wednesday afternoon.

11/19/2014

(CBS SF)

East Bay Boy Scouts Attempt World Record With 400-Pound Bottle Rocket

A giant bottle rocket shot by a Boy Scouts troop in Walnut Creek may have earned them a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records.

11/17/2014

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Walnut Creek Police Seek Driver In Hit-And-Run Crash That Left Victim In Critical Condition

Police Sunday continued to investigate a Saturday night hit-and-run in Walnut Creek that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries

11/16/2014

(CBS SF)

Loose Cap Sends Water Gushing 80 Feet In Downtown Walnut Creek

Thousands of gallons of water shot nearly 80 feet in the sky in downtown Walnut Creek early Thursday morning.

11/13/2014

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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

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