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Walnut Creek, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Walnut Creek, CA include 94597, 94596, and 94598. The median home price in Walnut Creek is $559,000 which is roughly $403/per square foot. More Walnut Creek information.

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1 hr ago | San Francisco Chronicle

California dog lovers drool over dining law

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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18 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Richmond shooting leaves man critically wounded

The 24-year-old Richmond resident was shot multiple times in the upper body about 5 p.m. near Barrett Avenue and Marina Way, police spokesman Sgt.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

'Greywater' helps cope with parched landscape

Tina Neuhausel, co-founder and president of Sustainable Contra Costa, has conducted greywater workshops to help educate residents about capturing household water from sinks, washing machines and showers and redirecting it for irrigation purposes, rather than discharging it into storm drains.

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Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek: Beatin' it to the summer concert series at Broadway Plaza

Lisa Leuschner and Foreverland , a 14-piece Michael Jackson tribute band, perform in the Stanford's restaurant parking lot Aug. 13 at Broadway Plaza in downtown Walnut Creek, and Dona and George Guillen of Livermore celebrate the music.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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PG&E's CEO, Anthony Earley, says utility won't be bankrupted by fines ...

PG&E's CEO, Anthony Earley, says utility won't be bankrupted by fines from pipeline explosion [Contra Costa Times :: ] Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 20--SAN JOSE -- PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, the ... (more)

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San Jose Mercury News

Drought debate: Homeowner fined for replacing grass with drought-tolerant plants

Immature mint plants planted in a portion of Fran Paxson's front yard in San Ramon, Calif., photographed on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Contra Costa Times

Pets of the Week: ARF and Maine Coon Adoptions

Betsee Ann is a 3-year-old sweetie pie who, once she gets to know you, likes to give you kisses! She is a smart girl will learn tricks or manners from you very fast if you have a treat in hand.

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: More winery activity now allowed in Northgate

A winery in the hills below Mount Diablo will be allowed to expand after the City Council voted Tuesday to allow such a change in the Northgate area of Walnut Creek.

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Meet King Walnut at the festival;...

The 77th Annual Walnut Festival kicks off Sept. 13, and will be followed by two weeks of family fun, all part of Walnut Creek's yearlong centennial celebration.

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Inside Bay Area

Concord's Blue Devils win drum corps championship for 16th time

The Blue Devils continue to prove themselves to be no standard-issue drum and bugle corps -- always pushing their performances beyond the once-strict adherence to a straightforward gaze and precise, military-style movement.

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Contra Costa Times

San Ramon: Forest Home visitors enjoy old-time 'Fun on the Farm'

Leslie Desrosiers of San Ramon, above left, takes a beginning banjo lesson from a member of the Walnut Creek-based East Bay Banjo Club recently during the "Fun on the Farm" event at Forest Home Farm in San Ramon.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ClayCord.com

Former Welterweight Boxing Champ Sentenced for Six Bank Robberies

A former welterweight boxing champion from Pittsburg was sentenced in federal court in Oakland today to seven years and three months in prison for the unarmed robberies of six East Bay banks last year.

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Contra Costa Times

School supply drive in Contra Costa ends Thursday

There's still time to help low-income families get backpacks and other necessary school supplies as the academic year begins.

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ClayCord.com

Walnut Creek: Power Restored After Outage Affecting More than 13K Customers

Power has been restored in Walnut Creek this afternoon after a massive outage knocked out electricity for more than 13,000 PG&E customers, a utility spokeswoman said.

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Power Restored After Outage Affecting More Than 13k Customers

Power has been restored in Walnut Creek this afternoon after a massive outage knocked out electricity for more than 13,000 PG&E customers, a utility spokeswoman said.

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Contra Costa Times

Seniority by Eizo Kobayashi: Career path goes through Okinawa

"Because when you love something, you want to do it all the time, even if no one is paying for it.

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San Jose Mercury News

Five great Bay Area playgrounds for kids

Everyone has a favorite playground. There is something both peaceful and exciting about packing up a few necessities and heading to the park for hours of sliding, rope climbing or some heart-pumping hide and seek.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Detroit News

How much equity can you cash out of home?

Home equity loans are back. The opportunity to get a cash-out refinance, home equity loan or home equity line of credit is once again alive and well.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

CBS Local

Vallejo Officer Not Liable In Fatal 2012 Shooting Of Suspect Wielding A Metal Wallet

Police and emergency personnel at the scene of an early morning police chase in Vallejo on May 28, 2012.

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Examiner.com

See why Walnut Creek goes 'nuts' in September

A recent research review found that eating about 14 walnut halves every day can drop your LDL cholesterol - the bad, artery-clogging kind - by almost 7 percent! Barbara Ficarra, RN, explains how walnuts can lower your LDL.

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