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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 $449,000 which is roughly $387/per square foot. More Walnut Creek information.

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Incidence of rape in Kenya greatly decreased by empowerment program

A low-cost empowerment program for adolescent girls in Kenyan slums sharply curtails rape and sexual harassment of these girls, who live in an environment where women have low status and are frequently attacked, a large new study shows.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

2 Hurt In Shooting Outside Busy Richmond Target Store

Two people were injured in a shooting at a busy parking lot outside a Target store in Richmond Tuesday evening, a police sergeant said.

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San Jose Mercury News

Snakes in the backyard

DEAR JOAN: I live in the hills of Lafayette and this past week I have encountered three small snakes.

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Patch.com

John Lennon Artwork Coming To Walnut Creek? Maybe

The gallery Artwork of John Lennon may be coming to Walnut Creek. We can't be positive, but @lennonartwork hinted at that, at any rate, on Twitter.

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Inside Bay Area

Three great bites: The Bay Area's best ice cream sandwiches

We're not talking the ersatz faux-nilla between chocolate-ish wafers. No, we are yearning for handcrafted, small-batch, roll-your-eyeballs-back-in-your-head yumminess.

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Patch.com

Ditch Your Drugs April 26 in Walnut Creek

The Walnut Creek Police Department and Kaiser Permanente are participating in the sixth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, April 26. Take-Back Days allow the public to help prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, or unwanted prescription drugs.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Halfway To Concord

Local Small Business Owners Rally Behind Catharine Baker for Assembly

As the unions and large special interests focus on the battle for the political left in the 16th Assembly District race, fiscal conservative Catharine Baker is taking her campaign directly to the largest local economic generator in the East Bay-small businesses.

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San Jose Mercury News

Wine: White pinot noir? Like Champagne, without the bubbles

Bottles of pinot noir blanc from the Anderson Valley in Mendocino photographed in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Thursday, April 10, 2014.

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Contra Costa Times

Concord: Man arrested after police chase ends in crash

A 19-year-old Pleasant Hill man accused of leading police on a chase Saturday night was arrested after crashing a car and trying to escape, police said.

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Patch.com

Stay Hungry, Walnut Creek! Restaurant Week Starts Soon

The 3rd annual Walnut Creek Restaurant Week begins Monday, April 21 and runs through Sunday April 27. Sponsored by Walnut Creek Downtown , the event will bring the city's exciting food scene to life for one delicious week, showcasing the variety of cuisine that Walnut Creek has to offer.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

EurekAlert!

Empowerment program greatly decreases incidence of rape, Stanford/Packard-led study finds

A low-cost empowerment program for adolescent girls in Kenyan slums sharply curtails rape and sexual harassment of these girls, who live in an environment where women have low status and are frequently attacked, a large new study shows.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Patch.com

'10 Rape Spree Closed; Bunny & Passover Cupcakes; Credit Thief AND Bad Mom?

Man Convicted for Walnut Creek Apartment Rape, Assault in 2010. Berkeley man was accused of two separate attacks on women in their 20s in the same apartment complex.

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SiliconValley.com

Non-tech top 25

The Bay Area's non-tech companies lagged behind their tech counterparts in revenue and profits during 2013, fresh evidence that the technology surge is driving job creation and new wealth.

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Contra Costa Times

Concord leaders want to change the city's image

There was a time when gang members loitered in front of convenience stores and hung out in the city's parks.

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SFGate

12-year sentence for killing Contra Costa nurse

Aaron Nygaard , 38, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced by Judge John Kennedy of Contra Costa County Superior Court in Martinez in connection with the killing of Cynthia Palomata.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Barnidge: She can tell you everything you ever wanted to know about Moraga

Did you know the town of Moraga traces its name to a Mexican soldier who never rose above the rank of private? Joaquin Moraga and his cousin Juan Bernal were granted a 13,000-acre tract of land in 1841 that's now home to Moraga, Orinda and Lafayette -- Rancho de los Palos Colorado -- as payment for their military service to Mexico, which had more ... (more)

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Concord Man Found Guilty for Fatal Dog Mauling of Grandson, 2

A judge today convicted a 55-year-old Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson four years ago on charges of child endangerment and involuntary manslaughter.

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Inside Bay Area

Construction accident cuts out AT&T Internet access to much of East Bay

AT&T had its wireless services restored by Friday morning after a cable cut from by a road construction contractor disabled services for East Bay customers for almost two days.

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Uphill battle for supporters who look toward sales tax increase to save city services

A group of dedicated residents believes a sales tax increase in Walnut Creek is the key to the city's budget woes.

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The Jewish News Weekly

holidays & spiritual

"The Omer Project." The group celebrates the first day of the seven-week period of Sefirat HaOmer, or counting of the Omer.

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