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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 $539,000 which is roughly $413/per square foot. More Walnut Creek information.

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1 hr ago | Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Martinez: Housing Authority; H&R Block; Aladdin Bail Bonds

For those seeking work in Martinez - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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11 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

East Bay Park It: Don't forget to bring water, especially now

I've mentioned it before, but in view of the recent hot and dry weather, it's worth repeating -- take plenty of water with you when you hike in the regional parks and other open spaces.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Concord does about face on raising parking fines

A month after raising several local parking fines to match the highest in the Contra Costa County, city leaders reversed their decision and instead have now endorsed only modest increases.

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Patch.com

How Dare They?! Survey Ranks Walnut Creek No. 4 Snobbiest City in Country

Walnut Creek, the city reputed for its classy restaurants and performing arts venues, took fifth place among "The 10 Snobbiest Small Cities In America."

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Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa, Alameda counties embracing greywater systems

Sustainable Contra Costa co-founder and president Tina Neuhausel is using her Walnut Creek home as a proving ground for energy- and water-conservation.

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Contra Costa Times

Transcript on the Road

It was a family vacation in Twain Harte for Landy Doub of Concord last July. After playing miniature golf with his grandniece and grandnephew, there was time to catch up with the community news in the Concord Transcript.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

High-Tech Home Security + Top-Notch Cops = Burglary Suspect Nabbed

At 11:30 on July 22 , officers were dispatched to an alarm at a residence on Toledo Drive .

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Inside Bay Area

Making the 1920s 'Thoroughly Modern' with wardrobe

While young actors sing and dance upstairs at the Old Firehouse building on Oak Park Boulevard, there's also a flurry of activity downstairs.

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Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek: Northgate High jazz band begins fundraising campaign to play Monterey Jazz Festival

The Northgate High Instrumental Music Boosters group has launched a fundraising campaign to cover the $5,000 transportation and lodging costs for the school's 2013 - 2014 jazz band to perform Sept.

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Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek public meetings, July 25 and beyond

The next regular City Council meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 in the City Council chamber, 1666 N. Main St. More information about this meeting will be available after 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 by calling 925-943-5818 or by going to www.walnut-creek.org .

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Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek News Briefs -- Safeway project public art; filing period ...

Two City Council seats are up for election. Two-term councilwoman and former mayor Cindy Silva has already said she plans to run for re-election.

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Inside Bay Area

Arts Notes: Lafayette Clay and glass artists' exhibition opens Aug. 5; Diablo Ballet benefit 'Gallop'

Walnut Creek's Diablo Ballet presents its fourth Gourmet Gallop, a one-night gourmet walking tour adventure from 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7, to include wine tasting, cocktails and nibbles at some of the city's finest restaurants.

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Contra Costa Times

Pleasant Hill: East Bay Artists Guild's Senior Center moment

As a longtime member of the Pleasant Hill Senior Center, Walter Crew was thrilled when the new center opened in January 2013.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Pets of the Week: ARF and Maine Coon Adoptions

Big Ben is a 3-year-old social guy who loves attention, and also enjoys playtime with a cat wand toy! He is an all-around great tuxedo cat, suitable for a first-time cat guardian.

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Contra Costa Times

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Kaiser's Mission Vision, Walnut...

Join the National Park Service for free campfire programs at 7 p.m. Saturdays, July 26 and Aug. 30; and at 6:30 p.m. Sept.

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Patch.com

Save The Date for 'National Night Out' in Walnut Creek

Announcement from the Walnut Creek Police Department: On Tuesday, August 5, neighborhoods throughout Walnut Creek are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "31th Annual National Night Out" crime/drug prevention event.

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GlobeNewswire

Alamo Capital is the Distribution Agent on the New Issue of Western Hills Water District

There are no ratings for this new bond issue. Pricing will be announced Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek firefighters rescue baby quail

DEAR JOAN: Our neighborhood borders the Sugarloaf Open Space and we all enjoy observing the wildlife and strive to live in harmony with it.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Coding classes: Students, dogged teachers overcome obstacles to add computer science classes

The cradle of techno-innovation, the Bay Area has fallen as flat as the rest of the country in one critical area: nurturing the next generation of cyber whizzes.

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Halfway To Concord

Ruth Bancroft Garden features Sculpture in the Garden

It was a warm summer evening featuring a gorgeous garden, beautiful sculptures, jazz, wine, and delicious New Orleans style Cajun food.

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