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Suspected Serial Burglar From Walnut Creek Arrested After Orinda Break-In

Suspected Serial Burglar From Walnut Creek Arrested After Orinda Break-In

Police said Kyle Facchin, 30, is connected to numerous burglaries throughout Contra Costa County.
Newly Crowned Miss America Is Formerly From Walnut Creek!

Newly Crowned Miss America Is Formerly From Walnut Creek!

Kira Kazantsev, 22, graduated from Las Lomas High School, and competed as Miss New York, where she attended college.
Lafayette Art & Wine Festival Is This Weekend - Sept 20 (10-7) & Sept 21 (10-6)

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival Is This Weekend - Sept 20 (10-7) & Sept 21 (10-6)

Sept 20 (10am-6pm) & Sept 21 (11am-6pm). 4 Stages, 20 live bands, 260+ Artists, KidZone. Food, drink & fun. Free. www.lafayettefestival.com
Do You Know Your Medicare Rights?

Do You Know Your Medicare Rights?

One very important right is to get emergency care when and where you need it -- anywhere in the U.S.
Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Californians Cutting Back on Water Usage: Report

Are YOU following the state's mandatory water use restrictions?
Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

Food Drive Underway to Help Local Families

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano serves 1 in 8 people throughout the region
Drivers License Tests Now Automated

Drivers License Tests Now Automated

The paper and pencil tests have been replaced
New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

New Law Protects Against Sexual Harassment

It plugs a hole in existing law that left unpaid interns and volunteers vulnerable
Veteran Martinez Teacher Honored

Veteran Martinez Teacher Honored

Brian Wheeler of Martinez Unified School District has been named one of two Teachers of the Year
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though
Coroner's Inquest: Inmate Committed Suicide

Coroner's Inquest: Inmate Committed Suicide

The suspect was on suicide watch at the Martinez jail
'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

'Three Feet for Safety' Bike Law Takes Effect Next Week

Each year in California, more than 100 people are killed and hundreds of thousands more are injured in bicycle collisions.
Have Your Say in Spending Parks Bond Money

Have Your Say in Spending Parks Bond Money

Commission members are being sought. Design Review Committee also has opening
Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Stanford-led Study Assesses the Environmental Costs and Benefits of Fracking

Pros: clean natural gas replaces coal to generate electricity. Cons: health risk to neighbors of fracking.
County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

County Fee Increases Will Fund Domestic Violence Services

The Family Justice Center is “one of the most innovative and creative intervention models that we’ll ever have in addressing crime”
Save Mount Diablo Bicycle Challenge Sunday, October 5, 2014

Save Mount Diablo Bicycle Challenge Sunday, October 5, 2014

Enjoy the sight on Mount Diablo
Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Kicks Off Sports-A-Rama!

Assistance League Way Side Inn Thrift Shop Kicks Off Sports-A-Rama!

Highly coveted items from west coast professional and college teams will include official logo merchandise.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA
BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

BART Board to Receive Report on Avoiding Future Strikes

There's a long list of changes that need to be made