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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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1 hr ago | Indybay.org

Miko Peled, Israeli peace activist talk, potluck

Mount Diablo Peace Center 55 Eckley Lane / Walnut Blvd., near Ygnacio Valley Road Walnut Creek, CA 94596 MIKO PELED: The author of the autobiographical book "The General's Son" will share his vision for transforming the Israeli apartheid system into a secular democracy.

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

Police Investigating Shooting Death of 28-Year-Old Richmond Man

Police are investigating whether the shooting death of a 28-year-old man is related to the second shooting of a 71-year-old man who reported a burglary at his Richmond home early this morning, a police spokeswoman said.

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6 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Schools mark the 75th anniversary of The Grapes of Wrath

This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools.

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10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Syfy's Face Off Season Finale Airs Tuesday 4/22

After a bold and extreme season of competition, three artists remain in the fight for the title of season 6 Face Off champion - George Schminky of Walnut Creek, CA by way of Puerto Rico; Rashaad Santiago of Bronx, NY; and Tyler Green of Litchfield, CT.

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21 hrs ago | Patch.com

NUSD Welcomes New Principal to Novato High School

The Novato Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to approve the appointment of Matt Baldwin as the new principal at Novato High School at its April 15, 2014 meeting.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

ClayCord.com

Column: "Creative Space" on Claycord - The Healing Power of Art

This long, quiet hallway is in the Aspen Surgery Center at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek.

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Patch.com

Eggstravaganzas: Where To Hunt Eggs For Easter Around Walnut Creek

Upcoming family-fun events for Easter around Walnut Creek: Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt , Walnut Creek -- Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. at Heather Farm Park on 301 North San Carlos Drive.

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The Jewish News Weekly

Operas that outlived the Nazis to play in Walnut Creek

Interned in 1943 at Theresienstadt, the so-called "show camp" outside Prague, composer Viktor Ullmann and librettist Peter Kien took aim at the Nazis by creating a satirical opera.

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Inside Bay Area

Richmond: Photos show persons of interest in shooting near Target store

Police on Thursday released surveillance pictures of two males considered persons of interest in a shooting outside a Target store in Richmond earlier this week.

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KTVU Oakland

Cal/OSHA to cite BART in deaths of two workers in Walnut Creek

KTVU has learned that BART will be cited by Cal/OSHA for three willful and serious violations in the deaths of two BART workers on tracks in Walnut Creek last October.

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Contra Costa Times

Pleasant Hill: Suspect in Parrot Wireless robbery arrested

An Antioch man accused of robbing a cell phone store at gunpoint crashed a motorcycle while officers chased him and was arrested Wednesday night, police said.

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The Campbell Reporter

Curtain Calls: 'Real Housewives' with the unsinkable Molly Bell

The amazingly talented ball of energy known as Molly Bell opens her latest creation this coming weekend at Walnut Creek's Lesher Center.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

School notes

Concord High School hosts an inaugural Car, Truck and Bike Show on April 19, at the school, 200 Concord Blvd., Concord.

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Contra Costa Times

Barnidge: $7 million deficit should be a piece of cake for Richmond problem solvers

Richmond city leaders seemed dismayed last week when they paged through next year's budget and found a $7 million deficit awaiting them.

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Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek School Notes: District unveils accountability plan

To fulfill a state mandate, the district recently completed its Local Control Accountability Plan.

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Inside Bay Area

Walnut Creek library hours likely to be cut starting July

Hours at the city's two libraries will likely be cut back by 14 hours a week at each location beginning in July unless the city can somehow find $700,000 in the next 45 days.

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Halfway To Concord

East Bay Broadband Consortium works to raise the grade for high-speed Internet

One of the major findings of a presentation by the East Bay Broadband Consortium is that the broadband infrastructure In Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties is barely adequate.

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Medical News Today

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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