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  1. Former high school teacher arrested on child porn charges inRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Marshall Pfeiffer, 66, of Walnut Creek was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 1, after police allegedly discovered computers containing child pornography at his house.


  2. Highlights of the fall dance seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | SFGate

    Smuin Ballet : This model of a chamber ballet troupe plans two premieres for its peripatetic fall program. Choreographer in residence Amy Seiwert finds inspiration in Shostakovich's "Jazz Suite."


  3. Amtrak train hits truck in Brentwood, 2 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | SFGate

    Two people were injured, one critically, when an Amtrak train hit a pickup truck in eastern Contra Costa County Thursday afternoon, officials said. The train, which was running on the San Joaquin line between Bakersfield and Oakland, hit the truck near Orwood Road in Brentwood around 2:45 p.m., an Amtrak spokeswoman said.


  4. More record-busting heat throughout the Bay Area on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Record-breaking temperatures that shot into the triple digits around the Bay Area on Saturday were expected to be even hotter Sunday, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for the entire region. While the heat alone was uncomfortable, smoke from wildfires burning around the state continued to drift into the area, causing hazy skies and unhealthy air quality.


  5. Dueling parties of Rossmoor activists dissect the TV debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | SFGate

    A woman who didn't want to be named covers her face during the a Republican presidential debate viewing party in at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek, California, on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015. A man rests his arms on his head during a Democratic viewing party of the Republican presidential debate at Rossmoor in Walnut Creek, California, on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015.


  6. Off the Grid launches another market in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | SFGate

    Off the Grid is opening still another weekly food truck market in the East Bay, this one in Concord's Todos Santos Plaza. Launching August 17, the new gathering will occur every Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. It'll feature a rotating lineup of eight food trucks-Bacon Mania, Burnt Ends BBQ, El PorteA o, for example-in addition to live music on Grand Street between Salvio Street and Willows Pass Road.


  7. Transient charged in stabbing of store clerk in PachecoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | SFGate

    A transient suspected of stabbing a 7-Eleven clerk in Pacheco last week after he was told to leave the store was formally charged after he was arrested over the weekend, authorities said. Aaron Goode, 37, was taken into custody by a K-9 unit of the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office around 4:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Highway 4 and Interstate 680, said Jimmy Lee, a spokesman for the sheriff.


  8. Transient sought in Contra Costa County 7-Eleven clerk stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | SFGate

    Aaron Goode, 37, is suspected of stabbing a clerk at a 7-Eleven store in Pacheco the morning of Thursday, July 22, 2015. Investigators are asking the public for help in tracking down a bicycle-riding transient suspected of stabbing a Contra Costa County 7-Eleven clerk early Thursday morning after he was ordered to leave the convenience store, officials said.


  9. Couple badly beaten in Brentwood home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | SFGate

    A group of men attacked a Brentwood couple with a bat Wednesday morning during a home invasion, leaving both hospitalized, police officials said. The victims, both 54, called 911 about 4 a.m. to report that three men had broken into their home on Dill Court.


  10. 2 young people dead in suspected murder-suicide in Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | SFGate

    A 21-year-old Lafayette man fatally shot a 19-year-old woman he had dated at her family's Walnut Creek home early Tuesday morning before killing himself with the gun, authorities said. Officers responded to reports of gunshots at the house in the Homestead neighborhood around 6:50 a.m., and discovered both Orton and Bertics, who were said to have had a previous dating relationship, police said.


  11. Top-drawer medical care: Photos as Kaiser Permanente turns 70Read the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | SFGate

    The famous "baby in the drawer". It was an early efficiency item: the nursery was on the other side of the wall from the mother's bed.


  12. Danny Meyer invests in California fast casual chain Tender GreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | SFGate

    According to The New York Times and a subsequent press release, Meyer's Union Square Hospitality Group , which also oversees big name Manhattan establishments like Union Square Cafe and Gramercy Tavern, will make a "significant minority investment" in Tender Greens. Also part of the investment deal is consumer-focused growth equity firm Alliance Consumer Growth .


  13. Rita Moreno's newest - on location in west side BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | SFGate

    It takes serious acting chops for Rita Moreno to play a klutzy dancer in a scene filmed at Ashkenaz. Above: Moreno goes over a dance scene with director, writer and actor Steve Goldbloom.


  14. Program helps duck population thrive in Sacramento ValleyRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | SFGate

    In the Sacramento Valley, farmer Deke Dormer searches his wheat for the nest of a mallard hen, which stayed on the ground until the enormous combine was just a few feet from her. The farmer was harvesting a crop with his combine when, just ahead, a mallard rocketed out of the 3-foot-high wheat and into the sky.


  15. Search continues for Walnut Creek woman missing since FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | San Francisco Chronicle

    Search and rescue workers and 50 volunteers were searching Saturday for a 74-year-old woman who wandered away from her Walnut Creek apartment Friday and vanished amid the hubbub of the Contra Costa County city. The woman, Valentina Matyushina, left her apartment in the downtown area at 2:40 p.m. Friday and hasn't returned, said Lt.


  16. Festival Opera back on track with - Ariadne'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | SFGate

    No doubt about it. With its production of Richard Strauss ' beguiling 1916 tragicomedy, "Ariadne auf Naxos," Walnut Creek-based Festival Opera is back on the upswing after some financial reverses.


  17. E. Bay city a top 'foodie' city in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | SFGate

    Livability.com analyzed Census Bureau and Esri data to determine cities with concentrations of independent restaurants frequented by residents, as well as award-winning restaurants, prevalence of farmer's markets and local obesity rates. Click through to see the top 10 and visit livability.com for more information.


  18. Off the Grid comes to downtown Walnut CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | SFGate

    After more than a year of rumors and negotiations, the popular Bay Area food truck organizer has inked a deal to appear weekly on Tuesday evenings, 5-9 p.m., in the Contra Costa County hub's downtown. Food offerings will be provided by a rotating lineup of nine food trucks, including Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen, Gyro Stop Kebab G, ADOruBOwl, and IzzyA's Frozen Custard to kick things off; the final lineup will be available on Off the Grid's website .


  19. 13 catalytic converters taken from Toyotas in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | SFGate

    Forget cell phones. For one fast-moving thief in Walnut Creek this week, the target of choice is the catalytic converter of older-model Toyota sport utility vehicles.


  20. Scorcher on the way - inland temps to break 100 this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | SFGate

    Temperatures around the Bay Area will shoot up to an oven-like sizzle this week, with some inland areas expected to break 100 degrees - or even 105. Pleasanton, host of the ongoing Alameda County Fair, is projected to hit the century mark Tuesday before the heat cranks up a few degrees Wednesday.


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