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Murder On Video; Rocket Fire: Walnut Creek, East Bay Police Log

EAST BAY, CA – The following is a week's collection of police, court and fire stories from around the East Bay.

PATCH - 2018-11-16 19:16:33

Woman Pleads Not Guilty in Fatal Walnut Creek Crash

Jessica Ann Martin, from Tennessee, was arrested at the scene of the four-car crash, which occurred around 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25 on South Broadway in Walnut Creek.

NBC BAY AREA - 2018-11-16 08:03:51

VIDEO: Walnut Creek animal shelter taking in pets from Camp Fire zone

Hayward Fire Department giving out respirator masksWALNUT CREEK (KRON) - The Camp Fire is not just a human crisis, but animals are being affected as well.KRON4's Maureen Kelly went to a Walnut Creek animal shelter that is taking in dogs from the fire zone.Watch the above video to see Maureen's full

KRON4 - 2018-11-16 01:08:36

Your Pleasant Hill Weekend Weather Forecast

4-day Forecast for Pleasant HillToday, partly cloudy later this afternoon.Saturday November 17Partly cloudy overnight. High 67, low 44.Chance of precipitation: 6%. Wind 1 mph from the SWSunday November 18Partly cloudy until evening. High 69, low 45.Chance of precipitation: 6%. Wind 1 mph from the NE

PATCH - 2018-11-16 21:50:44

Tri-Valley air quality nearing 'hazardous' levels due to Camp Fire smoke

Bay Area air quality continues to be a problem due to the Camp Fire, especially out in the Tri-Valley cities of Dublin, Pleasanton, San Ramon and Livermore.

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2018-11-15 15:33:56

School Canceled In Walnut Creek On Friday

Dear Walnut Creek School District Parents, Staff, and Community,After a day of worsening air quality, and uncertain forecasts for tomorrow, we have made a decision to close our schools on Friday, November 16. We have been working with the County Office of Education, our partner districts, the Govern

PATCH - 2018-11-15 23:44:55

Deadly California wildfires, air quality leave Big Game in doubt

Cal is set to host Stanford Saturday in Berkeley in the 121st renewal of the Big Game rivalry. The massive Camp wildfire, which has already causedmore than five dozen deathsin Northern California and left more than 600 missing, is also having a significant impact on air quality in the area.

NBC SPORTS - 2018-11-16 15:41:20

Man Accused Of Molesting Walnut Creek Children: Trial Ordered

WALNUT CREEK, CA — A man accused of molesting young children he was hired to baby-sit and possessing child pornography appeared in Contra Costa County Superior Court for a preliminary hearing this afternoon, and will go to trial on more than a half-dozen felony charges.

PATCH - 2018-11-15 05:38:37

Unhealthy Air In Concord, Bay Area Expected Through Tuesday

CONCORD, CA — Winter Spare the Air Alerts will continue through next Tuesday in Concord and throughout much of the Bay Area as a result of smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County, according to regional air quality officials.

PATCH - 2018-11-15 23:32:40

Females with purses targeted in string of brazen robberies in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. (KTVU)- Concord police are alerting the public to a recent string of brazen purse thefts. Concord police spokeswoman Cpl. Summer Galer said Wednesday that in four separate incidents in October, female victims were robbed after coming out of retail establishments.


Warriors' Draymond Green spoke with Kevin Durant, dismissed long-term concerns

HOUSTON - Before anyone even asked a question, Warriors forward Draymond Green discussed the elephant in the room with the conviction and passion that matches his play. In his first public comments since Green and Kevin Durant had a verbal altercation at the end of regulation of Monday's eventual lo

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2018-11-15 20:06:02

All 18 Public School Districts in Contra Costa County Closed Friday

“While it is never an easy decision to cancel school for even one day, we, along with our district superintendents felt it was in the best interest of our students, staff members and communities to do this,” said Karen Sakata, Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools. “We will continue to work

EASTCOUNTYTODAY.NET - 2018-11-16 01:24:46

Clayton Valley Charter, Walnut Creek School District, Martinez Unified Cancel Friday Classes

As we previously reported, Cal State East Bay, Diablo Valley College, and the Mt. Diablo Unified School District have also announced the cancellation of school on Friday due to the smoke.

CLAYCORD.COM - 2018-11-15 16:23:00

Purse snatchers running rampant at Concord shopping centers

They'll swipe them off tables, rip them straight out of your hand, and most recently, they've approached victims while they're in their car, smash their windows, and reach in.


INTERVIEW: Walnut Creek named hardest working city in America

WALNUT CREEK (KRON) - It's no secret there are a lot of hardworking people in the Bay Area, but according to a new study, some of the hardest working people are in Walnut Creek. That city was named the hardest working city in America. Joining KRON4 on Tuesday night is the mayor of Walnut Creek--Just


Drive to Support Camp Fire Victims - Organized by Fair Chance for Special Needs - San Ramon, CA Patch

Clean SocksClean New UndergarmentsToilet PaperIndividual Toiletries -shampoo, razors, toothbrushes, toothpasteHand sanitizerFirst Aid Kits + suppliesOTC Medications (Cold Meds, Tylenol, Ibuprofen)Gift Cards ( Target, Safeway etc. )


FasTrak Flex can be exploited by toll lane cheaters: Roadshow

A:This is a problem in the toll lane system. If a solo driver sets the Flex transponder to 2 or 3, the only way now they can be caught is if a CHP unit spots them. That will change when cameras are installed, but there are kinks to work out before that happens.


Jonestown: 40 years later, survivors who lost only life they knew have built new ones

FILE – This November 1978 file photo shows the bodies of Peoples Temple mass suicide victims led by Jim Jones in Jonestown, Guyana. Dozens of Peoples Temple members in Guyana survived the mass suicides and murders of more than 900 because they had slipped out of Jonestown or happened to be away Nov.


135 New Apartments: Construction Set To Begin In Walnut Creek

The new apartment community, named Anton NoMa, is close to desired jobs, award-winning restaurants, a wide mix of shopping – and two blocks from a BART station.


After allegedly killing his lifelong friend, East Bay man survived a self-inflicted headshot. DA says it was all over $20,000 debt

MARTINEZ — On April 3, 2017, a manager with Alta Bates hospital arrived at an El Cerrito apartment complex. He was looking for Steve Gagnon, 50, an employee who hadn’t shown up for work and wasn’t picking up his phone.