WALNUT CREEK: Two Hurt - One Seriously - In Apartment Explosion, Fire

Explosion, fire injures two. One missing.Two people were hurt, one seriously, after an explosion and fire ripped through a top-floor apartment on Sunnyvale Avenue Friday. A third person had also not been located, according to firefighters.

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LAFAYETTE/WALNUT CREEK: Former Lighthorse Ventures CEO Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

A cell phone robbery in Lafayette is resolved by police Wednesday.The former CEO of a Walnut Creek and Lafayette-based venture capital firm was sentenced in Oakland Wednesday to two years in prison and ordered to pay $1.3 million in restitution for a wire fraud scheme he devised to pay off personal debts, federal prosecutors said.

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MORAGA: Vacationing Homeowners Return To Find That Burglars Have Visited

Moraga police blotter, residential burglaries, crime in Moraga, CaliforniaMoraga police are investigating the burglary of a home on Williams Drive, visited by burglars sometime between last Wednesday and yesterday, Monday, and with multiple items taken.

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LETTERS: MOFD Needs Help

Letter to the Editor

 

Editor:

Last week (October 15) the Moraga-Orinda Fire District posted its annual audited financials, the Board discussed them for 30 minutes, and then accepted them 5-0 with no changes...

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MORAGA: Granny Scam Works Again - $1,750 Worth

.A Moraga resident appears to have become the latest victim of an insidious phone scam targeting the elderly, police say. In the latest instance, $1,750 was wired to a waiting con man - or woman.

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MORAGA: Elder Abuse Comes Out From Behind Closed Doors, Into The Front Yard

Lamorinda, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Alamo Danville.A 77-year-old Moraga woman and former conservative radio talk show host is in the hospital and her 42-year-old daughter in jail Tuesday after an ugly incident surfaced in the front yard of their Fernwood Drive home Monday night.

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News 24-680 Calendar

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11.03.2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmLAFAYETTE: Planning Commission

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11.05.2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmORINDA: City Council Meeting

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11.05.2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmMORAGA: MOFD Board of Directors

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LAFAYETTE: Medical Emergencies Mar Rez Run, Sunday Evening

Medical emergencies mar Sunday in The Numbers.An otherwise perfect Sunday in Lafayette was marred by two separate but equally high profile incidents, one of them fatal for a well-known Moraga man. Dozens of neighbors witnessed both events and have called with questions about the condition of the persons involved.

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ARTS: Death Letter Blues For A Moody Sunday In The Numbers

News24/680 Request LineWe needed something, an Old School Blues Classic with a contemporary edge and, as we have so often in the past when these moods hit, we fell back on the music of The White Stripes to lift our spirits and get us back in church.

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ORINDA/MORAGA: Matadors Mourn Loss Of Bryan Capdevielle

Bryan Capdevielle.Word has reached Miramonte High School and Lamorinda of the loss of one of their own, swept out to sea by a vicious rip current while swimming off Asilomar State Beach Saturday evening.

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"Crow Smarts" Field Notes from New Caledonia

Science, News24-680, Tesla Fong, Pamela S Turner, New Caledonian crows using tools to feed. Discovery is the very essence of science, so it makes total sense that STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and adventure go hand-in-hand.

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