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Antioch, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Antioch, CA include 94531, and 94509. The median home price in Antioch is $325,000 which is roughly $172/per square foot. More Antioch information.

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59 min ago | Contra Costa Times

Antioch police calls Sept. 8-13

At 10:45 a.m. officers responded to the report of a burglary at a home for sale on Palm Beach Way. Burglary -- Officers responded to the 2700 block of Dolores Street at 2:20 p.m. for the report of a burglary.

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4 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Orinda: Girl injured when mother suspected of DUI carries her across freeway

A 2-year-old girl was seriously injured Monday evening after her mother crashed her car on Highway 24 and then was struck along with the toddler while trying to cross the highway, authorities said. The mother, a 24-year-old woman from Antioch, was suspected of drunken driving when she crashed into the center divide at 9:55 p.m. on eastbound Highway 24 near St. Stephens Drive, according to California Highway Patrol Officer John Fransen.

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8 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

Code enforcement, police, feral cat issues addressed at recent Antioch Council meetings

At the two most recent Antioch city council meetings issues of code enforcement and police matters continued to dominate in public comments and presentations. Code enforcement, particularly with respect to the feral cat problem, and trash dumping, were the focus of comments and concerns expressed by residents at the August 26th council meeting.

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12 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

Antioch to host Delta Thunder V boat races October 4th and 5th

The Antioch Rivertown Jamboree, in conjunction with the Delta Boat Racing Association is excited to showcase the Delta Thunder V-Gary Agopian Memorial Powerboat races, formally held in Isleton CA. The race will be a Championship Race featuring the exciting 100 mph Cracker Box Power boats, Sport C boats, SST 45 and the fun to watch high horsepower outboard runabouts.

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16 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

Writer says the gloves are coming off in Antioch's Measure O fight

Measure O, placed on the November ballot by an unanimous vote of the Antioch City Council, will levy annual business license fees on residential rental units of $250 for houses and $150 for apartments. The measure also will increase the minimum annual license fee for other businesses to $100 except for home-based small businesses, which will remain at $25.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch crime-fighting tool at your fingertips? There's an app for that

The Antioch Police Department is introducing a new crime-fighting tool to the public: a smartphone application it hopes will allow more public engagement with local law enforcement. The app, which is available for download on multiple platforms, will allow users to file crime reports, submit tips to police, receive public safety alerts and read department news releases.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch man accepts 25-year prison sentence for infant son's death

The mother who cradled her 2-month-old son in February 2011 while he took his final breaths lashed out Monday at the infant's father after he accepted responsibility for the Antioch boy's death, taking a plea agreement with prosecutors that carries a 25-year prison sentence. "This is someone who is not sorry," the boy's mother said, reading from a statement as defendant Sigifredo Farias Lua looked on from a courtroom prisoners enclosure.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch 32, Santa Rosa 18

The Antioch High football team pulled away from Santa Rosa in the second half and earned a 32-18 win on Friday improve to 3-0 this season. Antioch had a 12-0 lead at halftime, but capitalized on a Santa Rosa fumble as Najee Harris's touchdown run gave his team a 20-0 lead with 10:50 left in the third quarter.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Garamendi introduces bill to block federal funds for twin tunnels proposal

WASHINGTON D.C. >> Legislation has been introduced to block federal money from going to the twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Congressman John Garamendi, D-Fairfield, this week joined Congressmen Jerry McNerney, D-Antioch, and Ami Bera, D-Sacramento, in introducing legislation that would prohibit Fiscal Year 2015 federal funds from being used for California's Bay Delta Conservation Plan, which includes what Garamendi calls "the twin tunnels boondoggle."

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch crime-fighting tool at your fingertips? There's an app for that

The Antioch Police Department is introducing a new crime-fighting tool to the public: a smartphone application they hope will allow more public engagement with local law enforcement. The app, which is available for download on multiple platforms, will allow users to file crime reports, submit tips to police, receive public safety alerts, read department news releases, and it even has a "scanner" component that allows folks to tune into dispatch feeds.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch crime-fighting tool at your fingertips? There's an app for that

The Antioch Police Department is introducing a new crime-fighting tool to the public: a smartphone application they hope will allow more public engagement with local law enforcement. The app, which is available for download on multiple platforms, will allow users to file crime reports, submit tips to police, receive public safety alerts, read department news releases, and it even has a "scanner" component that allows folks to tune into dispatch feeds.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Nature's Canvas art exhibit opens in Antioch September 20th

The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch is proud to present the works of artists living in and around the Delta at the Lynn House Gallery. With the many hills and valleys, along with East Bay Regional Park properties, artists have an abundance of opportunities to capture nature and all its wonders in many art forms.

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch City Manager writes first letter to the community

I have been on board as Antioch's City Manager since January 7th and this letter is to provide you with an update on the City's recent activities and financial condition. This effort is part of the City's Strategic Plan, as follows: "Strategy L-1: Improve community communications and trust in City government and keep the community well informed as to the activities of the City departments."

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch softball Sports Legend opens training and practice center

Debbie grew up in Antioch and attended Antioch High School where her softball jersey number has been retired in her honor. She was recently inducted into the Antioch Sports Legends Hall of Fame.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Contra Costa Times

On Tap: East Contra Costa County theater, arts and other events

The Black Diamond Follies come to The California Theatre at 8 p.m. Sept 12 and 2 p.m. Sept. 13, 351 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch man sentenced for killing aspiring rapper

An Antioch man was sentenced to 18 years, eight months in prison Tuesday for the October 2011 shooting death of an aspiring rapper. Damian Bradley, as part of an agreement with prosecutors, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and shooting into a house as well as a gun enhancement, Deputy District Attorney Jill Henderson said.

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Contra Costa Times

Bay Point: Shooting hospitalizes two men

Two men were shot and hospitalized in the city Monday night, and authorities said Tuesday they do not have a suspect. Contra Costa Sheriff's Office deputies were called to Clement Avenue about 7:50 p.m., and found the two men with gunshot wounds, Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Malu Fitness celebrates Grand Opening in Antioch, gives back to community

A list of local area celebrities and dinitaries were in attendance. Cal-Berkeley's head football coach Sonny Dykes, professional basketball player Eli Holman and Brentwood Vice Mayor Joel Bryant all made an appearance.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch again to sing the blues

Downtown's Waldie Plaza will once again be groovin' to the sound of the blues as it celebrates the 16th annual Delta Blues Festival. Saturday's free event features the harmonies and soulful bluesy lyrics, with the backdrop of the rushing waters of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Delta Advocacy Foundation to host Roddy Roundup Saturday, Sept. 27

Jack Roddy and Donna Roddy , and guests dance at the 2012 Roddy Ranch Roundup. Get yer cowboy boots and hat on, practice yer line dancin' and prepare to enjoy some good, country BBQ cookin' and live music by California Cowboys, at the semi-annual Roddy Roundup at the Roddy Ranch on Saturday, September 27. It's all for a good cause, the Delta Advocacy Foundation, which helps people in need, right here in Antioch and East County.

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