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On July 4th 2014 the Contra Costa Times reported that the Principal of the highly acclaimed Dozier-Libbey Medical High School , Nancy Castro , was unceremoniously removed and demoted to a teaching position at Deer Valley.
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A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a teenager wounded in Antioch, police said Thursday.
Antioch police officers are increasing their presence in high-crime pockets of the city after a surge of gun violence over the past two weeks, officials said Wednesday.
The Oakley City Council this week unanimously approved a conditional use permit for the retail giant, which wants to construct a drive-through store just west of the McDonald's restaurant on Main Street near the Antioch border.
With drought conditions persisting, what steps are you taking to conserve water this summer and do you believe current conservation efforts will be sufficient to ensure East County's water needs? I'VE BEEN CONSERVING but it really bugs me when driving down James Donlon and seeing broken sprinklers spewing water all over everywhere around the Mira ... (more)
For several years, Ballesteros and wife, Lee, mulled over the idea. It all clicked when Frank Ballesteros, his father and longtime community theater director, retired from the stage.
Ross and fellow librarians Alyson Matthews and Becky Nielsen came up with the idea and decided " focusing on the emerging readers would be most effective ... in encouraging early literacy activities, a love of the library and promote lifelong literacy for the whole family," Ross said.
Burglary -- A residence under construction in the 2700 block of Mandarin Way was reported burglarized at 12:34 p.m. Tools were taken.
The shooting occurred in the area of Delta View Apartments in the 3900 block of Delta Fair Boulevard around 2:30 p.m., Antioch police Lt.
At their June 25th meeting the Antioch School Board adopted a budget with about $6.5 million in deficit spending for the 2014-2015 school year and also approved a Local Control Accountability Plan that had been the subject of considerable discussion by local community groups at previous board meetings.
Our investigation into the shooting of an 11-year-old male on Thursday morning, July 3, 2014, has led to the identification and arrest of a 14-year-old male as the responsible party.
For most, Fourth of July evening means parties and fireworks, but for thousands of police officers and firefighters, it's all about overtime.
Police arrested a male teenager late Thursday and said he would face charges in the shooting of an 11-year-old boy earlier that day outside an apartment complex.
Officers driving in the 1600 block of Sycamore Drive heard gunshots coming from an alley at about 10 p.m., police said.
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Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 06:02 pm
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