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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 $166/per square foot. More Antioch information.

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Friday | Contra Costa Times

Antioch man sentenced to 26 years for beating death

An Antioch man was sentenced to 26 years in prison Friday as part of a plea deal in the brutal slaying of another Antioch man in what police said was an argument of allegedly stolen tools.

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Friday | KTVU Oakland

Oakland Police headquarters evacuated due to gas leak

Oakland police headquarters at 455 Seventh St. was evacuated due to the suspected leak, according to a Tweet posted by a police lieutenant.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Halfway To Concord

Dozier-Libbey in Antioch calls attention to Charter School movement

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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Inside Bay Area

Antioch man arrested in Williamson Ranch Park shooting

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that left a teenager wounded in Antioch, police said Thursday.

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Inside Bay Area

Pittsburg man ID'd as victim in fatal Antioch shooting

A Pittsburg man who died in the city's fifth killing of the year was identified Thursday as 23-year-old Kenneth Wayne Cooper Jr. Police said Cooper Jr. was involved in a dispute at one end of the Delta View Apartments complex, at 3915 block of Delta Fair Blvd. When officers arrived, Cooper Jr. was dead inside his car at the other end of the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

SFGate

Antioch cops try crackdown after shootings

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.

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Inside Bay Area

Second Starbucks planned for Oakley

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.

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Contra Costa Times

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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)

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Contra Costa Times

Curtain rises on new theater group in Antioch

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.

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Contra Costa Times

On Tap: 'Bugsy Malone' opens in Antioch on Friday

Stage Right Conservatory Theatre Inc. presents the musical comedy "Bugsy Malone" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center, 213 F St. Bryan Anthony directs this gangster film noir, where the weapons of choice for the gangs are cream pies and flour bombs.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch library giveaway promotes love of reading

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.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch police calls June 29-July 4

Burglary -- A residence under construction in the 2700 block of Mandarin Way was reported burglarized at 12:34 p.m. Tools were taken.

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Inside Bay Area

Antioch: Shooting near Delta View Apartments wounds at least one

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.

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The Antioch Herald

City Proposes New Antioch Downtown Development

At their June 24 meeting the Antioch City Council heard a presentation, and numerous citizen objections, on a proposed transit oriented residential development project for downtown Antioch.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Brentwood: Seven displaced after fire at seniors complex

Seven people were displaced after a two-alarm fire at a seniors apartment complex in Brentwood on July 4, the most severe of several blazes across Contra Costa County over a holiday weekend that fire officials said was not as bad as anticipated.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Antioch School Board Adopts Annual Budget That Digs Into Reserves, Approves LCAP

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.

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch police arrest teen in Thursday shooting of Antioch boy

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.

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SFGate

Firefighters kept busy with Fourth of July blazes

Dozens of suspicious blazes where fireworks are suspected of playing a role were reported across the Bay Area Friday night, including more than two dozen in Contra Costa County alone, fire officials said.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Drought-Like Fourth Prompts Fireworks Concerns

For most, Fourth of July evening means parties and fireworks, but for thousands of police officers and firefighters, it's all about overtime.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch police arrest 14-year-old in shooting of 11-year-old

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.

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