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  1. Concord Selects Director of Community Reuse PlanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Patch.com

    ... the Western States Petroleum Association. Previously, he served as the Economic Development Director for the City of Antioch, as President & CEO of the Home Builders Association of Northern California, and Executive Director of Local Government ...

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  2. Black book club members exploring lawsuit against Napa wine trainRead the original story

    Friday | SFGate

    Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The five women were among 11 African-American women who were were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday Aug. 22, 2015.

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  3. Antioch's New Mayas Ice Cream serves up delicious flavors from MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Antioch Herald

    Ever had Mexican ice cream before? My mom and I just did, at the new Mayas Ice Cream Paleteria & Neveria that opened in Antioch on Memorial Day weekend in May. Boy, is it creamy, thick and delicious. Owned and operated by Julieta and Fernando Lopez, Mayas offers a variety of flavors, including a few of the standards, like vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, chocolate chip and rocky road.

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  4. Estate Planning: How do I give power?Read the original story

    Thursday | The Antioch Herald

    ... fied by the State Bar of California. H e can be reached at www.MatthewHartLaw.com or 925-754-2000. He has offices in Antioch and Walnut Creek.

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  5. Antioch PAL to hold 8th Annual Golf Tournament fundraiserRead the original story

    Thursday | The Antioch Herald

    Calling all golfers and Antioch PAL supporters. It's that time of the year again! We are proud to announce the 8th Annual Antioch Police Activities League Charity Golf Tournament is open for player and sponsorship registration.

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  6. Slain Emeryville man found in Plumas County remembered as insightful, nature-lovingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | San Jose Mercury News

    ... insightful young man, who loved nature and had studied sound engineering at Ex'Pression College in Emeryville. An Antioch native, Holminski was the grandson of longtime Antioch Unified School District board member Joyce Seelinger, and was in the ...

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  7. Antioch: Tobinworld special ed campuses suspended by stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    The state has suspended two special education schools here after finding that administrators lied to California education monitors, fudged background and tuberculosis checks, and allowed a controversial and unlicensed special education figure linked to shock therapy to help develop student behavioral health plans. Tobinworld II and III, two special-needs schools in Antioch that contract with the city's school district, may not accept new students through December, the state Department of Education ordered Monday after parallel, monthslong probes.

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  8. Antioch will negotiate exclusively with one downtown developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    Residents here who were pushing to build an event center on a downtown lot are spoiling for a fight now that Antioch's city council has agreed to negotiate exclusively with a developer that would put homes on the site instead. The focus of their disappointment is an approximately 1.5-acre lot that the city owns near Antioch's waterfront.

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  9. 2015 high school football season preview - Antioch favorite to win...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 21 | The Antioch Herald

    The high school football season is about to kickoff, and Antioch and Deer Valley are ready to make some noise. Coaches and players across the Bay Valley Athletic League feel that Antioch is a strong contender to finish in first place.

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  10. Antioch special-ed schools' certification suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Contra Costa Times

    The state has suspended two special education schools here after finding that administrators lied to California education monitors, fudged background and tuberculosis checks, and allowed a controversial unlicensed special education figure linked to shock therapy to help develop student behavioral health plans. Tobinworld II and III, two special needs schools in Antioch that contract with the city's school district, may not accept new students through December, the state Department of Education ordered Monday after parallel, months-long probes.

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  11. Lonnae O'NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Washington Post

    ... has historical antecedents. In the Pullman porter tradition, let's unpack this car, shall we? The 11 women from the Antioch, Calif., Sistahs on the Reading Edge had been asked to quiet down or exit, wine train spokesman Sam Singer told the AP . They ...

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  12. CEO Apologizes After Group of Black Women Was Kicked off Napa Wine Tour for 'Laughing Too Loudly'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | People

    ... to stay there until a taxi van arrived. Lisa Renee Johnson, leader of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club in Antioch, Calif., says the only thing the club members were guilty of was laughing loudly together. She believes they were singled out ...

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  13. Drummond: a PR nightmare for Napa Valley Wine TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    And so, with dizzying speed, "LaughingWhileBlack" has became a national social media campaign condemning the The Napa Valley Wine Train for booting a book club made up of mostly middle-aged African-American women from a wine train this past Saturday. What was the egregious offense that prompted such rough treatment of Sistahs on the Reading Edge from Antioch? Whose members--10 black women and one white woman--included an 85-year-old with mobility challenges? It appears they were laughing and talking too loud for the liking of some of the other passengers.

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  14. California wine train issues apology to black women booted from trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Globe and Mail

    Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015.

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  15. Antioch High School students back in class after evacuationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Inside Bay Area

    Students and school officials at Antioch High School returned to class Wednesday morning after a suspicious device found in a room proved not to be dangerous, police said. Bomb squad personnel determined the device to be harmless and sent students back to class after they spent about an hour outside the school buildings.

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  16. What's Happening: NorCal Prep Basketball tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Contra Costa Times

    ... MDUSD, have current first aid, current TB, coaching and concussion courses. Submit resumes to [email protected] Antioch Youth Sports Complex -- Looking for volunteers for Board of Directors. Help manage AYS, 41030 Apollo Ct., Antioch. 925-754-4247, ...

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  17. Napa Valley Wine Train apologizes to black women's group it bootedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | MLive.com

    Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, California, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The five women were among 11 African-American women who were were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday afternoon.

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  18. Napa wine trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The five women were among 11 African-American women who were were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday afternoon.

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  19. Wine train issues apology to black women booted from trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | SavannahNow

    Five members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club, all of Antioch, from left, Katherine Neal, Georgia Lewis, Lisa Renee Johnson, Allisa Carr and Sandra Jamerson stand together at Johnson's home in Antioch, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. The five women were among 11 African-American women who were were booted off the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday afternoon.

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  20. Wine tour apologizes for kicking 'boisterous' book club off trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CNN

    ... stems from a Saturday wine tour that went sour for 11 women of "Sistahs on the Reading Edge," a book club from Antioch, California, consisting mostly of black women. The excursion appeared to start well. Member Lisa Johnson shared giddy photos and ...

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