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  1. Vegetation fires burning near Antioch businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Crews were dispatched at 1:46 p.m. to the fires burning off Sunset Drive, said Robert Marshall, a fire marshal for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. There were flames in at least two different places and were taking up at least 40 feet of vegetation, Marshall said.


  2. Concord police arrest third suspect Friday in May 1st Antioch attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Antioch Herald

    On the morning of May 1, 2018 Antioch Police Department detectives learned of a violent assault which occurred earlier that same morning, at approximately 3:30 AM, at a gas station located in the 4100 block of Lone Tree Way. The victim of the assault had serious facial injuries.


  3. Monday Midday News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    A bicyclist who died in a collision in Concord last week has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 60-year-old John Wheeler. The collision was reported at 12:05 a.m. last Wednesday by the 57-year-old Antioch man who was driving a pickup truck that struck Wheeler on San Miguel Road near Systron Drive, Concord police said.


  4. "Fraud from the start": A music festival is canceled and accused of deceit - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Salon

    ... of deceiving and misleading fans. XO Music Festival was slated to take place this weekend, July 12th to 15th, in Antioch, California. It promised seven stages, performances by 100 artists including Ludacris, Vanilla Ice and T.I., and a litany of ...


  5. Around East County: Antioch youth of year to run for school trusteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | Inside Bay Area

    It has been a busy 12 months for the Antioch Chamber of Commerce's Youth of the Year recipient, Shagoofa Khan, and it is all about to get even busier as the 2018 graduate of Dozier-Libbey Medical High School starts on the campaign trail this summer to try for a seat on the Board of Trustees of the Antioch Unified School District and begins her first fall semester at Los Medanos College. If Khan's name sounds familiar it may be because she has been active in many community programs throughout the past year.


  6. Vinson, Ruehlig to take on Belle for County School Board, three run...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | The Antioch Herald

    Long-serving Antioch School Board Trustee Walter Ruehlig let it be known on Saturday, July 14 that he will not run for reelection and instead join fellow Trustee Debra Vinson and take on County School Board Vice President Jeff Belle in November's election. While Vinson, finishing her first and rather contentious term on the Antioch School Board, didn't officially announce her campaign, she did ride in a car in the Antioch July 4th Parade with a sign indicating her decision to run for the county board.


  7. Photos: Antioch Water Park's annual Box Boat Derby DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Contra Costa Times

    Nikolas Cook, 9, of Antioch, paddles across the Antioch Water Park's swimming pool in his cardboard and duct tape boat during the Box Boat Derby Day race in Antioch, Calif., on Friday, July 13, 2018. Participants could build their boats at home or at the water park.


  8. On Tap: Broadway Repertory to open 'The Secret Garden'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Inside Bay Area

    Meghan Michelle McGovern sings the role of Lilly in Broadway Repertory Theatre's "The Secret Garden" opening July 27 at El Campanil in Antioch and playing at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek Aug. 3-4. Broadway Repertory Theater wraps its second season with "Secret Garden" opening at El Campanil Theatre in Antioch on July 27. Show times for the Tony Award-winning "The Secret Garden" are at 7:30 p.m. July 27 and 28 and 3 p.m. July 29. The following weekend, the musical travels to The Lesher Arts Center in Walnut Creek playing at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4, and at 2:30 p.m. Aug. 4. Stewart Lyle, whose last 2 shows have garnered 14 Bay Area award nominations, will direct the musical.


  9. Antioch City Clerk announces council elections scheduleRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | The Antioch Herald

    Notice is hereby that a General Municipal Election will be held in the City of Antioch on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for the following officers: A nominee must be a registered voter residing within the City. Nomination petitions may be obtained from the City Clerk, located at 200 H Street, Antioch, CA, commencing on July 16, 2018, the 113th day before the election and shall be filed with the City Clerk in person no later than 5:00 P.M., August 10, 2018, the 88th day before the election.


  10. Canceled San Francisco music festival mocked as the new Fyre FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | New York Daily News

    ... The high-profile fest had been scheduled to take place from June 13 to 15 at the Contra Costa Event Park in Antioch, Calif., with big-name rappers Ludacris and T.I. among those slated to perform. Multiple artists began to back out of the show in ...


  11. XO, Another "Fraud" Music Festival, Cancelled At The Last MinuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Stereogum

    ... and suspiciously empty fairgrounds just days before the event. The festival was supposed to happen this weekend in Antioch, California with over 100 artists performing across seven stages. Organizers teased attractions like foam pits, an indoor ...


  12. Residents launch campaign to block Antioch's cannabis business ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Volunteer Traci Brown, right, speaks with Antioch resident Betty Beck in front of the Antioch post office about a petition she wants her to sign that would overturn an ordinance that will allow marijuana retailers and related businesses to start requesting permits to operate in Antioch. The "Not in Antioch" referendum has until July 31 to collect 5,200 signatures to put the ordinance on hold.


  13. Antioch driver strikes, kills Concord bicyclist in Concord early Wednesday morningRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Antioch Herald

    ... next of kin by the Contra Costa County Office of the Coroner. The driver of the vehicle is a 57-year-old male from Antioch. He remained at the scene and was the caller who called in the collision. He is cooperating with the investigation. He was not ...


  14. Jacob Bandes, nation's No. 3 DT, cuts list to 8; Ducks in, Beavers outRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 12 |

    ... time to cut down his list to a top eight. The 6-foot-3, 295-pound defensive lineman, out of Pittsburg High School (Antioch, California), narrowed down his options to California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Ole Miss, Oregon, Purdue and Washington: ...


  15. XO Festival Featuring T.I., Ludacris & Diplomats CanceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | HipHopDx

    The plug on a new festival that was scheduled to take place in Antioch, California between July 13-15 has suddenly been pulled with some strange circumstances surrounding it. XO Festival was set to launch this week with multiple stages for celebrity hosts, music, and comedy.


  16. Venue pulls plug on XO Festival in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | SFGate

    Recording artist Mistah F.A.B. was supposed to be one of the headliners at the XO Festival in Antioch this weekend. Recording artist Mistah F.A.B. was supposed to be one of the headliners at the XO Festival in Antioch this weekend.


  17. The proposals will be presented to the Antioch City Council on July 24.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Inside Bay Area

    Backers of competing initiatives to preserve all or part of Antioch's Sand Creek Focus Area open space have collected enough signatures to qualify both proposals for the November ballot. The proposals will be presented July 24 to the City Council, which could decide to adopt one and prepare the other for the ballot, prepare both for the ballot or request a staff report detailing each initiative's impact, according to City Clerk Arne Simonsen.


  18. Contra Costa Event Park cancels XO Music Festival planned for this weekend in AntiochRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 11 | The Antioch Herald

    In a press release from Joe Brengle, CEO of the Contra Costa Event Park today, he stated, "Due to the promoters' lack of fulfilling contractual obligations between the Contra Costa Event Park and World Class Entertainment, Event Park Management in the best interest and safety of our facility, event attendees and the City of Antioch we have no choice but to cancel the XO Music Festival scheduled to take place at the Event Park July 12 - 15, 2018." According to event organizer Sam Styles, a nickname for Sami Habib, the fairgrounds informed him at 8:00 a.m. today that their insurance was denied and that it was done "by another office."


  19. 60-year-old bicyclist killed in early morning crash in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | SFGate

    ... the bicyclist and driver were traveling south on San Miguel Road at the time of the crash. The driver, a 57-year-old Antioch man, remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.


  20. In Memoriam: Milan Rose Ardoin - Sunrise May 10, 1990, Sunset July 5, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | San Francisco Bay View

    It is with great sadness that I write about the passing of one of San Francisco's daughters. Milan Rose Ardoin, 28 - and her mother, Valinda Rose Scott, 55 - was fatally shot at her home in Antioch, Calif., at 4:20 a.m. on the morning of July 5, 2018.


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