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  1. Antioch: Guitars Not Guns is music to volunteer earsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 2 | San Jose Mercury News

    Jeff Montanez isn't one to string people along. But a few times a year, he does so with passion and purpose.

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  2. Peterson: Sounding off on Antioch video, Broadway Plaza parking and De La Salle tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | San Jose Mercury News

    The city of Antioch has posted on its website a marketing video that is sure to change the way you think about ... well, marketing videos, anyway. It showcases Antioch's schools, views and its water park, and previews proposed "catalyst projects" aimed at revitalizing the downtown area, which needs "just that little bit of a jump start."

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  3. Antioch police nab suspect in truck theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | The Campbell Reporter

    An early morning vehicle theft here Friday turned into a chase on Highway 4 before police caught up with the suspect. Antioch dispatchers received a call at 7:08 a.m. from the owner of a Ford truck near Meredith Way and Gentrytown Drive reporting that someone had just stolen the vehicle, said Acting Lieutenant Tara Nissen.

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  4. 'Sharknado: The 4th Awakens': Latest guilty-pleasure film is filled with high-flying actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    The fourth entry in the outrageous disaster-film franchise debuts Sunday , and once again, Antioch native Anthony C. Ferrante orchestrated the nutty shenanigans as its director. "We filled this one with all kinds of stuff.

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  5. Antioch: Public defender unveils plan to reduce misdemeanor backlogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | San Jose Mercury News

    Most people have gotten text message reminders for dentist or hair appointments, but imagine getting one a day or two before you're required to show up in court. That may soon be a reality if a new pilot program is successful.

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  6. Antioch police: Man shot with shotgun during Thursday gunbattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man was shot multiple times early Thursday morning during what police say was a downtown shootout with multiple weapons. According to Antioch police, the shooting took place sometime before 2:30 a.m. on July 21. Police first learned about the incident when a dispatcher received reports that a 20-year-old man was dropped off at a hospital suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. 1 comment

  7. East County mosquitoes test positive for West NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two groups of mosquitoes in separate East Contra Costa County communities tested positive for West Nile virus, the Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District reported Friday. Two Contra Costa County residents died from the disease in 2006, district officials said.

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  8. Richmond: Shootings leave 2 men deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The first shooting Richmond police were alerted to occurred at about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at South 12th Street and Virginia Avenue, Lt. Felix Tan said.

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  9. 11-year-old East Bay girl starts own face-painting businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Raven Rogers, 11, left, poses for a photograph after applying makeup on Presley Aragon, 13, a cast member of" Daphne" at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center Theater in Antioch, Calif., on Saturday, July 16, 2016. The young entrepreneur works as a face painter for parties and events and has a Facebook page called Raven's Transformations.

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  10. East Bay woman swaps run-of-the-mill for running the millRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Irene Sukhu, 26, of Oakley, demonstrates a workout during a fitness bootcamp held at Almondridge Park in Antioch, Calif., on Thursday, July 15, 2016. Earlier in life, she was on track for a diabetic-diagnosis but now she has joined forces with her boyfriend and now the two of them run fitness bootcamps and personalized, one-on-one personal training.

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  11. $100,000 in Keller Canyon funds destined for Highway 4 enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved $100,000 to help prevent and investigate shootings by gang members and others along Highway 4 from Bay Point to Antioch, an effort that could include additional surveillance cameras. The money was approved as part of the $1.5 million in grants from the Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund, created in the early1990s to help communities offset the negative effects of the Keller Canyon landfill immediately south of Pittsburg and Bay Point, and to a lesser extent, Antioch.

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  12. Slow lane takes on new meaning in East BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    But some Antioch motorists recently came upon a vehicle in the middle of a heavily trafficked route through town that wasn't moving at all. Police dispatchers received a report around 9 p.m. June 28 that a driver had fallen asleep at the wheel in the westbound lane of Lone Tree Way.

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  13. Judge dismisses suit over East Bay woman who died jumping from taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit from the family of an Antioch woman who died after jumping out of a moving taxicab that was taking her back to a house where she'd been threatened by her ex-husband hours before. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. ruled that the attorneys for the family of Afroza Chowdhury failed to demonstrate why both Contra Costa County and the Antioch Police Department were legally liable for Chowdhury's death.

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  14. Antioch: Judge dismisses suit over death threat victim who jumped from taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the family of an Antioch woman who died from jumping out of a moving taxicab that was taking her back to a house where she'd been threatened by her ex-husband hours before. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. ruled that the attorneys for the family of Afroza Chowdhury failed to demonstrate why both Contra Costa County and the Antioch Police Department were legally liable for Chowdhury's death.

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  15. Suggestion to move John Muir's remains is dead on arrivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    The headstones of John Muir and his wife Louie Strentzel Muir are photographed at a small cemetery in Martinez, Calif., on Friday, July 8, 2016. Muir passed away on Dec. 24, 1914 at the age of 76. The national park system is struggling to come up with a plan to allow visitors access to the grave site but also deal with concerns by neighbors who live near the property.

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  16. 4 suspects in Bay Area retail theft ring arrested on Highway 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Four Contra Costa County residents suspected of being part of a Bay Area retail theft ring were arrested by Pleasant Hill police on Thursday. Antioch resident Tybreyante Hopyard, 18, El Sobrante resident Dashiahnae Johnson, 19, and 21-year-olds Toriano Hudson and Tiara Woods, both of Richmond, were arrested after a short police chase on Thursday morning, police said. 1 comment

  17. East Bay police show their moves in dance challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The Pittsburg Police Department is the latest law enforcement agency in East County to participate in the Running Man video challenge, a viral video competition in which subjects do the "Running Man" dance and then challenge others to do the same. Pittsburg's video comes as a response to a challenge from the Brentwood Police Department, which completed its own piece last month.

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  18. Roadshow: Popular Mission Peak has unpopular parking shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Q I'm sure you're aware of the increase in use of Mission Peak Regional Park above Fremont in recent years, leading to parking chaos. While I'm extremely sympathetic to residents, the latest proposal to cut parking spaces from 2,161 to around 300 is absurd.

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  19. Q&A: Federal Reserve Bank of S.F. president talks tech boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    In his role as president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, John Williams is based in one of the nation's strongest economic regions, the Bay Area. This newspaper recently spoke with Williams about his assessment of the various economies in the Bay Area and how certain industries are faring.

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  20. Antioch: Firefighters contain 1-acre blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    The fire was reported around 9:20 p.m. at the end of Dallas Ranch Road, according to a tweet from Contra Costa County Fire.

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