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  1. On Tap: Delta Blues, 'Taming of the Shrew' are highlightsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    The Delta Blues Festival Seventh Annual Benefit Concert will be held 7 to 10 p.m. March 3 at the El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St. The lineup includes blues greats Curtis Salgado, Annika Chambers, Wee Willie Walker, Anthony Paule, Kyle Jester, D'Mar, Vance Elhers and more in celebration of the blues festival, which was held for 19 years in downtown Antioch. Real-life brothers Dylan and Zachary Zmed and The Bird Dogs band bring a genuine Everly Brothers Experience to the stage at 3 p.m. March 4 at El Campanil Theater, 602 W. Second St. The concert celebrates the extraordinary harmonies created by Don and Phil Everly.

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  2. Datelines: Deer Valley Educational dinner set, Open Mic on tapRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Deer Valley High Educational Advancement Foundation Dinner Dance: 6 to 10 p.m. March 10, Lone Tree Golf and Event Center, 4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch. Country singer Toree McGee performs in "Nashville Nights" fundraiser.

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  3. After breakdown in 'groundbreaking' agreement, Antioch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A battle over the unequal use of discipline in school will be headed to trial after Antioch Unified School District attempted to get out of what was described as a "groundbreaking" agreement with the local NAACP to address civil rights violations. In early February, a Contra Costa Superior Court judge tentatively ruled against AUSD's motion to dismiss a lawsuit over an alleged failure to follow through with a previous agreement with East County NAACP.

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  4. Park It: Hike, see early bloomers at Antioch's Black DiamondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Although spring doesn't start officially until March 20, its first signs are already evident in the East Bay Regional Parks and other wildlands. Manzanita is more of a winter bloomer, and this is the tail end of its season.

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  5. Antioch: City will take over running of gallery, concert seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The city of Antioch recently partnered with the Arts & Cultural Foundation to continue to offer summer concerts, art exhibits and more throughout the year and at various venues throughout Antioch. Under the umbrella of the city's park and recreation department, the focus is currently on the Summer Concerts by the River series, with visitors enjoying the free shows, packing a picnic dinner or eating at a downtown restaurant.

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  6. Pittsburg raising money for late New Mecca owner statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    The Friends of Guillermo Muniz started raising money to commission a bronze bust of the longtime New Mecca Caf owner, philanthropist and youth sports supporter. Muniz, who passed away last November, was a beloved city leader who charmed nearly everyone he met with his storytelling and charitable ways.

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  7. Equipment failure takes Oakley's KLSN 92.9 off-air, exposes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    It was the bones of a former pirate radio station out of Oakland that helped launch KLSN Community Radio, but after equipment failure took it off the air last week, actual piracy was exposed. Though it had influential backers in two local elected officials, Oakley's KLSN 92.9 went dark on Jan. 31. Kevin Romick, Oakley council member and founder of the Friends of Oakley Community Foundation , which holds the station's license from the FCC, wrote on Wednesday that equipment failed and that the station would be back up within 30 days.

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  8. 76-year-old Antioch woman in critical condition after alleged assault by family memberRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    An Antioch man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide after allegedly assaulting a 76-year-old relative, leaving her in critical condition. Officers arriving at the elderly woman's home Saturday morning found her lying on the living room floor, bound in tape and "suffering from numerous serious injuries," Antioch police said in a statement.

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  9. Individual shot near 76 gas station in southeast AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    At approximately 5:17 p.m., the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was called to the Golf Course Road near the intersection with Lone Tree Way for a gunshot victim near the 76 gas station. Preliminary information through dispatchers is that the individual was said to have been shot by police.

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  10. Four esteemed professionals who left their mark on the East Bay TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Boxes of old newspapers and other items from the former offices of the East Bay Times sit in storage awaiting sorting at the Antioch Historical Museum in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Four colleagues left our news group this week, among those taking a buyout and making graceful exits from a challenged industry.

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  11. Now, teens between the ages of 13 and 18 can receive a 50 percent discount on BART tickets.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Terrance Herron, 18, talks about the discounted BART fare for students as he waits for the bus to take him to school in Alameda outside the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland. Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018.

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  12. County registrar said that if cities creating new voting districts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa elections officials say they're optimistic they can conduct newly reconfigured "district-based" elections in Martinez, Antioch, Concord, Brentwood and perhaps elsewhere this November. But they're asking for some help - primarily, that new voting districts conform as closely as possible to existing precinct boundaries.

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  13. Man found unconscious on Antioch road expected to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    A 34-year-old Pittsburg man is expected to survive after police found him in the road with a severe injury on Sunday, police said. Police have not made any arrests, but they consider the case an assault with a deadly weapon, Sgt.

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  14. Delta Datelines: Project Linus, gem and rock show, Shrek Jr. the Musical on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Ladies Only Crab Feed: 6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner Jan. 26, St. Anne Church, Camino Diablo and McCabe roads, Byron. Hosted by Women's Fellowship of St. Anne.

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  15. Pittsburg: Second child loses battle for life after crash with stolen pickup in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A second little girl hit in a crash with a stolen pickup truck in Antioch last week has died, a family member announced on a fundraising site. Camila Cardoza, 2, had been on life support at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland after the crash that killed her sister, Lenexy Cardoza, 4. The two girls were in a vehicle with their mother, Edith Cardoza, of Pittsburg, when it was hit by a pickup that was speeding through a red light at the intersection of Delta Fair Boulevard and Somerville Road in Antioch Wednesday after a police chase, according to police reports.

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  16. Park It: What to know, do about coyotes in this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    Recently, while we were watching a coyote from a distance at Briones Regional Park, some other hikers expressed concerns to me about potential danger to themselves and their pet dogs. Coyotes may be seen more frequently in coming weeks, because this is near the season when the animals den up and give birth to pups.

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  17. Helping the unsheltered, one item of clothing at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    It's been in Leonard Hernandez's heart ever since he can remember - taking care of the homeless and pretty much anyone in need, no matter how they got there. It's why he started The Oakley Foundation in 2016, a grassroots organization designed to feed, clothe and offer a helping hand to East County's displaced citizens.

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  18. Country music singer, songwriter Allie Sealey keeps the music rolling.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Country music singer, songwriter Allie Sealey first sang to a stuffy audience who didn't talk or move much during her performance; however, she's pretty sure they enjoyed the concert. "I can remember setting up stuffed animals and singing and dancing in front of them at the age of 5," said Sealey of Antioch, now 27 and singing to a live audience.

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  19. Creating voting districts an imprecise process for cities, school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The process of dividing a city or a school district into sections, to enable "district-based" City Council and school board elections, can be messy and imprecise. Whether it brings more people into the civic process, or pits one local group against others, is now being addressed in Martinez and Concord.

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  20. East County letters: If no war, martial law, 2018 may be OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | Contra Costa Times

    As long as Trump doesn't provoke a war with somebody in order to declare martial law to end the special counsel investigation, I don't think 2018 will be all that bad. Mom and Dad told me that it's better to be optimistic as long as I don't become delusional.

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