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  1. Connecting, relaxing in Provence, FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    My wife, Carol, and I -- we are both in our 70s -- recently spent two weeks in Provence to revive memories and to enjoy the not-so touristy parts of the French Riviera. We flew Air France to Paris and then onto Marseille, and we arranged lodging by using wimdu.com , a bed-and-breakfast website.

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  2. Antioch: Victim shot in arm outside StarbucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    One person was hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after being shot in the arm outside of a Starbucks in Antioch, a fire official said.

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  3. Woman wounded by gunfire Sunday in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A woman was injured Sunday when she was caught in the crossfire as one group of males fired shots at another group, authorities said Monday. Daniel Washington, 19, of Bay Point, and Karmani Ely, 18, of Antioch, were taken into custody along with a 17-year-old boy after the shooting, which happened just before 11:45 a.m. Sunday on West 18th Street at A Street, Fortner said. 1 comment

  4. Antioch juvenile, 17, sentenced to 18 years in shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 17-year-old Antioch juvenile charged in the September 2012 shooting death of a Brentwood man in Pittsburg's Buchanan Park was sentenced Monday to 18 years after pleading guilty to two counts of robbery and two enhancements. Jermontae Montrell Easter was 15 when, prosecutors said, he and two other men approached Dayvon George for the purpose of robbing him.

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  5. Antioch 53, Heritage 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    On senior night for Antioch a sophomore stole the show -- Panther running back Najee Harris had four touchdown runs in the victory at Los Medanos College. Heritage was led on the ground by running back Leeandre White ,who amassed 81 yards on the ground with two rushing touchdowns.

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  6. Antioch gym where girl crashed through window had similar accident in 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Kyla Graham, the 10-year-old girl who needed more than 100 stitches after she crashed through a window at a local gymnastics academy, still has tiny pieces of glass stuck in her five days later, but even more surprising is that an almost identical incident happened at the same gymnastics studio in 2007. "Another person went through the same window?" asked Shirley Marzett, Kyla's grandmother and legal guardian, who was visibly shaken.

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  7. Antioch: Two arrested in marijuana-growing operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A sizable marijuana growing operation was located at a home in Antioch and two men were arrested Monday, Antioch police said. The grow, which included roughly 600 plants, was located at a home in the 4600 block of Imperial Street on Monday, after police received a tip.

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  8. Antioch: Woman arrested at massage studio after allegedly soliciting sex from officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Antioch woman working at a massage studio was arrested after allegedly soliciting sex from an undercover officer, police said. Shuping Gao, 49, was arrested on suspicion of prostitution around 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Massage Center, located in the 2400 block of Sycamore Avenue, Antioch Asst. 1 comment

  9. Concord: Stolen vehicles up sharply in first half of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Although violent crime has remained fairly steady, with the exception of rape, the number of stolen vehicles has skyrocketed, according to crime statistics from the first six months of this year. From January to June, 452 cars were stolen, compared with 277 during the same period in 2013 -- an increase Chief Guy Swanger described as "dramatic" during a recent presentation to the City Council.

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  10. Man fatally struck by car identified as 51-year-old Antioch transientRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 51-year-old man fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this week has been identified as Karl Smith, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Smith, a transient known to frequent Antioch, died as a result of his injuries after he was hit by a car Tuesday after riding his bike into oncoming traffic, according to information from police and the coroner's office.

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  11. Antioch: Bicyclist injured in car accident diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 51-year-old Antioch bicyclist has died as a result of his injuries after he was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon after riding his bike into oncoming traffic, police said. The unidentified man was cycling down Hillcrest Avenue in the center median near the corner of East Tregallas Road shortly before 4 p.m. when he suddenly veered in front of a car and was hit, Antioch police said.

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  12. Police Blotter: Officer mediates after pushing match ensues over washing machine useRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Maybird Circle and Platinum Terrace, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 With the physical description and license plate number that witnesses provided, police were able to track down and arrest a 20-year-old Antioch man who stole an elderly woman's gold necklace, fired shots in the air when her husband gave chase and then left the area in a vehicle occupied by females. Eggers Drive, 7:40 p.m. Tuesday A male texting was knocked to the ground by four or five men in their early 20s who grabbed his phone and wallet and ran off.

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  13. Contra Costa County drug bust: $18 million in meth seized, 22 arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    In a drug bust one Contra Costa County official called "absolutely staggering," drug agents seized nearly 500 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested 22 people, authorities announced Monday. The bust targeted a drug trafficking organization with links to a major Mexican drug cartel, authorities said, and the majority of the drugs were seized at an undisclosed location in Antioch.

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  14. Antioch: Shooting leaves man in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 23-year-old Antioch man with an extensive criminal history remained in critical condition Monday morning, a day after officers found him shot inside a car, police said. Police found Dominique Watkins with multiple gunshots in his chest after responding to San Jose Drive near Delta Fair Boulevard at 12:08 p.m. Sunday, Antioch police Lt.

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  15. Antioch rapper known as 'Wild Bill' charged in Oakland fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 30-year-old rapper, whose former performing name helped lead to his arrest, has been charged with special circumstance murder in the fatal robbery-shooting Oct. 1 of a Berkeley man outside an Old Oakland nightclub, authorities said Friday. Besides the murder count, the suspect, Billy C. Shaffer Jr., of Antioch, who now calls himself Billy Bankroll but used to be known as Wild Bill, is also charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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  16. Antioch: Contra Costa school board candidate has criminal past, questionable background claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    What appeared to be a routine race for one of three Contra Costa Board of Education seats has taken an absurd turn as revelations surface into the criminal, educational and medical background of candidate Jeffery Belle. In June, a state agency cited and fined Belle, who has long lectured about nicotine addiction on the medical college circuit, for practicing respiratory care without a license. 2 comments

  17. Antioch woman testifies in homicide conspiracy trial about perceived threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Antioch woman told a Contra Costa jury on Thursday that after giving police information related to a double homicide, she received, indirectly, what she perceived to be a threat from the mother of one of the suspects. "We know how it is on the streets, and we're not supposed to tell anything," said Jane Doe, paraphrasing the message that was relayed to her by a friend.

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  18. Dozens of California officials fined for failing to report giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    The state's political watchdog agency has fined dozens of California public officials for failing to report gifts received from Bay Area-based bond finance firm Stone and Youngberg. The Fair Political Practices Commission, or FPPC, on Thursday approved a total of $18,400 in fines -- ranging from $200 to $800 per person -- for 71 officials throughout the state.

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  19. Antioch: Police arrest man who was armed, threatened familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police on Friday talked down a man who they say armed himself with a gun and was threatening to shoot people inside his home. Officers were called to a home at the intersection of Alvarado and Silverado drives around 9 p.m., Antioch police Lt.

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  20. Antioch: Person wounded in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    The shooting occurred on D Street near West 15th Street, near Fremont Elementary School. 2 comments

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