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  1. Foster teen deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  2. Family of missing Antioch motorcyclist waits as choppy water hinders searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The family of an Antioch man presumed to have died Sunday when he was propelled over a bridge railing after a motorcycle crash were asking volunteer boaters to help in the search for him on Thursday. Family and friends of Dylan Rath continued to wait for some sign of the 26-year-old, who went over the Antioch Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, after his Harley-Davidson collided with a Honda Civic.

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  3. Antioch foster teen overdosed on combination of painkillers, anti-depressants, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  4. Foster teen overdosed on combo of meds, alcoholRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A deadly combination of anti-anxiety and antidepressant drugs, painkillers and alcohol were responsible for the death of a teen living in an Antioch foster home late last year, a county coroner has found, intensifying questions about why no one took Steven Unangst to the doctor when he showed clear signs of being dangerously sedated. A report released to this newspaper by the Contra Costa County Sheriff-Coroner's office concludes that the 16-year-old died in his bed Dec. 19 after ingesting a slew of over-the-counter and prescription medications.

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  5. Concord male nanny charged with child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 51-year-old Concord man who worked as a nanny has been charged with child molestation, and could be sentenced to life in prison if convicted. Police say Joaquin Sierra-Cruz, who also goes by "Joaquin Sierra," used his position to take advantage of several children under his care.

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  6. Antioch police investigate possible kidnapping attempt on studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police were investigating Wednesday after school district officials said an Antioch High School student was approached at a convenience store and allegedly followed during her drive to the school. Parents were contacted by Stephanie Anello, the Associate Superintendent of the Antioch Unified School District, around 11 a.m. that the female student had been approached.

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  7. Antioch to join regional emergency communications networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police here finally will be able to talk directly to other public safety agencies instead of encountering communication barriers in potentially dangerous situations. The City Council unanimously agreed Tuesday to join a group of other government agencies in Contra Costa and Alameda counties that are all using the same radio communications system and pay $1.8 million to buy and install that equipment.

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  8. Antioch Bridge motorcyclist: Search for man sent over railing in crash continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    Searchers looking for an Antioch man presumed to have died when he flew off his motorcycle and over a bridge railing were not able to locate the man Monday, authorities said. The 26-year-old motorcyclist went over the railing near the top of the Antioch Bridge and into the San Joaquin River just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer John Fransen said.

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  9. Antioch Bridge motorcyclist: Search expected to resume for man sent over railing in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The search for a motorcyclist who flew over the Antioch Bridge after colliding with another car was expected to continue into Monday morning, authorities said. The 26-year-old motorcyclist from Antioch was sent over the bridge railing and into the San Joaquin River just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, when his Harley Davidson collided with a Honda Civic near the toll plaza on southbound Highway 160, California Highway Patrol spokesman Officer John Fransen said Monday.

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  10. Water officials get permit to build drought barrier in DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Karen and Smith Cunningham have operated their 140-acre ranch on Bradford Island for almost two decades. Their 300 head of cattle drink from Delta water percolating up through the soil and graze on feed naturally soaked from the estuary surrounding the small island.

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  11. Service planned for musician slain in Oakland; family asks help with rewardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    The family of a 26-year-old Oakland homicide victim is asking for help with a reward aimed at finding those responsible for his death early Sunday outside a downtown Oakland club. Police and Crime Stoppers of Oakland are already offering up to $20,000 in the slaying of Emilio Nevarez, a bass player and vocalist for the punk rock band The Lucky Eejits.

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  12. Pittsburg: Critics blast proposed oil terminal, even without Bakken crude trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Train loads of Bakken crude oil are no longer in the plans for a proposed oil storage terminal near the waterfront, but that does not mean the project is being welcomed to town with open arms. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve amending the environmental impact report for WesPac Midstream LLC's proposed Pittsburg Terminal Project, which would renovate and modernize a long-dormant PG&E tank farm between West 10th Street and the Sacramento River waterfront.

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  13. Pittsburg: Critics blast proposed oil terminal, even without Bakken crude trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Just because trainloads of Bakken crude oil are no longer in the plans for a proposed oil storage terminal near the waterfront does not mean the project is being welcomed to town with open arms. The City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve amending the environmental report for WesPac Midstream LLC's proposed Pittsburg Terminal Project, which would renovate and modernize a long-dormant PG&E tank farm between West 10th Street and the Sacramento River waterfront.

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  14. Antioch man fatally shot during fight at Oakley home identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 27-year-old man fatally shot over the weekend at a house where a large fight broke out was identified by the Contra Costa Coroner on Tuesday as Ruben Sosa. Sosa, who lived in Antioch, was found wounded by Oakley police officers when they responded at 11:54 p.m. Saturday to reports of the fight at a home on Hamilton Court, according to the city of Oakley's Facebook account.

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  15. Antioch woman dies after jumping from moving taxi onto Highway 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A taxi passenger killed early Sunday on Highway 4 when she jumped from the back seat of the fast-moving vehicle and landed in front of freeway traffic has been identified as Afroza Chowdhury of Antioch, according to a Contra Costa Coroner spokesman. The 60-year-old woman was hit by at least one car after she landed on the pavement about 3:45 a.m. on eastbound Highway 4 near Port Chicago Highway, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  16. Taxi passenger killed in Concord after exiting vehicle and landing on freewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A taxi passenger was killed early Sunday morning on Highway 4 when she exited the back seat of the fast-moving vehicle and landed in front of freeway traffic, the California Highway Patrol reported. The 60-year-old Antioch woman was hit by at least one car after she landed on the pavement about 3:45 a.m. on eastbound Highway 4 near Port Chicago Highway, the CHP reported in a written release.

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  17. Antioch puppy burned on ears and stomachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police are asking the public for help in finding a person who they say may have tortured a puppy found with major burns on its ears and stomach. The dog's ears will need to be amputated because of the severe burns, according to a nonprofit animal shelter that is caring for him.

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  18. Antioch: Bicyclist injured after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    The bicyclist suffered head injuries in the 7:43 p.m. collision near 18th Street and Cavallo Road. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he will undergo a CT scan, Lt.

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  19. Artist paints enormous flag at American Legion HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Sporting a red bandanna dipped in ice water to keep the sun off his neck and puffing on a Marlboro light, Scott LoBaido vigorously applied his creativity to the old building with a paint roller. The boom lift whined as he moved its platform up and down, ever adjusting his position as an enormous bright blue star emerged from the background of gray primer.

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  20. Antioch student ran from attempted kidnapping, school officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A Deer Valley High School student escaped an attempted kidnapping on her way to school Monday morning, according to an alert sent to parents from the district superintendent. The female student reported that a man in a car offered her a ride at the intersection of Lone Tree Way and Mokelumne around 9:30 a.m., according to an alert issued by Antioch Unified School District Superintendent Donald Gill.

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