Antioch Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Authorities link string of store robberies in Antioch, BrentwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Investigators in Antioch and Brentwood have recently linked a string of armed store robberies to the same group of suspects, police announced over the weekend. According to the Antioch City Manager's weekly report -- which includes a stream of police briefs -- authorities were able to tie a March 11 armed robbery of a Little Caesars pizza parlor on Lone Tree Way in Antioch to at least two other crimes: a theft from an Antioch Macy's, and an armed robbery of a Subway restaurant in Brentwood.

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  2. Antioch author sets sail for romance with latest World War II-themed novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The award-winning Antioch author in late February was seeing lots of Navy blue. It was just seven days away from deadline on her eighth novel set in and around a Boston Naval shipyard.

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  3. Plenty of Easter fun on tap in East Contra CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Families waiting for the arrival of the bunny on Sunday have a few local options for fun this weekend. From a 5K run, to photos with a live bunny, to a bonnet contest there is plenty of Easter fun on tap in East County communities.

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  4. Antioch: Physical fitness, serenity and closeness keep friends on the trailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Several days a week Lyn Ramseier and her "Hiking Sisters" can be found powering up the hills at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. Averaging six to seven miles and sometimes more, they've discovered that hiking out in nature beats indoor exercise any day.

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  5. Antioch: Woman at center of Walmart equal-pay lawsuit makes new push for worker rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The woman who faced down Walmart is carrying on her battle for workers' rights now that she is no longer an employee of the largest retailer in the world. "During the 14 years I worked for Walmart, I was muted.

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  6. Antioch: Gloria Martin honored as Woman of the Year by Assemblyman FrazierRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Antioch native Gloria Martin received the royal treatment recently after being named Woman of the Year for the 11th District by Assemblyman Jim Frazier. Frazier honored Martin in a ceremony at the State Capitol with an Assembly Resolution naming her an exemplary California woman.

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  7. Around Livermore: Half Marathon, 5K benefit runs coming upRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    At last year's Livermore Half Marathon, Jacqueline Drew, 26, cartwheeled across the finish line. After all, she had a lot to celebrate.

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  8. Antioch Chamber honored for helping Antioch schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Earn & Learn East Bay celebrated the Antioch Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Sean Wright as one of three "On The Rise" award winners in 2016 for their support of Education in our community.

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  9. Contra Costans to be inducted into Women's Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Set for March 24, the 13th Women's Hall of Fame will honor in the category of Women Creating Community: Donna Kerger, San Ramon Planning Commission chair; Lill Pierce, Knightsen superintendent's secretary; Mary Rocha, Antioch city councilwoman; Qwivander Smith, Heavenly Hair stylist ; and Synitha Walker, Parents Connected executive director . For Women Improving Health, it's Lucinda Bazile, LifeLong Medical Care regional director ; and Dr. Barbara Bunn McCullough, Brighter Beginnings executive director .

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  10. Antioch police investigating shooting on Willowbrook WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Officers responded to a reports of several gunshot fired around 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 4900 block of Willowbrook Way, according to Antioch police. Responding officers found a 46-year-old man bleeding from a gunshot wound to the chest.

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  11. Antioch: J.C. Penney loss prevention officers injured in scuffle with robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A robbery suspect injured two loss prevention officers during a brawl at the Somersville Towne Center, where he reportedly shoplifted from Monday afternoon, police said. The undercover officers had minor cuts after a scuffle with the suspect around 12:08 p.m. at the J.C. Penney store at 4951 Slatten Ranch Rd., according to Antioch police.

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  12. Antioch: 4 injured after car crashes into SafewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Four people were hospitalized after a driver mistakenly crashed their vehicle into a grocery store Monday afternoon, a fire official said. The motorist drove into the building around 4:22 p.m. at the Safeway at 3365 Deer Valley Rd., said Contra Costa County Fire Inspector Steve Aubert.

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  13. Antioch police bust suspected marijuana grow house, recover 400 plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Police busted an indoor marijuana grow operation last week, arrested two suspects, and recovered 400 plants, according to an Antioch police report. According to the March 6 police report, officers received a tip that a two-story, suburban home on the 2900 block of Honeysuckle Circle was being used to grow marijuana.

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  14. Turnage, Parsons honored as Antioch's top citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Ken Turnage is outgoing but this was about the last thing he wanted to do: stand in front of a crowd to accept an award. Hosted by the Antioch Chamber of Commerce, Friday night's annual Inaugural Gala celebrated Turnage as Citizen with the Most Impact while Jane Parsons received a Lifetime Citizen award.

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  15. East Contra Costa transportation projects looking for some loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Contra Costa transportation officials are working to craft a sales tax measure that would bring the most bang for the buck, and East County leaders hope some long-awaited projects there get a good ride. One of those projects, a long-envisioned State Route 239 that would connect East County with the Tracy area, would have benefits for all of Contra Costa, they say -- especially in creating much-needed jobs in East County and elsewhere.

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  16. Antioch man arrested for pepper spraying, robbing Marin gas station clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    An Antioch man was arrested after an armed robbery in which a gas station clerk was squirted with pepper spray in Mill Valley. Orlando Leeden Johnson, 47, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of robbery, burglary, conspiracy, brandishing a gun, driving while intoxicated, driving with a suspended license, recklessly evading police, resisting police and conspiracy. 4 comments

  17. Antioch resident sues city, alleges misuse of water fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A resident has sued the city over its practice of transferring water and sewer money to the city's general fund, and if his suit is successful, it could force the city to return millions of dollars that have been spent on police services. Plaintiff Mark Jordan, an Antioch real estate agent, has been an outspoken critic of the city's practice of annually transferring money from the city's water and sewer funds into the general fund to be spent on police services.

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  18. Antioch: Father, son arrested on gun chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A father and son suspected of storing guns and drugs were arrested by an anti-violence team serving a search warrant Thursday, authorities said. The Contra Costa County Anti-Violence Support Effort team collared Harold Mckneely, 51, and his son Emetrik Mckneely, 22, after serving the warrant at their residence in the 2800 block of Gentrytown Drive on Thursday morning, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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  19. Solano County: Body found in Suisun Bay identified as Manteca man missing since JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The body of a Manteca man who disappeared in January while he was fishing in the Montezuma Slough was found last weekend in Suisun Bay near the National Defense Reserve Fleet, a Solano County sheriff's deputy said Thursday. A fisherman found the body of 25-year-old Daniel Calderon floating in the water around 6:30 p.m. Saturday and contacted the sheriff's office, Deputy Christine Castillo said.

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  20. Antioch: Bicyclist hit by car, airlifted to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    No details were available immediately on the condition of the rider, who was airlifted to a hospital. The collision happened around 6:58 a.m. at East 13th Street and Cavallo Road, according to the dispatcher.

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