Antioch Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Former Freedom High teen dies in crash in Half Moon BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    At 12:55 a.m. on Sunday, deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's office responded to reports of a SUV crashing into a tree near the intersection of southbound State Route 1 and Wavecrest Road. When deputies arrived, they found Mikaila Lucido, 21, of Half Moon Bay to have sustained fatal injuries in the crash.

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  2. Contra Costa County: Father of Antioch police captain died in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A man who died in a car crash in Concord last week was the father of an Antioch police captain, authorities said Monday. Police believe Tammany Brooks Jr., 63, was sitting in his disabled vehicle in the 2000 block of Kirker Pass Road on Friday night when a second motorist crashed into it shortly before 7 p.m. Brooks' son, Antioch police Capt.

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  3. CCS football playoffs: Milpitas storms back to beat San BenitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Milpitas, a team that started the season with an eye-opening win over Antioch, got off to a rough start in its Central Coast Section Open Division I semifinal against San Benito. Tariq Bracy's 5-yard run with 17 seconds left broke a tie score and sent Milpitas to the final Friday against top-seeded Menlo-Atherton at Independence High.

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  4. Marsh Creek inmates make and give out toysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Pete Enea from the Contra Costa County sheriffs office, left, visits with inmates Jesse Primo, of Byron, center, and Earnie Salmon, of Concord, who have made toys and refurbished bicycles for children in need during an open house at the Marsh Creek Detention Facility in Clayton, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. Each year inmates at the Clayton facility make toys for various Contra Costa County children-serving agencies that will redistribute the toys to children in need.

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  5. NCS football playoffs: Najee Harris stars in Antioch winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Star running back Najee Harris scored three touchdowns Friday night, leading the Antioch Panthers past San Ramon Valley 29-17 and into the semifinals of the North Coast Section Division 1 playoffs. Harris, the Alabama commit who is regarded as arguably the top high school recruit in the country, scored on runs of five yards and one yard as the second-seeded Panthers sped off to a 12-0 lead.

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  6. Proposed Antioch charter school generates controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The polarizing effect that a proposed charter school is having within the Antioch Unified School District was impossible to ignore at a public hearing the school board held on the matter this week. As dozens of Rocketship Education supporters wearing purple T-shirts filed into the multipurpose room at Lone Tree Elementary School, a large crowd near the entrance noisily voiced its displeasure with the nonprofit's petition to open a campus in the district.

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  7. Passage of BART's Measure RR a boon for riders, eventuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Commuters walk along the platform as a BART train arrives at the 19th Street station on Tuesday, June 28, 2016 in Oakland, Calif. Residents voters to support BART's $3.5 billion bond, which the agency said it needs to repair the system's aging infrastructure.

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  8. Antioch: Person found dead inside smoky homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Officers came to the home in the 2100 block of Manzanita Way around 8:45 p.m. because of reports of suspicious activity and saw it filled with smoke, according to a statement from Antioch police Sgt. Tom Fuhrmann.

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  9. Antioch bans outdoor marijuana grows in case Prop. 64 passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The city temporarily has banned some uses of non-medical marijuana that would be allowed under a state ballot measure to buy itself time while deciding how to regulate the drug. Antioch councilmembers unanimously agreed Tuesday to an urgency ordinance that places a moratorium on growing marijuana outdoors as well as on commercial uses if Proposition 64 passes.

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  10. East Bay Park It: Trails to hike in the wet seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    During the rainy season, hiking in the regional parks and elsewhere can turn your boots into platform shoes as the famous clay soil of the East Bay adheres to the soles. If you want to avoid this phenomenon, there are plenty of trails that make for easy going, even in the wettest of weather.

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  11. Antioch: Motorcyclist injured in solo crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The 49-year-old San Francisco resident was driving northbound on Hillcrest Avenue between Via Dora Drive and Terrace View Avenue about 2:08 p.m. when the crash occurred, according to an Antioch Police Department spokesperson.

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  12. Antioch candidates backed by charter school supportersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The campaign finances of several Antioch school board candidates are raising questions about whether a nonprofit organization that wants to open a charter school in the district and a political advocacy group are influencing them. Antioch Unified School District Trustees Fernando Navarro and Alonzo Terry - appointees who are running for their first full term - both received checks from individuals affiliated with the Redwood City-based nonprofit Rocketship Education, which submitted its petition to the district Sept.

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  13. Brentwood: Masked teens arrested on suspicion of crime spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Police arrested six juveniles suspected of committing a string of robberies while wearing clown and ski masks Sunday in Antioch and Brentwood, authorities said Monday. The first incident was reported around 7:50 p.m., when an unidentified suspect used a pellet gun to shoot a structure in the 3300 block of Camby Road in Antioch, according to Brentwood police.

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  14. Contra Costa's Northern Waterfront generating national buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A land transaction in Antioch and a pending sale in Oakley is boosting Contra Costa's northern waterfront as a regional asset and the potential it has for creating possibly thousands of high-wage jobs for county residents. When I first launched the Northern Waterfront Initiative two years ago, I knew it would take some time to gain traction because before then, no one had ever heard of our area outside of the industries and manufacturers already located here and of course, the fishermen.

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  15. Editorial: Fernando Sandoval for Contra Costa college boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    While robust debate is healthy, east county Ward 5 Trustee Greg Enholm's abrasive style and political pandering exasperates colleagues, two of whom endorsed his opponent, Fernando Sandoval. Sandoval, a high-tech project manager, would provide relief.

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  16. On Tap: 'Ghosts of Shakespeare' in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The Drama Factory brings back the "Ghost of Shakespeare" to narrate the action while actors will perform the most exciting scenes from "Shakespearean Death Scenes Vol. II Hamlet" Oct. 28 through Nov. 5 at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center Theater, 213 F St. BRENTWOOD - Now in its 12th year, Brentwood Teen Theater, a premier training program for young actors, presents Broadway's timeless treasure "The Music Man Jr." Based on Meredith Willson's six-time-Tony-Award-winning musical comedy, "The Music Man JR."

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  17. Richmond: Police arrest man suspected of 2012 attack, sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A man suspected of brutally attacking and sexually assaulting an 82-year-old woman in 2012 was arrested earlier this month, police said Friday. Jonathan Jackson was arrested Oct. 11 on suspicion of murdering, raping and kidnapping an 82-year-old woman in 2012 in Richmond.

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  18. Antioch: Guilty verdict in city's first homicide of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    A man arrested in connection with Antioch's first homicide of 2015 was found guilty of second-degree murder Thursday. Tony Belfield, 38, was also found guilty of discharging a firearm from a vehicle and being a felon in possession of a firearm, both felonies.

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  19. Antioch Unified candidates weigh in on key issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    Financial priorities, disciplining students and government transparency were among the topics that Antioch Unified school board candidates were quizzed about last week. Incumbent Diane Gibson-Gray, currently the board president, wants to focus on fulfilling her role as a trustee by setting policy and then leaving it to the superintendent either to implement or recommend an alternative.

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  20. Antioch model railroad club to hold fall showRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Contra Costa Times

    The 35-year-old organization will have its trains and layouts on display during the drop-in event, which will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6. The event is at 425 Fulton Shipyard Road, Antioch.

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