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  1. Armed robbery by man in clown mask, drugs, car theft, DUI's among...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    Armed robbery by man in clown mask, drugs, car theft, DUI's among Antioch police calls for service Oct. 27 - Nov. 3, 2016 Publisher's Note: Please accept our apologies for the delay in getting these reports to you. We have three more to post from November.

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  2. Payton Perspective: Competition breeds excellence including in...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    There's an old saying that competition breeds excellence. Why? Because when you compete to win, you're forced to become better and hopefully, better than your competition, whether it's in sports, business, politics or, yes, even in education.

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  3. Wright, Thorpe, Wilson to be sworn in at special Antioch Council meeting, this Thursday, Dec. 8Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    The oath of office ceremony for incoming mayor, Dr. Sean Wright, re-elected councilwoman Monica Wilson and new councilman Lamar Thorpe is scheduled for this Thursday, December 8 during a special meeting in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Although it's not being held on the customary and traditional second Tuesday of December, following the certification of election, there is precedent for holding a special meeting to swear in a new mayor and council members, as happened in 2012.

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  4. Op/Ed: Why I support Rocketship - students' and civil rightsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    Earlier this month, I attended a hearing on the petition by Rocketship Education to open a public, elementary, charter school in Antioch. The meeting was attended by about one hundred supporters, mostly families, and mostly African-Americans and Hispanics.

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  5. Antioch School Board to decide Rocketship charter petition at Wednesday meetingRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Antioch Herald

    The Antioch School Board will hold a special meeting, within the required time, to decide Rocketship Education's petition to open a public charter school this Wednesday, December 7th. Although the board held and closed the public hearing on the proposed charter on November 9th, according to Superintendent Stephanie Anello, public comments will still be allowed at the meeting on Wednesday.

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  6. Editorial: Antioch residents just got a big lump of coal in our...Read the original story

    Monday | The Antioch Herald

    Just as we entered the holiday season, and Antioch residents were preparing for Thanksgiving, they got an early Christmas present from the city council, in the form of a big lump of coal in our stocking, when they unanimously voted for the new contracts for all city employees - tentatively. What the mayor, council members and city manager have demonstrated is that their failure to learn from the mistakes of the past.

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  7. Antioch celebrates start of Christmas season with annual Holiday DeLites festivities in RivertownRead the original story

    Monday | The Antioch Herald

    Santa & Mrs. Claus , make an appearance with some elves in their sleigh during Antioch's annual Holiday DeLites Parade in downtown, Saturday, December 3, 2016.

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  8. It's over, it's all over and Antioch will have a new Mayor, Dr. Sean WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 3 | The Antioch Herald

    In the words of legendary sports announcer Howard Cosell, it's over, it's all over. After waiting almost four weeks, as the Contra Costa County Elections office counted the estimated 180,000 remaining ballots in the county not counted on Election Night, the people of Antioch finally learned on Saturday, they will have a new mayor.

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  9. Antioch Council denies waiver of Measure O, other taxes for...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | The Antioch Herald

    A public hearing was held by the Antioch City Council, at its November 8th meeting, to discuss a request for more funding for the Delta Courtyard Apartments affordable housing project. In a 4-1 vote, with Councilmember Mary Rocha dissenting, the Council chose to deny developer Pacific West Communities' plea for the city's financial help in order to move ahead with the plans.

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  10. Antioch manager says City faces "massive layoffs" in police and...Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Antioch Herald

    Last week the Antioch City Council voted unanimously to give all city staff increases in pay and benefits for the next five years. This week, City Manager Steve Duran admitted that if the city's half-cent sales tax, known as Measure C, isn't renewed four years from now, the city will face "massive layoffs" in police and Code Enforcement.

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  11. Antioch police investigate Wednesday morning reports of shots fired, two men injured, one stabbedRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | The Antioch Herald

    On Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at about 11:39AM, Antioch Police Dispatch received several calls about shots being fired in the 2400 block of Cedar Court. Officers arrived on scene and could not locate any victims.

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  12. County Health Services ID's two more cases of illness linked to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Antioch Herald

    Contra Costa Health Services has now identified two additional people who fell ill soon after eating food from a Thanksgiving charity event in Antioch. All people who became ill developed symptoms within 24 hours of ingesting food served at the charity event and we don't expect to see new cases.

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  13. Golden Hills Community Church issues updated statement on possible...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Antioch Herald

    According to Larry Adams, Senior Pastor of Golden Hills Community Church in Brentwood and Antioch, the following updated statement about the Thanksgiving dinner they served in Antioch, last Thursday, and the possibly linked illnesses and three deaths, was posted on the church's website on Tuesday night: This past week we were alerted to an outbreak of illness in our community that could have been related to our annual Thanksgiving meal served in Antioch. Golden Hills Community Church has been seeking to help meet this need in the community for over 30 years with meals served to many thousands of people.

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  14. County Coroner identifies three Antioch victims in possible food-related deathsRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Antioch Herald

    The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Coroner's Division has identified the three victims in the possible food-related deaths that occurred in Antioch, on Wednesday afternoon. They are identified as: 43-year old Christopher Cappetti, 59-year-old Chooi Keng Cheah and 69-year-old Jane Evans.

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  15. Young Antioch man shot, killed while breaking into residence, Wednesday nightRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Antioch Herald

    On Wednesday, November 29, 2016 at approximately 11:55 PM, Antioch Police Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Winding Lane on the report of an intruder breaking into a residence and that the intruder had just been shot. When officers arrived they found a 21-year-old, male, Antioch resident suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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  16. U.S. Marshals arrest fugitive from Santa Clara County jail in Antioch Tuesday nightRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Antioch Herald

    The U.S. Marshals apprehended an escaped inmate from the Santa Clara County jail, at the Twin Creeks Apartments on James Donlon Blvd., Tuesday night, about 9:30 p.m. According to Sgt. Tom Fuhrmann the Antioch Police assisted the Marshals.

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  17. County Health Services claim nine more people possibly got sick at...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 24 | The Antioch Herald

    The Costa Health Services announced on Tuesday, they are investigating several new cases that are likely related to a foodborne illness outbreak reported in Antioch over the weekend. CCHS investigators on Tuesday contacted an additional eight people who were likely sickened by food or drink from the same event.

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  18. Antioch Council approves moratorium on non-medical marijuana,...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Antioch Herald

    The Antioch City Council met on Election Night, Tuesday, November 8th, for its regular meeting, and approved an interim moratorium on non-medical marijuana in the city, as well as improvements to the Prosserville Park playground. With the expected passing of Proposition 64, which legalized marijuana for recreational use in California that night, Antioch was forced to reevaluate its take on the legality of non-medical marijuana, and take action to either reinforce its current stance or align with the state.

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  19. Antioch man appointed to Contra Costa Community College Board to fill ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | The Antioch Herald

    At their November 29, 2016, special meeting, the Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board unanimously approved the provisional appointment of Gary Walker-Roberts of Antioch to represent Ward IV. This appointment, in accordance with California Education Code 5091, is being made due to the vacancy created by the unfortunate passing of Governing Board member John T. Nejedly last month.

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  20. Eight Antioch residents of same living facility fall ill, three die...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 28 | The Antioch Herald

    At least eight people who shared the same living facility fell ill and three died in Antioch over the weekend. According to a KTVU Channel 2 news report by Tom Vacar, on Monday, "investigators think a Thanksgiving dinner is to blame."

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