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  1. Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Team East Oakland Youth Baseball Camp RegistrationRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Fremont Bulletin

    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.

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  2. Antioch: Video challenges police account of barber's death in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    An attorney for the widow of an Antioch barber killed by police in 2012 said Tuesday that a newly released video shows the man did not fire at officers before they shot him, as officials from the Antioch Police Department contend. Attorney Robert Cartwright said that the video offers proof that Denny Gonzales was running away from police when they fired dozens of shots at him.

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  3. Antioch family raising funds for a diabetic service dog for their sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Jaclyn and Spencer Zumwalt and their family have lived through some life-changing events in the last year and a half. It was in August of 2013 that their son, 9-year-old Kellen, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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  4. Brentwood police callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    At 12:24 p.m. it was reported a small red dirt bike was stolen from the garage at a residence on Continente Drive. Theft -- At 9:12 p.m. windows were broken on three vehicles in a parking lot on Balfour Road.

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  5. Antioch: Police investigate fatal shooting of Pittsburg manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | San Jose Mercury News

    Police were called to the 2100 block of Peppertree Way around 2:38 p.m. and found 23-year-old Ricardo Wallf Jr. i with a gunshot wound, Antioch police Lt. Diane Aguinaga said.

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  6. Kitten rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    A day after a cunning rescue near Harbour Park, it's hard to say who's happier: the small, gray cat that was saved from the depths of a 15-foot storm drain, the residents who listened to its distressed meows for two weeks and tried everything they could think of to save it, or the dozen volunteers who ultimately came together to pull off the rescue Thursday evening. Neighbors say it was more than 14 days ago that they noticed the kitten was stuck in a cold, wet feline version of Alcatraz.

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  7. Antioch man gets 26 years in birthday killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Antioch man charged with killing a mother's only child on the victim's 28th birthday was sentenced Friday to 26 years and four months in prison. Alvin Lee Harvey, 26, agreed to a plea deal calling for 11 years for voluntary manslaughter related to the shooting of Antioch resident Jason Reddic outside a Sycamore Drive fourplex on Dec. 29, 2010.

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  8. Antioch church loses toys for needy to thievesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Although Christmas doesn't come from a store, Mr. Grinch recently dampened the season's spirit by stealing armfuls of gifts intended for needy children in East Contra Costa County. Thieves made off with an estimated $200 of presents that members of Antioch's Most Holy Rosary Catholic Church had planned to give to low-income families both within the parish and the community at large.

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  9. Antioch: Kitten rescued after being stuck in storm drain for more than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    A kitten that spent more than a week trapped in a storm drain was back on solid ground Thursday night after volunteers coaxed the frightened feline into a cage and hoisted her to safety. The small gray kitten was rescued around 6:30 p.m. by volunteers from Homeless Animals Response Program and it is now safe and resting at the home of Ray Zeeb, said Arlen Dumin, a resident of Worthington Court, where the drama played out.

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  10. Napa police arrest two East Bay men suspected in string of Bay Area burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    Napa -- Two suspects in a string of cellphone store burglaries, including in Vallejo, were arrested earlier this week in Napa, police said Napa police officers responded to the Verizon store on Trancas Avenue at about 5:40 p.m. Monday after an employee called reporting three suspicious people inside the store. They matched the descriptions of the suspects in serial thefts of Verizon stores in Vallejo, Fairfield and Vacaville, police said.

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  11. East Bay auto body shop gives cars to needy familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | San Jose Mercury News

    Tito Ramos, left, of Pittsburg, looks over his new 2014 Hyundai Hatchback as his kids Tito Ramos, 8, center, and Angelo Ramos, 2, right, and wife Melissa Ramos in back, look over all the gifts that were in the trunk after the car that was donated to his family during Mike Rose Auto Body's 14th annual Benevolence Program in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. ANTIOCH -- Myla Wofford grinned as she slipped behind the wheel of the gleaming white Jeep, the first car the 33-year-old has ever owned.

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  12. Antioch: Homeowner shoots intruder after seeing motion-alert textRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | San Jose Mercury News

    A homeowner working in his upstairs office shot a person who entered his home Wednesday after being tipped to the intruder by his wife, police said. The wife of the 53-year-old resident received a motion alert text on her cell phone from the couple's home alarm system as he worked in his office at the home in the 4000 block of Via Dora Drive around 12:40 p.m., Antioch police Lt.

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  13. Antioch: Homeowner shoots burglary suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    A man was shot and wounded by a homeowner in Antioch on Wednesday after he and another suspect allegedly broke into an occupied house, police said. Police said a man was working in his upstairs home office in the 4000 block of Via Dora Drive around 12:40 p.m. when his wife called to tell him she'd received a motion alert from their home alarm system on her phone.

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  14. Antioch: Police arrest Deer Valley students on gun, drug, gambling chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | San Jose Mercury News

    Five high school students were arrested Wednesday morning after police said they caught the teens gambling before the start of class, the Antioch Police Department said. Two teens were arrested on suspicion of illegal gambling, one on suspicion of possession of marijuana, one on suspicion of carrying a loaded gun and the other on a loitering charge, police said. 1 comment

  15. Piedmont/Montclair What's Happening: Team East Oakland Youth Camp registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Fremont Bulletin

    Team East Oakland Youth Camp -- Registration open for youth baseball skills camp, for boys and girls ages 7-14. Dec. 28 at Bishop O'Dowd High School with ages 7-9 from 9-11:30 a.m., 10-12 from 11:30-2 p.m. and 13-14 from 2-4:30 p.m. $60.

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  16. Big storm Wednesday: Bay Area told to brace for drenching, high windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Campbell Reporter

    The weather folks call it an "atmospheric river," a stream of easterly moving air that slurps humidity out of the tropics, ferries it across the Pacific Ocean and spits it out at the West Coast. Clear out gutters.

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  17. Antioch: Boy, 13, one of three shot while in homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    Three people -- one of them a 13-year-old boy -- were shot while inside a home late Saturday night, police said Monday. The trio were in a residence in the 1900 block of Birch Avenue just before 11:40 p.m., when shots rang out from outside the home, Antioch police Sgt.

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  18. Antioch: Two women critically injured in Sunday evening crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | San Jose Mercury News

    Two women were critically injured Sunday night after their car veered into oncoming traffic and was struck by a vehiclei on James Donlon Boulevard, police said. The accident was reported about 7:25 p.m., and blocked traffic in both directions for more than three hours, said Lt.

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  19. Rescuing birds from catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Photo of the week: A Cooper's hawk strikes an horaltic pose at Cuesta Park in Mountain View. Do you have an animal photo to share? Send it to jmorris@bayareanewsgroup.com.

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  20. Rescuing birds from catsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | San Jose Mercury News

    Photo of the week: A Cooper's hawk strikes an horaltic pose at Cuesta Park in Mountain View. Do you have an animal photo to share? Send it to jmorris@bayareanewsgroup.com.

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