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  1. Antioch police arrest "prime suspect" in 37-year-old Bombardier murder case MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Antioch Herald

    At around 5:00 p.m. Monday evening, the family of Suzanne Bombardier whose kidnapping, rape and murder had gone unsolved for 37 years, finally had closure when Antioch police arrested 63-year-old Mitchell Lynn Bacom at his home in Antioch. During a press conference Monday night, Antioch Police Chief Tammany Brooks announced the arrest saying he was "ecstatic" and credited retired Captain Leonard Orman, DNA testing by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Forensic Lab and the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office.

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  2. The Old Garage becomes Rivertown Business Plaza indicating growth, affordable office space in AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Antioch Herald

    The building formerly known as The Old Garage in Antioch's historic, downtown will become the Rivertown Business Plaza under new ownership. Photo from Google Maps.

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  3. Antioch Council approves incentives for recruiting police officers from other agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Antioch Herald

    At the November 28 meeting of the Antioch City Council, the last item on the agenda was the authorization of an employee referral and recruitment signing bonus/incentives for qualified lateral police officers. According to Antioch Police Chief Tammany Brooks, since the passage of Measure C was approved by voters in November 2013, Police Department staff has worked with Human Resources to hire 50 sworn officers.

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  4. Vote for your favorite in the Rivertown Holiday Store and Window Decor contestRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 6 | The Antioch Herald

    Voting continues in this year's Rivertown Holiday Store and Window Decor contest. See all the wonderfully decorated stores and windows in Antioch's historic, downtown through Saturday, Dec. 23. Ballots are available at participating merchants and are due by 5:00 p.m. on the 23rd.

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  5. Celebrate Antioch Foundation announces winners of Lighted Holiday Parade and offers thanks.Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 5 | The Antioch Herald

    The dancers from Melody's Dance Studio were the Overall Winners of the 2017 Antioch Lighted Holiday Parade. Herald file photo Celebrate Antioch would like to say "Thank you" to the community and the City! We had a wonderful turnout for the Lighted Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting ceremony.

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  6. Antioch celebrates the start of the Christmas season with lighted parades, tree lightingRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | The Antioch Herald

    The judges for the parade, Tom Lamothe, Katie Bookman-Cook, Antioch Unified School District Superintendent Stephanie Anello and retired Antioch Police Chief Allan Cantando.

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  7. Man shot, dies early Sunday morning on rural road in AntiochRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | The Antioch Herald

    On Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 2:27 a.m., Antioch Police patrol officers responded to the call of a male subject down on the roadway on Empire Mine Road near Deer Valley Road . When officers arrived, they located a subject on the roadway suffering from injuries consistent with being shot with a firearm.

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  8. Antioch Panthers end season strong in semi-finals versus Freedom FalconsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 30 | The Antioch Herald

    In a flash, during the North Coast Section Division 1 semi-final game last Saturday night, Freedom's Giles Jackson shattered the hearts of many Antioch High football fans and players, especially the seniors, as his seven-yard run in overtime helped seal the ticket for the Falcons to win the game 45-39. They advance to their first ever NCS Division I championship game and will face Brentwood's Liberty High Lions in their first championship appearance in over 100 years, at Heritage High, Saturday night, Dec. 2. Freedom's Giles Jackson runs it in for a touchdown in OT winning the game 45-39.

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  9. Next Antioch Neighborhood Cleanup is this Saturday, Dec. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | The Antioch Herald

    The Antioch Police Department is excited to announce the 86th installment of the Neighborhood Cleanup Program. This is a collaborative community effort which involves active participation from The Antioch Police Department Crime Prevention Commission; Neighborhood Watch Program; Volunteers in Police Service; community volunteers and the Public Works Department.

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  10. Antioch police, Harbormaster rescue man Antioch from river Monday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | The Antioch Herald

    Antioch Police officers on the Harbormaster's boat prepare to rescue a man in the river, Monday afternoon, Nov. 27, 2017. Photos by APD Early Monday afternoon, Nov. 27, 2017 the Antioch Police Department received calls regarding a male that was seen in the water in the area of the river north of the Antioch Lumber building.

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  11. Antioch Police arrest three for car theft Tuesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | The Antioch Herald

    Two car theft suspects sit in handcuffs on the curb, while a third stands against a tree and speaks with an Antioch Police Officer, Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 28, 2017. Photos by APD On Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 28, 2017 an alert citizen spotted an APD motorcycle officer in the area of Empire Ave. and Neroly Rd. and alerted him to suspicious people seen walking away from a vehicle in the area of Laurel Rd. and the SR-4 Bypass.

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  12. Cypress Meadows sold, becomes TreVista offering Club Med-like experience for seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | The Antioch Herald

    Opening their 19th location with their acquisition of the former Cypress Meadows Assisted Living facility in Antioch, Agemark Senior Living Communities has renamed it TreVista Antioch and is bringing a new approach of a Club Med-like experience for seniors to East County. The 10-acre campus is "not a skilled nursing facility," but offers "both assisted living and memory care to enhance the lives of our residents," said Senior Care Consultant Amanda Stewart.

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  13. After over two years in the works Antioch Council may finalize...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Antioch Herald

    At their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 28 the Antioch City Council will finalize the process and take a vote on the update to the Downtown Specific Plan, begun in June 2015. The council will also consider the update to the city's General Plan Land Use, as well as changes to the approvals for the Promenade - Vineyards at Sand Creek new home development.

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  14. Antioch Police force adds another officer, recruited from Brentwood PDRead the original story

    Monday Nov 27 | The Antioch Herald

    Please say hello to the newest member of the Antioch PD family, Officer Morteza Amiri. Pictured here with Chief Tammany Brooks, Morteza was sworn in today.

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  15. Antioch Council approves creating new Economic Development Director positionRead the original story

    Monday Nov 27 | The Antioch Herald

    At their meeting on November 14, the Antioch City Council unanimously approved creating and filling the position of Economic Development Director, as the city has had in the past, who will work to attract new businesses and jobs to Antioch and help grow our local economy. According to the staff report, the salary range is $127,392 - $154,836 and the total annual cost range for funding the position is $234,425 - $279,277.

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  16. In Memoriam: Antioch businessman, former county official Earl Robert "Bob" Brooks Jr. passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 27 | The Antioch Herald

    Had many personal accomplishments: A licensed private airplane pilot, professional singer, received a Bachelor's degree, cum laude, 2006 and MBA degree in 2007 at the age of 63. Embraced Judaism together with wife, Barbara in 1992. He had a long business career as a Licensed California Real Estate and Mortgage Broker, Income Tax Consultant, acquired financing for the movie "The Grand Canyon and It's Hidden Secrets" by, Oscar Winning Director, Keith Merrill.

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  17. Antioch Council approves sale of former Humphrey's restaurant to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | The Antioch Herald

    According to a press release from the city, "The City of Antioch is excited to announce the sale of the old Humphrey's Restaurant at the Antioch Marina in preparation for a new quality restaurant. Since 2012 the One Marina Plaza building, also known as Humphreys Restaurant, has sat vacant.

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  18. Awards banquet honors Antioch Speedway ChampionsRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | The Antioch Herald

    John and Donna Soares wrapped up their 20th season of promoting at Antioch Speedway with the awards banquet Saturday night, Nov. 18. Eight champions and "Rookie Of The Year" awards and the Top 10 drivers in all eight divisions were honored. The Top three drivers also received point fund money, and the champions received two championship jackets sponsored by Hoosier Tire and the track.

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  19. It's time Antioch started using correct, honest figures for Measure C police staffing and fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | The Antioch Herald

    The City of Antioch's 2016-2017 Measure C Annual Status Report was recently received in the mail and I took the time to read it. Unfortunately, what I discovered was it provides false information to the public.

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  20. Antioch School Board president responds to criticism of district schoolsRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 18 | The Antioch Herald

    If Antioch had a dime for every time it has been bashed, our streets would be paved with gold. Inarguably, our schools take a disproportionate share of that thrashing.

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