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  1. Baby formula heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    Two East Bay women were arrested on suspicion of stealing cases of baby formula from a supermarket, an act investigators believe is tied to a larger Bay Area theft ring, according to Pacifica police. Just before 5 p.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the Safeway on Linda Mar Boulevard after a store employee reported the theft of a "large amount" of baby formula and described the suspects as two women who took off in a white Dodge Caravan headed north on Highway 1. Responding officers stopped the vehicle a short distance away, and the employee identified the occupants as being involved in the theft, which also entailed the shoplifting of razors and the hair-growth product Rogaine, police said.

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  2. Search for missing man, child last seen in Antioch shifts to SacramentoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    The search for a missing man and his 1-year-old daughter shifted to Sacramento on Thursday, but police said they don't consider their disappearance suspicious. Kyler Jackson, 23, and his daughter Kaylee were last seen about 11 p.m. Sunday night after the pair left Antioch, where they were visiting Kaylee's mother, Jayonna Mason.

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  3. East Contra Costa County's homeless population increases by double digitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    The number of East Contra Costa County residents sleeping in cars, homeless encampments and empty buildings rose by one-third over the past year -- and there's little help available in the region. That is among the recently released findings of a survey that was done one night in January to determine the extent of homelessness in Contra Costa County.

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  4. Antioch: Four arrested after killing of Richmond manRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Police did not identify either of the men immediately, citing their investigation, but said they arrested them Wednesday after responding to the shooting near the corner of Crater Peak Way and Black Diamond Boulevard. The two male teenagers will not be identified because they are not adults.

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  5. Antioch seeks renters for city meeting facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Contra Costa Times

    If there are any churches or other organizations here looking for a meeting place on Sundays, the city might be able to help. Antioch's Parks and Recreation Department has space for rent at three of its properties for long-term use.

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  6. New CPR robot helps Contra Costa County firefighters preserve a lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    From left, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire engineer Paul Lyons, AMR paramedic Travis Skuba and Contra Costa County Fire firefighter Kevin Piol demonstrate a CPR machine at station 82 in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Kristopher Skinner/Bay Area News Group The Lucas Compression Device CPR machine is demonstrated at Contra Costa County Fire Protection District station 82 in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  7. Antioch: Police respond to fatal shooting Wednesday near elementary schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Antioch Police Department personnel investigate a vehicle believed to be involved in a shooting that left one person dead in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Antioch Police Department personnel are on the scene of a shooting that left one person dead in Antioch, Calif., on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.

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  8. Antioch: Highway 4 shooting suspects chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Inside Bay Area

    Two men, including a suspect in a 2012 murder, have been charged in a recent daytime gunfight between two speeding cars. Jonathan Thomas, 27, of Antioch, and Dwayne Anderson, 42, have been charged with three counts of attempted murder, two counts of shooting at an unoccupied vehicle and a count of shooting at an occupied vehicle.

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  9. Contra Costa County Fair celebrates area's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    Ilyssa Witt, 10, of Concord, is a lone rider as she fly's through the sky on the Phoenix during the opening day of the Contra Costa County Fair in Antioch, Calif., on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Contra Costa County Fair is back, from opening day on June 2 through June 5, and it's hard to imagine a more perfect way to jump into summer fun.

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  10. Exceptional prom for special studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    It had all the makings of a traditional prom, including anticipation, sparkly gowns, suits, pop music, corsages and couples, yet the 40 or so guests at this dance may have never thought they would have the chance to celebrate this milestone among friends. Last Saturday night's "Be Exceptional" Prom was a memorable evening for East County teens and young adults with special needs.

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  11. School Bell: Panther soon-to-be graduates start new tradition parading at elementary schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | Inside Bay Area

    This parade didn't have any marching bands or dancers but it was still joyful. And, for several Antioch schools, a new tradition has begun.

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  12. Antioch cop rescues woman from burning roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Inside Bay Area

    Fire officials are praising a fast-acting Antioch police officer, after he helped rescue a woman from the roof of a burning home Monday. According to Contra Costa County Fire District Marshal Robert Marshall, the fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. Monday, after a woman living on the 2400 block of Pecan Street smelled smoke in her two-story home.

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  13. East Bay's Park It: Memorial Day activities planned from Fremont to AntiochRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, and although it's too late for camping reservations in the East Bay Regional Parks, there are all sorts of other activities available throughout the district. Below is a partial list of special events on Memorial Day, May 30. Fremont: Admission is free on Memorial Day at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont.

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  14. Antioch fire damages 6 apartments, displaces 20 or more peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | Inside Bay Area

    A fire burned six units in an apartment complex Saturday morning and left more than 20 people without a home. The fire was reported about 7:15 a.m. at an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Lone Tree Way, and brought under control about 30 minutes later, said Robert Marshall, a fire marshal with the Contra Costa County Fire District.

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  15. Antioch: Shooter targets passing car near county officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | Inside Bay Area

    A man reportedly shot at a passing car on Delta Fair Boulevard Friday morning, prompting both the county and a nearby college campus to issue alerts. Around 10 a.m., some employees with the Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services Department at 4545 Delta Fair Blvd. heard gunfire near the sidewalk outside the complex of buildings, said Betsy Burkhart, director of the county's Office of Communications and Media.

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  16. Antioch: Solo collision claims man's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    On Thursday, the coroner's office identified the man as Joseph Barton. He was reportedly ejected from his white pickup truck and found dead at the intersection of Cavallo Road and Sunset Drive.

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  17. Antioch: Body recovered from canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    Police, firefighters and water district staff were at the scene where a body was found in a canal Thursday morning, authorities said. At 8:45 a.m., a Contra Costa Fire Protection District dispatcher received a 911 call about the body being found in a canal next to Antioch Community Park by James Donlon Boulevard and Nightingale Drive, Contra Costa Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said.

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  18. Antioch: Suspicious powder found in a letter sent to KaiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    A field test on a suspicious powder that was found in a letter sent to Kaiser medical offices on Thursday came back positive for cornstarch and flour, according to Contra Costa Hazardous Materials officials. A caller reported about 12:30 p.m. that a letter containing white powder was received at the medical offices at 3400 Delta Fair Blvd., according to Steve Morioka, assistant director with the county agency.

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  19. School Bell: Antioch ENCORE students busy with art show and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Jenny Rohlfs, one of four ENCORE teachers, said, "We all serve as advisers for our students in the program and work closely with parents to support them as they deliver the instruction to their child." One of its most well-attended events was the visit to the Antioch Historical Museum.

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  20. Man tries to lure teen into his car near Antioch middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Inside Bay Area

    A 13-year-old girl was nearly abducted on her way to school in Antioch by a man who tried to lure her inside his car Wednesday morning. The girl was walking to Park Middle School at 1 Spartan Way around 8:20 a.m. when a man pulled up in a silver Honda and began bothering her and asking for her number, said her mother, Kristi Sutton.

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