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  1. After shooting East Bay cop, suspect told police he a wouldna t go down without a fight,a DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Campbell Reporter

    Antioch police officer Thomas Smith still has two birdshot pellets lodged in his head, from the May 2016 afternoon when he stared down the barrel of a shotgun and watched a carjacking suspect pull the trigger. He heard the gunshot, saw the muzzle flash, and felt an impact on the left side of his face.

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  2. Landmark settlement offers some relief from crushing traffic ticket finesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | The Campbell Reporter

    Richmond resident Jason Charette hold this identification card as he gets help from Bay Area Legal Aid attorneys during a Contra Costa County Traffic Amnesty Program. Bay Area Legal Aid was one of several advocacy groups that won a landmark settlement last week to help low-income people with high overdue traffic tickets that often lead to license suspension.

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  3. Theft of laptops with Dada s memories devastating loss for East Bay womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 7 | Pacifica Tribune

    She remembers him cutting roses in the yard, putting around the golf course and family conversations at the dinner table over the years and "everything that really, truly mattered." They're especially fresh because for the last five years, she's been documenting tales of his life, her life and their family life.

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  4. Can you count butterflies? Feds need help tallying rare Antioch speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | San Jose Mercury News

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is looking for volunteers to tally the number of Lange's metalmark butterflies, a critically endangered species that only can be found at Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge. The weather can be hot, and workers will find the terrain uneven - even steep in places - with lots of plants that they will have to step over or around.

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  5. Bay Area could see thunderstorms as heat wave persistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Pacifica Tribune

    Kids play in the splash zone at The Wave water park in Dublin. To help people beat the heat this week, Dublin will waive admission fees to the Splash Zone from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

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  6. Toddler transplant recipient Matthew Ouimet stars in DMV campaign for organ donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | San Jose Mercury News

    This photo of Antioch's Matthew Ouimet will be hung in selected California DMV offices as part of a campaign to encourage drivers to become organ donors. Ouimet, 6, was born with a genetic disease that necessitated a liver and kidney transplant, which he received in June 2013.

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  7. Suspect in killing outside Pittsburg ice cream shop surrendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Antioch man sought for the fatal shooting July 19 of a man outside a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop has surrendered to authorities, police said Tuesday.

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  8. East Bay home winemakers enjoy making wines that they will like and share with friends.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rich Walker poses for a photograph in the backyard barrel room he uses to make wine at home in Antioch, Calif., on Saturday, July 8 2017. Walker has been making wine at home with friends for 30+ years.

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  9. Woman, 95, dies after Highway 4 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 23 | San Jose Mercury News

    Despite an airlift after extrication from a three-vehicle crash in which three other people were injured, a 95-year-old woman later died at a hospital, authorities said Sunday. Just after 4:10 p.m., firefighters responded to reports of the crash at the intersection of Highway 4 and Marsh Creek Road, East Contra Costa Fire battalion chief Ross Macumber said.

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  10. Niece: Antioch shooting victim a a working guya just trying to send three kids to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    An Antioch man who worked tirelessly to send his three children to college was shot and killed in a robbery that turned deadly Monday, the man's niece said Tuesday. Jawad Ataie, 57, was working his regular evening shift at the Valero gas station, located at the corner of Hillcrest Avenue and East 18th Street in Antioch when, shortly before 8:30 p.m., someone tried to rob the store, police said.

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  11. Police arrest Antioch man suspected of human trafficking in North Bay hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    An Antioch man was arrested on allegations of human trafficking at a San Rafael motel involving a runaway juvenile from Pittsburg, police said. Jeffrey Berard Jenkins II, 26, was taken into custody Friday by San Rafael Police at the motel where the alleged prostitution activities took place.

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  12. Antioch holds its 82nd neighborhood clean-up day on Saturday.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    Antioch's 82nd neighborhood clean-up will take place 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, targeting the area from 16th Street to Merrill Drive between Marie Avenue and A Street. Volunteers will meet at Kimball Elementary School, 1310 August Way, where they will receive instructions and the tools needed to do the job.

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  13. Whats HappeningRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email [email protected] to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.

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  14. Two men shot dead in Brentwood home invasion robbery identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Ellis Williams III, 38, and Joseph Brooks, 32, both from Antioch, suffered at least one gunshot wound each after police say they tried to enter a house in the 200 block of Birch Street around 11:15 p.m. on June 21. One of the residents shot them both, and the died at the scene, police said. At least one of them had a gun and presented a threat, Brentwood police Lt. 2 comments

  15. The CHP says the motorcyclist was driving recklessly and driving with a suspended license.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    The CHP caught on video a motorcycle driver appearing to speed through traffic recklessly and said the video shot from a helicopter overhead helped bring authorities to him. Officers arrested Eric Poole Jr., 29, of Antioch on Thursday, shortly after a CHP helicopter with video tape captured him apparently speeding down Highway 24 near the Hidden Valley Road exit in Orinda, CHP spokesman Officer Brandon Correia said Sunday.

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  16. This op-ed columnist believes stronger gun control laws are making things worse.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Antioch police shared this image of cocaine, handguns and cash recovered by special operations unit detectives during a probation search Wednesday, March 22, 2017 in Brentwood, Calif. In this Dec. 9, 2015, file photo, sales associate Mike Conway, right, shows Paul Angulo guns at Bullseye Sport gun shop in Riverside, Calif.

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  17. What's HappeningRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email [email protected] to request a form. Put "What's Happening" in the subject line.

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  18. A Stockton somm dishes on California wine, city pleasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | San Jose Mercury News

    Stockton's Mile Wine Company serves wines by the glass or bottle, accompanied by small plates fare. A selection of wine for sale at Stockton's Mile Wine Company wine bar and wine shop.

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  19. Bay Area gym owner competes on a American Ninja WarrioraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | The Campbell Reporter

    The recent "American Ninja Warrior" had its usual thrills and gasp-inducing moments. And, some of those moments were thanks to Antioch's Anthony Trucks.

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  20. Family mourns 15-year-old son; father races to cross borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Pacifica Tribune

    As the community mourns the tragic accidental death of a 15-year-old Deer Valley High School student last week, his family has been desperately trying to find a way for his biological father to enter the country to see his son before he is buried on Saturday. Last Thursday, 15-year-old Marcos Garcia had invited some friends over to his house on Palomar Drive to celebrate the first day of summer vacation.

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