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Antioch, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Antioch, CA include 94531, and 94509. The median home price in Antioch is $325,000 which is roughly $172/per square foot. More Antioch information.

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Saturday | Contra Costa Times

Antioch 32, Santa Rosa 18

The Antioch High football team pulled away from Santa Rosa in the second half and earned a 32-18 win on Friday improve to 3-0 this season. Antioch had a 12-0 lead at halftime, but capitalized on a Santa Rosa fumble as Najee Harris's touchdown run gave his team a 20-0 lead with 10:50 left in the third quarter.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Chico Enterprise-Record

Garamendi introduces bill to block federal funds for twin tunnels proposal

WASHINGTON D.C. >> Legislation has been introduced to block federal money from going to the twin tunnels under the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Congressman John Garamendi, D-Fairfield, this week joined Congressmen Jerry McNerney, D-Antioch, and Ami Bera, D-Sacramento, in introducing legislation that would prohibit Fiscal Year 2015 federal funds from being used for California's Bay Delta Conservation Plan, which includes what Garamendi calls "the twin tunnels boondoggle."

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch crime-fighting tool at your fingertips? There's an app for that

The Antioch Police Department is introducing a new crime-fighting tool to the public: a smartphone application they hope will allow more public engagement with local law enforcement. The app, which is available for download on multiple platforms, will allow users to file crime reports, submit tips to police, receive public safety alerts, read department news releases, and it even has a "scanner" component that allows folks to tune into dispatch feeds.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch crime-fighting tool at your fingertips? There's an app for that

The Antioch Police Department is introducing a new crime-fighting tool to the public: a smartphone application they hope will allow more public engagement with local law enforcement. The app, which is available for download on multiple platforms, will allow users to file crime reports, submit tips to police, receive public safety alerts, read department news releases, and it even has a "scanner" component that allows folks to tune into dispatch feeds.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Nature's Canvas art exhibit opens in Antioch September 20th

The Arts & Cultural Foundation of Antioch is proud to present the works of artists living in and around the Delta at the Lynn House Gallery. With the many hills and valleys, along with East Bay Regional Park properties, artists have an abundance of opportunities to capture nature and all its wonders in many art forms.

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch City Manager writes first letter to the community

I have been on board as Antioch's City Manager since January 7th and this letter is to provide you with an update on the City's recent activities and financial condition. This effort is part of the City's Strategic Plan, as follows: "Strategy L-1: Improve community communications and trust in City government and keep the community well informed as to the activities of the City departments."

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch softball Sports Legend opens training and practice center

Debbie grew up in Antioch and attended Antioch High School where her softball jersey number has been retired in her honor. She was recently inducted into the Antioch Sports Legends Hall of Fame.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Contra Costa Times

On Tap: East Contra Costa County theater, arts and other events

The Black Diamond Follies come to The California Theatre at 8 p.m. Sept 12 and 2 p.m. Sept. 13, 351 Railroad Ave, Pittsburg.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch man sentenced for killing aspiring rapper

An Antioch man was sentenced to 18 years, eight months in prison Tuesday for the October 2011 shooting death of an aspiring rapper. Damian Bradley, as part of an agreement with prosecutors, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and shooting into a house as well as a gun enhancement, Deputy District Attorney Jill Henderson said.

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Contra Costa Times

Bay Point: Shooting hospitalizes two men

Two men were shot and hospitalized in the city Monday night, and authorities said Tuesday they do not have a suspect. Contra Costa Sheriff's Office deputies were called to Clement Avenue about 7:50 p.m., and found the two men with gunshot wounds, Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Malu Fitness celebrates Grand Opening in Antioch, gives back to community

A list of local area celebrities and dinitaries were in attendance. Cal-Berkeley's head football coach Sonny Dykes, professional basketball player Eli Holman and Brentwood Vice Mayor Joel Bryant all made an appearance.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch again to sing the blues

Downtown's Waldie Plaza will once again be groovin' to the sound of the blues as it celebrates the 16th annual Delta Blues Festival. Saturday's free event features the harmonies and soulful bluesy lyrics, with the backdrop of the rushing waters of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Delta Advocacy Foundation to host Roddy Roundup Saturday, Sept. 27

Jack Roddy and Donna Roddy , and guests dance at the 2012 Roddy Ranch Roundup. Get yer cowboy boots and hat on, practice yer line dancin' and prepare to enjoy some good, country BBQ cookin' and live music by California Cowboys, at the semi-annual Roddy Roundup at the Roddy Ranch on Saturday, September 27. It's all for a good cause, the Delta Advocacy Foundation, which helps people in need, right here in Antioch and East County.

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The Antioch Herald

Antioch to host annual Coastal Cleanup Saturday, September 20

The 30th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day, the state's largest volunteer event, will take place on Saturday, September 20th, 2014, from 9 AM to noon. The event is expected to draw more than 70,000 volunteers who will combat marine debris at over 800 locations throughout the state by removing the trash that has accumulated on California's beaches and inland shorelines over the past year.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Delta Blues Festival, Saturday, September 13 in downtown Antioch

This year's Delta Blues Festival will be held on Saturday, September 13 and is dedicated to one of our hardest working volunteers, Randy Sampson. Randy lived and breathed blues music and was greatly responsible for most of the music you have heard on our stage.

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Contra Costa Times

Seafood Festival returns to its home on Pittsburg marina

A little after 10 o'clock on a Saturday morning might be a tad early for the faint-of-heart foodie to try alligator-on-a-stick. The Millbrae mom had already half-devoured the flavorful morsels of moist, marinated meat off a wooden skewer -- and was already planning her next stop.

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Contra Costa Times

Antioch 21, Granada 6

Michael Gray put the Panthers on the board first with a 3-yard run, finally breaking the 0-0 tie with 3:21 left in the first half. The two-point conversion was carried in by Najee Harris, putting them up 8-0.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

The Antioch Herald

Chamber, Herald to co-host forums for local candidates, Measure O in September

The Antioch Chamber of Commerce and the Antioch Herald will co-host two nights of forums for the eight candidates vying for two seats on the Antioch City Council, the four candidates seeking the two seats on the Antioch School Board, the four candidates, two each for the two districts that included Antioch on the County School Board, as well as Measure O, the Antioch business license tax on the November ballot. This will provide the voters in Antioch the opportunity to ask questions of and learn more about the candidates and Measure O, to make a more informed decision before they vote," said Chamber CEO Dr. Sean Wright.

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Contra Costa Times

East Contra Costa Datelines: Master gardener class

Master gardener class: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Brentwood Library hosts a free program featuring Master Gardener Terry Lippert who will talk about common vegetable growing problems and how to correct them.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Antioch: Slaying suspect arrested in police crime sweep

Police arrested a homicide suspect and seized drugs and weapons during a crackdown in eastern Contra Costa County last week. The sweep, targeting suspects with felony warrants, was part of the city's effort to reduce violent crime and took place over five days last week, according to Antioch Police Chief Allan Cantando, who posted details about the effort on the department's Facebook page.

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