Brentwood News Around the Horn: Antioch runs past San Leandro

21 November 2014, 2:33 am

After a 1-9 season in 2013, the Antioch High Panthers football team hosted San Leandro and won 50-26 in the first round of the North Coast Section Division I playoffs on Nov. 14. On the first play from scrimmage, Antioch running back Najee Harris found pay dirt on a 73-yard touchdown run.... Read More »

East Contra Costa Datelines: Boy Scout Tree Lot

21 November 2014, 12:09 am

Boy Scout Tree Lot: Oakley Boy Scout Troop 152 will be selling fresh-cut Noble and Douglas fir trees and a selection of Grand Firs at its Christmas tree lot beginning Nov. 28 in the parking lot behind Scheer Home Systems, 3460 Main St., Oakley.... Read More »

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

18 November 2014, 3:55 pm

ANTIOCH -- The Vagabond Players will perform a one-performance only show of "The Cemetery Club," at 2 p.m. Nov. 30 at El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St.... Read More »

Antioch: Worker injured on Highway 4 undergoes amputation, investigation underway

18 November 2014, 7:48 am

A worker who apparently slipped and fell into an auger at a construction site on state Highway 4 in Antioch last week has had his leg amputated and remains in a hospital, a California Division of Occupational Health and Safety spokeswoman said Monday.... Read More »

Drought: Valuable 100-Year-Old Water Rights Could Make Some East Bay Cities Rich

14 November 2014, 8:26 pm

California's pre-1914 water rights are not regulated. Even in drought years, whoever claimed the water first, gets it.... Read More »

Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy Assists Laid off Bank Employee Start Her Own Spray Tanning Business

13 November 2014, 3:11 pm

Eva Campos, a laid off bank employee from Antioch, California has just started her own airbrush tanning business Airbrush Spray Tanning by Eva. Leading spray tanning training institution Hollywood Airbrush Tanning Academy has played a stellar role in helping Eva make this career shift after spending... Read More »

Mock election gives students chance to 'vote' for governor, state props

11 November 2014, 4:07 pm

Led by teachers Jennie Dunlap and Brett McNamar, almost 1,100 Antioch High students recently participated in California's MyVote Student Mock Election.... Read More »

Leffler named to West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame

8 November 2014, 12:42 pm

The late Jason Leffler will be one of six new members inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Class of 2015. The hall's chairman of the board, Ken Clapp, announced the names Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.Leffler, a native of Long Beach, California, died in a crash in June... Read More »

Antioch's Measure O squeaks by

4 November 2014, 9:05 pm

Business license tax on Antioch's residential landlords succeeds -- barely.... Read More »

East Contra Costa celebrates Veterans Day

4 November 2014, 12:39 pm

Parade, concerts, speakers, flyover and more are planned... Read More »