Library Lines: Liz Fuller: Brentwood Library's 12th annual CityRead will focus on veterans

16 September 2014, 5:28 pm

Each year, Brentwood Library selects a book to make available to the community as part of its CityRead event, which encourages members of the community to read the book and share it with their family and friends.... Read More »

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

16 September 2014, 5:27 pm

ANTIOCH -- The Drama Factory debuts its first production with "The Magic Flute" at the Nick Rodriguez Theatre, 213 F St. in Antioch.... Read More »

Garamendi introduces bill to block federal funds for twin tunnels proposal

13 September 2014, 5:56 pm

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... Read More »

Crude-by-rail: One federal inspector oversees all California's railroad bridges, no state oversight

13 September 2014, 7:35 am

As concerns grow over the aging rail infrastructure, rail car safety and a dramatic increase in crude oil shipments by train, state railroad regulators are scrambling to hire two railroad bridge inspectors -- the first ever for the state.... Read More »

Senior Cannabis Crusader at Rotary Club: A Day’s Work

11 September 2014, 9:01 pm

Sue Taylor stands before her Rotary Club audience in her "principal's suit" -- matching black blazer and pants, heels, pearls and a pocketbook holding a secret. At 67, Taylor has made a giant leap. She's paid $4,500 a month to tell Grandma and Grandpa and those closest to them that marijuana... Read More »

Dr. Vince Malfitano of Cypress Meadows Accepts Award From Senior Advisor

4 September 2014, 12:14 pm

Senior Advisor has announced that Cypress Meadows, a senior assisted living community in Antioch, California, has earned the Excellence Award. The award, which was accepted by Dr. Vince Malfitano, is given based on the ratings provided by the families of residents of the senior assisted living commu... Read More »

Lanes reopen after Antioch highway crash

30 August 2014, 10:59 am

All westbound lanes of Highway 4 in Antioch have been reopened after an overturned big rig shut down traffic for several hours Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol said. The two-vehicle collision left the drivers with minor injuries.... Read More »

California Passes First-Ever Bill to Define Sexual Consent

28 August 2014, 4:42 pm

A new definition of sexual consent... Read More »

Arrest of East Bay car dealer in alleged odometer scheme points to bigger crime trend

23 August 2014, 11:48 am

The arrest this week of an Antioch used car dealer in an alleged odometer scheme points to what one DMV official calls 'the fastest-growing trend crime in the state of California,' costing unspecting Californians $1.2 billion in lost car values in 2013.... Read More »

Cypress Meadows Announces Immediate Openings in Senior Assisted Living Community

23 August 2014, 5:00 am

ANTIOCH, Calif., Aug. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Vincent Malfitano of Cypress Meadows has announced the immediate availability of housing within the senior assisted living community. The community, which is owned and operated by Dr. Vince Malfitano, has won numerous recent awards for the q... Read More »