Sutter settles with Blue Shield: Dispute affected hundreds of thousands of patients

31 January 2015, 10:17 am

Sutter Health network announced Friday it reached agreement on a new two-year contract with Blue Shield of California, preserving patient access to the doctors and care centers that insurer sold to patients during fall open enrollment.... Read More »

Antioch: Construction crew causes cable, Internet outage, Comcast says

27 January 2015, 8:55 pm

A construction crew digging near the border of Antioch and Pittsburg cut several fiber optic cables, knocking out Internet and cable service for Comcast customers in east Contra Costa, a spokesman for the company said.... Read More »

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

27 January 2015, 6:45 pm

ANTIOCH -- Send someone you love a special Valentine greeting of music by having a small violin ensemble come to perform at your location on Feb. 13, 14 or 15. Call to register or donate to Antioch Strolling Strings at 925-757-2682.... Read More »

Contact your representatives

27 January 2015, 4:10 pm

Antioch City Council: P.O. Box 5007, Antioch, CA 94531. Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council: P.O. Box 1388, Bethel Island, CA 94511. Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District: P.O. Box 244, Bethel Island, CA 94511.... Read More »

Deer Valley student video to serve as CHP promo

27 January 2015, 3:51 pm

The Antioch high school's TV production class shot footage highlighting the CHP's teen driving safety presentations.... Read More »

Racing pigeons: It's not just for the birds

23 January 2015, 4:33 pm

Antioch father-and-son team Fred and Mike Belus train homing pigeons for long-distance races.... Read More »

East Contra Costa Letters to the Editor: Feral cat columnist was misinformed

21 January 2015, 5:30 pm

As an Antioch resident, I found Tom Barnidge's Jan. 18, 2015, column regarding feral cats in my hometown quite interesting, if unnecessarily inflammatory and derogatory.... Read More »

60 years in business, Antioch dance school still light on its feet

15 January 2015, 1:08 pm

ANTIOCH -- Doreen's School of the Dance has been serving Antioch and East County for more than 60 years.... Read More »

Letters to the Editor: The story behind gas prices

13 January 2015, 4:38 pm

Why the new gas tax? Gasoline at Costco on Jan. 6 was $2.379; on Jan. 2 it was $2.297. The retail price jumped 8 cents in four days. Meanwhile, the market commodity oil price dropped over $4 and unleaded regular fell about 40 cents a gallon.... Read More »

Contra Costa County foster youth's mysterious death under investigation

12 January 2015, 7:22 pm

A 16-year-old foster youth who was taking psychotropic medications was found dead in his bed late last month -- and now police and state social services officials are investigating why he didn't receive medical care after he showed signs of being heavily impaired.... Read More »

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