State Superintendent’s Race Features Differing Visions For Schools

24 October 2014, 6:11 pm

The future direction of California’s public schools will be decided in the Nov. 4 race for state superintendent of public instruction, which pits incumbent Tom Torlakson against challenger Marshall Tuck.... Read More »

Friday's East Bay high school football scores

24 October 2014, 5:22 pm

Antioch at Deer Valley, 7 p.m. Heritage at Freedom, 7 p.m.... Read More »

Pittsburg: Opal Thompson, California's oldest resident, dies at 113

23 October 2014, 4:02 pm

Oklahoma native and longtime Long Beach resident, drove until she was 105 years old; she lived for past seven years in Pittsburg.... Read More »

Opal Thompson, state's oldest resident, succumbs at 113

23 October 2014, 3:08 pm

PITTSBURG -- California's oldest living resident, Opal Mae Thompson, has died at the age of 113. Thompson died early Monday at the Diamond Ridge Healthcare Center nursing home, where she had lived since 2007 after moving to Antioch two years earlier from Long Beach to be closer to family members... Read More »

East Bay high school/community college scoreboard for Wednesday, Oct. 22

22 October 2014, 10:00 pm

Tilcock (F) 17:59.70, Raith (A) 18:14.10, Roy (F) 18:17.20, Wortham (F) 18:18.10, Maldonado (F) 18:22.10, Pontius (F) 18:25.70, Palacios (A) 18:26.20, Salamanca (A) 18:27.70, Serna (A) 18:31.40, Loya (A) 18:42.50.... Read More »

We Started the Crusade for Affirmative Consent Way Back in the ’90s

22 October 2014, 7:03 am

It took a few news cycles for me to realize that “Affirmative Consent” was, in fact, “the policy,” as we, the “Womyn of Antioch,” called the controversial document we wrote in 1990, demanding that verbal consent be required at each progressive level of sexual contact. “May I remove you... Read More »

East Contra Costa Letters to the Editor: What's right, what's wrong about Meaure O

14 October 2014, 4:23 pm

Antioch is being overrun with renters and absentee out-of-town slum lords. The campaign by their Sacramento-hired gun opposing Measure O is an absolute joke; Measure O unfairly hurts seniors.... Read More »

The History Behind Sexual Consent Policies

5 October 2014, 2:12 pm

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Kristine Herman about her role in Antioch College's controversial 1991 Sexual Consent Policy and her views on California's recent "affirmative consent" law.... Read More »

‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Assault Prevention Law Has Prototype In Many College Campus Policies

29 September 2014, 3:52 pm

California Sunday became the first state to adopt “yes means yes” legislation to curb sexual assault reports on college campuses.... Read More »

Senior Assisted Living Community Cypress Meadows Earns Business of the Year Award

27 September 2014, 3:11 am

Cypress Meadows has earned the Business of the Year Award, which is bestowed by various civic and political organizations including the California State Senate. The senior assisted living community is located in Antioch, California, and is owned and operated by Dr. Vincent Malfitano. (PRWeb Septembe... Read More »