Three detained after CHP chases stolen car from Antioch to Walnut Creek

5 March 2015, 12:27 pm

A motorist narrowly escaped injury after a stolen car slammed into his sedan along Interstate 680 south on Thursday during a Antioch and CHP police chase that topped 100 miles per hour and ended in Walnut Creek near Treat Boulevard.... Read More »

Antioch College seeks input on campus homes

5 March 2015, 2:14 am

Organizers of the Antioch College Village Charrette hope that many villagers participate in the opening event of the five-day process this Sunday, March 1, 6–9 p.m. in the South Gym in the Wellness Center.... Read More »

Antioch pledges $1 million more for senior housing

4 March 2015, 3:53 pm

ANTIOCH -- The city has earmarked an additional $1 million toward the construction of apartments for low-income seniors. But whether that project materializes is a long way from being a slam dunk.... Read More »

Mine tours are open again at Antioch's Black Diamond preserve

4 March 2015, 1:27 pm

Four free open houses are held each year, but tours also can be reserved at minimal cost.... Read More »

Antioch: Mother laments police shooting that killed mentally ill son

4 March 2015, 12:57 pm

Yolanda Dozier, the mother of a 29-year-old mentally ill Antioch man killed in a confrontation with police Feb. 3, said that her son should still be alive today. Authorities said they used less-than-lethal means to try to restrain DeWayne Ward before he was killed.... Read More »

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

4 March 2015, 12:10 pm

ANTIOCH -- The Delta Blues Festival Benefit Concert is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at El Campanil Theatre, 602 W. Second St. Money raised from the concert, along with corporate sponsors and donations, will help to keep the annual Delta Blues Festival at Waldie Plaza free for concertgoers.... Read More »

California police detain 3 in connection to a homicide

3 March 2015, 7:29 am

A lucky break led Northern California police to a dead man after officers heard gunshots and saw a suspicious car speed away without its lights.... Read More »

East Contra Costa Datelines: Happenings around East Contra Costa listed

1 March 2015, 3:09 am

Poker Tournament: 5-11:30 p.m., March 21, Antioch Community Center, 4703 Lone Tree Way. The Sacred Sons Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club Inc. will host a charity poker tournament to benefit Deputy Dwight Morgan and his family.... Read More »

Phillips Edison Completes Facade Renovation of Contra Loma Plaza to Support Neighborhood Revitalization

23 February 2015, 5:30 am

CINCINNATI, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Phillips Edison & Company announced today that the Contra Loma Plaza completed a facade renovation, major lighting upgrade and landscape improvements as part of a community revitalization effort in Antioch, California. The bright lights and the improvements ... Read More »

Antioch Unified School District Scores Extra Credit with Sun Power Systems at 20 Schools

4 February 2015, 5:00 am

ANTIOCH, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Antioch Unified School District (AUSD) is celebrating the completion of high efficiency SunPower solar power systems on 20 of its school campuses today. The ...... Read More »