🌱 CoCo County Doubles Testing + Antioch Sesquicentennial

19 January 2022, 11:48 am

Contra Costa County is testing almost twice as many people for COVID-19 than any other time during the pandemic, county health services director Anna Roth told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The ...... Read More »

Antioch police searching for missing 81-year-old man

17 January 2022, 11:21 am

Police in Antioch are searching for 81-year-old Earlis Celestine, who went missing Sunday. Celestine was last seen earlier that morning leaving home in a red 2013 Kia Optima, which has a California ...... Read More »

WTF California: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Antioch Mayor Raises $80k and More

16 January 2022, 11:05 pm

On this episode of WTF California Podcast, we encourage you to go read the Martin Luther King "I have a Dream Speech" and think about the words being said.... Read More »

Antioch mayor fights recall with comedy roast

14 January 2022, 9:05 am

Friends and supporters of Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe will roast him at a fundraiser event Friday at La Plazuela Restaurant and Bar in Antioch. The 7 p.m. comedy fundraiser is the first of the year for ...... Read More »

One arrested in fatal 2020 shooting near Antioch gas station

13 January 2022, 3:05 pm

A man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a Richmond man last year in Antioch has been arrested, and police are requesting help in finding another suspect. In a statement Thursday, Antioch ...... Read More »

Newsom activates California National Guard to help at COVID-19 testing sites as omicron surges

13 January 2022, 7:38 am

The California National Guard will now assist at COVID-19 testing sites as demand for tests has increased along with a spike in cases, a release from Gov. Gavin Newsom's office reads.... Read More »

Antioch strengthens rules on firearms storage

11 January 2022, 11:50 pm

Antioch bolstered its rules this week on the storage of guns kept at home. With the council’s unanimous approval after little discussion, this East Contra Costa city’s new ordinance will require gun ...... Read More »

Antioch police name officers who fatally shot man in December

10 January 2022, 3:08 pm

Police released the names of four officers who ended a seven-hour standoff by entering a home and fatally shooting a man last month.... Read More »

Antioch: Law enforcement agencies investigate multiple officers involved in fatal shooting

10 January 2022, 2:54 pm

A team of law enforcement agencies released the identities of multiple Antioch police officers involved in a fatal shooting of a suspect on Monday.... Read More »

California National Guard members arrive to help at Bay Area COVID testing sites

8 January 2022, 6:39 pm

Before Christmas, this site was averaging 300 tests per day, now it's doing approximately 800 per day. Healthcare workers say the guard may help them do more tests.... Read More »

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