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Donation Bin Mess

Antioch to Begin Working on Removing “Illegal” Donation Boxes(6)

September 1, 2014

During the August 26 Antioch City Council meeting, the city council made it clear they want a solution towards the messes being created by donation boxes around the city. In response,  city staff say they do have an ordinance behind them to allow them to go after the company placing the bins around the city… Read More ›


August 18-24: Antioch Police Calls for Service

For the second week in a row, the Antioch Police Department received more than 1,600 calls for service. Between Aug. 18-24, the police department received 1,621 calls for service while the week before they had 1,656. The week included a homicide on August 24 on Lawton & D. St. The incident occurred at 2:33 am… Read More ›


Antioch Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Businesses to Antioch

Saturday morning, the Antioch Chamber of Commerce welcomed seven new businesses to the City of Antioch where they held a mega ribbon cutting ceremony as they walked the Rivertown District. Here is a list of those who businesses who were celebrated Saturday. Scends Duex Restaurant - 400 G Street, Rivertown Strings and Bowls - 208 G Street,… Read More ›

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Antioch Police: 28-Year-Old Male in “Grave Condition” After Gunshot Wound

On August 28 at approximately 7:24 PM, Antioch Police Officers responded to a report of a shooting at the intersection of 17th Street and C Street. The officers arrived to find an adult male victim incapacitated from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local area hospital where he remains in grave… Read More ›

Donation Box

Antioch City Council Set to Discuss Clothing Donation Boxes

The Antioch City Council will receive a report tonight on the Clothing Donation Boxes placed around the City of Antioch. The report came at the request of concerned Antioch residents who have noted dumping around the containers and/or “break-ins” resulting in donation materials being strewn around the immediate areas. Recent media reports highlight that some… Read More ›


Photos: Antioch Police Locate Methamphetamines After Traffic Stop

Shortly before 7:00 pm, Antioch Police officers made a routine traffic stop on Biglow Drive in Antioch where they located methamphetamine’s. Officers followed the vehicle from E. 18th down Cavallo before the vehicle made an unexpected turn down Gary Avenue and eventually turning onto Biglow. After a search of the vehicle, two females were arrested,… Read More ›

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Antioch Police DUI Enforcement Nets 3 Arrests

On August 23, a team of Antioch police officers conducted a specialized enforcement operation, looking for people driving under the influence of alcohol. This team of officers made 11 traffic stops, arrested 3 people for driving under the influence, towed 3 vehicles, and issued 3 citations for other violations. In one of the traffic stops,… Read More ›


Antioch Police Investigating Early Morning Homicide on Lawton St.

At 2:33 am Sunday, Antioch Police responded to the 200 block of Lawton St. after a shooting left one man dead. The victim was a 30-year-old male out of San Francisco. The officers arrived to find an adult male victim incapacitated from multiple, apparent gunshot wounds. Life saving measures were taken by the arriving officers… Read More ›


August 12-17: Antioch Police Calls for Service

The Antioch Police Department received 1,656 calls for service between Aug. 12-17, up nearly 100 calls from the previous week which had 1,554 calls for service. Due to the high number of calls, we have broken down the stats to a sampling of some of the higher-priority calls. Arson 8/12 – Mahogany Way & Starlight… Read More ›

CA Car Sales

Antioch: Used Car Dealer and Wife Face 80 Charges in Odometer Rollbacks

In what is being called the state’s biggest car dealership odometer tampering case in history, more than 80 charges were filed in Contra Costa Superior Court Wednesday. On June 11, investigators from the California Department of Motor Vehicles visited Jorge’s California Car Sales in Antioch where they uncovered multiple vehicles which had false odometer readings…. Read More ›