Latest Antioch Stories

2010-06-01 08:00:00

OAKLAND, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Toll plaza changes designed to speed travel for carpoolers are coming this month to the Antioch and Richmond-San Rafael bridges. Beginning in mid-June, carpoolers who travel across the Antioch and Richmond-San Rafael bridges during peak commute periods will be able for the first time to take advantage of dedicated high-occupancy vehicle lanes at the far left side of the bridges' toll plazas -- eliminating the need to stop at a staffed toll booth.

2009-03-20 11:14:53

A prop from the film Monty Python and the Holy Grail prompted a precautionary evacuation of a London pub, police say. Police in London's Islington district said after water company engineers spotted a copy of the film's Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch while lifting a fire hydrant, the surrounding area

2008-10-08 21:00:22

By Sean Wright Did you know that Antioch Unified School District is going through education reform? Dr.

2008-10-03 21:00:11

By Hilary Costa ANTIOCH -- The California Energy Commission has begun a yearlong review of a 930-megawatt power plant proposed for land on the Antioch Delta.

2008-09-23 21:00:26

By Rowena Coetsee IF YOU GO WHAT: Public hearing on a proposed all-boys charter school in Antioch -- WHEN: 7 p.m. today -- WHERE: Antioch Unified School District headquarters, 510 G St.

2008-09-22 21:00:21

By Maris Bennett A couple of Sunday afternoons ago, my daughter and I attended an El Campanil Children's Theatre production, "Wagon Wheels a- Rollin'." After settling into my seat, I glanced at the stage props: several "wanted" posters; a general store with merchandise arranged outside; the "I'm OK, You're OK" and Sarasparilly saloons; hay bales; and a wooden fence.

2008-09-11 21:00:24

By East County Times Events Bread of Life Food Program -- Arrive 11 a.m. to receive a meal ticket for a hot lunch beginning noon every Saturday except holidays. After lunch, all those in need are invited to shop in the food pantry free of charge. Volunteers and donations are needed. 415, W.

2008-09-10 21:00:21

By East County Times In a weekly feature called "e-views," we invite readers to answer a question via e-mail. Last week's question: Some schools in East County have instituted a uniform policy this school year.

2008-09-08 09:00:40

By Rowena Coetsee Antioch Unified School District trustees are among a handful of school boards around the country about to start two years of training in how to do their job more effectively.

2008-09-08 09:00:24

By Barbara Zivica Antioch Mayor Don Freitas, backed by Councilman Brian Kalinowski, was right to disagree with the Antioch Council's decision to extend the registration deadline for owners of RVs parked on Antioch property. Those RVers have until 5 p.m.

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