Gustavo Arellano What California’s racist history can teach us in the battle to save immigrants from Trump

Today, as in the past, California sees itself seen as a beacon of hope, as the last Promised Land in the United States. That’s how it’s been since 1849, when the world rushed in for gold. The state’s rulers welcomed the so-called Argonauts, as well as subsequent generations of other Americans: Midwesterners lured by our…

Tall Ships Return to Antioch in Rare Joint Appearance

Antioch, CA – History will come alive in Antioch this March as the tall ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain make their return trip to Jack London Square. The tall ships, part of the Washington-based nonprofit Grays Harbor Historical Seaport, sail the waters of the Pacific each year offering educational programs, free deck tours, and…

Local Report: Napa boys basketball team rallies to stun Washington in OT at tournament

Dreamstime The Napa High boys basketball team pulled out an unbelievable comeback win over Washington in the Casa Grande tournament Friday night in Petaluma, rallying to defeat the Eagles of San Francisco in overtime, 56-54. After falling behind 23-3 in the first quarter, and trailing by double digits until late in the fourth, the Indians…

Shotgun Fired Through Apartment Floor Nearly Struck Baby: SRPD

SAN RAMON, CA — An Antioch man was arrested in February after he allegedly fired a shotgun through the floor of a San Ramon apartment almost hitting a baby directly below. Officers responded to downstairs apartment in the Promontory Terrace apartment complex in San Ramon on February 11 to investigate the shooting, according to San…

Opinion: BART should better meet demand for suburban parking

BART data shows that more than 600 riders from Antioch, Brentwood, Bay Point, Oakley and Pittsburg are parking at the North Concord/Martinez station. I hear from riders who must get up earlier than they would like, travel longer distances and spend more time in their car just to find parking spaces. We can do better….

So, You Think Housing in the East Bay Is Expensive and Scarce?

Ordinary people can't afford a home in San Francisco

Units in Atomic City, Oakland’s first net-zero community, ranged in size from 793 to 1,264 square feet. Actually, there’s good and bad news about the future of housing in the East Bay. First, the bad news: Experts say there’s a possibility that the housing situation could get worse. Just how bad is it now? According…

Aziz, We Tried to Warn You

Aziz, we tried to warn you

Aziz Ansari in New York last year. In 1975, 42 years before the comedian Aziz Ansari reportedly brought a date home to his apartment and repeatedly tried to initiate sex with her after she told him “next time” and “I don’t want to feel forced,” Susan Brownmiller published “Against Our Will: Men, Women, and Rape.”…

Antioch’s The Overlook apartments sold for $51M

Selecting best colors to paint the walls of kitchen

Irvine, Calif.-based Passco Cos. LLC has paid $51.4 million for The Overlook, a 452-unit apartment community in Antioch. The complex at 727 Bell Road is the real estate investment firm’s second purchase in that South Nashville area in less than two years. Passco also owns the nearby Cambridge at Hickory Hollow, The Lexington Apartments in…

Antioch CA Real Estate

4759 Dundee St, Antioch, CA 94531

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Antioch, California Housing Trends

Almond Ridge new homes

Antioch is one of those California Bay cities that is considered a San Francisco suburb. This cities population is a little over 110,000 people. Kaiser and the Sutter Delta Hospital System are two notable employers. Even though housing costs in the Bay Area are typically pretty high, Antioch offers some more affordable housing options than…