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Fatally shot Antioch teen identified

A teenager died Wednesday after he was shot several times in an Antioch neighborhood, police said. Authorities said 16-year-old Jose Guerrero was unresponsive when emergency crews arrived in the 4900 block of Country Hills Drive, just off Hillcrest Avenue, around 8:40 p.m. 
An Antioch man became the first homicide victim in Concord in more than a year when he was fatally shot near the downtown area Thursday night, authorities said.  
 
Native plants featured in Brentwood and Oakley gardens  
 
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Developer built about 5,000 homes, many for first-time buyers, as city grew after World War II  
 
Authorities say two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Antioch man outside a liquor store on April 8.  
 
Preliminary hearing features audio recording of Joseph Mosis asking undercover police officer to cut off ex-employee's penis and tongue "to teach him a lesson"  
 
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The following calls were among those handled by the Antioch police April 6-12, according to information provided by the Police Department. April 6 Assault: At 8:08 a.  
 
He has, by our observation and from accounts of those who depend on him for information, done an excellent job leading the office since he was elected in 2010.  
 
After 14 years as a school principal, Sakata has worked in the county Office of Education for the past six. She understands the complex policy issues facing a superintendent -- and the importance of keeping the job independent.  
 
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New Jersey woman sues to get '8THEIST' on her license plate

A New Jersey woman who says she was denied a license plate referencing atheism filed suit this week, claiming her online application was rejected because it was deemed potentially offensive. Full Story
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Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.