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Antioch's Gary Agopian remembered as man of faith and service

More than 500 people, including droves of political leaders from the region, family, friends from church and community members turned out to Golden Hills Community Church to pay their respects to former Antioch City Councilman Gary Agopian on Saturday afternoon. 
For the first time in memory, the City Council cancels November's election because Councilmember Steve Barr and Vice Mayor Joel Bryant had no challengers  
Animals available for adoption from Antioch Animal Services  
ANTIOCHNonprofit, college team up for job workshopsJob seekers needing more education to get their foot in the door are invited to several presentations this month explaining how they can do it.  
Bay Area-based Against Leo plays Saturday at Waldie Plaza  
The following excerpts are from the Brentwood police logs Aug. 1-9Friday, AUG. 1 BURGLARY -- Police received a report at 2:03 a.m. that someone had entered a house on Pheasant Run Terrace through an unlocked front door and stolen laptop computers.  
First Brentwood Library Foundation event sold out quickly  
Martinez's Troy Foulger gets win, upsetting Chico's Richard Papenhausen, Bobby Hogge IV of Salinas and Jeff Decker of Morgan Hill, in late model stock car division at Antioch Speedway  
Oddly Unique, an antique store, is latest addition to downtown lineup.  
The fundraiser will feature an array of games, food, prizes, inflatable stations, a photo booth, face painting and other family-oriented activities  
(Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP, file)
NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.