Category Archives: Antioch

Tomorrow is Free Slurpee Day!

Oh thank heaven for July 11th. That means it’s Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven.

So, how can you enjoy your freebie? All you have to do is walk into any 7-Eleven in the country and ask for your small Slurpee cup between 11am and 7pm ET. There’s no purchase or coupon necessary. It’s also while supplies last.

On top of that, 7-Eleven is celebrating Slurpee week from 7/12 – 7/18 by offering customers 11 free Slurpees if they purchase seven. All you have to do is download the free 7-Eleven mobile app, buy seven Slurpees during that time period, have the clerk scan the bar code on the app and you’ll be awarded 11 Slurpees.

This is also the 90th year of 7-Eleven, founded in 1927. 



Uber Offers FREE Ride Tonight – Drive Safe!

Want to drink and get around safe? Ride free with Uber tonight!

Try Uber for FREE! Uber will cover your first ride worth up to $20* completely free! No purchase necessary! Simply down load the Uber app and enter promo code: AMBERS4917UE      *Free ride value amounts vary by city.



Happy Fourth of July!!!

National Donut Day Freebies – This Friday! 

Friday is a holey holiday as we celebrate National Donut Day with free sweet treats at participating locations.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Get a free classic doughnut with any beverage purchase. Try the new Vanilla Cake Batter Donut with cake batter filling frosted with chocolate icing and confetti sprinkles.

Krispy Kreme: Get your hands on a  free, hot and delicious confection of your choice.  No purchase is necessary.

Giant List of Freebies For Expecting Parents

Do you know someone who is having a baby?  Then you are going to LOVE these awesome freebies! Here’s a bunch of free stuff available to make any new mommy’s life easier. The best part: they’re either TOTALLY free or nearly free – just pay shipping! Don’t miss these deals!

Walmart Welcome Baby Box – Free, No Registry Required


  • Pampers Pack – Includes 1 infant diaper and wipes 6 pack
  • Aventi Infant Bottle – 4 oz
  • Johnson & Johnson Head to Toe Body Wash Sample
  • Johnson & Johnson Body Lotion Sample
  • Aveeno Baby Moisture Lotion Sample

Sam’s Club Welcome Baby Box – Free, No Registry Required


  • Happy Baby Puppy Book
  • Enfamil Toddler Forumla Sample – 4 pack
  • Similac Infant Forumla – 4 pack
  • Pampers Pack – Includes 1 infant diaper and wipes 6 pack
  • Huggies Wipes – 8 count
  • Member’s Mark – diaper, size 3
  • Similiac Grow & Go Toddler Mix In – 2 packets
  • GoGo Squeeze Applesauce – 3.2 oz
  • Munchkin Latch Nursing Pads – 2 count
  • Dapple Dish Cleaning Soap Sample
  • Destin Rapid Relief Sample
  • Balmex Diaper Rash Relief Cream Sample

Second Sam’s Club Box -Welcome To Mom & Dad’s Club

  • Two Pampers Easy Up Training Underwear, Size T 3 & 4
  • Huggies Natural Care Wipes – 8 pack
  • GoGo Squeeze Applesauce 3.2 oz
  • Dove Deep Moisture 1.8 oz

Similiac Welcome Box – Free, No Registry Required


  • Similiac Sensitive Powder Forumla – 28 oz
  • Similiac OptiGrow – 4 pack of 2 oz per bottle

Amazon Welcome Baby Box, Free with Registry ($35 value)


  • Swaddle Desigos Muslin Swaddle
  • Enfamil Infant Formula Powder – 4 pack
  • Sensitive Baby Wipes – 80 count
  • Pampers Pack – Includes 1 infant diaper and wipes 6 pack
  • Bright Start Elephant Teething Toy
  • Aventi Infant Bottle – 4 oz
  • Johnson & Johnson Head to Toe Body Wash Sample
  • Johnson & Johnson Body Lotion Sample
  • Aveeno Baby Moisture Lotion Sample
  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment Sample
  • Hyland’s Baby Teething Tablets

Buy Buy Baby Registry Bag, Free with Registry


  • Fit Pregnancy Magazine
  • Baby On Board Sign
  • Lansinoh Pack –  2 Breastmilk Storage Bags & 2 Nursing Pads
  • Chicco NaturalFit Silicone Pacifier
  • Mustela Dermo Cleansing Lotion Sample
  • Noodle & Boo Newborn 2 in 1 Hair & Body Wash Sample
  • Noodle & Boo Newborn Super Soft Lotion Sample
  • Shea Moisture Baby Wash & Shampoo Sample
  • Shea Moisture Baby Lotion Sample
  • Boogies Wipes Sample
  • Dapple Pacifier Cleaner Sample
  • Blue Lizard Sunscreen Lotion Sample
  • Balmex Diaper Rash Cream Sample
  • Babo Smoothing Diaper Cream Sample

Target Welcome Registry Bag, Free with Registry


  • Aventi Infant Bottle – 4 oz
  • Nuk Orthopedic Pacifier
  • Up & Up Baby Wipes – 20 count
  • Honest Diaper Pack – 2 Diapers & 10 Wipes
  • Lansinoh Pack –  2 Breastmilk Storage Bags & 2 Nursing Pads
  • Mustela Dermo Cleansing Lotion Sample
  • Dapple Dish Cleaning Soap Sample
  • Aveeno Baby Moisture Lotion Sample
  • Boogies Wipes Sample
  • Boudreaux Butt Paste Sample
  • Babyganics Laundry Detergent
  • Aquaphor Healing Ointment

Baby Journal Keepsake, Totally Free Giveaway


Includes one From Pea to Pod Baby Journal – By Geralyn Broder Murray

Early Moments – Dr Seuss Book Collection – Free, $3.95 Shipping

Get 5 Dr. Seuss Books + a free activity book for just $3.95 plus free shipping (high-quality, hard cover editions)! Each of these books normally retail for $8.99.  With this offer you are joining the Early Moments Dr. Seuss & His Friends book club, meaning you are signing up to receive books every month. But its no big deal as you can cancel at ANY time, risk free.  Use Promo Code “BIRTHDAY” for a FREE gift!

      • The Cat In The Hat
      • One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
      • Dr Suess’s ABC
      • Hop On Pop
      • Are You My Mother

Honest Company Essentials & Diaper Trials, Just $5.95 shipping

If you have yet to sign up with The Honest Company (rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau! 😀 ), they are still offering up this awesome promo where you can score 2 FREE Trials! Choose a free Discovery Kit of Diapers & Wipes or Essentials (or both!). Pay only $5.95 for shipping.

Diaper / Wipes & Essentials Trial Includes:

  • Diapers (7 count)
  • Wipes (10 count)
  • Shampoo + Body Wash Sample
  • Face + Body Lotion Sample
  • Multi-Surface Cleaner Sample
  • Healing Balm Sample
  • Hand Soap Sample

Dream Baby Welcome Kit, Totally Free Giveaway


    • Sliding Locks – 2 pack, quality 2
    • Safety Catches – 2 pack, quality 2

Nursing Pillow From

Perfect for nursing mothers, but even if you do not breast feed your baby it it great for supporting them while feeding them or holding them! Top-quality NursingPillows are oval shaped with an opening to wrap around mom and give baby a soft platform for nursing. They’re smaller than other commercially available pillows, so they fit in a diaper bag and are portable! There are many patterns to pick from!


Get a Free Nursing Pillow (a $ 40.00 Value) at Only pay $14.99 shipping cost with Promotion Code”8D6C2BD56“.  “Minky” fabrics are an additional $4.95, but print fabrics are free with shipping.

Carseat Canopy From

Keep baby out of breezes and sneezes with a Carseat Canopy, just $14.99 shipped. This is a $50 value!


Visit Carseat Canopy, click “shop now,” change the quantity to one design of your choice, and add Promotional Code “87030277C” to see the savings! Just pay $14.99 shipping! Available in lots of colors! Two styles available Original (featured above) or Jersey Stretch (featured below).


BONUS: Dollar Store Finds – $1 Each


  • Baby Studio Diaper Bag
  • Baby Bottle Brush
  • Gift Set – Oversized bottle coin bank, 8oz bottle, spoon & wash cloth
  • Babies 2 Grow – BPA Free 4 oz Snack Containers, 3 pack
  • Babies 2 Grow – BPA Free 8 oz Snack Containers, 3 pak
  • Child Safe Outlet Plug Covers – 12 pack

Do you know of any freebies we missed? Let us know in the comments section below!

Free Tax Assistance Available For Low Income People

Contra Costa County’s Earn It! Keep It! Save It! program, assists low-income people and families to claim their full, correct tax refunds, at no charge. They aim to make sure that families collect all benefits due to them through underutilized tax provisions such as the Earned Income Tax Credit.

This program also saves taxpayers hundreds of dollars in preparation fees by eliminating all preparation costs. If you have a household income below $52,000, this program can help you file your taxes and get your full, correct refund at no charge. Plus they have access to many other useful resources.

For Concord:

Contra Costa Senior Legal Services
2702 Clayton Rd., Ste
202 925-309-4670
2/1 – 4/17
By Appt

Concord United Methodist Church
1645 West St.
2/1 – 4/13
Wed & Thu: 8:45am – 3pm

Concord Library
2900 Salvio St.
925- 405-5135
2/3 – 4/15
Fri & Sat: 10am – 3:30pm

For other areas, click here.

(make sure to bring these items with you on the day of the event)

  • For each person on your tax return: photo ID and Social Security Card or ITIN
  • W-2′s forms for all jobs held in 2013
  • All 1099’s, 1098’s and any other tax forms
  • Checking and savings account and routing numbers for direct deposit
  • Last year’s tax return (if you have it)

For more information visit

Mudslide Safety Tips – Stay Warm & Dry!

The Fire Marshall over at Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has some quick tips and information on mudslide safety! Everything is super wet and slippery out there so stay safe!

Mudslides occur during periods of intense rainfall or rapid snowmelt. They usually start on steep hillsides, liquefy and accelerate down the hill. The debris flow ranges from watery mud to thick, rocky mud that can carry large items such as boulders, trees and cars. (The picture on the right was taken at the corner of Pleasant Hill Road and Deer Hill Rd.) Always listen to the radio, television, or check your local weather websites, for the latest information and instructions for your area.

Before Severe Storms:
• Have a disaster plan.
• Have emergency supplies on hand, food, water, flashlights, and batteries.
• Become familiar with the land around you. Find out if you’re in a mudslide prone area.

During Severe Storms:
• Stay alert, and keep a watchful out eye throughout the night.
• Listen to the radio or watch TV for warnings about intense rainfall or for information and instructions from local officials
• If you live in mudslide prone areas, consider leaving if it safe to do so. If you can’t, go to the highest level of your home.
• Listen for unusual sounds that might indicate moving debris, such as trees cracking or boulders knocking each other. These may indicate an approaching landslide or mudslide.
• Be aware of any sudden increase or decrease in water level on a stream or creek.
• Be alert, especially if you have to go out and drive. Watch the road for collapsed pavement, mud, fallen rocks and other indications of a possible debris flow.
• If you see a landslide or mudslide starting, quickly move away from the path of the slide. Getting out of a mudslide is your best protection. Move to the nearest high ground in a direction away from the path. If rocks and debris are approaching, go to the nearest shelter and take cover (under a desk, tale, or other piece of sturdy furniture.

During Mudslides:
• Quickly move out of the path of the mudslide.
After Mudslides:
• Stay away from mudslide areas. Flooding or additional slides may occur after a landslide or mudslide.
• Listen to the radio, TV or internet for emergency information.
• Check for injured or trapped people near the affected area, if it is possible to do so without entering the path of the landslide or mudslide.
• Watch out for flooding which can happen after a mudslide.
• Report broken utility lines to the appropriate authorities.
• Check the foundation of your home, chimney and surrounding land for damage.

Wishing Our Readers Happy Valentine’s Day!


As you are probably already aware, today is Valentine’s Day – a day set aside for people to show their love and affection to that special someone in their lives. The DiabloReporter team is all about spreading the love and people looking out for one another so this February 14th, we’d like to wish all our readers a very happy and loved-up Valentine’s Day!! The cynical among you might feel like these days Valentine’s Day is all about consumerism and it’s a fair enough argument. But for many, it isn’t about the money spent on flashy gifts or expensive dinners, but rather the sentiment behind it. So whatever you do people, make sure you enjoy it and let that special someone in your life know you care!

Happy Valentine’s Day!! XOXO

PS. If you’re looking for someone to love, Animal Services is offering FREE cat & dog adoptions through Valentine’s Day. Click here for more information.