Panther Tails Continues

Antioch Animal Services and Antioch High

Third time is still a charm! Last Thursday, we started our third year of working with Antioch High School’s Cross Country Team. The program, affectionately known as Panther Tails, partners our shelter dogs with athletes for some love, as well as great exercise! The kids ran with the dogs around our beautiful downtown, then spent some time afterward giving them some extra love. It is a fantastic program for both the kids and the dogs! Panther Tails goes on weekly Read More …

It’s a Great Day to be a Panther

Antioch High School's Music Masters

Antioch High School is looking for AHS Alumni who have played in the AHS vs PHS Big Little Game. Message from Antioch High School: The plans are in the works for the 100th game between Antioch and Pittsburg High schools. The Big Little Game is October 27th. Tickets go on sale the week of October 22nd In the meantime, we’re on the lookout for football SPORTS LEGEND honorees. October 27, 2018, it’s the Big Little Game; JV at 11AM and Read More …

Antioch Police Department Goes Above And Beyond

Antioch Police Department

A Happy Ending Back in August, an Antioch citizen was riding his bike near Prewett Park on Lone Tree Way when an unknown man in a brown truck approached him and robbed him of his bicycle. Through some great investigative work, on September 4th, the suspect and the bike were located, and the suspect was arrested. Now, normally that would be a happy ending to a story like this. However, members of the Antioch Police Department felt a strong desire Read More …

Lieutenant Don LaDue Retires After 30 Years of Service

After 30 years of dedicated service to the Antioch Police Department and citizens of Antioch, Lieutenant Don LaDue is hanging up his duty belt. Don is a hometown boy who grew up in Antioch and graduated from Antioch High School. Don started with the Antioch Police Department as a reserve police officer in October of 1988, and was eventually hired as a full time officer in 1990. Two years later, Don was selected as one our first four Community Policing Read More …

Antioch Public Works Updates

Antioch Marina - Tall Ships

The Marina The Antioch Marina is excited to once again, welcome the historical Tall Ships Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain October 17th – 31st. Mark your calendar to take advantage of this exciting, opportunity to explore living history! Vessel tours are free with a suggested $5 donation. Exhilarating weekend sails on these historical vessels range from $42 – $79. Visit historicalseaport.org to view the sailing schedule and buy tickets.   Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in Read More …

Antioch Parks and Recreation Updates

antioch recreation

Seniors at Big Break! More than 50 seniors went over to Big Break Regional Park on Thursday; seven people kayaked on the Delta! A large number of seniors enjoyed a walk with a Naturalist while several folks just soaked up the sun or explored the exhibits inside the visitor center. This field trip was provided at no cost to the seniors; thank you to East Bay Regional Park District for transportation and Interpretive Services staff, as well as the Antioch Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Updates

Antioch Animal Services

Before dawn on 09/11/2018, Antioch Animal Services, Contra Costa Animal Services, and Oakland Animal Services worked together to load-up the Big Dog at Buchanan Airfield in Concord. Pilot Peter is #flyingthemhome to Idaho Humane Society and Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Thank you to Dog Is My CoPilot, Inc for helping us to find new homes for our shelter dogs. To date, Dog is My CoPilot, Inc. has flown more than 10,000 dogs to their forever homes! For more Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

Please join us in welcoming the newest three police officers to the Antioch Police Department family! This afternoon, we were thrilled to add three new officers following their graduation from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Regional Training Center yesterday. Officer Ashley Allen comes to us by way of Walnut Creek, and is a graduate of Clayton Valley High School where she was named female athlete of the year in her senior year! After high school, Ashley attended CSUEB where she obtained Read More …

Antioch Public Works Updates

Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in the rights of way (ROW); the landscaped areas next to the sidewalks on major arterial roads. Please keep an eye out for these hard-working crews as they continue their hard work in the following locations: Carpinteria Drive at Deer Valley Road to Garrow Drive Frederickson Lane at Union Mine Drive to Golf Course Road Sagebrush Way at Indian Hills Drive to Hillcrest Avenue Canada Valley Road at Lone Tree Way Read More …

“MANUFACTURING THE DREAM” CAMPAIGN

Manufacturing the dream

The City of Antioch is delighted to launch a multi-city promotional campaign that we’re participating in as part of the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing Initiative. Together with over two dozen other cities, we are highlighting stories of residents who work in manufacturing, the companies they work for, and how they’ve thrived in our region. We invite you to learn how Terry Ramus of Diablo Analytical, based in Antioch is #ManufacturingTheDream. Learn how scientist Terry Ramus departed the corporate world to Read More …