Santa has a Mailbox Community Center

Antioch Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa! Boys and Girls, Santa has left a very special mailbox right here in Antioch! Write your letters to Santa Claus and drop them into Santa’s special mailbox – it leads straight to the North Pole! Santa’s mailbox is located at the Antioch Community Center. Where: Antioch Community Center at 4703 Lone Tree Way What to include: Your letter to Santa, Childs name, Mailing Address Last day to drop off letters will be December 18th Santa will respond Read More …

Antioch Police Department Spreading the Holiday Spirit

Antioch Police Department

Photo Credit: Mike Burkholder Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday takes place on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, which coincides with the time of year when many donors give to worthy causes. The Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday — has become an international day of giving and an opportunity to support your community. This year for Giving Tuesday, we had members of our SWAT team, Investigations Bureau, and Dispatchers at Target (5769 Lone Tree Way, Antioch) from 1:00-3:00 pm filling up our Read More …

Antioch’s Over The Top Holiday Spirit

212 Matsqui Rd

Antioch’s Over The Top Holiday Spirit   What brings more cheers than holiday lights?  How about “over the top” holiday lights?  Thanks to LightsOfTheValley.com, a website that provides a map of homes decorated with holiday lights, we were able to visit a few homes in the City of Antioch and were delighted by the “over the top” craftsmanship of the holiday decorations! Images and video you see below are from 2017.      212 Matsqui Rd Antioch, Ca 94509 Stuart-Chilcote Read More …

Super Skater Program

Paradise Skate Roller Rink has launched a Super Skater Program This program is a four week program teaching kids the basics of roller skating. The cost of the 4 week program is $40 Includes quad skate rental 30 minute lesson. Class starts at 11:30am; stay free for the public session from 12:00PM to 2:30PM Drop in lessons also available $15 per session Our goal is to help children and adults learn how to enjoy roller skating and have fun with Read More …

Improvements – A City and Community Effort

New and Improved Fish Cleaning Station Antioch’s public fishing pier received much needed rebuild of the existing fish cleaning station and the Marina received a new fish cleaning station thanks to Dylan Wright, Eagle Scout candidate and Mayor Sean Wright’s son. Dylan organized other scouts and scout leaders to contribute to the project bringing an impressive 19 volunteers representing Troops 493 and 394. Dylan’s project included: new stainless steel fish cleaning station on the berth dock automatic water shut-off valve Read More …

November is “Adopt a Senior Pet Month”

November is “Adopt A Senior Pet Month” and Antioch Animal Services kicked off the month by celebrating the Spirit of East County Seniors, a walk hosted by Councilwoman Lori Ogorchock at Somersville Towne Center. Senior dog “Pitt” made an appearance at the Mall and warmed the hearts of many of the participants with his easy going and friendly personality. Friends of Antioch Animal Services is graciously sponsoring all adoption fees for senior cats and dogs over the age of 6 Read More …

October Happenings with Antioch Recreation

Antioch Recreation

Fall Dance Recital On Saturday, the Fall Dance Recital took place at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center for the first time. Ballerinas, hip hoppers, princess dancers, tiaras & tutus and pre-school dancers performed on a stage for the first time ever. The Theater was overflowing with parents, grandparents and siblings! Everyone was all smiles and at the end of the recital all the dancers learned how to bow before the audience. Look for more performances next year. Gone Fishin’ Last Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Officer Calvin Prieto

On November 5th Officer Calvin Prieto was sworn in as our 99th police officer. Calvin is a former Marine who decided to become a police officer and serve his community after his service to our county. Calvin was initially hired by the Alameda County Sheriff Department where he served for two years before leaving to work for the San Leandro Police Department where he served four years. Calvin brings six years of law enforcement experience with him to the Antioch Read More …

Salute to All Veterans

Antioch Veterans Day Celebration

Antioch 2018 Veteran’s Day Festivities 8:00 AM Pancake Breakfast at the Antioch Marina ($5) 9:30 AM Ceremonies and Battles of the High School Bands at the Marina 11:00 AM Parade from the Veterans Memorial down 2nd Street 12:00 PM VFQ Luncheon Free for Veterans ($5 for guests) 2:00 PM Battles of the Big Bands at El Campanil Theater For more information on the Event, please contact: Antioch Veterans Day Committee (209)248-0490 or email AntiochVet2017@gmail.com Please follow and like us:

Antioch High Gets Special Visit from Antioch Police Department

Antioch High School

Antioch High students were treated to a special presentation on Nov. 5. Antioch Police officers Kevin Tjahjadi and Kyle Smith brought their K9 partners (Kaia and Kona) to the after-school program’s Animal CARE Club. Officers Tjahjadi and Smith shared info about their careers and life with their furry work – and home – companions. Both dogs are Belgium Malinois and “trained in the areas of protection, searching, tracking, article searching and narcotic detection.” The officers also showed what Kona looks like Read More …