Steak ‘n Shake Coming Soon to Somersville Towne Center

Steak 'n Shake Somersville Towne Center

Steak ‘n Shake is coming to the Somersville Towne Center later this summer! Steak ‘n Shake was founded in February 1934 in Normal, Illinois. Gus Belt, Steak ‘n Shake’s founder, pioneered the concept of premium burgers and milkshakes. For over 80 years, the company’s name has been symbolic of its heritage. The word “steak” stood for STEAKBURGER. The term “shake” stood for hand-dipped MILKSHAKES. Gus was determined to serve his customers the finest burgers and shakes in the business. To Read More …

Antioch Receives “Best of the Delta 2017” in Several Categories

best of the delta

“The (Delta) glowed in the living light like a sunset sky – one sheet of purple and gold, with the bright Sacramento pouring through the midst of it from the north, the San Joaquin from the south, and their many tributaries sweeping in at right angles from the mountains, dividing the plain into sections fringed with trees.”  John Muir Right in our back yard, the Delta offers a plethora of recreation activities such as walk, bike, hike, kayak, boat, and fish. Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes New Officers

Antioch Police Department

Later Officer Nicholas Shipilove On April 2nd Antioch Police Department welcomed lateral officer, Nicholas Shipilov. Nick was born and raised in San Jose, CA, and attended San Jose University. There, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Nick then attended the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office academy and graduated in 2006. Prior to joining us at Antioch PD, Nick worked for Brentwood Police Department. He has worked in patrol, as a field training officer, K9 handler and SWAT Read More …

March updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Recreation

On Monday March 26th, online registration began for late Spring & Summer 2018 programs. Walk-in registration starts on Monday, April 2nd. Get ready and sign up fast before camps, classes and swimming lessons are full! There are more than 20 camps for school-age kids, eight sessions of swimming education, open gym for middle school youth, and much more. Get Active Antioch! Come visit us at the Antioch Community Center, or visit us online at: http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/Recreation/ to register today. It’s a basket Read More …

Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain Visits Antioch Marina

Lady Washington Hawaiian Chieftain

Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington state, will visit Antioch from March 27th – 31st and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Come check out the ship and meet her crew! Sailing guests will embark on a two or three-hour experience. Adventure Sails feature sailing as it was done for hundreds of years. Read More …

Homeownership is Just a AHOP, Skip and Jump Away in Antioch

Antioch AHOP

HOMEOWNERSHIP IS JUST AHOP, SKIP, AND JUMP AWAY IN ANTIOCH $45,000 forgivable subsidy to be provided to homebuyers Residents or employees in the City of Antioch who have wanted to purchase their own home, but thought it was beyond their means, may benefit from the new Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP).  The City has teamed with the Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) to create a unique homeownership program that will assist those who rent or work in Antioch. Qualified future homebuyers will be able to access Read More …

March 16th Updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Parks and Recreation

March 16th Updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation In the coming weeks, keep an eye out for the 2018 Spring/Summer Recreation Guide in your mailbox! There are also great activities to still register for in the Winter/Spring Recreation Guide. Come visit us at the Antioch Community Center, or visit us online at http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/Recreation/ to register today! On Saturday, March 10th the City Council held a Special Meeting at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center. This was the 3rd Public Hearing regarding Read More …

Antioch Awarded $10,000,000 State Water Quality Grant

Antioch Water Treatment

ANTIOCH ONE OF ONLY THREE CALIFORNIA CITIES/WATER AGENCIES AWARDED HIGHLY COMPETITIVE, $10,000,000 STATE WATER QUALITY GRANT The City of Antioch has announced its award as only one of three California cities/water agencies to receive ten million dollars in grant funding to establish a ground-breaking, first-of-its-kind local desalination water treatment facility, allowing the City to generate its own clean, safe, quality water. Many prominent cities and water agencies including Santa Barbara and Carlsbad competed for the highly-sought after grants to fund Read More …

Available Positions for the City of Antioch

City Hall - Antioch CA

There are always exciting career opportunities with the City of Antioch. The City’s open recruitments can be found on the Human Resources page of the City website https://agency.governmentjobs.com/antioch/default.cfm. Click apply to apply for the available positions. Currently open recruitments include: Police Officer Lateral (continuous) Police Academy Graduate/Student (continuous) Police Trainee (continuous) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (part-time) Registered Veterinary Technician Human Resource Analyst Economic Development Director Public Works Director/City Engineer   The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the following boards, Read More …

Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) Launching

Antioch Homeownership program

The Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) is launching this month with up to $45,000 in subsidies for qualifying households. The City has contracted with the Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) to administer this new program, which is funded with Housing Successor Administration funds. AHOP is a community collaborative effort to expand homeownership in Antioch and involves City government, non-profit and for-profit partners, businesses, civic organizations, homebuyers, homeowners, real estate professionals, and the Antioch community. The program offers a significant Read More …