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 …

Election Day in Antioch

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Below are a list of Polling Places for your Election Day. Please check www.cocovote.us for your assigned polling place Antioch Family Church, 330 Worrell Rd Antioch, CA 94509 Antioch Fire Station, #88-apparatus Room 4288 Folsom Dr Antioch, CA 94509 Black Diamond Middle, Rm 201, 4730 Sterling Hill Dr Antioch, CA 94531 Carmen Dragon Elementary-multi Use Room, 4721 Vista Grande Dr Antioch, CA 94531 CCC Children And Family Services, 4549 Delta Fair Blvd Antioch, CA 94509 Contra Loma Estates Cabana 1203 Read More …

Antioch Drop-off Boxes and Polling Places

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Drop-Off Boxes Return to Contra Costa City Halls for the NOVEMBER 6TH GENERAL ELECTION (October 16 – November 6, 2018) Residents can save postage and time with this vote-by-mail program Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming November 6th General Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient Vote By Mail drop off locations, prior to and on Election Day. The secure drop-off boxes will be in place at Read More …

Trick-or-Treat at Antioch PD

Antioch Police Department

Trick-or-Treat with the Police. A fun, safe, FREE Halloween event. All welcome to attend. Activities and a haunted house for kids (recommended for kids under the age of 13). The Antioch Police Department would like to invite you to a free, fun, and safe Halloween event on Wednesday October 31st from 3:30PM – 6:00PM . There will be a Haunted House Fun Stations Face Painting by Wandie No offensive costumes or replica weapons Meet us in the Community Room, we hope Read More …

Empowering Girls Event

Empowering Girls

Lieutenant Tarra Mendes, Councilwoman Monica Wilson, Councilwomen Lori Ogorchock, Environmental Resource Coordinator Julie Haas-Wajdowicz, Explorers Haley Gomez, and Jahlaya Tidwell, along with other local women leaders attended the Day of Empowering Girls event on Tuesday October 16th. The program is designed to bring together young women to build community while connecting students to inspiring women leaders. Lieutenant Mendes answered questions from the attendees regarding her experience and success as a leader in law enforcement. Other panelists provided insight into how Read More …

Family Violence Prevention Forum

On October 25, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is hosting a community forum and resource fair which will address what family violence looks like in Contra Costa County, what Contra Costa County’s response is to family violence and how law enforcement responds to family violence. Officer Vanderpool teamed up with other panel members to make community members aware of available resources. Photo Credit to Denise Cantrell   For more community events, check out our events page. Please follow Read More …

Paint Antioch Orange on Unity Day

Antioch Unity Day

What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about students who are buillied and want bullying to end, make your color ORANGE on Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can link together – in schools, communities and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support to students who have been bullied. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 JOIN THE CITY OF ANTIOCH WEAR YOUR ORANGE BE A FRIEND & END BULLYING    About Unity Day Read More …

New Construction Booming in Antioch

New construction is booming in several locations around Antioch and more is on the way. After enduring the most significant economic downturn since the Great Depression almost ten years ago, Antioch has seen a steady increase in property and sales tax revenue, two primary sources of general use funds for the City. The area we’ve seen the slowest indication of recovery is in new construction. This is rapidly changing with new residential developments by Century Communities, and DeNova Homes. Both Read More …

Message from Antioch Police Chief

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about crime statistics in Antioch. More specifically, they want to know how our current crime rate compares to the crime rate prior to Measure C being approved by voters back in November 2013. Attached to this post is a graph comparing Antioch’s Part I crimes for the first nine months of 2013 to the first nine months of this year. Pretty staggering results! Overall, violent crime is down 39.9% and Read More …

The Tall Ships are Back at the Antioch Marina

Antioch Marina Tall Ships

Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington state, will visit Antioch from October 17th – October 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 …