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:Related Posts:10th Read More …

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. Photos 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 …