Antioch’s National Night Out

On Tuesday August 7th, several members of the Antioch Police Department, City Council members, and City staff participated in Antioch’s National Night Out. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. It provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. Throughout the evening, we were able to swing by around two dozen different neighborhood block party events and enjoy some good food and good company! Thank you to Read More …

Antioch Welcomes the 95th Officer

Lateral Police Officer, Devon Wenger, was sworn-in on July 30, 2018. Devon grew up in the Antioch/Brentwood/Oakley area and graduated from Freedom High School in 2010. After high school, Devon enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served for five years as a Military Police Officer and was deployed to Afghanistan. Devon continues to serve our country as a member of the California National Guard. Devon worked for the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Department for about a year and a half Read More …

Delegates from Sister City, Chichibu Japan visits Antioch

Along with several other Antioch families who hosted delegates (5 teenagers and 9 adults) from our Sister City, Chichibu Japan, City Manager Ron Bernal, and his wife was honored to host Mayor Kuki for the week. Established in 1967, this year we celebrated 50 years of friendship (as we did last year with the Antioch delegation who visited Chichibu) with a tree planting ceremony and bar-b-que attended by Council Members Ogorchock and Tiscareno at Chichibu Park. A Welcome Dinner at Read More …

Antioch Explorers visit Solano County

Antioch Police Department Explorer

This past week, 7 of our Police Explorers attended a 4-day, live-in academy in the City of Vallejo. There were 45 Explorers from different police agencies in Solano County and Antioch in attendance. The Antioch Police Department was the only agency outside of Solano County invited to attend. This academy gave the Explorers in-depth exposure into what the actual police academy and training is like. They were up early every day completing physical fitness exercises and drill. Afterward, they attended Read More …

92nd Installment of WE CARE Welcome Families and High School Students

APD Cleanup

92nd Installment of WE CARE Neighborhood Clean Up The Antioch Police Department will be hosting their 89th Neighborhood Clean Up event on Saturday, March 3rd from 9 -11 am. The focus neighborhood will be around E. Tregallas Road. Volunteers should meet at Folsom Drive north and south of Wildhorse. We start promptly at 9am. This is a community event and we encourage everyone to come out and give back to the community by helping clean up blight and enhance Antioch’s Read More …

We Welcome New Lateral Officer

Today, we welcome lateral officer Devon Wenger-Gomez. Devon was born in Walnut Creek and grew up in the East Bay. He graduated from Freedom High School in 2010. After graduation, Devon enlisted in the Army and was deployed to Afghanistan. When Devon returned from deployment, he served with the Fort Drum Special Reaction Team as an entry team member and sniper. To this day, Devon continues to serve our Country with the California National Guard. Devon put himself through the Read More …

Antioch Recreation – Swim, Play Camp & Softball

Antioch Recreation

This week, Swim and Play Camp was at maximum capacity! The youngest summer campers enjoyed games and swimming all week at the Water Park and made lifelong friends right here in the Antioch community. You can still register your 11-14-year-olds for the last camp of the summer, Junior Lifeguard, starting on Monday! 49 teams and over 750 participants just completed their adult softball season that included 13 weeks of games plus playoffs in the City of Antioch 2018 Summer Softball Read More …

Toastmasters International Weekly Meetings

toastmasters

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations. Whether you’re a professional, student, stay-at-home parent or retiree, Toastmasters is the best way to improve your communication skills, help you lose the fear of public speaking and learn skills that will make you be a better listener. Even if you already have some or all of these skills, you will enhance them in Toastmasters while learning how to Read More …

Smith’s Landing is Hiring

smiths landing

Message from Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill: We are getting closer every day. Still don’t have a set opening date but it’s looking like it will be sometime in the first half of August which means it’s time to start interviewing for our staff! Here is some information regarding the qualifications we are looking for to join our team. SERVER: Potential applicants have superior multi-tasking skills, attention to detail and high standards of service. The qualified candidate is a motivated self-starter Read More …

Antioch Police Officer Reunites Missing Dog with Family After 2 Years

antioch animal services

When Antioch Police Officer Amiri was performing a routine traffic stop at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14th, a very friendly, snorting French Bulldog jumped into his patrol vehicle. Officer Amiri brought the cooperative runaway to Antioch Animal Services where it was discovered the dog had a microchip. All of the information on the microchip was up-todate, so the owner was informed that her dog was safe at Antioch Animal Services. When we contacted the owner, Lauren, she started crying Read More …