Public Works: How to Properly Drain Pool Water

Antioch Public Works - Drain Pool

Collections System/NPDES It’s safe to say that we all love swimming pools! They provide great activity for families and especially kids to enjoy during the summer (around 3 months or so); although some die-hards may choose to do this year round. At its best, the water should be pristine with the correct chlorination and PH levels, etc., while free from algae and other forms of bacteria. At its worst, algae proliferate and bacteria form to make a pool look anything Read More …

Antioch Holds 36th Annual Senior Picnic

On Friday, the Antioch Senior Center hosted the 36th Annual Senior Picnic for regular visitors and guests from community senior care facilities. Along with Council Member Ogorchock, Council Member Tiscareno, Mayor Wright and many folks from various City of Antioch departments, I was honored to help serve lunch to some of the most beautiful and precious members of our community. Besides a wonderful meal, there was a hula dancing exhibition by some or our seniors, music and more dancing…made me Read More …

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy

Antioch Police Department

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy What is a Youth Academy? The Youth Academy is a unique experience for participants, aged 14-18 years of age to meet the officers and employees who protect and serve our community in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. Participants will have the opportunity to experience some of the activities officers and department personnel perform as part of their duties. Hands-on experiences include fingerprinting, scenarios and problem solving activities. Participants will also interact with our k-9’s and Read More …

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service

APD Diane Aguinaga

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service After 27 years of distinguished law enforcement service, Captain Diane Aguinaga will retire on May 4th, 2018. Captain Aguinaga started her career with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office in 1991, and was hired by the Antioch Police Department in 1993. She served on the patrol team, as a detective, and was eventually promoted to Police Corporal in 2000. She was then promoted to Police Sergeant in 2002 Read More …

Host Your Next Event at the Antioch Community Center

Antioch Community Center

The Antioch Community Center is conveniently located on Lone Tree Way at Prewett Community Park. The community center offers a variety of rooms to rent for your event needs. Such as weddings, birthdays, reunions, meetings and seminars. All of our rentals include setup of tables and chairs to your desired layout and we offer a selection of equipment to rent. Our full Ballroom is our largest venue that includes an outside patio and direct kitchen access. This room may also be divided to accommodate smaller parties Read More …

Public Works Department Working to Maintain and Improve

Antioch Public Works

Collections System/NPDES Collections System Unit/Closed Circuit Television Crew Collections System (Sewer) Inspection personnel completes approximately 25% of sewer mainline video inspections of our sewer system each year. The Collections System Division’s Close Circuit Television Unit, or CCTV crew as we call it, is comprised of two highly trained staff members. The crew uses a small tractor-mounted camera to identify, locate and assess the condition of the City’s sewer and storm infrastructure. CCTV condition assessment provides the critical information needed to Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Appreciates All Support

Antioch Animal Services

It takes a village to accomplish great things, and Antioch Animal Services is grateful for all of the rescue organizations that support our efforts in animal welfare. When a stray animal comes into our shelter, AAS never knows what to expect. When Esther Bunny showed her cute face, we were not anticipating medical issues like a hernia or mammary tumors. Thankfully Dr. Josie Noah and her team from the ARF Mobile Clinic saw her potential and stepped in. Dr. Noah 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 …

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 …