Antioch Parks and Recreation Updates

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Seniors at Big Break! More than 50 seniors went over to Big Break Regional Park on Thursday; seven people kayaked on the Delta! A large number of seniors enjoyed a walk with a Naturalist while several folks just soaked up the sun or explored the exhibits inside the visitor center. This field trip was provided at no cost to the seniors; thank you to East Bay Regional Park District for transportation and Interpretive Services staff, as well as the Antioch Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Updates

Antioch Animal Services

Before dawn on 09/11/2018, Antioch Animal Services, Contra Costa Animal Services, and Oakland Animal Services worked together to load-up the Big Dog at Buchanan Airfield in Concord. Pilot Peter is #flyingthemhome to Idaho Humane Society and Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley. Thank you to Dog Is My CoPilot, Inc for helping us to find new homes for our shelter dogs. To date, Dog is My CoPilot, Inc. has flown more than 10,000 dogs to their forever homes! For more Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

Please join us in welcoming the newest three police officers to the Antioch Police Department family! This afternoon, we were thrilled to add three new officers following their graduation from the Alameda County Sheriff’s Regional Training Center yesterday. Officer Ashley Allen comes to us by way of Walnut Creek, and is a graduate of Clayton Valley High School where she was named female athlete of the year in her senior year! After high school, Ashley attended CSUEB where she obtained Read More …

“MANUFACTURING THE DREAM” CAMPAIGN

Manufacturing the dream

The City of Antioch is delighted to launch a multi-city promotional campaign that we’re participating in as part of the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing Initiative. Together with over two dozen other cities, we are highlighting stories of residents who work in manufacturing, the companies they work for, and how they’ve thrived in our region. We invite you to learn how Terry Ramus of Diablo Analytical, based in Antioch is #ManufacturingTheDream. Learn how scientist Terry Ramus departed the corporate world to Read More …

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness Safety Fair

There were a lot of great things going on this weekend. Antioch Police Department Explorers, VIPS, Neighborhood Watch, Crime Prevention Commission, McGruff, along with Officer Mayer and K9-Dex attended the East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair. We met a lot of great people and shared information about crime prevention and the numerous programs we have in our police department. While that was going on, CSO Harvey and Officer Blanco stopped by to hang out for a bit with Read More …

Fall In Love at Antioch Animal Services

Antioch Animal Services

Fall in Love at Antioch Animal Services!! Antioch Friends of Animal Services is sponsoring all Adoption Fees during the Month of September to qualified homes!! The Adoption Fee includes: spay/neuter, microchip, deworming and age appropriate shots. You do NOT have to be an Antioch resident to adopt from our shelter; however, if you are, you must pay $20 for a dog license at the time of adoption. Please view our available pets for adoption or rescue in person or on-line at: antioch.petfinder.com Read More …

The Barbershop Forum

Antioch Barbershop Forum

KTVU’s Barbershop Forum hosted by Paul Chambers returned to the City of Antioch. Along with Mayor Pro Tem Thorpe and Council Members Ogorchock and Wilson, Chief Brooks and many of his command staff and officers, and the Antioch City Manager Rob Bernal attended the Barbershop Forum held at Antioch High School. Moderated by Paul Chambers of Channel 2 News, the well-attended event was an opportunity for interested members of the community and the surrounding region to ask the Police Chief Read More …

93nd Installment of WE CARE Community Clean up

APD Cleanup

93nd Installment of WE CARE Neighborhood Clean Up The Antioch Police Department will be hosting their 93rd Neighborhood Clean Up event on Saturday, Sept 8th from 9 -11 am. The focus neighborhood will be around Desrys Blvd, Bell, Null and Reimche Drive. Volunteers should meet at Desrys Blvd at the Delta de Anza Trail . 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 Read More …

Antioch Police Department Community Engagement

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Sycamore Block Party Chief Brooks attended the Sycamore Block Party this weekend and had a good time. The event is designed to bring residents together to build positive relationships and a strong sense of community. The event had a host of fun activities for participants, and the kids loved the opportunity to challenge Chief Brooks in the inflatable sumo vest! Events like this demonstrate the kind of commitment to community that makes the residents of Antioch so great!   August Read More …

August Updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Recreation Fall Guide

Antioch Council of Teens Last week, Recreation staff visited Park and Dallas Ranch Middle Schools to promote the Antioch Council of Teens (ACT) program. More than 70 students were invited to join the ACT this year and be a part of making a positive impact in the community and meeting new friends. The first meeting of the year will be held at the Antioch Water Park on Monday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Half Price Admission at the Antioch Read More …