Antioch Police Department Honored as “Friends of Education”

Antioch Police Department ACSA

Chief Brooks was honored to attend the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), Delta Charter (East Contra Costa) Recognition Dinner at the Lone Tree Golf and Event Center. The ACSA awarded the Antioch Police Department with their “Friends of Education Award.” The award was presented to us for our on-going efforts to connect with students by visiting their campuses with our K9 officers doing demonstrations, educating students on the use of 9-1-1 and just hanging out during recess. We value Read More …

Food Truck Thursday Returns

Antioch Food Truck Thursday

The Foodie Crew and the City of Antioch Recreation Department are thrilled to announce that Food Truck Thursdays is back again for the third year in Antioch. Our official kick-off date will be Thursday, March 14th and we anticipate another fun and exciting season, bringing you 7-8 gourmet food and dessert trucks every Thursday from 5:00-9:00 p.m. until October 31st (except for July 4th). In addition to the array of trucks, we also will have The Guzzler Beer & Wine Read More …

Antioch Police Explorers Annual Crab Feed

Antioch Police Explorer

On Saturday, February 23rd the Antioch Police Explorers hosted a sold-out crowd, at their Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser. This community center event, delivered incredible raffle prizes and delicious food, enjoyed by friends, family, and Officers alike. This critical fundraising effort makes it possible for Police Explorers to attend training and competitions throughout the year. In 2018, the dedicated Antioch Police Explorers worked more than 3000 hours, serving both the Police Department and our community. The Police Explorer program allows us Read More …

Antioch Antioch Services: The Story of Delores and Williamina

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The story of Delores and Williamina When these two little matted dogs arrived in our lobby last week, our hearts ached for them. We don’t know their story, or how long it took for them to end up in such bad shape. We cannot stress enough to those who adopt or own, “fluffy dogs” how important it is for them to budget for regular grooming. The bottom line – matts hurt! Mats pull on, and pinch the skin, causing pain Read More …

How Does Your Water Meter Get Read?

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Have you ever wondered how your water meter is read? The Water Distribution Division of Public Works would like to share some insight into the Water Meter Program in this update. In the Water Meter Reading Unit, our Meter Reading personnel are primarily responsible for reading approximately 31,274 water meters each month. All meters are read monthly within a 28-31 day schedule. To read the meters, our City personnel use a meter reading truck outfitted with the appropriate meter reading Read More …

Owning Chickens within Antioch City Limits

Antioch City Code for Chickens Ducks

We are often asked if it is okay to keep backyard chickens. The short answer is, yes! The long answer is, Antioch Municipal Code requires that you obtain a permit to own fowl (chickens or ducks), in certain circumstances. A permit is required if you want to own more than ten fowl within the City limits, or if you’re going to own a rooster. The keeping of chickens and ducks in our City requires you to follow all pertinent City Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Three New Officers

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Swearing in new officers is always a good day in law enforcement. Today, we welcome Officers Barrera, Hill and Milner to the Antioch Police Department. Congratulations and good luck to you all! Denny Barrera: Denny grew up in San Jose and Galt, and graduated from Galt High School. A year after high school, Denny enlisted in the United States Navy. As a service member in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, Denny completed three tours in Washington State, three tours Read More …

Fundraiser to Support K9 Unit

Antioch Police Department K9

The Antioch Police Department holds the title of having one of the largest K9 units in the far East Bay.   And as much esteem as the hard-working animals hold in the eyes of APD and their handlers, the K9 unit is often underfunded, which puts added stress on the K9s, their handlers and the Antioch Police Department at large. What Is So Special About a K9 Unit? Police dogs are believed to be able to do the work of Read More …

Antioch Honors Barbara Sobalvarro for 40 Years of Service

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At the City Council Meeting on February 5th, Mayor Sean Wright presented a Proclamation to Barbara Sobalvarro for her 40 years of Service as the founder of Friends of Antioch Services. We thank you for your continued service. Message from Friends of Antioch Services: This February, Antioch Friends of Antioch Services Founder and President Barbara Sobalvarro, will be celebrating 40 years of life-saving service to the pets and citizens of Antioch. In honor of this 40th anniversary, and the upcoming Read More …

City of Antioch Welcomes New City Attorney

Thomas-Smith- Antioch City Attorney

Mayor Sean Wright announced that the City Council has hired Thomas Smith, currently an Attorney with Meyers Nave Riback Silver & Wilson. All Contract terms have been agreed upon and the City is set to approve a contract on February 5, 2019. While working as an Attorney for Meyer Nave, Smith has been assigned to the City of San Leandro as Assistant City Attorney and has provided legal counsel to the City of El Cerrito, City of Larkspur, and Central Read More …