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 …

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 …

New Construction Booming in Antioch

New construction is booming in several locations around Antioch and more is on the way. After enduring the most significant economic downturn since the Great Depression almost ten years ago, Antioch has seen a steady increase in property and sales tax revenue, two primary sources of general use funds for the City. The area we’ve seen the slowest indication of recovery is in new construction. This is rapidly changing with new residential developments by Century Communities, and DeNova Homes. Both Read More …

Message from Antioch Police Chief

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about crime statistics in Antioch. More specifically, they want to know how our current crime rate compares to the crime rate prior to Measure C being approved by voters back in November 2013. Attached to this post is a graph comparing Antioch’s Part I crimes for the first nine months of 2013 to the first nine months of this year. Pretty staggering results! Overall, violent crime is down 39.9% and Read More …

Big Truck Day

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Big Truck Day is Thursday October 18th from 3PM – 8PM Bring the kids out to touch the big trucks that clean, repair and keep the city safe! Police cars, trash trucks, street sweepers and other vehicles will be on display and available for some kid-friendly inspections. This FREE event is geared for kids of all ages. Kids will love to explore trucks from different agencies. This event will be held during our Food Truck Thursday so bring the whole Read More …