1st Coffee with the Cops in 2018

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The mission of the Antioch Police Department, in partnership with our community, is to promote the quality of life in Antioch by proactively reducing crime with integrity and commitment to excellence. “Coffee with the Cops” is an effort to improve communication between the Police Department and the citizens they serve. With some changes from previous “Coffee with the Cops” engagements, the new format includes information about what goes on behind the scenes at the Antioch Police Department and then allotting Read More …

Now Selling Season Passes for Antioch Water Park

Antioch Water Park

Season Passes for the 2018 Season at the Antioch Water Park are available now! Get them at a discounted rate before prices go up. Buy your passes here For information about the Antioch Water Park, visit their website. Did you know? Pop-up tents are allowed on the grass areas You can bring your own food in coolers (Please no alcohol, glass or sharp objects) Kid’s under 30 inches are FREE NEW! The Antioch Water Park introduced the Splash & Sprayground Read More …

Practice a little TLC to Prevent Auto Burglaries

Antioch Police Department TLC

Antioch Police Department wants to provide residents with a few tips on how to prevent auto burglaries. AUTO BURGLARY AND THEFTS FROM VEHICLES ARE PREVENTABLE Most thefts from vehicles are preventable. A few simple steps can reduce your risk of losing your property and having your car damaged. Follow these steps to keep your car and its contents safer. Make it a habit to protect yourself and help reduce crime in Antioch. PRACTICE T. L. C.  Take Out Valuables If Read More …

Antioch Encourages Train Ridership

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Antioch Encourages Train Ridership Amtrak® San Joaquins travels through the heart of California’s San Joaquin Valley and provides an important connection between the Valley and the Bay Area. Amtrak is also the only train that serves the Antioch station. Amtrak is launching a campaign called “Look Who’s Riding,” aimed at engaging stakeholders in Antioch and the corridor to show their support and frequency of ridership. The campaign centers on images of stakeholders riding the San Joaquins as well as testimonials. Read More …

Antioch Police Department’s 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive

Antioch PD Annual Holiday Drive

Antioch Police Department opened their doors for the 4th Annual Holiday Food Drive on Saturday December 23rd.  Families received a turkey and a bag of groceries with the fixings to prepare a holiday meal for their family. With the generous donations of new and unwrapped toys received over the past several weeks, each child in the families also received an age appropriate wrapped gift. With the help of White Pony Express, APD was able to expand this year’s drive to Read More …

Visit from Santa at the Antioch Animal Shelter

Antioch Animal Shelter

On December 23rd Antioch Animal Services held a Holiday celebration in conjunction with the Police Department’s Adopt-aFamily event. During our celebration, Animal Services adopted out 3 cats and 4 dogs. Some of our very own Police Officers gave the best gift of a “fur-ever” home to some deserving pets! Santa Claus made an appearance and many furry friends took memorable holiday photos. We had a great turnout and hope to adopt out more pets in the future from citizens who attended Read More …

Public Works: Duane “The Legend” Anderson will Retire

Antioch Public Works

Duane “The Legend” Anderson will Retire After 33+ years, Duane “The Legend” Anderson will be retiring from City of Antioch. Duane is the City’s Water Treatment Plant Superintendent responsible for making sure our drinking water is safe to drink and meets or exceeds all Federal and State standards. Duane has always been known as a man of action and a person who enjoys completing projects. Some of Duane’s recent efforts has been to rebuild the headwall and outflow at the Read More …

Become a Lifeguard at the Antioch Water Park

Antioch Water Park

Become a Lifeguard at the Antioch Water Park Becoming a lifeguard at the Antioch Water Park is a perfect job for high school and college students. Let’s face it . . . navigating the job market can be tough when someone is just starting out. Being a lifeguard gives you skills that other professionals and hiring managers like to see in potential employees. Teamwork, Self Confidence, Communication and Leadership are all vital skills that are learned through life experience. Lifeguards Read More …

Loaner Life Vest are Now Available at the Antioch Marina

Antioch Marina

Loaner Life Vest are Now Available at the Antioch Marina “Super Star” volunteer Sandra Kelly and Marina Manager, James Pflueger joined forces and successfully applied for a no-cost grant from the Boat U.S. Foundation for a set of loaner life jackets for use by Marina guests. The kit includes adult, youth, child, and infant-sized jackets which may be checked out from the Marina office during business hours. The first family to check out the life jackets was Antioch resident Lucy Read More …

What Happens to Water Pipes During the Cold Winter Months

Water Distribution Utility Maintenance

What Happens to Water Pipes During the Cold Winter Months Cold weather increases water main and service breaks. Physics and winter do not mix. At least when it comes to water lines, which suffer frequent breaks in the colder months as the cold, saturated ground weighs on underground pipes. During the months of November through February Antioch’s Water Distribution Division repairs water main and water service line breaks at a much higher rate than in warmer months. The colder it Read More …