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 …

Panther Tails Continues

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Third time is still a charm! Last Thursday, we started our third year of working with Antioch High School’s Cross Country Team. The program, affectionately known as Panther Tails, partners our shelter dogs with athletes for some love, as well as great exercise! The kids ran with the dogs around our beautiful downtown, then spent some time afterward giving them some extra love. It is a fantastic program for both the kids and the dogs! Panther Tails goes on weekly Read More …

Antioch Police Department Goes Above And Beyond

Antioch Police Department

A Happy Ending Back in August, an Antioch citizen was riding his bike near Prewett Park on Lone Tree Way when an unknown man in a brown truck approached him and robbed him of his bicycle. Through some great investigative work, on September 4th, the suspect and the bike were located, and the suspect was arrested. Now, normally that would be a happy ending to a story like this. However, members of the Antioch Police Department felt a strong desire Read More …

Lieutenant Don LaDue Retires After 30 Years of Service

After 30 years of dedicated service to the Antioch Police Department and citizens of Antioch, Lieutenant Don LaDue is hanging up his duty belt. Don is a hometown boy who grew up in Antioch and graduated from Antioch High School. Don started with the Antioch Police Department as a reserve police officer in October of 1988, and was eventually hired as a full time officer in 1990. Two years later, Don was selected as one our first four Community Policing Read More …

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 …