El Campanil Theatre is honored with the 2018 Eclectic Architecture Award

El Campanil Theatre

El Campanil Theatre in our Historic Downtown Antioch was recently recognized by The Art Deco Society of California with their 2018 Eclectic Architecture Award. Rick Carraher, Executive Director of El Campanil Theatre Preservation Foundation, was presented with the honor at this past Saturday’s Annual Art Deco Preservation Ball and Awards Ceremony in Oakland. We are deeply appreciative of this honor, especially with its presentation in El Campanil Theatre’s 90th Birthday Year! Every year the Art Deco Society of California presents Art Read More …

Antioch Celebrated Arbor Day at Mira Vista Park

Antioch Arbor Day - Empower Antioch Today

Antioch celebrated Arbor Day at Mira Vista Park this year.  The tree-planting holiday, which originated in 1874, is held on the last Friday in April.  Members of the Riverview Garden Club, Boy Scout Troop 247, the City of Antioch Public Works Department, and local residents joined together to commemorate the holiday and plant a tree.  After the new tree was planted, the group enjoyed a picnic in the park.  Antioch has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a Read More …

Antioch Animal Services Appreciates All Support

Antioch Animal Services

It takes a village to accomplish great things, and Antioch Animal Services is grateful for all of the rescue organizations that support our efforts in animal welfare. When a stray animal comes into our shelter, AAS never knows what to expect. When Esther Bunny showed her cute face, we were not anticipating medical issues like a hernia or mammary tumors. Thankfully Dr. Josie Noah and her team from the ARF Mobile Clinic saw her potential and stepped in. Dr. Noah Read More …

Antioch Receives “Best of the Delta 2017” in Several Categories

best of the delta

“The (Delta) glowed in the living light like a sunset sky – one sheet of purple and gold, with the bright Sacramento pouring through the midst of it from the north, the San Joaquin from the south, and their many tributaries sweeping in at right angles from the mountains, dividing the plain into sections fringed with trees.”  John Muir Right in our back yard, the Delta offers a plethora of recreation activities such as walk, bike, hike, kayak, boat, and fish. Read More …

Homeownership is Just a AHOP, Skip and Jump Away in Antioch

Antioch AHOP

HOMEOWNERSHIP IS JUST AHOP, SKIP, AND JUMP AWAY IN ANTIOCH $45,000 forgivable subsidy to be provided to homebuyers Residents or employees in the City of Antioch who have wanted to purchase their own home, but thought it was beyond their means, may benefit from the new Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP).  The City has teamed with the Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) to create a unique homeownership program that will assist those who rent or work in Antioch. Qualified future homebuyers will be able to access Read More …

Available Positions for the City of Antioch

City Hall - Antioch CA

There are always exciting career opportunities with the City of Antioch. The City’s open recruitments can be found on the Human Resources page of the City website https://agency.governmentjobs.com/antioch/default.cfm. Click apply to apply for the available positions. Currently open recruitments include: Police Officer Lateral (continuous) Police Academy Graduate/Student (continuous) Police Trainee (continuous) Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (part-time) Registered Veterinary Technician Human Resource Analyst Economic Development Director Public Works Director/City Engineer   The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for the following boards, Read More …

Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) Launching

Antioch Homeownership program

The Antioch Home Ownership Program (AHOP) is launching this month with up to $45,000 in subsidies for qualifying households. The City has contracted with the Bay Area Affordable Homeownership Alliance (BAAHA) to administer this new program, which is funded with Housing Successor Administration funds. AHOP is a community collaborative effort to expand homeownership in Antioch and involves City government, non-profit and for-profit partners, businesses, civic organizations, homebuyers, homeowners, real estate professionals, and the Antioch community. The program offers a significant Read More …

Antioch Industrial/Commercial Real Estate Market Continues to Stay Busy

Antioch Economic Development

Colliers 2017 Industrial/Commercial Property Summary & Future Projections The Antioch Industrial/Commercial real estate market continues to stay busy, as 2018 unfolds, the Highway 4 Corridor will be good for property owners and be challenging for buyers. However, dynamics are in place that will cause new construction. Lease rates and price points on building sales are still below the returns needed to encourage new development in East County and land available for development has become increasingly scarce along the Highway 4 Read More …

We want to hear from you. Join the Conversation

Join the Conversation Antioch, CA

We want to hear from you. Join the Conversation. Take the Survey. Community Feedback: ONLINE SURVEY (English)   Community Feedback: ONLINE SURVEY (Spanish)   The City of Antioch wants to do a better job protecting, maintaining and enhancing our quality of life. With the community’s help, we can reach our potential as a safe, clean, beautiful place to live. As we look towards our 2018 City Council goal-setting and budget planning, the City would like to engage the community around the priorities Read More …

89th Installment of WE CARE Welcome Families and High School Students

Antioch Police Neighborhood Cleanup

89th Installment of WE CARE Neighborhood Clean Up The Antioch Police Department will be hosting their 89th Neighborhood Clean Up event on Saturday, March 3rd from 9 -11 am. The focus neighborhood will be around E. Tregallas Road. Volunteers should meet at Belshaw Elementary School located at 2801 Roosevelt Lane, Antioch, CA 94509. 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 clean up Read More …