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 …

Antioch Honors Barbara Sobalvarro for 40 Years of Service

Antioch Animal Services - Antioch on the move

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 …

Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service

Antioch on the move - MLK Day of Service

Each year, on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is observed as a “DAY ON, NOT A DAY OFF.” MLK Day of Service is intended to empower individuals, strengthen communities, bridge barriers, create solutions to social problems, and move us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a “Beloved Community.” The City of Antioch would like to invite Antioch residents to take pride in your community. Help us uplift Antioch and join your friends & family for Read More …

East Bay Regional Parks to Hold Youth Job Fair

The East Bay Regional Park District will be hosting a youth job fair  on January 26th at the Big Break Visitor Center in Oakley. The job fair will highlight youth job opportunities regionally including full-time and part-time positions. Positions available include interpretive student aides public safety student aides recreation leaders lifeguards gate attendants park service attendants student laborers field interns volunteers The fair will have additional resources such as sessions on resume writing submitting job applications job interviews Youth will Read More …

Contra Costa County Library – Clears all outstanding Fines

Press Release by Contra Costa County Library on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 Contra Costa County Library clears all outstanding fines As part of the Contra Costa County Library’s continued efforts to improve access, balances on all library accounts have been cleared. This move goes hand-in-hand with the elimination of fines announced last month. As of January 1, 2019, all library cards are returned to good standing and patrons who may have been staying away from the library can come back and Read More …

Contra Costa Community College District offers free tuition

Free Tuition - Antioch

Starting Spring 2019, Contra Costa Community College District offers free tuition for first-time, full-time students at Contra Costa College Diablo Valley College Los Medanos College Requirements are NOT based on financial needs or income requirements. Who Qualifies? First time students defined as: a student who has no prior postsecondary experience attending any institution for the first time at the undergraduate level (excluding the summer term immediately prior) OR students who entered with advanced standing (college credits or postsecondary formal award Read More …

Tri Delta Transit offering a $2,000 Sign On Bonus

Tri Delta Transit - Antioch Ca

Tri Delta Transit offering a $2,000 Sign On Bonus Press Release by Tri Delta Transit ANTIOCH, CA, October 29, 2018 – First Transit is accepting applications to join the next training class and become a Tri Delta Transit bus driver in Contra Costa County. Applicants need not have commercial driving experience to apply, but must be able to learn quickly on how to control large vehicles and must be able to work well with the public. This job has a Read More …

Santa has a Mailbox Community Center

Antioch Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa! Boys and Girls, Santa has left a very special mailbox right here in Antioch! Write your letters to Santa Claus and drop them into Santa’s special mailbox – it leads straight to the North Pole! Santa’s mailbox is located at the Antioch Community Center. Where: Antioch Community Center at 4703 Lone Tree Way What to include: Your letter to Santa, Childs name, Mailing Address Last day to drop off letters will be December 18th Santa will respond Read More …

Antioch’s Over The Top Holiday Spirit

212 Matsqui Rd

Antioch’s Over The Top Holiday Spirit   What brings more cheers than holiday lights?  How about “over the top” holiday lights?  Thanks to LightsOfTheValley.com, a website that provides a map of homes decorated with holiday lights, we were able to visit a few homes in the City of Antioch and were delighted by the “over the top” craftsmanship of the holiday decorations! Images and video you see below are from 2017.      212 Matsqui Rd Antioch, Ca 94509 Stuart-Chilcote Read More …

The Delta King

Written By: Antioch Historical Board Member Bob Martin The entrance to our Museum contains artifacts of days gone by. Some of those on the entrance walls represent river travel. In particular, steamboats that were used for transportation throughout our bay and rivers. One such steamboat was the Delta King. The museum is fortunate to have three artifacts on display from the Delta King: the pilot wheel, which has been restored; the rudder position arrow, which told the helmsman the position Read More …