1st Coffee with the Cops in 2018

Antioch Police Department - coffee with the cops

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 …

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 …

Keep FOG and Plumbers Away this Holiday

FOG no grease

With the Holiday season upon us, it is a good time to remember the only people we want visiting our homes are family and friends – not plumbers and wastewater professionals. Disposal of unwanted food waste and fats, oils and grease (FOG) down your kitchen drain, dishwasher and garbage disposal can lead to overflowing pipes, sewage spills, and emergency calls to plumbers. Prevention is the best way to tackle an unpleasant FOG experience in your home, and offers tips for Read More …

Day of Empowering Girls

AOTM - Day of Empowering Girls

Featuring some 600 8th grade girls, this event was sparked by the Antioch Rotary Club’s sponsorship of “The Empowerment Project” documentary for the past two years. This collaborative workshop brings together Antioch, Black Diamond, Dallas Ranch, Orchard Park, and Park middle schools, along with charter and private schools in Antioch. The day kicks off with the documentary, followed by an array of engaging and thought-provoking activities, discussions with community leaders, and connecting with Antioch High School’s Girl Power group. Principals and staff Read More …

Consent is Everything Assembly Held at Antioch High School

Consent is everything assembly at Antioch High School

Consent is Everything assembly went off without a hitch. The sexual assault awareness event held for ALL 800+ male students featured Det. Brian Rose and Anthony Trucks as our wonderful guest speakers on this vital topic. The dynamic duo spoke about consent and assault with passion and clarity. Super thankful to them, and to Principal Louie Rocha for supporting my (Trine Gallegos) idea to help our Panthers be informed and safe. We’ll do an assembly for our young ladies in November. #ThisIsAntiochHigh#KnowledgeIsPower #AntiochPoliceDepartment     Read More …

Who is Responsible for the Sewer?

sewer

SEWERS – WHO IS RESPONSIBLE? The property owner is responsible for all maintenance of the private sewer lateral (see illustration below). All problems on private property are the sole responsibility of the property owner. Please continue reading to help identify when the City can provide assistance.   HOMES WITH A PUBLIC SEWER CLEANOUT. The City will clear blockages in the right-of-way (the area between the sidewalk and the City’s sewer main that usually runs in the center of the street) Read More …

Panther Tails is a Runaway Hit

Antioch Panther and Antioch Police Department

For the second year, Panther Tails is a runaway hit. Pairing Antioch High School’s cross country team with Antioch Animal Shelter dogs, the program features the students taking shelter dogs out for a run in Antioch’s Historic Downtown. On Sept. 29, the 50-some runners took eight tail-wagging pups for a jog, and will do this weekly through the cross country season. Chief Tammany Brooks was on hand to thank the students and applaud their work, while several officers joined in Read More …

Antioch’s RED SAND PROJECT

Antioch's Red Sand Project

Antioch’s Red Sand Project In 2016 alone, the National Human Trafficking Hotline received 1,323 reported cases of human trafficking in California. The success of the “SB1193, Day of Action”, reaching all specified businesses in East Contra Costa County, we are determine to do more.  With full support from City Manager, Ron Bernal, Police Chief, Tammany Brooks, and Councilwoman Monica Wilson collaborating with the Contra Costa Human Trafficking Coalition and bringing the #RedSandProject to Antioch  to increase awareness of this human rights issue.  Read More …

10th Annual Mary Allan Fellows Award Recognized Exemplary Teachers

2017 Mary Allan Fellows Award Recipients

As part of the Antioch School Education Foundation, the Mary Allan Fellows Awards are held annually. The dinner event recognizes exemplary teachers within the Antioch Unified School District (AUSD), who are committed to and passionate about the education of our students.  The Mary Allan Fellows Award dinner, is named for board director Mary Allan ~ 2001, “California Teacher of the Year”. Every year, the board of directors select the top honorees (nominated by staff, students, parents, community) from a pool of Read More …

Deer Valley’s Teacher and Coach Nominated for National Life Changer of the Year Award

Deer Valley High School Robert Hubbard

Special Education Teacher and Head Varsity Football coach at Deer Valley High School, Robert Hubbard, has been nominated for the 2017-2018 National Life Changer of the Year Award     Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators and school district employees across the United States who are making a difference in the lives of students by exemplifying excellence, positive influence and leadership. Each school year, Life Changer of Read More …