Empowering Girls Event

Empowering Girls

Lieutenant Tarra Mendes, Councilwoman Monica Wilson, Councilwomen Lori Ogorchock, Environmental Resource Coordinator Julie Haas-Wajdowicz, Explorers Haley Gomez, and Jahlaya Tidwell, along with other local women leaders attended the Day of Empowering Girls event on Tuesday October 16th. The program is designed to bring together young women to build community while connecting students to inspiring women leaders. Lieutenant Mendes answered questions from the attendees regarding her experience and success as a leader in law enforcement. Other panelists provided insight into how Read More …

ART on the BOX

Antioch Art on the Box

Erin Grimes, a gracious, talented student artist from Antioch High School Class of 2018, added some pizazz to the utility box at 18th and G Street. Antioch High School Staff and students are loving it, and drivers passing by honked in approval as Erin worked away (in this heat no less.) Erin made completing this public art project her personal goal and priority before heading off to begin her college career at San Jose State University. We are sending a Read More …

Antioch Explorers visit Solano County

Antioch Police Department Explorer

This past week, 7 of our Police Explorers attended a 4-day, live-in academy in the City of Vallejo. There were 45 Explorers from different police agencies in Solano County and Antioch in attendance. The Antioch Police Department was the only agency outside of Solano County invited to attend. This academy gave the Explorers in-depth exposure into what the actual police academy and training is like. They were up early every day completing physical fitness exercises and drill. Afterward, they attended 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 …

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 …