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 …

The Tall Ships are Back at the Antioch Marina

Antioch Marina Tall Ships

Tall Ships Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, official ambassadors of Washington state, will visit Antioch from October 17th – October 31st and offer exciting Adventure Sails, Battle Sails and Vessel Tours from the dock. Vessel Tours open the ships to the public for a suggested donation of $5 per person. Come check out the ship and meet her crew! Sailing guests will embark on a two or three-hour experience. Adventure Sails feature sailing as it was done for hundreds of years. 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

Antioch Animal Services and Antioch High

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 …

It’s a Great Day to be a Panther

Antioch High School's Music Masters

Antioch High School is looking for AHS Alumni who have played in the AHS vs PHS Big Little Game. Message from Antioch High School: The plans are in the works for the 100th game between Antioch and Pittsburg High schools. The Big Little Game is October 27th. Tickets go on sale the week of October 22nd In the meantime, we’re on the lookout for football SPORTS LEGEND honorees. October 27, 2018, it’s the Big Little Game; JV at 11AM and 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 Public Works Updates

Antioch Marina - Tall Ships

The Marina The Antioch Marina is excited to once again, welcome the historical Tall Ships Lady Washington & Hawaiian Chieftain October 17th – 31st. Mark your calendar to take advantage of this exciting, opportunity to explore living history! Vessel tours are free with a suggested $5 donation. Exhilarating weekend sails on these historical vessels range from $42 – $79. Visit historicalseaport.org to view the sailing schedule and buy tickets.   Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in Read More …

Antioch Parks and Recreation Updates

antioch recreation

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 …