Drug Enforcement Administration Take Back

Drug Enforcement Administration

On April 27th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Antioch Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 17th opportunity in 9 years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to the Antioch Police Department at: 300 L Street, Antioch, CA. (The DEA cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps; only pills or patches). The service is free Read More …

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge

Join the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge today to create a cleaner, healthier community and save money! In partnership with Contra Costa County, Sustainable Contra Costa and the cities of San Pablo & Walnut Creek, Environmental Resources staff are putting the finishing touches on a new online sustainable action platform! The Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge will make it easy and fun to take sustainable actions by giving you helpful tips and resources for those actions. The Challenge tracks your savings (both Read More …

City of Antioch Rental Facilities

Antioch Community Center

Graduation season is just around the corner! Visit the City’s rental facilities to choose the venue to celebrate your graduate. Open House to view the facilities are as follows: Antioch Community Center is every Saturday from 12:30 – 1:00 p.m. Water Park Multi-Use Room is every Thursday from 3:30-4:00 p.m. Nick Rodriguez Community Center is every Tuesday from 2:00-3: 00 pm. The Antioch Recreation Department has a variety of rooms to suit your needs. You may call our friendly staff Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes Officer Brandon Bushby

Officer Brandon Bushby

It was an honor to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Police Officer Brandon Bushby. Officer Bushby is our 102nd sworn officer and joins a growing Police Department. We are glad he has chosen Antioch as the place where he wants to continue his already outstanding career. Thank you for your service to our community Officer Bushby! Brandon grew up in Albany and graduated from Albany High School. While in high school, he played both football and baseball. In 2009, Brandon Read More …

East Bay Regional District Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Contra Loma Regional Park

Early park leaders circa 1940. Left to right: (Unknown man), original Board of Directors members August Vollmer and Aurelia Reinhardt, and first Park District General Manager Elbert Vail. To celebrate the East Bay Regional Park District’s 85th Anniversary, the Park District has planned a number of special events and programs, including FREE park Fridays, FREE Concerts in the Parks, and a FREE multicultural festival. The East Bay Regional Park District is the largest park district in the nation with 25 Read More …

April Adoption Special

Antioch Friends of Animal Services is pleased to announce they will be sponsoring adoption fees for all dogs over 30 pounds, and all adult (older than one year) cats during the month of April 2019.

Antioch Friends of Animal Services is pleased to announce they will be sponsoring adoption fees for all dogs over 30 pounds, and all adult (older than one year) cats during the month of April 2019. The sponsored adoption fees include the spay/neuter, microchip, deworming and age appropriate shots for the 30+ pound dog or adult cat adopted. You do NOT have to be an Antioch resident to adopt from our shelter. However, if you are, you must pay the $20.00 Read More …

Antioch Ferry Opportunities

tideline ferry

On Tuesday, March 26th, Economic Development Department staff meet with Tideline Marine Group and Contra Costa Transit Authority (CCTA) on site at the Martinez Marina to discuss a “pilot” ferry project to bring ferry service to the area. Tideline currently has a ferry docked in Martinez and would like to launch a ferry service with both cities. They see connectivity with the City of Antioch commuters to Martinez. This possible “pilot” ferry service can provide useful data and help generate Read More …

Antioch Code Enforcement: Commercial Trucks

Many people may not be aware that it is illegal to park a commercial vehicle over one ton in size on a residential property or in a residential neighborhood. Antioch Municipal Code Section 4-5.1223 states, “No person shall park any motor vehicle used for commercial, industrial, or agricultural purposes and rated more than one-ton capacity, and no trailer used for the same, in any residential district.” The only exception to this rule is for vehicles that are actively loading, unloading, Read More …

ANTIOCH LAUNCHES MAJOR BRAND CAMPAIGN. THEME IS “OPPORTUNITY”

Antiochisopportunity creative

The City of Antioch today unveiled a major advertising campaign to elevate the City’s new brand promise that “Opportunity Lives Here.” The campaign, which was developed by San Francisco-based agency Evviva Brands (www.evvivabrands.com) will run across social, paid, outdoor and transit corridors connecting Antioch with other Bay Area cities. The campaign features the many facets of opportunity Antioch provides, from expansion opportunities available for Bay Area businesses seeking a skilled, diverse talent pool and affordable, transit-accessible commercial real estate to the Read More …

Public Works – March Updates

Wastewater Collection Our wastewater collection cleaning crew is currently working on Brookside Drive cleaning approximately 4,000 feet of sewer pipe each day. These procedures reduce the inconveniences and environmental effects of a sanitary sewer spill to members of our community. This also reduces FOG (Fats, Oils, and Grease) related issues in the sewer system. A friendly reminder about FOG: Fats, Oils and Grease. Fats, oils and greases are natural by-products of the cooking and food preparation process. Scrape and wipe Read More …