Antioch Holds 36th Annual Senior Picnic

On Friday, the Antioch Senior Center hosted the 36th Annual Senior Picnic for regular visitors and guests from community senior care facilities. Along with Council Member Ogorchock, Council Member Tiscareno, Mayor Wright and many folks from various City of Antioch departments, I was honored to help serve lunch to some of the most beautiful and precious members of our community. Besides a wonderful meal, there was a hula dancing exhibition by some or our seniors, music and more dancing…made me Read More …

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy

Antioch Police Department

Antioch Police Department Youth Academy What is a Youth Academy? The Youth Academy is a unique experience for participants, aged 14-18 years of age to meet the officers and employees who protect and serve our community in a relaxed and non-threatening environment. Participants will have the opportunity to experience some of the activities officers and department personnel perform as part of their duties. Hands-on experiences include fingerprinting, scenarios and problem solving activities. Participants will also interact with our k-9’s and Read More …

Deer Valley High School Members Recognized by Jefferson Awards Foundation

On May 9th, three members of Deer Valley High School were recognized by the Jefferson Awards Foundation for their individual contributions to our community. The Jefferson Award Foundation were founded in 1972 by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, to power others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most through public service. Every year, they recognize the unsung heroes of local communities for the work they do to make our world a better place- one person at a time. Read More …

El Campanil Theatre is honored with the 2018 Eclectic Architecture Award

El Campanil Theatre

El Campanil Theatre in our Historic Downtown Antioch was recently recognized by The Art Deco Society of California with their 2018 Eclectic Architecture Award. Rick Carraher, Executive Director of El Campanil Theatre Preservation Foundation, was presented with the honor at this past Saturday’s Annual Art Deco Preservation Ball and Awards Ceremony in Oakland. We are deeply appreciative of this honor, especially with its presentation in El Campanil Theatre’s 90th Birthday Year! Every year the Art Deco Society of California presents Art Read More …

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service

APD Diane Aguinaga

Captain Diane Aguinaga of Antioch Police Department Retires after 27 Years of Service After 27 years of distinguished law enforcement service, Captain Diane Aguinaga will retire on May 4th, 2018. Captain Aguinaga started her career with the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office in 1991, and was hired by the Antioch Police Department in 1993. She served on the patrol team, as a detective, and was eventually promoted to Police Corporal in 2000. She was then promoted to Police Sergeant in 2002 Read More …

Host Your Next Event at the Antioch Community Center

Antioch Community Center

The Antioch Community Center is conveniently located on Lone Tree Way at Prewett Community Park. The community center offers a variety of rooms to rent for your event needs. Such as weddings, birthdays, reunions, meetings and seminars. All of our rentals include setup of tables and chairs to your desired layout and we offer a selection of equipment to rent. Our full Ballroom is our largest venue that includes an outside patio and direct kitchen access. This room may also be divided to accommodate smaller parties Read More …

Steak ‘n Shake Coming Soon to Somersville Towne Center

Steak 'n Shake Somersville Towne Center

Steak ‘n Shake is coming to the Somersville Towne Center later this summer! Steak ‘n Shake was founded in February 1934 in Normal, Illinois. Gus Belt, Steak ‘n Shake’s founder, pioneered the concept of premium burgers and milkshakes. For over 80 years, the company’s name has been symbolic of its heritage. The word “steak” stood for STEAKBURGER. The term “shake” stood for hand-dipped MILKSHAKES. Gus was determined to serve his customers the finest burgers and shakes in the business. To Read More …

Antioch Receives “Best of the Delta 2017” in Several Categories

best of the delta

“The (Delta) glowed in the living light like a sunset sky – one sheet of purple and gold, with the bright Sacramento pouring through the midst of it from the north, the San Joaquin from the south, and their many tributaries sweeping in at right angles from the mountains, dividing the plain into sections fringed with trees.”  John Muir Right in our back yard, the Delta offers a plethora of recreation activities such as walk, bike, hike, kayak, boat, and fish. Read More …

Antioch Police Department Welcomes New Officers

Antioch Police Department

Later Officer Nicholas Shipilove On April 2nd Antioch Police Department welcomed lateral officer, Nicholas Shipilov. Nick was born and raised in San Jose, CA, and attended San Jose University. There, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Nick then attended the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office academy and graduated in 2006. Prior to joining us at Antioch PD, Nick worked for Brentwood Police Department. He has worked in patrol, as a field training officer, K9 handler and SWAT Read More …

March updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Recreation

On Monday March 26th, online registration began for late Spring & Summer 2018 programs. Walk-in registration starts on Monday, April 2nd. Get ready and sign up fast before camps, classes and swimming lessons are full! There are more than 20 camps for school-age kids, eight sessions of swimming education, open gym for middle school youth, and much more. Get Active Antioch! Come visit us at the Antioch Community Center, or visit us online at: http://www.ci.antioch.ca.us/Recreation/ to register today. It’s a basket Read More …