Salute to All Veterans

Antioch Veterans Day Celebration

Antioch 2018 Veteran’s Day Festivities 8:00 AM Pancake Breakfast at the Antioch Marina ($5) 9:30 AM Ceremonies and Battles of the High School Bands at the Marina 11:00 AM Parade from the Veterans Memorial down 2nd Street 12:00 PM VFQ Luncheon Free for Veterans ($5 for guests) 2:00 PM Battles of the Big Bands at El Campanil Theater For more information on the Event, please contact: Antioch Veterans Day Committee (209)248-0490 or email AntiochVet2017@gmail.com Please follow and like us:Related Posts:Antioch Read More …

Antioch Drop-off Boxes and Polling Places

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Drop-Off Boxes Return to Contra Costa City Halls for the NOVEMBER 6TH GENERAL ELECTION (October 16 – November 6, 2018) Residents can save postage and time with this vote-by-mail program Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming November 6th General Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient Vote By Mail drop off locations, prior to and on Election Day. The secure drop-off boxes will be in place at Read More …

Paint Antioch Orange on Unity Day

Antioch Unity Day

What are your true colors when it comes to bullying? If you care about students who are buillied and want bullying to end, make your color ORANGE on Unity Day. That’s the day everyone can link together – in schools, communities and online – and send one large ORANGE message of support to students who have been bullied. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2018 JOIN THE CITY OF ANTIOCH WEAR YOUR ORANGE BE A FRIEND & END BULLYING    About Unity Day Read More …

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 …

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 …

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 Public Works Updates

Landscaping The contracted crews continue tackling the landscape maintenance in the rights of way (ROW); the landscaped areas next to the sidewalks on major arterial roads. Please keep an eye out for these hard-working crews as they continue their hard work in the following locations: Carpinteria Drive at Deer Valley Road to Garrow Drive Frederickson Lane at Union Mine Drive to Golf Course Road Sagebrush Way at Indian Hills Drive to Hillcrest Avenue Canada Valley Road at Lone Tree Way Read More …

“MANUFACTURING THE DREAM” CAMPAIGN

Manufacturing the dream

The City of Antioch is delighted to launch a multi-city promotional campaign that we’re participating in as part of the Bay Area Urban Manufacturing Initiative. Together with over two dozen other cities, we are highlighting stories of residents who work in manufacturing, the companies they work for, and how they’ve thrived in our region. We invite you to learn how Terry Ramus of Diablo Analytical, based in Antioch is #ManufacturingTheDream. Learn how scientist Terry Ramus departed the corporate world to Read More …

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair

East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness Safety Fair

There were a lot of great things going on this weekend. Antioch Police Department Explorers, VIPS, Neighborhood Watch, Crime Prevention Commission, McGruff, along with Officer Mayer and K9-Dex attended the East Contra Costa Emergency Preparedness & Safety Fair. We met a lot of great people and shared information about crime prevention and the numerous programs we have in our police department. While that was going on, CSO Harvey and Officer Blanco stopped by to hang out for a bit with Read More …

The Barbershop Forum

Antioch Barbershop Forum

KTVU’s Barbershop Forum hosted by Paul Chambers returned to the City of Antioch. Along with Mayor Pro Tem Thorpe and Council Members Ogorchock and Wilson, Chief Brooks and many of his command staff and officers, and the Antioch City Manager Rob Bernal attended the Barbershop Forum held at Antioch High School. Moderated by Paul Chambers of Channel 2 News, the well-attended event was an opportunity for interested members of the community and the surrounding region to ask the Police Chief Read More …