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 …

Antioch Police Department Community Engagement

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Sycamore Block Party Chief Brooks attended the Sycamore Block Party this weekend and had a good time. The event is designed to bring residents together to build positive relationships and a strong sense of community. The event had a host of fun activities for participants, and the kids loved the opportunity to challenge Chief Brooks in the inflatable sumo vest! Events like this demonstrate the kind of commitment to community that makes the residents of Antioch so great!   August Read More …

August Updates from Antioch Parks and Recreation

Antioch Recreation Fall Guide

Antioch Council of Teens Last week, Recreation staff visited Park and Dallas Ranch Middle Schools to promote the Antioch Council of Teens (ACT) program. More than 70 students were invited to join the ACT this year and be a part of making a positive impact in the community and meeting new friends. The first meeting of the year will be held at the Antioch Water Park on Monday, September 10th from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Half Price Admission at the Antioch Read More …

New Website Launch

Antioch Website

Message from the City Manager: I am excited to announce the launch of our redesigned website and new domain name at www.antiochca.gov. The site has a fresh, contemporary look and will be easier for residents to navigate through with an improved search engine to help users easily find the information they need. Website improvements also include clarifying content and adding consistent navigation at each page header. In addition, the new format is compatible with smartphones and tablets by automatically reformatting Read More …

Citizens Academy Back By Popular Demand

Citizens Academy

Back by popular demand 🎉!! The Antioch Police Department is accepting applications for our 2018 Citizens Academy 📚, now through September 17th. Interviews will be held on September 18th and 19th and classes begin October 10th and end on December 12th. Most classes will be held Wednesday evenings but there are two Saturday classes. For more details, contact Lt. Mendes @ tmendes@ci.antioch.ca.us. See attached flyer and apply on-line at citizensacademy.antiochpolice.com The Antioch Police Department Citizens Academy provides a unique opportunity for the participants Read More …

Antioch Police Department Responds to Lip Sync Challenge

The Antioch Police Department has answered the call of the Lip Sync Challenge despite it being just another day at the office. We chose a “little break from the norm” and selected locations that highlighted some of the city’s amenities such as the Marina, Water Park, and Animal Services. The response from the public has been overwhelmingly positive. Our video has reached approximately 500,000 people and has been viewed over 199,000 times by people throughout the U.S. and around the 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 …