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 …

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 …

Free Teen Pool and Patio Party

Antioch Water Park

Before summer ends the Antioch Water Park is hosting a Teen Pool and Patio Party for Antioch middle and high school students. Free admission, just bring your student ID. The Antioch City Council approved additional funding in fiscal year 2018-19 to organize more programs focused on teens and families. Antioch middle schoolers and teens are invited to spend their September 5th evening with friends while enjoying all the amenities the park has to offer. The Antioch Water Park will have 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 …

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 …

Antioch Recreation Updates

Antioch Water Park

The Fall Recreation Guide is coming to your mailbox soon. Check out the new events and activities such as Teen Pool & Patio Party 9/5, Family Fall Swim 9/7, Big Truck Day 10/18 and all the family favorites like pre-school, children’s dance, adult exercise, cooking and swimming lessons. You can also access the guide online by following this link: Fall Antioch Recreation Guide Antioch Water Park The Antioch Water Park has adjusted the end of summer hours to accommodate students Read More …

Old-Fashioned Hometown 4th of July

Old-Fashioned 4th of July

We hope you will join us for an Old-Fashioned Hometown 4th of July! Celebrations will begin with a pancake breakfast downtown starting at 8:30 a.m. Look for downtown shops to be open and have holiday specials. The parade starts downtown at 11:00 a.m. and there is free parking at all City lots. The parade will end at the Contra Costa County Fairgrounds where there will be family fun activities live music, car shows kid’s zones craft food vendors Gate will Read More …

City Manager’s Weekly update Gets a New Look

New City Mangers Weekly Update

City Manager’s Weekly Update has a new look and we love it! Citizens can view the report and get important information about the City’s activities, events and accomplishments for the week. To see this week’s report click here or the image below: City Manager’s Weekly Update In an effort to better inform the Council, city employees and the public about current City activities and issues, the City Manager’s office established a weekly City Manager Report that is published and distributed every Read More …

Antioch Police Department Runs for a Cause

Special Olympic Torch Run

Antioch Police Department Officers, Dispatchers, Explorers, and City Manager, Ron Bernal, participated in the Special Olympics Torch Run on 6/16/18. Oakley PD handed the torch off to us as we continued the run west to the City of Pittsburg. The torch was carried by several police departments around Northern California, eventually arriving at a ceremony in Davis, California. The goal of the torch run is to support Special Olympics Northern California through fundraising and public awareness for the 2018 Summer Read More …