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 …

Press Coverage for Antioch Branding

Antioch Branding

Channel 5 KPIX – published June 5th, 2018 City Of Antioch Looks For Resident Input Rebranding East Bay Town’s Image Story by: John Ramos reports on company hired to help rebrand city of Antioch (6-5-2018) Video Link: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/video/3877005-city-of-antioch-looks-for-resident-input-rebranding-east-bay-towns-image/   Channel 2 KTVU Fox- published June 6th, 2018 Antioch hires image consultant to get the city’s ‘swagger back’ Story By: Bob Roth Video & Story Link:  http://www.ktvu.com/news/antioch-hires-image-consultant-to-get-the-city-s-swagger-back- ANTIOCH, Calif. (KTVU) – Almost everyone in Antioch seems to agree, the city has an Read More …

Antioch Tip a Cop Event for Special Olympics

Antioch Police Department staff took part in a Tip a Cop fundraiser at Chili’s in Antioch last week. This annual Tip-a-Cop event raises money to support the Special Olympics locally and across the nation. Officers, Dispatchers, Explorers, and other Police Department employees acted as “celebrity” waiters, serving drinks, bussing tables, and doing dishes in order to earn tips. These tips go directly to the Special Olympics to help sponsor the athletes. We had an outstanding response from our personnel as Read More …

Antioch Police Explorer Program

Antioch Police Explorer

On May 17th, Police Department staff gave a presentation to Rotary on the Antioch Police Explorer Program and the positive impact it has had with the youth in our community. The program is designed for young women and men with interest in law enforcement. It focuses on civic duty, discipline, and develops leadership qualities in our youth. The Explorers receive training in various police topics, compete at competitions, and attend the Solano County Cadet Academy, annually. They provide service to Read More …

Public Works: How to Properly Drain Pool Water

Antioch Public Works - Drain Pool

Collections System/NPDES It’s safe to say that we all love swimming pools! They provide great activity for families and especially kids to enjoy during the summer (around 3 months or so); although some die-hards may choose to do this year round. At its best, the water should be pristine with the correct chlorination and PH levels, etc., while free from algae and other forms of bacteria. At its worst, algae proliferate and bacteria form to make a pool look anything Read More …

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 hosts 89th Neighborhood Cleanup

Antioch Neighborhood Cleanup

The Antioch Police Department is excited to announce the 89th installment of the Neighborhood Cleanup Program. This is a collaborative community effort which involves active participation from Antioch Police Department, Crime Prevention Commission Neighborhood Watch Program Volunteers in Police Service Public Works Department Community Volunteers Collectively, “We”, everyone who works and lives in the City Antioch, can make a difference and improve the quality of life. It’s our community and it’s our chance to make a difference. The City of Read More …

Public Works Department Working to Maintain and Improve

Antioch Public Works

Collections System/NPDES Collections System Unit/Closed Circuit Television Crew Collections System (Sewer) Inspection personnel completes approximately 25% of sewer mainline video inspections of our sewer system each year. The Collections System Division’s Close Circuit Television Unit, or CCTV crew as we call it, is comprised of two highly trained staff members. The crew uses a small tractor-mounted camera to identify, locate and assess the condition of the City’s sewer and storm infrastructure. CCTV condition assessment provides the critical information needed to Read More …