Improvements – A City and Community Effort

New and Improved Fish Cleaning Station Antioch’s public fishing pier received much needed rebuild of the existing fish cleaning station and the Marina received a new fish cleaning station thanks to Dylan Wright, Eagle Scout candidate and Mayor Sean Wright’s son. Dylan organized other scouts and scout leaders to contribute to the project bringing an impressive 19 volunteers representing Troops 493 and 394. Dylan’s project included: new stainless steel fish cleaning station on the berth dock automatic water shut-off valve Read More …

October Happenings with Antioch Recreation

Antioch Recreation

Fall Dance Recital On Saturday, the Fall Dance Recital took place at the Nick Rodriguez Community Center for the first time. Ballerinas, hip hoppers, princess dancers, tiaras & tutus and pre-school dancers performed on a stage for the first time ever. The Theater was overflowing with parents, grandparents and siblings! Everyone was all smiles and at the end of the recital all the dancers learned how to bow before the audience. Look for more performances next year. Gone Fishin’ Last Read More …

Budgeting for Homeownership

Antioch Library

This seminar presents valuable tips about moving and settling into a new house, keeping records, communicating with your lender and creditors, making sure your new home is energy efficient to save money, taking advantage of the financial benefits of owning a home, hiring a contractor if you chose to remodel, improving your credit score if you choose to refinance and more. RSVP on https://bit.ly/2EPHIz2 This event is hosted by Travis Credit Union When: November 13th, 2018 Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 Read More …

Antioch High Gets Special Visit from Antioch Police Department

Antioch High School

Antioch High students were treated to a special presentation on Nov. 5. Antioch Police officers Kevin Tjahjadi and Kyle Smith brought their K9 partners (Kaia and Kona) to the after-school program’s Animal CARE Club. Officers Tjahjadi and Smith shared info about their careers and life with their furry work – and home – companions. Both dogs are Belgium Malinois and “trained in the areas of protection, searching, tracking, article searching and narcotic detection.” The officers also showed what Kona looks like Read More …

Antioch Drop-off Boxes and Polling Places

contra costa vote

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 …

Family Violence Prevention Forum

On October 25, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office is hosting a community forum and resource fair which will address what family violence looks like in Contra Costa County, what Contra Costa County’s response is to family violence and how law enforcement responds to family violence. Officer Vanderpool teamed up with other panel members to make community members aware of available resources. Photo Credit to Denise Cantrell   For more community events, check out our events page. Please follow 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 …

Message from Antioch Police Chief

Lately, I have had a number of people ask me about crime statistics in Antioch. More specifically, they want to know how our current crime rate compares to the crime rate prior to Measure C being approved by voters back in November 2013. Attached to this post is a graph comparing Antioch’s Part I crimes for the first nine months of 2013 to the first nine months of this year. Pretty staggering results! Overall, violent crime is down 39.9% and Read More …

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 …