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Sept. 8-14: Antioch Police Receive 1,555 Calls for Service(0)

September 20, 2014

The Antioch Police Department received 1,555 calls for service between Sept. 8-14 after having surpassed 1,600 calls for the last four-weeks. Two weeks ago, they had 1,839 calls. Due to the high number of calls, we have broken down the stats to a sampling of some of the higher-priority calls. Assault 9/8 – Sycamore &… Read More ›

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Antioch: Gunshot Victim Collides With Parked Cars En Route to Hospital

At 11:11 pm Thursday, Antioch Police officers responded to calls  from 2800 block of Mariposa Ct. with reports of shots fired and a fight. Upon arrival, police were unable to locate anyone on scene. Shortly after arriving on Mariposa, Antioch Police received a report of a vehicle collision on the 600 block of Putnam where… Read More ›


Antioch Police Promote Brooks, Morefield to Leadership Posts

The Antioch Police Department announced promotions of Tammany Brooks and Tony Morefield Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony. Tammany Brooks was promoted to Captain and Tony Morefield was promoted to Lieutenant. Police Chief Allan Cantando says that these promotions represent rewarding successful performance and succession planning within the Police Department saying the two promoted today will… Read More ›

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Antioch: Taco Bell to Close Dining Room at Deer Valley Plaza After School

Beginning Wednesday September 17, Taco Bell located in the Deer Valley Plaza in Antioch will be closing its dining room from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. It’s drive thru will remain open. According to Sabas, their manager this is not a temporary closure, but will remain permanent throughout the school year due to the violence… Read More ›

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Hawaiian Chieftain Opens 2014-15 Tour at Antioch Marina

Oakland, Calif.  – The topsail ketch Hawaiian Chieftain will open its 2014-2015 tour of California ports with a brief visit to Oakland, followed by a seven-day stay in Antioch. The two-masted tall ship specializes in living history education experiences for K-12 students, as well as sailing excursions and walk-on tours for the public. The ship… Read More ›


CONFIRE Saves Two Antioch Homes After Two-Alarm Fire Response Requested

Sunday morning, Contra Costa County firefighters responded to Redrock Dr. in Antioch for a report of a residential structure fire between two homes. Upon arrival, crews found an exterior fire that had potentially extended into the second story of a home. Worried about a second home, a second-alarm response was requested as a precaution–as Engine… Read More ›

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Antioch’s 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees Announced, Induction Set for Oct. 11

An All-Pro lineman and a World Series champion are among the 2014 class of inductees into the Antioch Legends Sports Hall of Fame. Jeremy Newberry, an All-Pro and two-time Pro Bowl selection, and Aaron Miles, who helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the 2006 World Series, lead a group of 14 individuals and one team… Read More ›

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Sept. 1-7: Antioch Police Receive 1,625 Calls for Service

For the fourth week in a row, the Antioch Police have surpassed 1,600 calls for service in a single week. Between Sept. 1 – 7, police had received 1,625 calls for service. The previous week, they had 1,839 calls. Due to the high number of calls, we have broken down the stats to a sampling… Read More ›


Photos: Charity Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Antioch PAL

The Friday Sept. 12, the Antioch Police Activities League held their 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to raise funds for the organization.  The event was held at the Lone Tree Golf Course and Event Center in Antioch. All proceeds raised from the event are going towards helping youths in the community to stay active and… Read More ›


Antioch: Discussion Over Measure O Communication Plan Turns Into Social Media Exploration

During Tuesday night’s Antioch City Council meeting, the Antioch City Council directed staff to seek options of how social media may strengthen its communication with the public. The informational report on Measure O Communication Plan highlighted the City has dedicated space on its website to Measure O while creating a Frequently Asked Question document to… Read More ›