Editorial: Five Things I Want to See Happen in East Contra Costa in 2019

With 2019 now in full swing, it brings new opportunity, ideas, and perspectives as we push forward towards the American Dream. It also provides...

Editorial: Embrace Christmas Traditions, Family and Friend Time

If your year was anything like mine, you might feel like just yesterday was the start of a new year. Today, Christmas is upon...

Senator Glazer Says FPPC Ruling Against BART Did Not Go Far Enough

Campaign Watchdog Doesn’t Go Far Enough in Ruling on BART’s Illegal Use of the Public’s Money During Measure RR campaign ORINDA – The state’s campaign...

Mastering the Art of the “White Elephant Gift” This Holiday Season

With Christmas just a few weeks out, holiday parties are in full swing with food, eggnog, drinks and good times for all. Some also...

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

The team at ECT wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving and may it be spent with family,...

Letter: Antioch Unified School District Should Investigate East Bay Tech Academy Charter Schools

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Kipp Penovich Dear Editor: It has come to light that the conditions under which the East Bay...

Letter: Fire District Director Explains District Funding Issue, Preparing for the Future

The following letter was submitted by Susanna Thompson, a director on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. Dear Editor Like many other people who live...

Burgis: Contra Costa Can Secure Critical Homeless Funding – If We Work Together

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Contra Costa County Supervisor Diane Burgis and co-written by Lavonna Martin director of Contra Costa...

Letter: Retired Antioch Cop Says “Yes” on Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Tom Fuhrmann,  Antioch resident & retired from the Antioch Police Department who is advocating for the support of...

Letter: John Fink Thanks Brentwood Supporters, Asks for Your Vote

As we approach the eve of the 2018 mid-term elections, I wanted to take a minute and reach out to the Citizens of Brentwood...

Letter: Antioch POA Says “Yes” to Measure W, Support Ogorchock, Tiscareno, Rocha, Lewis

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch Police Officer Association President Steve Aiello:   Antioch Citizen’s. My name is Steve Aiello and I am...

Letter: Antioch Mayor Encourages “Yes” Vote on Measure W

The following Letter was submitted by Antioch Mayor Sean Wright regarding Measure W As a business owner and former CEO of the Antioch Chamber of...

Letter: Antioch Resident Offers Support for Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Antioch resident Susana Williams I know Antioch is a great place to live and I’m supporting Measure W so...

Letter: Antioch City Manager Says Measure W Allows for Investment in City

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch City Manager Ron Bernal Antioch is the heart of Eastern Contra Costa County—and for two...

Letter: Antioch Resident Supports Measure W

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch resident Dwayne Eubanks Antioch has a rendezvous with destiny. Our best days can be ahead....

Letter: Antioch Resident Opposes Measure W

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch resident Rodney McClelland, a candidate who will appear on the City Council ballot, but...

Editorial: Antioch Residents Should Support Measure W, Focus on Council Candidates

This fall, Antioch residents are tasked with the question of whether or not they want to support a measure that would increase revenue to...

Letter: East Contra Costa Fire Director Highlights Progress Over Past 16-Months

The following letter was submitted by Stephen Smith, a director on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. Despite the claims of self-appointed watchdogs/activists, elected...

Meuser: Finding Fraudulent Voter Registrations in California

For the last 11 months, I have been applying to and interviewing with the voters of the State of California for the job of...

Oftedal: A New Day for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

The following was submitted by East Contra Costa Fire Board Chair Brian Oftedal Standing together with my fellow Directors, Fire Chief Brian Helmick, Supervisor Diane...