Editorial: Oakley City Council Must Reject “Election Protection” in New City Manager Contract

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council would be wise to renegotiate the proposed City Manager amendment to his contract that provides a raise and...
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Editorial: Respect the Roadways

Question: Should California Lawmakers begin to make stricter penalties for DUI Drivers, reckless drivers, and drivers ignoring traffic safety and not respecting the roadways? It...

Editorial: East Contra Costa Residents About to Feel Pain of Reduced Fire Services

As of 8:00 am Wednesday morning, residents served by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) may be waiting longer for engines to...
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Editorial: Stop Driving Like Maniacs on East County Roads

I shot this video Tuesday morning in the City of Brentwood as officers from multiple law enforcement agencies were performing a proactive traffic enforcement...

Letter: Antioch is Failing its Young People—But We Can Stop It

My friends thought I was crazy to move my wife and five children to Antioch three years ago. I can't blame them. I read...

Letter: School Board Member Issues Open Letter to Antioch City Council

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch School Board Member Ellie Householder on the topic of youth services. An open letter to...

Letter Writer Says Antioch Unified Cutting Classified Staff, Including Library Staff

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Samantha Loza Dear Editor: I would like to make the community aware of upcoming budget cuts at...

Letter: How to Use Antioch Measure W Funds

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Ken Turnage II:   To The Antioch Community, There is a lot in our City that needs to...

Letter: City of Antioch on the Brink of Financial Disaster

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Josh Young There is not a moment in my childhood where I don't remember Antioch, California...

Editorial: Antioch City Council Should Focus on Police and Code Enforcement in Budget Cycle

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council will begin discussing its 2019-21 budget by holding a study session where it will discuss both unfunded liabilities...
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Tip: How to Better Promote Your Event and Raise Awareness

In this video, I break down event promotion and marketing basics for those trying to get more exposure for your events and in some...

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...