Opinion: Open Letter Sent to Antioch Mayor and City Council

Your Honorable Mayor and City Council members: I write to you to implore you to take immediate action regarding the violence in the City of...

Opinion: TV Media Does Antioch Police a Disservice by Going for Ratings Versus Truths

The Antioch Police Department is stuck defending its actions from an incident Tuesday at the Arco Gas Station after onlookers videotaped Antioch Police take...

Letter: Local 1, Board of Supervisor Pay Raise A Bad Decision and Self-Serving

When news first broke last week, many seemed to be rightfully angry at, and felt completely disenfranchised by, the Contra Costa County Supervisors’ vote...

Opinion: Deputy Sheriffs Association Wrong in Suing County Supervisors

It’s safe to say that when Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Karen Mitchoff stated that damage has been done between labor unions and...

Michel: Open Letter to California Highway Patrol on Officer’s Bravery

The following letter was written by Art Michel, Brentwood resident and retired Oakland Police Sergeant, who observed and photographed a California Highway Patrol Officer...

Antioch Mayor Needs to Lead Crime Fight, Not Hide From It

The City of Antioch is desperately in need of leadership that will help tackle a recent spike in violent crime within the city limits. Over...

Letter: “Measure O” Just Who Are the Opponents?

Antioch Resident Larry L. Harrison has submitted the following Letter to the Editor urging Antioch residents to support Measure O this November to help...

Knowles: Dr. Francies Should be Fired by AUSD

Diversity vs. Equality: Why One can not be Substituted for the Other Pastor/minister, Dr. Lamont A. Francies, also Counselor for Antioch Unified School District currently...

Editorial: The Blame Game, Shooting the Messenger

In recent days, Antioch residents have become increasing aware of just how negative social media has become towards the City of Antioch. Some are...

Vinson: Antioch Unified School District Celebrates all Cultures and Students

It is disappointing to see the vitriol that some in the community has hurled at the students of Antioch Unified School District as it...

Letter: A Vote for Joy Motts is a Vote for Educational Excellence

Dear Editor: For a number of years, I have had the honor and privilege to have worked with Joy Motts, President of the Antioch Unified...

Walter Ruehlig on Running for Antioch Unified School District Board… Again!

Dear Editor: As Yogi Berra would have it, it looks like deja vu all over again. Seems once again that  I can’t escape my sanity...

Letter to Editor: Buongiorno Defends Recall Effort

Antioch resident Rich Buongiorno submitted the following Letter to the Editor to defend the actions of the recall of Mayor Wade Harper. ECT's editorial opinion...

Editorial: Recalling Mayor Harper a Waste of Time and Offers False Hope

As the recall effort to remove Antioch Wade Harper moves forward, we would hope Antioch residents have enough sense to look long-term and see...

Letter: Reader Responds to Comments Made by AUSD Trustee Debra Vinson

This Letter to the Editor is in response to Antioch Unified School District Board Trustee Debra Vinson's Letter to the Editor published on June 11...

Fact Check: Antioch Herald Manipulates Measure C Debate with Slanted Review

The Antioch Herald put out a piece recently by self-proclaimed “Watchdog” Barbara Zivica who was apparently more interested in manipulating the argument against Measure...

Memo to Steve Glazer: Being a Democratic “Centrist” Doesn’t Mean Being Against Working Families

There’s a political war brewing in the mix of tony and working class suburbs of the East Bay that, thanks to the Top Two...

Opinion: Antioch Deserved Better Than “Take Back Antioch”

With the void left by Take Back Antioch who recently shut itself down, residents in Antioch now have an opportunity to start a new...

Antioch Resident Requests Changes to Sewer and Water Funds Transfers and Tiered Billing

The following letter was sent by Mark Jordan, Antioch Resident, to Mayor Wade Harper and the City Manager after not receiving any response from...

Op-Ed by Assemblymember Jim Frazier: “Five-Alarm Problem”

Since East Contra Costa Fire Protection District directors voted to lay off staff and close two more stations, I have heard from residents worried...