Letter: Pittsburg Councilwoman Supports Jelani Killings For Council

Dear Editor: Please join me in supporting Jelani Killings for Pittsburg City Council. Jelani is an independent voice with a solid plan to empower residents...

Letter: Measure O Opponents Hide Names and Faces

The financial backers of opposition to Antioch's Measure O have yet to reveal their names or faces to the people of Antioch. The No on...

Opinion: City of Oakley’s Reserve is Not Responsible to the Taxpayers

Last week the City of Oakley mentioned in their weekly outreach email that they had an excess of 30% reserve but they failed to...

Thorpe: City’s Plan for Lumber Yard Just More Settling for Less

When I think about what Antioch’s downtown could be, I envision something similar to Concord’s Todos Santos Plaza — a vibrant, public space that...

Letter: Delta Living Magazine Publisher Says Burgis Best Choice for Supervisor

Dear Editor: As an Oakley resident and small business owner for the last five years, I have seen Diane Burgis’ leadership on many local issues....

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...

Op-Ed: Romick Explains Relationship Between Cities and Fire Districts

The following was submitted by Oakley Councilman Kevin Romick I’ve recently read and heard comments regarding the relationship between cities and fire districts. These comments...

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: 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...

ECCFPD in Need of a Marriage Counselor or Consolidation is a Must

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is like a bad marriage which it can’t seem to fix or find a common ground with...

Letter: Former Mayor Pro Tem Supports Hardcastle, Wants Burgis at EBRPD, Bashes Barr

As a lifelong resident of Antioch, I have a few perspectives on the upcoming election for Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor.  I have...

Keusch: Stiffer Sentences Needed for Animal Abuse

In this day and age where our pets are viewed as part of the family its almost shocking to hear the news of 21...

Former Trustee: Motts and Burkholder for Antioch School Board

To the Editor, I am writing to share my enthusiastic support for Joy Motts and Mike Burkholder, for candidates for the Antioch School Board. Antioch...

Letter: Bell Explains Why She Declined East Contra Costa Fire Reappointment

The following was submitted by Meghan Bell, former East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board of Director. Tuesday, April 25th I requested the Oakley City...

Editorial: “Stuff the Bus” Event Highlights Need in Antioch Unified School District

On Saturday, the Antioch community had the opportunity to observe a local youth do something incredible for her community. She stepped up for students,...

Letter: Writer Supports John Fink for Brentwood City Council

Dear Editor I am supporting John Fink, candidate for Brentwood City Council member. Let me tell you why: I've known John for the past fourteen years,...

Editorial: Antioch Cruise Night Should Become Monthly Affair

On Saturday, the Antioch downtown was alive and well thanks to Cruise Night which brought classic cars, memories and most importantly people to the...

Letter: Writer Highlights Barr’s Campaign Bought by Big Oil and Developers

Dear Editor, In the past week, I have received mailors touting Steve Barr as an "open space" and "farm to fork" advocate, and the endorsed...

Smith: Brentwood Should Place Utility Tax on November Ballot

Stephen Smith, a Brentwood resident and former East Contra Costa Fire protection District Board Member has provided us with his commentary from Tuesdays City...

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...