PG&E: Where Does Your Energy Come From? Clean, Renewable Resources

When you flip on a light switch, do you wonder where the energy comes from? Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers may be surprised. Today, 58...

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...

Letter: Buchanan Writes in Support of Gibson-Gray and Motts for School Board

Dear Editor: Public education is my passion.  I’ve had the privilege of serving on a local school board and as chair of the State Assembly...

Letter to Editor: Open Letter to Those Who Are Anti-Police

Watching yet another officer funeral. My heart feels heavy inside. There is an ache, a sadness and a fear as I watch. To all...

Assembly Candidate Says Assemblyman Fraziers’ AB 935 is A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

In April, 2013, Assemblyman Jim Frazier (of Oakley) introduced AB-935, a bill which, among other things, allowed veterans to have a Veteran designation on...

Letter: Writer Provides “Chart of Facts” in District 3 Supervisor Race

Dear Editor: In recent weeks, the voters have been treated to a barrage of campaign literature in the race for County Supervisor.  These pieces, sometimes...

Letter: Coalition Works Countywide to Elect District Attorney Diana Becton

From Richmond to Antioch, organizations work to elect the first African-American and first woman  to the office A coalition of nonprofits, advocacy groups, and labor...

Letter: Residents Support Ken Turnage II for City Council

Dear Editor, As 4th generation Antioch residents, we would like to share why we are supporting and voting for Ken Turnage II for Antioch City...

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...

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...

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: Writer Supports Diane Burgis for County Supervisor

I encourage you to vote Diane Burgis for County Supervisor. As a founding member, former Chairman, and current board member of the Friends of...

Op Ed: Thorpe Favors Working Map 1, Seeks Feedback from Antioch Residents on District...

The following was submitted by Antioch Mayor Pro Tem Lamar Thorpe regarding district mapping. In 2016, I ran for Antioch City Council to build a...

Fire Chief: East Contra Costa Fire’s Critical Infrastructure Update and Next Steps

The following letter was submitted by East Contra Costa Fire Chief Brian Helmick Brentwood - Over the past year, the East Contra Costa Fire Protection...

Rocktoberfest Organizers May Have Actually Cost Taxpayers Money

Apparently following rules and regulations appears to play second fiddle in the name of a “good time” in the Town of Discovery Bay. Originally Rocktoberfest...

Letter: Rocketship Charter Supporter Claims to be Victim of Defamatory Smear Article

Dear Editor: In an election year that has been notable more for wild hyperbole than substantive discussion, even our local races have not been immune...

Antioch Principal Offers Commentary Regarding School Board Elections

Dear Editor: "If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader" - John Quincy Adams. The...

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...

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...

Student Writes Essay on a Positive Deer Valley High School

A Deer Valley student was given an assignment from her law teacher to write an essay on how to be a better advocate for...