Joy Motts: CPUC Should Focus its Attention on Safety and Infrastructure Upgrades

Dear Editor, As a member of the Antioch Unified School District Board of Education, I recognize that our primary goal as a board is to...

Turnage: How Antioch Can Get a “New Direction” This Election

Dear Editor: We are now 3 weeks away from our election. The grumblings throughout the city continue “Antioch needs change, Antioch needs a new direction”....

Letter: A Comprehensive Look at Sexting and Prevention

Raising a teen today with access to the world literally in the palm of their hands, or at the very least in their home,...

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: Resident Supports Rarey for Brentwood City Council

Dear Editor: “Karen (Rarey) is an amazing woman.” Those words are not mine but I totally agree with the person who said them, Alexandra Ghiozzi,...

Letter: Resident Thanks Oakley Police Officer

The following letter was submitted by Deborah White who thanked Oakley Police Officer Jones who responded to her beloved dog Wolfman (aka Wolfie) who...

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...

ECCFPD Director Steve Smith Issues Statement Refuting Dave Roberts’ Letter

On March 13th, A Letter to the Editor was printed in both the Brentwood Press and the Brentwood News from Dave Roberts of Oakley....

Letter: Diane Burgis Thanks Supporters in Supervisor Race

Dear Editor, It’s finally Election Day. That means it’s time to say thank you and take a moment to reflect on the last couple of...

Editorial: Anti-Tax Group Should be Honest with Public in Fire District “Hail Mary” Solution

A group of East Contra Costa Citizens have gone public over the last several months in trying to find a fix for the financial...

Letter: Reader Says Antioch Crime is Not Down, But Has Increased

For most of 2015, Antioch residents have been told by the City of Antioch that crime is being reduced. Those statements should be challenged...

Letter: Retired Save Mt. Diablo Executive Director Supports Diane Burgis for Supervisor

Dear Editor: Contra Costa County District 3 needs to elect a champion for our environment and quality of life for people living the county.  Diane...

Editorial: Oakley Should Not Fear Creation of a Planning Commission

During Tuesdays Oakley City Council Meeting, the City Council will discuss the concept of its “Planning Commission Advisors” in hopes of trying to create...

Opinion: City Shines During Festival After Oakley Chamber Walks Away from Event

The City of Oakley put on a magnificent inaugural Heart of Oakley Festival on Saturday where thousands came to the downtown area. While the...

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...

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...

Opinion: Lets Fix the ECCFPD Funding Problem

The residents of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) are being treated as second class citizens in the Contra Costa County government...

Letter: Antioch Resident Seeks Leadership, Not 1% Sales Tax

Dear Editor: Now we have a proposed life time 1% sales tax.  The problem is there was never an exit strategy for Measure C which...

City of Martinez Mayor Responds to Police Officers Association Letter

City of Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder issued the following Response to MPOA Letter from the Mayor’s Office: MARTINEZ – The Martinez Police Officers Association (MPOA)...