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...

Keusch: Grand Jury Report on Antioch Animal Services Latest Document to Encourage Change

Depending on whom you ask Antioch Animal Services has needed change for some time. Some say decades, some say years and others say they are...

Ruehlig: Math Intensive Program Will Help Students

The numbers cry failure. In 2011, according to the U.S. Department of Education, only 32% of American 8th graders scored proficient in math. This...

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...

East Bay Leadership Council: Enough Already, Let’s Keep BART Running

Arousing fear and outrage has proven to be an effective strategy, especially during this political season. The past few weeks have seen a great deal...

Opinion: Antioch Unified School District Can Benefit from Improved Outreach

As someone who has built a business around communication and relationship building, if elected to serve on the Antioch Unified School District Board of...

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...

Editorial: Oakley Should Delay Move Away from PG&E to Marin Clean Energy

On Tuesday, the City of Oakley will vote to switch all residents away from PG&E in favor of Marin Clean Energy (MCE) all in...

Op-Ed: Oakley Councilman Offers Thoughts on East Contra Costa Fire

The following was submitted by Oakley City Councilman Kevin Romick for publication. Providing fire services is not a function of the city of Oakley or...

Letter: Antioch POA Says “Yes” to Measure W, Support Ogorchock, Tiscareno, Rocha, Lewis

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch Police Officer Association President Steve Aiello:   Antioch Citizen’s. My name is Steve Aiello and I am...

ALADS: Being Murdered Should Not Be Dismissed as “Part of the Risk” for...

The following statement was issued by the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs  The murder of a law enforcement officer has been one of the...

Letter: Writer Says Wright Would Make “Excellent” Mayor

Dear Editor: Sometimes a candidate for office stands out simply because he or she is outstanding; other times, deciding who to vote for becomes a process...

Letter: Writer Supports Doug Hardcastle for County Supervisor

Dear Editor: Doug Hardcastle is the best candidate for the job of Contra Costa County Supervisor. He is an all-around upstanding citizen and servant to...

Letter to Editor: Fiscal Responsibility in Senate District 7 Special Election

Fiscal Responsibility: Per the Voter Information pamphlet for the special election in Senate District 7 (SD7), Joan Buchanan commits to being Fiscally Responsible and Steve...

Letter: Writer Discusses Contra Costa Jail Expansion, The Conversation We Need

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Judith Tannenbaum At the Mental Health Panel in Brentwood on May 13, Claudia Jimenez of the...

Letter: Mayor Says City of Antioch is on the Right Track

Dear Editor, As we look at the mayoral election for the city of Antioch, we must face the reality of how Antioch has improved and...

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: Former Antioch City Councilmember Says “No” to Measure W

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by former Antioch City Councilmember  Ralph A. Hernandez Dear Editor: Wrong is wrong no matter who supports it....

Letter: Antioch Resident Supports Measure W

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch resident Dwayne Eubanks Antioch has a rendezvous with destiny. Our best days can be ahead....

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...