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...

Andrea Freyler: Oakley’s Charismatic Librarian

Frankly I wasn’t expecting to be wowed by the Oakley library. While technically one of the oldest libraries in the Contra Costa system, it...

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...

Opinion: School Safety Must be Top Priority for Antioch School District

One of my top priorities if elected to the Antioch School Board is working to improve student and teacher safety on campus. I say...

Ruehlig: Antioch Unified School District Reflections

As time marches inexorably forward and we approach the New Year, I find it a good time to pause and reflect on where we’ve...

Editorial: Political Bullying in Contra Costa County Must Stop

Across the country, there has been a national anti-bullying movement in both schools and the work place. In politics, however, its business as usual;...

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...

Ruehlig: Ruminations on a Trustee’s Ideal Constitution

The Antioch School Board will soon announce its' application procedure for appointment to the Trusteeship position generated by Barbara Cowan's move to Oregon. The...

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...

Opinion: Wake Up Antioch Voters, Our Students Are Not For Sale

Selina Button, a 28 year resident of Antioch, wrote about the issues facing the Antioch Unified School Board election and how she believes a...

Editorial: ECV Group Continues to Mislead Public on Fire District Funding Plan

Earlier this month, we highlighted a plan by the East County Voters for Equal Protection (ECV) that we believe is neither realistic nor legal....

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...

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...

Brentwood Teachers Association Endorses “Measure B”

At their monthly representative council meeting, the Brentwood Teachers Association,  on Tuesday May 10, voted to fully support “Measure B”- The Facilities Bond Measure...

Letter: Martinez Councilwoman Supports Supervisor Glover

Dear Editor: As an 18-year employee of Contra Costa County and a 14-year member of the Martinez City Council, I have a unique insight into...

Letter: Diane Burgis Offers Halloween Safety Tips

Dear Editor: I’m sure everyone is getting tired of this seemingly never-ending election season! As a candidate for Supervisor, I know I am looking forward to...

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...

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...

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...

Opinion: East County Today Supports Antioch 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Measure

Antioch resident Karl Dietzel submitted a Letter to the Editor in an Antioch local paper recently sharing his submitted argument against a proposed Antioch...