Letter: John Fink Thanks Brentwood Supporters, Asks for Your Vote

As we approach the eve of the 2018 mid-term elections, I wanted to take a minute and reach out to the Citizens of Brentwood...

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...

Letter: Antioch Mayor Encourages “Yes” Vote on Measure W

The following Letter was submitted by Antioch Mayor Sean Wright regarding Measure W As a business owner and former CEO of the Antioch Chamber of...

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...

Letter: Antioch City Manager Says Measure W Allows for Investment in City

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch City Manager Ron Bernal Antioch is the heart of Eastern Contra Costa County—and for two...

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: 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: East Contra Costa Fire Director Highlights Progress Over Past 16-Months

The following letter was submitted by Stephen Smith, a director on the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. Despite the claims of self-appointed watchdogs/activists, elected...

Meuser: Finding Fraudulent Voter Registrations in California

For the last 11 months, I have been applying to and interviewing with the voters of the State of California for the job of...

Oftedal: A New Day for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

The following was submitted by East Contra Costa Fire Board Chair Brian Oftedal Standing together with my fellow Directors, Fire Chief Brian Helmick, Supervisor Diane...

Ruehlig: Teach Your Children Well

If I had a magic wand to call forth any wish for better schools, it would be for more parental engagement.  Parents constitute one of...

Antioch: Chief Brooks Guest Commentary on Measure W

Information on Antioch’s Local Ballot Measure W on the November Ballot By Antioch Chief of Police, Tammany Brooks It has been my honor to serve...

Letter: Antioch Resident Urges Support for Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Antioch resident and business owner Tim McCall Being a business owner, homeowner, husband, father and grandfather, I’ve learned the...

Editorial: With Major Accident Crashes Up 40%, Drivers Must Begin to Change Habits

In the past week, it may seem like East Contra Costa County has had an uptick in vehicle crashes, but the truth is 2018...

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: Retired Police Chief Supports Mary Rocha for Antioch School Board

This Letter to the Editor was submitted by retired Antioch Police Chief, Allan Cantando As the Antioch Police Chief for six years, I worked often...

Editorial: What it Takes to Run EastCountyToday

As publisher of EastCountyToday (ECT) for the past six years, I’ve had the opportunity to meet thousands of people in Contra Costa County where...

Op Ed: Thorpe, Wilson Thank Antioch Residents For Feedback

If you’ve ever tried to run a household while living paycheck to paycheck, you know how risky it is. When every dollar is already...

Initial Reaction: November Ballot Set, Lots of Options For Voters

The filing deadline has officially come and gone and the November Ballot has now been set for local races in Contra Costa County. In...