Mark Simon: Water-Meter Project is Failing Discovery Bay Residents

Dear Editor: The decision of the Discovery Bay Community Services District (CSD) board of directors to finance the $3 million water-meter-installation project by adding it to...

Letter: Ruehlig Says Even With Challenges, Antioch Can Become Destination City

The New Year brings new visions. With the widening Highway 4 and the nearby inauguration of Hillcrest e-BART Antioch sits on a promising crossroads....

Op-Ed: Why I Support Rocketship Charter School

The following was submitted by Antioch Resident Argentina Davila-Luevano   Earlier this month I attended a hearing on the petition by Rocketship Education to open a...

Letter: AUSD Trustee Says Pittsburg Unified Fails Students

Dear Editor: On Thursday, November 10, an incident took place in Pittsburg and Antioch which illustrated a major failing of our public education system.  Hundreds...

PG&E Customers Reported 2,400 Scams in 2016

Energy Companies Unite Against Scammers Targeting Customers It can start with a phone call, email or knock at your door. Scammers using sophisticated tactics to...

East Contra Costa Fire Chief Issues Open Letter to Personnel

The following letter was issued by East Contra Costa Fire Chief Hugh Henderson after Measures to improve fire service in both the City of...

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...

Firefighters Union Explains Why They Are “Not” Supporting Supervisor Federal Glover for Re-Election

Dear Editor: A lot of lies and misinformation have been spread in this year’s race for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors District 5...

Letter: Steve Barr Thanks Community for Support During Supervisor Race

Dear Editor: With Election Day here, I’d like to take a moment to say thank you. This campaign has reaffirmed for me how proud I am...

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...

Letter: Candidate Says Antioch Election Night Council Meeting Should be Re-Scheduled

Dear Editor: I just discovered and I am outraged this morning that the Antioch City Council intends to hold a council meeting next Tuesday, November...

Letter: Writer Defends Diane Burgis After Hit Piece Attacking Non-Profit

Dear Editor, In yesterday’s mail I received an attempt at a smear ad for one of our local candidates for County Supervisor, Diane Burgis. The...

Letter: Supervisor Piepho Says Diane Burgis Will Make Excellent County Supervisor

Dear Editor, When I made the difficult decision to not seek reelection to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, my choice was made easier...

Letter: Local Businesses Offer Support to Jelani Killings for Pittsburg City Council

Dear Editor: With Bay Area population shifts towards East County, the City of Pittsburg is poised for revitalization and growth. Yet these opportunities can slip...

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...

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...

Fairfield Police Chief Issues Open Letter on Homelessness and Blight

The following is an Open Letter to the community by Fairfield police chief Joseph F. Allio as he discusses homelessness and blight. The letter...

Letter: Delta Living Magazine Publisher Says Burgis Best Choice for Supervisor

Dear Editor: As an Oakley resident and small business owner for the last five years, I have seen Diane Burgis’ leadership on many local issues....

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...

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...