Michel: Open Letter to California Highway Patrol on Officer’s Bravery

The following letter was written by Art Michel, Brentwood resident and retired Oakland Police Sergeant, who observed and photographed a California Highway Patrol Officer...

Keusch: Memorial Day is a Day to Respect, A Day to Honor, a Day...

So many these days celebrate Memorial Day with a BBQ and a few friends, a couple cold beers and maybe even a baseball game....

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...

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 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 to Editor: Buongiorno Defends Recall Effort

Antioch resident Rich Buongiorno submitted the following Letter to the Editor to defend the actions of the recall of Mayor Wade Harper. ECT's editorial opinion...

Editorial: Recalling Mayor Harper a Waste of Time and Offers False Hope

As the recall effort to remove Antioch Wade Harper moves forward, we would hope Antioch residents have enough sense to look long-term and see...

Opinion: Deputy Sheriffs Association Wrong in Suing County Supervisors

It’s safe to say that when Contra Costa County Board of Supervisor Karen Mitchoff stated that damage has been done between labor unions and...

Letter: Local 1, Board of Supervisor Pay Raise A Bad Decision and Self-Serving

When news first broke last week, many seemed to be rightfully angry at, and felt completely disenfranchised by, the Contra Costa County Supervisors’ vote...

Letter: A Vote for Joy Motts is a Vote for Educational Excellence

Dear Editor: For a number of years, I have had the honor and privilege to have worked with Joy Motts, President of the Antioch Unified...

Letter: Measure O Opponents Hide Names and Faces

The financial backers of opposition to Antioch's Measure O have yet to reveal their names or faces to the people of Antioch. The No on...

Walter Ruehlig on Running for Antioch Unified School District Board… Again!

Dear Editor: As Yogi Berra would have it, it looks like deja vu all over again. Seems once again that  I can’t escape my sanity...

Letter: “Measure O” Just Who Are the Opponents?

Antioch Resident Larry L. Harrison has submitted the following Letter to the Editor urging Antioch residents to support Measure O this November to help...

Opinion: Open Letter Sent to Antioch Mayor and City Council

Your Honorable Mayor and City Council members: I write to you to implore you to take immediate action regarding the violence in the City of...

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...

Antioch Mayor Needs to Lead Crime Fight, Not Hide From It

The City of Antioch is desperately in need of leadership that will help tackle a recent spike in violent crime within the city limits. Over...

Opinion: The Antioch “Landlord Tax” May Not Work

The following was submitted by John Case, a Realtor/Broker who shares that while the City of Antioch is hoping to increase city revenue through...

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: Fix Our Financially Failing Fire Districts County Wide

Dear Editor, I received a call last night from a survey company regarding a new proposed sales tax increase that the Contra Costa Transportation Commission...

Opinion: Roberts Continued Assault on Firefighters with Altered Graphic is a New Low

An altered photograph is making its round on social media and websites that mimics a recent informational flyer sent out by the East Contra...