Op Ed: Antioch School Board Candidate Says Children Need Counselors, Not Cops

For years, our community has struggled with providing a safe, supportive learning experience for our students. This has resulted in a decline in enrollment...

Letter Writer Responds to Manny Soliz Opinion on Antioch Homeless Policy

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Lucile Meinhardt in response to an opinion shared on this website by Manny Soliz Jr...

Editorial: Mental Impacts of COVID-19 is Finally Getting to Me and That is Okay

The calendar turned to August over the weekend and we now entered month eight we have been dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 in...

Op Ed: Council Candidate Calls Antioch Homeless Policy a Game of ”Pin the Tail...

The Antioch City Council met again Friday night to discuss the proposal from Council members Motts and Thorpe for a Transitional Housing plan.  They...

Letter: Antioch City Council Candidate Introduces Himself to the Community

The following Letter was submitted by Antioch City Council Candidate in District 3, Antwon Webster. He is running in the same District as councilmembers...

Letter: Barbanica Highlights Solution Aimed to Reduce Sideshows in Antioch District 2

In the following letter to the editor, Mike Barbanica highlights a recent solution to reduce sideshows on Somersville Road at James Donlon which was...

Editorial: Pinocchio Season Has Started, Candidates Begin Making Run at Local Office

Over the past week, the nomination period for candidates has opened and many have already pulled papers for a run at public office this...

Letter: Brentwood has Done Little to Address Racism in Our Community, July 21 Panel...

The following letter was submitted by Ariel Ryan who announced a panel discussion with teachers and students set for July 21 at City Park...

Happy Independence Day to All

Just wanted to take a moment and say although there are no parades or fireworks, still wanted to wish you all a Happy Independence...

Editorial: Antioch Cannot Afford Any Fumbles With Community Forums

In what is likely to be considered the most open ended and bizarre Antioch City Council Agenda Item in an awfully long time, the...

Letter Writer Explains Why He is Suing Antioch Over Urgency Ordinance Proving 90-Day per...

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council voted 5-0 to extend its moratorium on evictions and rent increases for residential and commercial renters in Antioch...

Letter: Antioch Crime Prevention Commissioner Says No to Ad-Hoc Committee

Antioch resident and chairman of the Police Crime Prevention Commission shared the following City Council Comment as a Letter to the Editor on...

Editorial: Antioch Ad-Hoc Committee on Police Reform Would Be Huge Mistake, Think Bigger

Per its usual self, the Antioch City Council can never seem to pick the path of least resistance as they continue to shoot themselves...

Brentwood Police Department Response on “8 Can’t Wait” Campaign

The City of Brentwood has recently received several inquiries regarding the “8 Can’t Wait” campaign, which is being marketed nationwide. As Chief of Police,...

Antioch Police Officers Association Responds to Special Council Meeting on Police Reform Ad-Hoc Committee

In response to the Antioch City Council call for a special meeting on the idea of creating a police reform ad-hoc committee and City...

Letter Writer: Questions that Lie Between “All Lives Matter” and “Black Lives Matter”

An Essay by Linda Lopez on the questions that lie between "All Lives Matter" and "Black Lives Matter," as interpreted by a Caucasian woman."All...

Barbanica: Shame on Antioch City Councilmember Lamar Thorpe

No Politician Should Be Grandstanding for their Own Political Gain on an Issue as Important as Social Justice Antioch – Antioch Council Member Lamar Thorpe,...

Supervisor Glover: After George Floyd, Oppose Discrimination and Violence

Over the past week, our nation, barely beginning to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, has been thrown into upheaval following the death of George...

Op-Ed: Survey Finds Small Businesses are Utilizing PPP Loans to Keep Employees on Payroll

By: Michael Vallante, U.S. Small Business Administration’s Associate Administrator for the Office of Field Operations, overseeing the 68 district offices and nine Regional Administrators;...

Op-Ed: Antioch Councilman Share’s Personal Thoughts About Civil Unrest

I was a nine-year-old when I saw Rodney King viciously assaulted on Univision 34 in Los Angeles. I remember everyone seemed to be in...