Editorial: Is Loving Your Profession Enough?

My wish for everyone on this planet is to be able to be in a job they love. To be able to say they...

Police Chiefs’ President Responds to Newspapers Releasing Report on Officer Misconduct

A statement by Chief Ronald Lawrence, CPCA President As police chiefs, it is our sworn responsibility to protect the public, which includes holding our own...

Letter: Shadow Lakes Resident Says “Yes” on Brentwood Measure L

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by JoAnn Klement, a Brentwood Resident. Dear Editor:My husband and I live in Shadow Lakes. The development...

Letter: Resident Says Antioch Doesn’t Want Brentwood Land if Voters Do Not Pass Measure...

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Rod Flohr, a Brentwood Resident.Dear Editor,No, Antioch will not take the land if Brentwood does...

Letter: Heritage High School Teacher says “Yes on L” to Improve American Ave Road...

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Randy James, a Deer Ridge Resident in Brentwood and a teacher at Heritage High School Dear...

Letter: Bob Nunn Responds to Online “No on L” Serial Posters

The following Letter to Editor was written by Bob Nunn who wanted to clear the air on several social media postings regarding City of...

Editorial: Brentwood Measure L, a Devil’s Advocate Approach to Limiting Growth

The passion over whether to amend Brentwood’s Urban Limit Line or not has brought out many emotions over the past few months that has...

Letter: Antioch Homeless Having Negative Impact on A Street Corridor

The Antioch City Council’s ad hoc committee on homelessness recently sent out a Facebook invitation to those interested in this issue.“The Task Force is...

Editorial: Community Input Matters, Oakley Should Have Taken Public Comments

Since news broke that staff at the City of Oakley were recommending cutting funding for park maintenance with the school district. It seems like...

Editorial: Antioch Should Flush Marina Bathroom Plans Down the Toilet

Construction is currently underway at the Antioch Marina on L Street for a new toilet facility that has been in the works since 2010....

Editorial: Oakley City Council Must Reject “Election Protection” in New City Manager Contract

On Tuesday, the Oakley City Council would be wise to renegotiate the proposed City Manager amendment to his contract that provides a raise and...
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Editorial: Respect the Roadways

Question: Should California Lawmakers begin to make stricter penalties for DUI Drivers, reckless drivers, and drivers ignoring traffic safety and not respecting the roadways?It...

Editorial: East Contra Costa Residents About to Feel Pain of Reduced Fire Services

As of 8:00 am Wednesday morning, residents served by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) may be waiting longer for engines to...
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Editorial: Stop Driving Like Maniacs on East County Roads

I shot this video Tuesday morning in the City of Brentwood as officers from multiple law enforcement agencies were performing a proactive traffic enforcement...

Letter: Antioch is Failing its Young People—But We Can Stop It

My friends thought I was crazy to move my wife and five children to Antioch three years ago. I can't blame them. I read...

Letter: School Board Member Issues Open Letter to Antioch City Council

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Antioch School Board Member Ellie Householder on the topic of youth services.An open letter to...

Letter Writer Says Antioch Unified Cutting Classified Staff, Including Library Staff

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Samantha LozaDear Editor:I would like to make the community aware of upcoming budget cuts at...

Letter: How to Use Antioch Measure W Funds

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Ken Turnage II: To The Antioch Community,There is a lot in our City that needs to...

Letter: City of Antioch on the Brink of Financial Disaster

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Josh YoungThere is not a moment in my childhood where I don't remember Antioch, California...

Editorial: Antioch City Council Should Focus on Police and Code Enforcement in Budget Cycle

On Tuesday, the Antioch City Council will begin discussing its 2019-21 budget by holding a study session where it will discuss both unfunded liabilities...