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: “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...

ECCFPD in Need of a Marriage Counselor or Consolidation is a Must

The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District is like a bad marriage which it can’t seem to fix or find a common ground with...

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...

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...

Opinion: Miller Retirement Sets Up A Game of Political Musical Chairs

With Congressman George Miller announcing a surprise retirement after 40-years, Democrats are jockeying for position in not only Millers seat, but also for several...

Letter: Writer Supports John Fink for Brentwood City Council

Dear Editor I am supporting John Fink, candidate for Brentwood City Council member. Let me tell you why: I've known John for the past fourteen years,...

Letter: College Student Says City of Antioch Still Beautiful

Dear Editor, As a lifelong resident of Antioch, memories from my younger years take place all over the city. Some are at Holy Rosary, going...

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...

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....
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Tip: How to Better Promote Your Event and Raise Awareness

In this video, I break down event promotion and marketing basics for those trying to get more exposure for your events and in some...

Letter: Retired Antioch Cop Says “Yes” on Measure W

The following letter was submitted by Tom Fuhrmann,  Antioch resident & retired from the Antioch Police Department who is advocating for the support of...

Letter: Resident Writes Open Letter to City of Oakley Regarding RV/Boat Parking

The following letter was submitted by Christina Garcia, an Oakley resident Dear Oakley: In reading a recent article about board meeting regarding second driveways and RV/Boat...

Editorial: Antioch Cruise Night Should Become Monthly Affair

On Saturday, the Antioch downtown was alive and well thanks to Cruise Night which brought classic cars, memories and most importantly people to the...

Editorial: Five Things I Want to See Happen in East Contra Costa in 2019

With 2019 now in full swing, it brings new opportunity, ideas, and perspectives as we push forward towards the American Dream. It also provides...

Letter: Writer Discusses Contra Costa Jail Expansion, The Conversation We Need

The following Letter to the Editor was submitted by Judith Tannenbaum At the Mental Health Panel in Brentwood on May 13, Claudia Jimenez of the...

Letter: Reader Says Antioch Crime is Not Down, But Has Increased

For most of 2015, Antioch residents have been told by the City of Antioch that crime is being reduced. Those statements should be challenged...

ALADS: Being Murdered Should Not Be Dismissed as “Part of the Risk” for...

The following statement was issued by the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs  The murder of a law enforcement officer has been one of the...

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...

Letter: Buchanan Writes in Support of Gibson-Gray and Motts for School Board

Dear Editor: Public education is my passion.  I’ve had the privilege of serving on a local school board and as chair of the State Assembly...