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East County Business Briefs: Antioch Chamber Seeks CEO, Monica’s Bakery Opens and More

by ECT

Here is a look at local business briefs on East County Today as many wonderful businesses across Contra Costa County prep for a return to normalcy after mask mandates are dropped— for local events, those will still be in our calendar or in our newsletter each week.

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Antioch Chamber of Commerce

The Antioch Chamber of Commerce announced that they will be actively recruiting for a new full time CEO.  The Chamber is looking for an innovative entrepreneur with vision to help represent the business community and support businesses in the new normal.

Anyone interested in applying for the CEO position is asked to submit their resume along with three references via email to [email protected] or mail them to Antioch Chamber of Commerce at 101 H St, Ste 4 Antioch CA 94509.  The deadline for applications will be Friday March 11th, 2022.


729 First Street, Ste C. Brentwood, CA

Not only has Boondoggies added to their menu and offerings, but with spring and summer quickly approaching they have announced they are now taking reservations to book their hot dog stand for your upcoming event (gatherings, birthdays, wedding, special parties). Pricing does vary based on location, menu and guest count — event form is here.


Brentwood Craft Beer & Cider
234 Oak St, Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 428-1616

This place continues to bring in new beer, ciders and drinks to fit anyone’s pallet… this week, some fresh drops of Pure Brewing, Humble Sea, and Alvarado Street.  If you haven’t been down there, they are now equipped with 11 patio awnings to allow for outdoor dining and fun. Growlers are available daily for refilling and now offering a selection of more than a 1,000 bottles and cans each day for patrons to check out. The menu includes a charcuterie board and pizza along with forever favorites such pretzels with beer cheese and loaded nachos.

East Bay Meal Prep
(925) 390-8442


East Bay Meal Prep prepare healthy meals for you throughout the week, whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner–new menu each week and posted on social media. Meals are prepped Sunday and available for pickup at the Diamond Hill Sports Club  (1510 Neroly Rd, Oakley, CA). According to Tim, although they are fully stocked on Monday mornings, by Wednesday, most of the meals are already sold out so grab them quickly Monday or Tuesdays.

8285 Brentwood Blvd, Brentwood CA
(925) 626-5590
Facebook / Instagram

As always, used golf carts, new and used name brand quality golf clubs, new gear and merchandise at the shop. New memberships still available for our private membership practice facility ($120 per month—unlimited practice, open 24-hour, snacks and drinks available plus more. Go check out the facility and visit with Brandon on full details of membership.

Harry’s Wine Depot & Tavern
561 1st Street, Brentwood CA


  • Thursday – Comedy Night (see full event details)
  • Friday – DJ & Music
  • Saturday – Live Music
  • Sunday – Family Feud
  • Monday – Singo
  • Tuesday – Trivia Night (7:00 pm)
  • Wednesday – Country Wednesday & Line Dancing w/Rhonda (7:00 pm)

Hook, Line & Sinker
3199 Main St, Ste 260 Oakley CA
(925) 625-2441

New inventory of fishing rods and reels in this week as spring and summer fishing kicks off. As for ammo, it  is hard to find, they are getting shipments every week, however, it goes out as fast as it comes in so follow them on Facebook for when they announce what comes into stock.

Join them for the 2022 Charity Sporting Clay Shoot on February 19 through the Heritage Foundation at the Quail Point Hunt Club in Zamora CA – For more info, www.cccfheritagefoundation.com/copy-of-scholarship-opportunities

McCaulley Olive Store
380 W Country Club Dr, Suite G

If you have not checked out this store, be sure to drop in on Fridays as Tasha’s Cookies drops off fresh cookies that are sure to be a nice weekend treat.

McCaulley Vineyard
2525 Sunset road, Brentwood CA

Wine & Dine at the beautiful estate on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon on February 20 from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm. They will have their wines available by bottle and the glass. They will have Tacos El Rulis on-site selling food and Steve Hanson will be performing. Indoor and outdoor seating will be available. Dates will vary from month to month, so keep an eye out for their wine tastings on their website and social media.

Monica’s Riverview
One I Street, Antioch

Did you know that Moncia’s Riverview bakery is now open? A ton of treats that rotate daily and have  little something for everyone from cupcakes to cookies to cakes to cinnamon rolls—it’s a great spot to hit if you are craving a treat.

Don’t forget, Monica’s is also open for breakfast with lots of options. This week, they have live music Thursday, Friday and Saturday plus some tunes for Sunday brunch.

Here is the lineup.

  • Thursday – Paul Hodge
  • Friday – Whiskey Midnight
  • Saturday – TBA
  • Sunday – Aidan Moore (Ed Sheeran Tribute)

Shaun Samuels

Shaun Samuel’s of Shaun Samuels Photography recently launched his new entrepreneur/small business offering coaching and photography services to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Through the Confident Creator Collective, he and his team works with owners to increase personal and professional confidence, book out calendars and develop marketing strategies.

In speaking with him, he launched the business on the heels of COVID-19 shutdowns and wanted to build community over competition mentality and help companies message coming out of shutdowns, state and county protocols and market in the year 2022.

To learn more about the small business coaching, Shaun is a part of, check out the Confident Creator Collective, via their website : https://app.clixlo.com/v2/preview/xzpxJ4s43yKPCtsHY2e7

The Red Caboose Restaurant
210 Fulton Shipyard Rd, Antioch CA
(925) 777-1921

Fun fact, did you know they make their own pastrami each Friday? Be sure to go check it out and order some in a sandwich or by the pound to take home.  They also have some great events and fun Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Upcoming events

  • Friday – DJ Mikey (7:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
  • Saturday – Joker on the Jack (8:00 pm to 11:00 pm)
  • Sunday – Two Track’n & Line Dancing w/Rhonda (5:00 pm to 8:00 pm)

Service Pros Plumbers
(925) 753-5600

A local plumbing company open for all services, including 24-hour emergency plumbing, water heater installation or repair, tub and shower repair.  Take advantage of Service Pros Plumbers plumbing services who offer Free estimates, *Free inspections (if you hire us for the work), emergency service 24/7 and can assist you with any plumbing challenge. Schedule a service call today online or call us directly.


Sip N Scoop California
234 Oak St Suite B, Brentwood, CA
(925) 684-7710

Happy to report that the store is up and running after an electrical issue. Some small adjustments to the menu but otherwise fully operational. Join them Friday for Ice Cream with the Brentwood Police Department from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Socialyte Boutique
236 Oak Street, Brentwood

Spring fashion has arrived. Lenna just returned from her semi-annual fashion trade show and brought the goods to Brentwood. New items in this week and are being placed throughout the store and is at full capacity with all the spring trades. Continuing to be open 7-days a week with extended hours on the weekend. Be sure to follow the store on Instagram for latest news and the website for more up-to-date inventory.  As always, come in, let us dress you!

Wanna Waffle
104 Oak Street, Brentwood

Recently announced, Wanna Waffle is now available on DoorDash and they have added a plethora of items to their menu, including breakfast waffle sandwiches that are sure to fill you up!  Located next to the Brentwood Library.  Follow them on social media for daily announcements and deals.


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