🌱 CoCo County Doubles Testing + Antioch Sesquicentennial

19 January 2022, 11:48 am

Contra Costa County is testing almost twice as many people for COVID-19 than any other time during the pandemic, county health services director Anna Roth told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The ...... Read More »

Antioch police searching for missing 81-year-old man

17 January 2022, 11:21 am

Police in Antioch are searching for 81-year-old Earlis Celestine, who went missing Sunday. Celestine was last seen earlier that morning leaving home in a red 2013 Kia Optima, which has a California ...... Read More »

WTF California: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Antioch Mayor Raises $80k and More

16 January 2022, 11:05 pm

On this episode of WTF California Podcast, we encourage you to go read the Martin Luther King "I have a Dream Speech" and think about the words being said.... Read More »

Classic, foreign film series on tap at Antioch’s Campanil

16 January 2022, 7:00 am

El Campanil Theater kicks off its classic film series with Martin Scorcese’s “GoodFellas” at 2 p.m. Saturday in the theater at 602 W. Second St. Also on tap is the Danish film “Another Round,” part of ...... Read More »

Antioch mayor fights recall with comedy roast

14 January 2022, 9:05 am

Friends and supporters of Antioch Mayor Lamar Thorpe will roast him at a fundraiser event Friday at La Plazuela Restaurant and Bar in Antioch. The 7 p.m. comedy fundraiser is the first of the year for ...... Read More »

Antioch Mayor Thorpe uses racist term to promote recall campaign fundraiser roast Friday calling proponents “Karens”

13 January 2022, 2:05 pm

Promotion for Mayor Thorpe’s roast fundraiser for his recall campaign committee on Friday night Jan. 14, 2022, showing host committee members and roasters and name of committee using racist “Karen” ...... Read More »

Antioch Council votes to ban oil and gas drilling in city, but owner of permits and rights can still drill, claims it won’t protect environment

13 January 2022, 6:46 am

Antioch City Council on a 5-0 vote approved a ban on oil and gas drilling, production and exploratory operations in the city in a stated effort to protect the health of residents and the environment.... Read More »

California assault weapon owners face registration deadline

12 January 2022, 9:53 pm

California gun owners starting Thursday are getting a second chance to register and keep a type of firearm that is now illegal to buy under the state’s expanded definition of assault weapons. The ...... Read More »

WTF California: Only in Antioch You See Naked Man, Wannabe Sideshower and Pot Parties

11 January 2022, 10:22 pm

On this episode of WTF California Podcast, we talk the naked man in Antioch on Highway 4, wannabe side-showers and pot parties.... Read More »

Antioch police name officers who fatally shot man in December

10 January 2022, 3:08 pm

Police released the names of four officers who ended a seven-hour standoff by entering a home and fatally shooting a man last month.... Read More »

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