Two arrested after pointing gun at store employee in Antioch

19 June 2021, 11:15 am

Two unidentified individuals were arrested around noon yesterday after allegedly shoplifting and pointing a gun at Cielo Supermarket security in Antioch, according to the Antioch Police Department.... Read More »

‘The highest-crime area of Antioch’: Feds appear to be focusing on Antioch’s Sycamore corridor

18 June 2021, 3:22 pm

The ATF wrote in court records that it is examining police data as part of a focus on “Zone 309,” a section of Sycamore Drive in Antioch.... Read More »

WTF California: Juneteenth Holiday, EDD Should Be Unplugged and Antioch Apologizes

18 June 2021, 3:59 am

On this episode of WTF California Podcast, we discuss the idea of renting out ones pool given the heat and a way to make money. Juneteenth Holiday results in Federal Employees receiving 44 days off ...... Read More »

Antioch man charged with mailing 8 pounds of meth to Guam

17 June 2021, 12:03 pm

An Antioch resident has been arrested and is facing extradition to the U.S. Island Territory of Guam, where he has been charged with mailing eight pounds of methamphetamine, court records show. Andrew ...... Read More »

Antioch mayor, council members sign resolution apologizing for city’s past anti-Chinese hate during public ceremony

17 June 2021, 11:33 am

During a ceremony in what was once the location of Antioch’s Chinatown, Wednesday morning, June 17, 2021, Mayor Lamar Thorpe and council members signed the resolution they adopted in May, apologizing ...... Read More »

Heat wave! Temps could reach 106 degrees in Fairfield and Antioch

17 June 2021, 10:05 am

Temperatures on Thursday will climb to as high as 106 degrees on Thursday, and not in Arizona or Utah. The hot temps will be felt in the Bay Area, in cities including Fairfield and Antioch. Livermore ...... Read More »

California’s recall election puts progressives to the test

17 June 2021, 8:00 am

Republicans have made the state a national battleground — and a fundraising juggernaut — with their recall fight against Gov. Gavin Newsom.... Read More »

Antioch and Pittsburg Set for Juneteenth Events

17 June 2021, 5:02 am

Juneteenth Event celebrations will be held in both the city of Antioch and City of Pittsburg which is aimed to build unity.... Read More »

‘I’m not messing around’: Antioch mayor takes action against illegal sideshows

16 June 2021, 3:29 pm

If you know someone who was planning on doing illegal sideshow stunts in a car or ATV this weekend at an event in Antioch, you might want to tell them what Mayor Lamar Thorpe had to say.... Read More »

Energy: Conservation may be needed to avert blackouts this week, California grid operator says

15 June 2021, 6:14 pm

In the first sign this year that California’s power grid could strain again to keep the lights on during extreme heat waves, the state’s grid operator on Tuesday afternoon said residents may be asked ...... Read More »

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