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Friday, Feb. 9th

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Cap's Bar & Grill

144 Oak St., Brentwood, CA | (925) 634-1025

Tonight! Expect Something Sensational

Steak & Lobster is a very nice way to go and if you add a tableside dessert and a little wine you are having a very special day.

The Dinner Menu

* Crepe Suzette, Cherries Jubilee & Bananas Foster prepared tableside is a fabulous way to finish a dinner.


* See our Banquet Room. See our Banquet Menu

* Open for Lunch 11-3 PM Mon-Sat; Dinner 4-10 PM Mon-Sun

Mannheim Social Club

561 First St., Brentwood CA | (925) 513-2300

400 Craft Beers in the House!

64 Rotating Draft Beers On Tap

Also Local Wines & Champagne

Largest Stage & Dance Floor in the East Bay

* TODAY! Jeffrey James Blues Band

Show Starts @ 8:00 PM

Come and enjoy the Bay Area's best blues bands perform on the largest stage and dance floor in the East Bay. No cover just blues, craft beers, BBQ, and fun. Come for dinner stay for the show!

David M'ore Blues Band

Saturday, Feb 10th @ 8:00 PM

Come for a delicious BBQ DINNER and stay for the free show.

Sugar Barge Bar & Grill

1440 Sugar Barge Rd., Bethel Island, CA | (925) 684-9075

Relax, Enjoy the Food, Fun and Riverfront View This Weekend On The Island

Visit us by boat, car, motorcycle, RV or seaplane.

Gage Courtois In The Bar & Grill

Saturday, Feb 10th, 7-10 PM

New Bar Specials | New Winter Menu

The 1/2 Barge Burger $10!

1/2 pound KOBE beef blend—this is one great burger! Served with Sugar Barge secret sauce, lettuce, tomato, onion served with our own homemade potato chips plus the best waterfront views on the Delta.

Rent Some Fun!


Come Stay With Us!



Surf 'n Turf

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center, Antioch



This One's For You The Songs of Barry Manilow

El Campanil Theatre, Antioch



San Diego Brewery Pint Night

Mannheim Social Club, Brentwood



Explore the Antioch Sand Dunes

Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch



Vagabond Players Present The Hallelujah Girls

El Campanil Theatre, Antioch



Valentines Day Love Fest Tournament

19th Hole Casino & Sports Bar, Antioch



FREE! Comedy Showcase

Mannheim Social Club, Brentwood


For Concord, Danville, Martinez, Pleasant Hill & Walnut Creek Events Visit

Spazmatics Band

Saturday, Feb., 10th, @ 10:00 PM

Dan's Irish Sports Bar, Walnut Creek


I'm sorry to say my brother is gone.

Neil Layne MacCallister

Nov 25, 1953 - Jan 21, 2018

Photos clockwise from upper left; Brothers, Neil and I circa 1956 as kids in Hayward. Patty Chan, his beloved and Neil. Neil and his three children from left Emma, Neil, Patrick, and Adam. Neil on a good day.


Neil Layne MacCallister, born November 25, 1953, in San Diego, CA, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, January 21st.

His parents were Frank and Joan MacCallister, both deceased. He has three brothers, Frank, Greg, and Dennis, a sister Laurie, and leaves behind three children, Adam, Patrick, and Emma, a granddaughter Kyra, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins, and enjoyed spending much of his life with his beloved, Patty Chan.

Neil attended both Antioch High School and Los Medanos Junior College before graduating with a degree in Microbiology from UC Berkeley in 1985. He had a great zest for learning and exploration and held many different positions over the years. He served our nation as a Marine Corp reservist, studied the behavior of various microbes as a microbiologist for companies like Chiron and BioZone, and found his life’s calling in construction, especially through concrete and carpentry, leaving an impression on friends and family members through his high-quality work in cities all across the bay area.

A devout father, Neil was very involved in his children's education all the way through to their own college graduations’. He loved to play guitar, read a wide range of books from classics to philosophy, along with the daily newspaper, and listen to rock n' roll, classical music and the Metropolitan Opera. He gave unusual but thoughtful gifts and was always ready to help a friend or stranger. There aren’t many in his life who wasn’t greeted by his famous “Happy Day!” He was especially generous with his time and donated many hours a year to local service groups, including the AAUW, Kiwanis, Lions, Rivertown Jamboree, GATO, the Chichibu Sister City Organization, and St. Ignatius Church, and gained a high degree of satisfaction from his favorite event: the AAUW Christmas gift wrapping fundraiser!

Neil will be deeply missed for his kind, loving, and helpful spirit. The family has asked that those who wish to honor his memory do so by donating to the AAUW’s Delta branch. Bingo!

Anecdotal My Brother and Me

In the early 60's we lived in San Diego. My dad was in the navy and it was his turn to "go to sea." My brother Neil and I were 10 & 12 at the time. My mother, a devout Catholic, insisted we go to church. There was five of us so we went to church in shifts. My brother Neil and I would go to early mass. Then we would watch my baby brother Dennis so my mom, sister Laurie, and Greg could go to church.

My dad was at sea for about 9 months. On Sundays, Neil and I would dress up and "walk to church." On the way, we would find a Sunday paper to read. We would sit in a nearby canyon, read the funnies, talk about boy stuff, and watch the front door of the church for when people started leaving. When mass was over we would get in line to get a bulletin, proof that we had been to church. On the way home, we would find pop bottles and cash them in for candy at the liquor store. One of my fondest memories of us.

He was the smartest person I ever met. He knew the answer to any question I had or he would hand me the definitive book on the subject. He used to write the longest text messages. It used to irritate me because I don't want to use my phone that way, preferring a meeting, phone call or email for long matters. But that's what he did, he was unique and I already miss those long windy text messages from him.




Please contact:

Frank MacCallister, Publisher
Phone: (925) 325-0934