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Thursday May 21, 2015

"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13

Antioch Memorial Day Tribute, Rolling Thunder, will be held at Oak View Memorial Park May 25, 2015 starting at 10:00 am.

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

2746 W. Tregallas Rd. Antioch CA | (925) 757-6545

I WON $40 playing Hold'em the other night. I was "in" $200 before I made my come back and checked out with $240, it was a roller coaster night for me.

Warrior's Playoffs games tonight, Saturday & Monday $3 bloody mary this weekend.

Play $3-$6 & No-Limit TEXAS HOLD'EM 7 days a week!

Free TEXAS HOLDEM TOURNAMENT (for beginners) Sat. & Sun @ 12PM.

Spring Fling May 31st free BBQ Dinner included. $55 buy-in.

New mobile friendly website coming soon.

Cap's Bar & Grill

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

Mike Oria, a Brentwood photographer, took this photo at Cap's recently. He is taking photos for the new Cap's mobile friendly website. I think he has real talent and no-how a great combination.

Is there a more romantic restaurant than Cap's in East County? I think not.

Are you ready for some fun? Comedy Shows May 22nd & 23rd. Elvis dinner show 5/30. Call Jimmy or Elaine 634-1025 for reservations.

Have an event coming up? Use the newly decorated, banquet room, or let Cap's cater your event.

What people are saying about CAP'S

New mobile friendly website coming soon.

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

523 W. 10th St., Antioch | (925) 754-1355

Camarones a la Diabla... Prawns and mushrooms, onions, tomatoes sautéed in butter and our own tasty red sauce. Prawns butterflied and peeled. Served with, guacamole, tomatoes, rice and beans. Spicy! $15.15


FREE happy hour appetizer plate, this is yummy, available Mon-Fri in the bar after 3PM, with two drink purchase, two beers will do it.

Having a party? Checkout the CATERING MENU

This Weekend!

2 Nights of "Kabeezy" Comedy in Brentwood

Friday May 22nd & Saturday May 23rd

Who can't use a few drinks, some good food and a few laughs?

Cap's Oak St., Bar & Grill

Harvest Park Bowl

5000 Balfour Rd., Brentwood | (925) 516-1221

$5 Memorial Day BBQ you know it's a good day when Jim is cooking.

Sing Karaoke, Rock 'n Bowl, have a child's birthday party here and skip the cleanup.

The most fun you can have in Brentwood!!!!!!

Good food too? See the menu.

Historic Photo of the Week

Hanks Forum Club "Rascals"

Hanks Forum Club was a local bar on 4th St., in downtown Antioch. They sold a legendary linguica sandwich I'm happy to say I enjoyed. When I saw this photo I thought of the 1992 Tom Hanks movie "A League Of Their Own". As the 1945 champs the timing is almost identical.


The Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. 4th St., Antioch. Open 1PM - 4 PM every Weds & Sat. Admission is free. Are you interested in local history? Do you have old photos or artifact you'd like to share? Would you like to host an event on the museum grounds? Kitchen, BBQ, and banquet room available. Make your next special event historical. Contact the museum (925) 757-1326.

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

4800 Golf Course Rd. Antioch | (925) 706-4220

SMOKEHOUSE BBQ is the dinner theme for next weeks' FAMILY DINNER NIGHT on 5/27. Served every Wednesday starting at 5pm $14.95 for Adults, $8.95 for kids 4-12, served buffet style, menu changes every week call 706-4232 for reservations.

26th Annual ANTIOCH MAYORS CUP Golf Tournament benefits five youth and non-profit organizations MORE INFO. This tournament raises a lot of money for community organizations. I'm donating cigars. If you can't play donate a prize call 925-706-4233 thank you.

Gage Courtois on the patio tonight.

COMEDY DINNER SHOW see the May calendar of events.

Family Golf Specials.

Lone Tree's Catering department handled more than 300 inhouse banquets last year. Also, they will cook (for your event) and you can pick it up. They also cook, deliver, setup, serve and cleanup. How accommodating is that? Call catering (925) 706-4232.

Mac's Old House Restaurant

3100 E. 18th St., Antioch | (925) 779-1700

Prime Rib Dinner served 7 days a week. Soup, Salad, Pasta, Vegetables, warm bread & butter $12.95

LUNCHES start at $4.95 at Mac's.

Full bar singles $2.50; doubles $3.00; triples $3.50

Open 7 Days a week Mon-Fri 11-10PM; Sat & Sun 4-10PM.

Providence Bar & Eatery

2085 Main St., Oakley | (925) 625-0292

eggs benedict Providence, Oakley

Eggs Benedict $8 served 7 days a week until 11AM and yes it is as good as it looks. Happy Memorial Day weekend. Come and celebrate it with us.

Great burgers, pasta's and salads. Full bar! These folks can cook.

Looking for some fun? How about KAMIKAZE WEDNESDAY KARAOKE & TORTILLA THURSDAYS? Details

Steak Dinner at Sweeney's

A friend and I stopped by Sweeney's Grill in Brentwood. This is NOT the exact steak same steak we had last Saturday (no camera) but it's a Sweeney's steak (from a past visit). What we ordered this time was the house special Top Sirloin with a sauteed mushroom gravy @ $20.95. It was one of the best steaks I ever had. I can't wait to go back. BTW we ordered the clam appetizer and it was excellent too.

Sweeney's Bar & Grill

Realty World Delta Country

3601 Gateway Rd., Bethel Island | (925) 281-4656

Free! The ultimate HOME SELLERS checklist.

Is your home value going up? Check your home's value in seconds FREE SmartHomePrice !

Living on waterfront property is like being on vacation all year. This is our specialty.

Straw Hat Pizza

Antioch 754-1520 | Brentwood (925) 634-3664

I love a good combo pizza.

A forty year tradition in Antioch. Quite possibly East County's best salad bar, beautiful dining room and spacious banquet room make this restaurant a large family, sports team, and club gathering place. Serving beer & wine. Open 7 days for lunch & dinner.

I love the lunch special, salad bar, pizza, soda about $8. Brentwood has a WIFI nice.

Vitality Yoga

Brentwood Yoga Center, 8650 Brentwood Blvd., Brentwood | (925) 998-0462

Have you seen Andrea's newsletter?

She takes her yoga seriously for more than 10 years, ask her why.

New! Aroma Yoga class Thursday 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM.

This class is designed to alleviate stress and tension, allowing the body and mind to unwind and find balance. Using do Terra essential oils, we will ease into postures to release excess energies. Emphasis is placed on chakras and their potentials for healing.

Focusing on bringing balance to body, mind, and spirit, Vitality Yoga provides tools intended to help tap into our full potential.

Owner of Vitality Yoga, Andrea Stuart is a 200-RYT Yoga Alliance Certified Instructor.

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Community Events Calendar

Beach Boy Favorites This Weekend

Papa Doo Run Run will be coming to the El Campanil theatre in Antioch 5/29. I can just about guarantee you will hear these songs. This is early 60's stuff and they still sound great.

"I Get Around" | "Barbara Ann" | "Surfin' USA" | More Info on this event


Starting Tonight!

Gage Courtois Tonight @ Lone Tree

Mariachi San Miguel

Antioch Strolling Strings Show

Stump Trivia

Taste of Oakley

Add your club's/organization's events and fundraisers to the Community Calendar FREE

Coupons From Local Businesses

Automotive, Business Services, Dining & Entertainment, Health & Beauty, Home & Garden Coupons to local businesses in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg.

I'm very fortunate to stay as busy as I am. With one new fully responsive website almost ready for launch, another one I hope to get design approval on today and another one waiting in the on deck circle I'm very happy and a grateful man. Clue to the one on deck. Can you guess who?

Delta Gallery in Brentwood

The DELTA GALLERY, is in the Streets of Brentwood Shopping Center. It's a co-op for local artists. Customers have the opportunity preview the art and purchase art from local artists. It was a stop at last weekends ARTISTS OPEN STUDIO TOUR. The gallery is huge at 4,400 square feet you will see art in many forms.

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Note: Next SPOTLIGHT will be delivered Thursday 5/28/2015