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Thursday July 2, 2015

This is the time to celebrate being Americans

Freedom Rings

Starry skies, and moonlit nights,
such beauty in our land...
we're so thankful for these blessings,
that come from God's own hand.
The right to vote, to have a choice,
In a nation proud and strong-
and on this Independence day,
we sing our Freedom Song.
We salute our flag so proudly,
and thank God for the chance to say...
"there's no country we love better,
than the good ol' USA!"
Today we'll gather together,
with our family and our friends...
giving thanks to our Heavenly Father
for the blessings that He sends.
Thank you, Lord, for America,
a place where we can pray...
we give You all the glory,
on this Independence day.

Jill Lemming
Vandalia, Ohio

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

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

FREE ROLL TOURNAMENT Saturday @ 12 PM. Play for free, win $100's of dollars. Some restrictions apply. See cashier for details.

FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR TOURNAMENT this Sunday @ 2PM, Buy-In $55, includes BBQ dinner.

New pool table, shuffleboard game and a strong WIFI.

$3 bloody marys this weekend.

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

New mobile friendly website.

Cap's Bar & Grill

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

SIX NEW EVENTS added to the Cap's Restaurant Events Calendar.

New, banquet room, photo.

What people are saying about CAP'S

New mobile friendly website.

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

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

When I am in downtown Antioch and want to meet some friends, eat or have some fun in the Cantina this is where I stop. I know everyone there and they all know me. Keep this place in mind for the 4th of July. Don't settle for truck food, go fresh.

THREE ITEM GRANDE platters from $12.95


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

4th of July Celebration in Antioch

Parade, Music, Car Show, Food Vendors, Kidz Zone

Pittsburg: Fireworks Dusk Marina Waterfront

Oakley: July 4th at Freedom Basin Park at 6pm. Event features jumpies, games, food, music and fireworks. Wristbands are $5 (kids 5 and under are free).

Harvest Park Bowl

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

Beat the heat! It's always cool at Harvest Park Bowl.

See some new bowling tricks.

Flatbread Meat Pizza's $4.50. Now I ask you how are you going to beat that? These guys can cook! Good food too? See the menu.

Cool off in the Spare Room Lounge. Sing Karaoke, do Rock 'n Bowl, have a child's birthday party here and skip the cleanup.

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

"Historic Photo" of the Week

I saw this big ship on the river last Sunday during the KITE SAIL event. I never tire of seeing these ships. I always wonder where they are going? Where are they from? When will they be home? These are not cruise ships. I doubt they have a casino and bar. I would not like a "life at sea" but I do think about it, for a few moments, when I see one, then reality sets in and the moment is over. I do understand this is a great way to see the Mediterranean though. Those ships will have a bar, casino and a decent steak.


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

Kyah Combs is on the patio tonight.

What can be more American than playing golf on 4th of July weekend?

Spinach Salad, Brentwood Asparagus, Chicken California, Pomegranate Grilled Steak and more? Yes, Wednesday 7/8 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. See the entire menu here. Did I mention dessert is included?

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

My friend Gary is a veteran and flies the American flag at Mac's Old House everyday. I like to support places like this.

PRIME RIB served everyday. 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

My friend Bill and I went to lunch here yesterday. We both drank MILKSHAKES. I will order this again and the TURKEY CLUB sandwich. They use a fresh turkey I appreciate the difference.

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

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

Hey honey after the parade let's go kick some butt in the FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR POKER TOURNAMENT. It starts Sunday at 2 PM. For the $55 entry fee you get a seat in the big game and a BBQ dinner! 10 people will win cash, one player will win $2,000.00! Yes, I insist, bring and shake your pom poms.

19th Hole Casino, Antioch

Realty World Delta Country

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

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

New! Free! "Top 6 Do-It-yourself HOME SELLERS checklist."

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

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

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

Andrea Stuart, a 200 RYT Yoga Alliance Certified yoga instructor, invites you take an aromatic journey into yoga with her. Build strength and flexibility while reducing stress and having fun.

Andrea has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. She teaches yoga with an open heart and open mind to make yoga light hearted and accessible to people of all body types and abilities.

The pairing of Certified Therapeutic Grade do TERRA oils with yoga has profound effects on the mind and body, elevating the experience. NEW TERRA OILS CLASS WEDS @ 12 noon

Antioch 325-0934

New websites! Mac'; Cap';; They are mobile friendly (work on any device). They are custom made (no templates so you can have it your own way) they all have a content management system that allows website owners to make routine changes (no looking for your website manager). If these are features that you would like, for your own website, give me a call Frank MacCallister (925) 325-0934.

Community Events Calendar

A Kite Sailing Tournament was held last Sunday at Riverview Park in Pittsburg. Adventurous folks, from all over the Bay Area, came to Pittsburg to Kite Sail. I had never been to this park before. They have some good parking, nice children's play area and a nice long water walk. Nice place to stop for a picnic. Check it out.


Events Starting Tonight!

Kyah Combs Tonight @ Lone Tree

Mariachi San Miguel

Farmer's Market

4th of July

Stump Trivia

Add your club's/organization's events and fundraiser's 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?

Just Me & Nation's #43 Car

I stop by the 18th St., Antioch, Save Mart the other day to pickup a few groceries and what do I see in the parking lot? The #43 car. I tried to get the whole car and me in the photo but my arm wasn't long enough. See more on this race car.

Note: Next SPOTLIGHT will be delivered Thursday 7/09/2015