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Thursday July 16, 2015

How about a few HITS FROM 1968 to Spotlight to?

Steppenwolf "Born To Be Wild" * | Mason Williams "Classical Gas" | The Who "Summertime Blues"

* Intro from the Easy Rider movie very cool

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

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

Come play Texas Hold'em with Judy! $20 will get you $50. See promotions page.

DAWG DAYZ Tournament Aug 9th. That's the big one!

New pool table, shuffleboard and a very strong FREE 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

Have you seen the EARLY BIRD menu?

Have you seen these photos?

Customers are TALKING about CAP'S

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

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

CANCUN PLATTER crab, prawns, and chicken sauteed in wine, onions, tomatoes, and mushrooms. Topped with Monterey jack cheese and baked. Served with rice, beans, tortillas, chips and salsa... $15.75


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

Having a party? Checkout the CATERING MENU

Oakley, CA amphitheater

Amphitheater Stage, Main St., Oakley

What a great job Oakley did building this facility. Not only do they have a well built stage, with permanent lighting and lots of power, but it has a dance floor in front for the "boogey-ers." The outer perimeter of the "park" has two, well shaded, picnic areas under huge oak trees probably a 100 years old. I'd love to see the band "Papa Doo Run Run" do a return engagement (in Oakley) here. Looking forward to hearing some good music here soon.

Harvest Park Bowl

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

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

FALL LEAGUES forming now. Signup early and get the league you want. First call.

Flatbread Meat Pizza's $4.50. How are you going to beat that? These guys can cook! See the menu.

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

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

"Historic Photo" of the Week

Wyatt St., Antioch. Became 2nd St. Circa 1920

Photo courtesy of Frank Goodyear, 1961 Antioch High School graduate and co-administrator at YKYFAW. I have not seen this photo before. I believe this photo was taken from on top the Masonic building, 2nd & G St. looking west. It's nice to romanticize about the past and bemoan the present but I think we are living in the best of times.


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. Check out "Where Antioch Heroes Live."

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

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

SUNDAY BRUNCH is even sweeter at Lone Tree with a COUPON

Malcomb Hunter on the patio tonight.

PAINT NIGHT Friday July 24th paint a masterpiece and take it home

Caesar Salad, Roasted Corn Confetti, Biscuits & Gravy, Fried Chicken? It must be Down Home Country Family Buffet Night! Yes, Wednesday 7/22 starting at 5 PM. Adults $14.95, Kids 4-12 $8.95, see complete menu. New specials menu every Wednesday. Call 706-4232 for reservations. 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) 778-1700

CAJUN FRESH RAINBOW TROUT every Tuesday, Soup, Salad, Jambalaya, Vegetables, warm Bread & Butter $10.95

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

GROOVY JUDY Saturday July 18th

Remember this $5 MILKSHAKE?

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

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

Mango Splash @ Cre-Asians, Pittsburg

I have a friend who goes goo goo over this Vietnamese restaurant. Now, they have a 2nd location in downtown Pittsburg (across the street from Lumpy's). I've been to the Lone Tree location I say "meh "(why bother). These places always have 250 items on the menu. Yesterday my friend ordered salt 'n pepper chicken, again. I don't get it, the chicken is dried out and looks tired. They give you a bowl of salt and pepper dipping sauce, I presume it's to add moisture and flavor to the chicken. She says "that's the way it's supposed to be." I ordered a seafood salad. The seafood was heated and added to the lettuce mix. The result was soggy salad. I ate this fast trying to stay ahead in the soggy salad race. The dressing was OK but I would not order this again. The Mango Splash was OK. I always order a specialty cocktail when the beers run $5. I feel better about paying $7 or $8 for something different than $5 for ordinary. I will try this place again. I hope I land on a winner next time. Take a look at CRE-ASIANS menu and choose wisely.

Do you have a East County Vietnamese restaurant recommendation?

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

Tuck 'n Roll Band This Weekend

This popular 50'-60's rock band plays this Saturday @ Waldie Plaza as part of the Antioch Free Summer Concert Series.


Events Starting Tonight!

Malcomb Hunter Tonight @ Lone Tree

Mariachi San Miguel

Twice As Good Band @ Starry Nights Friday

Relay For Life Pittsburg

Dog Days Festival Oakley

Farmer's Market

Sketch Christine

Stump Trivia

"Midsummer Nights Dream" in the park

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

Coupons To Local Businesses

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

Public Service Announcement

Volunteer & Help Fight Hunger In Our Community

Public Service Announcement

I knocked a WATER glass over on my desk last night. When the machine went dark I thought it was toast. I went to my backup Windows 7 machine. What a nightmare. 4 hours later I had it up and running (It was only a month ago that I went through dozens of upgrades). Now I know why I went to a chromebook. Instant on, no upgrading, no taking over the machine when it wants to. Pretty much trouble free as long as you don't spill water on it. Then I discovered the most important thing. It's not the cost of a new machine that's the pain in the butt, its all the bookmarks, quick links and passwords. Backup your stuff. Have a 2nd chromebook standing by. $250 is cheap insurance. BTW the machine restarted. I dodged a bullet.

Note: Next SPOTLIGHT will be delivered Thursday 7/23/2015