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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

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

Congratulations GIANTS & 49ERS! Finish off those pesky Cardinals! Watch the games with us.

22 HDTV's (3) 70" See game schedules for Giants | 49ers | Raiders

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

$3 BLOODY MARYS starting at 9AM Sat & Sun

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

Cap's Bar & Grill

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

Planning on going to lunch here tomorrow. Hope they have the Scallop Meuniere on the specials menu. I love it!

Great food, exceptional service, very comfortable.

Elvis Dinner Show Sat 10/18 Tickets $40. It's just like being in Las Vegas.

Comedy Show with Michael Mancini Sat 10/25 Tickets $15. "Worlds Funniest Cop"

Very nice banquet room comfortably sits 110 people. Reserve your private party now!

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

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

CANCUN PLATTER Crab, prawns, and chicken sauteed in wine, with onions, tomatoes, and mushrooms then topped with Monterey Jack Cheese and baked. Served with rice and tortillas... $15.75

2014 Antioch Sports Legends Inductees

2014 Antioch Sports Legends Inductees

Every year, for the last seven years, 14 individuals and 1 sports team is inducted into the Antioch Sports Legends Hall Of Fame Museum. This is a year long effort. People are nominated, research goes into authenticating their accomplishments. A ballot is written and members vote. Display cases are made for each inductee showing trophies, ribbons, medals, jerseys, newspaper clippings etc., Each October athletes return home, to where it all started, to see old coaches and friends. There is a breakfast at the museum, followed by a tour of the cases. Later they attend a dinner with their families to receive their award. I'm sure each inductee places their SPORTS LEGENDS award at the top of their list of treasured accomplishments.

2014 Inductees | A Very Touching Tribute to Mom written by Stacy Johnson a 2014 Inductee

The Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. 4th St., Antioch is open every Weds & Thurs afternoon from 1-4 PM. Admission is free. Are you interested in local history? Do you have old photos and artifacts you'd like to share? Would you like to host an event on the museum grounds? Contact the museum (925) 757-1326.

Harvest Park Bowl

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


Win a free bowling party

Here We Go Again

In May and early June the Giants were beating everyone. I remember thinking these are our "salad days." There is no way they can keep this going and they didn't. On June 9th the Washington Nationals came to town and handed the Giants a 9-2 loss. The Giants went on to lose 22 of their next 32 games before the All Star break. They treaded water in the second half and got the last wild card spot available. I thought they would be fortunate to beat Pittsburgh and they did. I gave them little chance against the Nationals and yet they wrapped them up in 4 games! Now it's St. Louis, again. The Giants have their no hit mojo offense working and they are rolling the Cardinals. Lets hope they can keep it going for one more game and get to the series. For those of you wondering where another World Series ring for Bumgarner and Posey would put them on the all time list? The correct answer is 7 behind Yogi Berra and those amazing Yankees. Boy I'd like to beat the Yankees once in the World Series (I remember '62). Throw the A's on that dream team beat list too.

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

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

Comedy Show & A Italian Buffet Steph Garcia, headlining, she's ferocious.

See the Thanksgiving Day Menu? Call early for preferred seating times.

Lone Tree's Catering department handled more than 300 inhouse banquets last year. They will cook (for you event) and you can pick it up and save. They will also cook, deliver, setup, serve and cleanup for you. Use one of our many banquet rooms. How accomodating is that? Call catering (925) 706-4232.

Mac's Old House Restaurant

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

Too tired to cook? How about Soup & Salad tonight $5.95.

My favorite Manhattan is made with Jim Beam black label bourbon. Triples are still just $4!

Fresh Trout Dinners $10.95 every Wednesday includes soup, salad, vegetable, pasta and hot bread & butter.

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

See us for Cajun Tuesday; Seafood Wednesday; New York Thursday

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

Pacific Coast Farmers Markets

Bay Area Wide | (925) 825-9090 or (800) 949-FARM

Pumpkins are the pick of the week. Pumpkins are a member of the winter squash family and can be used in any recipe calling for any of the winter squashes such as Hubbard, acorn, butternut, kabocha or turban. Once the seeds are scooped out, the pumpkin can be roasted and the orange flesh can be used for side dishes, casseroles, soups, or pies. Pumpkin recipes?

Shop fresh in a very entertaining way.

Taste the difference of locally grown produce picked fresh.

Providence Bar & Eatery

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

The best blue cheese bacon burger in East County could be the one they serve at Providence in Oakley $9

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

Sunday $4 Bloody Marys

OKTOBERFEST at Providence Sat Oct 25th

1957 Antioch High School Golf Team Inducted

1957 Antioch High School Golf Team

Yes, the 1957 Antioch High School Golf Team won it all in 1957. The coach Ben Favero was a teacher of mine and one of my favorites. Instead of teaching me mechanical drawing he should have taught me a golf swing. He used to call me hamburger for some reason. I think it was some sort of code phrase for "under achiever."

1957 Golf Team

Realty World

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

Bethel Island, Oakley, Discovery Bay waterfront front property specialist. Living on the water is like being on vacation all year. Jerry Fisher broker.

Have you been paying attention to the OAKLEY housing market? Jerry has.

Schooner's Grill & Brewery

4250 Lone Tree Way, Antioch | (925) 776-1800

California's small brewery of the year award winner for 2014. Tasty craft beers made on site. Sandwiches, burgers, salads, and a real firewood heated pizza oven.

Straw Hat Pizza

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

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.

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Community Events Calendar

The calendar is packed with fun stuff to do this time of year (most of it is FREE!), Concerts, Car Shows, Fishing Derby's. Check out some of the offerings below.

Harvest Festival, Oakley

Fish Tales, Oakley

Fall Fest Boutique, Antioch

Fall Fest & Carnival, Antioch

Blessing of the Animals, Pittsburg

Artwork by Armando Jimenez Reynoso (1) day showing, Antioch

Antioch Historical Society Fall Membership Dinner, Antioch

Hospice Tree of Lights Ceremony, Brentwood

Coupons From Local Businesses

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

New & Archive Photos


Peggy's Home Yeah

I brought Peggy home from John Muir Hospital, Concord, yesterday. It was a long week. I'm sure it was longer on Peggy and her pets than it was on me. I knew where she was and saw her everyday. She is doing well and all of us are happy she is home. Thanks to all the hospital personnel, friends and family, for your prayers and support.