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Thursday Dec 11, 2014

The Lighted Boat Parade From The Bridge Marina Yacht Club

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

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

Last Thursday was the 22nd Annual 19th Hole Seafood Banquet. The event sold out and more than 400 people attended. Proceeds from the event goes to the Antioch High School music department and football program. Photos include Chris Lauritzen and chef Joel Novero, Debbie Sweeney & Dr. Lance Miller and auctioneer Rick Marchoke.

HOT BUTTERED RUM, Steve's Scudero holiday recipe with Captain Morgan Spiced Rum $5.25. Guaranteed to put you in a warm holiday mood.

Root for your favorite team on one of the 22 HDTV's (3) 70" with access to all games.

See game schedules for 49ers | Raiders | Warriors | Sharks

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

BACCHUS SOCIETY DINNER this Thur 12/11 and you're invited. Call Franz Schneider for reservations (925) 634-1416. Want to see the menu ?

Bar with a view

Have you seen the Cap's Early Bird Menu?

The banquet room has been remodeled new carpet, dance floor and lighting. Reserve a party now!

Celia's Mexican Restaurant

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

After a long day I like to have one of these.

Check out Celia's LUNCH MENU

When was the last time you had Carnitas? They are yummy!

The Photo Says Antioch Beach

Last week I shared a photo of Frank Goodyear's Sweeney's Beach photo from 1947. I found this picture at the museum last Saturday. My style is to post it on the YOU KNOW YOU ARE FROM ANTIOCH WHEN Facebook page... and wait for someone to fill in the blanks. Last week we had a photo of a neighborhood grocery store that was from the 50's. One person says it was here, another person swears it was over there and so on. The correct answer was found in Ralph Soliz's 1958 Contra Costa County phone book. The book was smaller than the East County phone book is now. The county was smaller and not many people had phones I imagine. I know when I was a kid we had a party line for awhile. For you young folks that means two families share the same phone number. You could pick it up expecting to make a call but someone was already using it.


The Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. 4th St., Antioch is open every Weds & Sat afternoon 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

December Specials

New Years Eve party. I've done this and it's a blast.

Tri-Tip Sandwiches every Football Sunday $8

Would you like to win a full blown BOWLING PARTY? Two hours of bowling for up to 6 people with shoe rental, 1 large pizza and a pitcher of soda this month? Enter here

See what is happening in the Spare Time Lounge

I go by just to eat see the menu it's that good.

Contra Loma Regional Park, Antioch, CA

We're fortunate to live so close to this park.

See this picture in HD


Who Needs Tree Trimming or Garbage Hauling?

A few years ago I needed some serious tree trimming. I got some quotes and found out wow this is going to be expensive. Then along came Salvatore. He did the job for about a third of the price. He did a great job and now I use him all the time. Need some help call Salvador 848-5127.


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Free Consultation!

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

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

How about a Christmas party for employees? Friends & family? Check out the Christmas Extravaganza LUNCH or DINNER! If you look at the the menu you won't be able to resist.

Did you know that the golf carts have been equipped with DIGITAL GPS CADDY SYSTEM? Free with cart rental.

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 for you. How accomodating is that? Call catering (925) 706-4232.

Check out the New Years Day Brunch

Mac's Old House Restaurant

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

Lily Kirkhouse is leaving Mac's soon for Nevada. She has a heart of gold and takes no lip from anyone. I will miss her.

$5 Grey Goose Kamikazes and $3 Bacardi Cuba Libres.

Prime Rib served everyday includes soup, salad, vegetable, pasta and hot bread & butter $12.95.

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.

Providence Bar & Eatery

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

Breakfast With Santa Saturday 12/13 & 12/20 @ 9AM.

Black & White New Years Eve Party, food, fun, music $15 in advance.

The SMALL BREAKFAST served with a side of toast and your choice of home fries, hash browns, or cottage cheese & tomatoes. Two eggs any style with bacon, sausage or ham $5.

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

Sunday $4 Bloody Marys

Pittsburg Christmas Parade Sat 12/13 @ 12PM

The Pittsburg High School marching band is amazing. They will be playing again in the Christmas Parade this Saturday. I'm taking my little trumpeting 4th grade grandson to the parade this year to see how the big boys do it. They are a joy to see. I look forward to sharing the experience with him and then it's on for cheeseburgers.

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 housing market? Jerry has.

Homes For Sale in Antioch

Homes for Sale in Brentwood

Homes for Sale in Oakley

Homes For Sale in Pittsburg

Schooner's Grill & Brewery

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

Arugula salad $10.99 & Blueberry Cobbler I think it was $5.50

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.

Vitality Yoga

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

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

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.

Disney Mulan Jr

Explore the Sand Dunes

Comedy Show Pittsburg

38th Annual Holiday Run & Walk

Comedy Show Antioch

Free Gift Wrapping

60th Annual Christmas House Tour

Coupons From Local Businesses

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

David Nelson, publisher of the Pittsburg CityGov Journal, reminds us it's NUTCRACKER weekend.

Beverly Knight is an award winning photographer. Take a look again at Antioch Holiday Delites through her eyes.