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Tuesday Dec 30, 2014

Happy New Year to family, friends, subscribers and advertising sponsors. Thank you and have a safe and healthy good year!

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19th Hole Casino & Lounge

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

Happy New Year, be safe, Steve, Eddie & the crew at 19th HOLE CASINO & LOUNGE

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

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

See game schedules for Warriors | Sharks

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

$3 BLOODY MARYS starting at 9AM Sat & Sun

Cap's Bar & Grill

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

Happy New Year from the Karadais family Bill, Elaine & Jimmy.

Ring in the New Year with "The Pitbull of Comedy" Bobby Slayton! Show includes a Prime Rib Dinner and a Champagne Toast, followed by music with DJ Shaft who will be playing the top hits of yesterday and today!! Tickets are $160 a couple or $90 per person. Only a few tickets left so if interested, call 925-634-1025!!

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

Happy New Year, be safe, from Hector and the staff at Celia's Mexican Restaurant.

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!

Photo of the Week

Top Drivers at the Antioch Speedway in December 1964

I didn't know they were racing out there in 1964.

Click to see a larger version


The Antioch Historical Museum, 1500 W. 4th St., Antioch will be closed for the holidays reopening on Wed Jan. 7th. 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.

The museum will be closed for the holidays through January 7th. Merry Christmas to all and a happy New Year!

Harvest Park Bowl

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

Have a happy & safe New Years from Jim & Sherry and everyone at Harvest Park Bowl.

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

Win a BOWLING PARTY, bowling for up to 6 people, shoe rental, 1 large pizza and a pitcher of soda? Enter here

See what is happening in the Spare Time Lounge

See the food menu it's good.

Photo of the Week

This is a photo of the Vitale family at the Pittsburg Harbor in 1940 courtesy of Dominic Mutulo. Commercial fishing was done here by many local family's until 1957. Anybody know why this was stopped? Send me what you know please. Thank you Frank


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.


Do You Need A Non-Lawyer Alternative?







925-778-7253 [1] or 925-516-5000 [2]

Free Consultation!

Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

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

New Years Eve Comedy Buffet

Happy New Year from the staff at Lone Tree Golf & Event Center.

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

Mac's Old House has a new mobile friendly website. This is version 3.0 I hope you like it.

Have a happy and safe New Years Holiday from Mac's Old House.

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

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

Providence Bar & Eatery

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

Come celebrate New Years Eve with Kim & David, 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

Ducks & The Antioch Bridge

Vince Aiello 1947 from the Dominic Mutulo collection. Look at the old Antioch Bridge in the background.

Realty World Delta Country

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

Happy New Year from Realty World Delta Country & Jerry Fisher.

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

Happy New Year from Schooners and Lupe.

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

Happy New Year from Sal at Straw Hat.

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

Happy New Year from Andrea at Vitality Yoga.

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.

Antioch 325-0934

Supporting community events and local businesses online in Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg since 2001. Publishers of and the SPOTLIGHT email newsletter.

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Some of my favorite FOOD PHOTOS can you guess the restaurants?

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.

New Years Eve Comedy Buffet

New Years Eve Bowling Party and Buffet

River Rats New Years Eve

Scends Deux New Years Eve

Rusty Porthole New Years Eve

Frozen Bun Run

Sons of Italy Crab Feed

Winter Baseball Coaches Clinic

Coupons From Local Businesses

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

The Old Antioch Bridge and the New One

I have never seen this photo before. I suspect it was taken about 1977.

See larger version

Four Ways to Clean Frost Off Car Windows Quickly

My friend David Nelson in Pittsburg wants to remind everyone to clean the car windows and mirrors when frosted over. Make sure everyone in your house does too. Be safe.

see the tips

Note: Next week's SPOTLIGHT will be delivered Thursday 1/8/2015