The allegations are frightening and appalling.
Antioch City Manager Cornelius “Con” Johnson resigned last week, effective July 14, 2023.
Suspended City Manager Con Johnson will be asked to resign or face termination.
Prosecutors said Wednesday that the case couldn't proceed because it "relied heavily on the investigative work of Antioch Police Officers who are associated with racist text communications."
Officers used the N-word to refer to Black people, admitted to brutalizing suspects, and talked about killing Mayor Lamar Thorpe.
Former spokesperson Rolando Bonilla says he’s a scapegoat.
In a split vote, the Antioch City Council agreed to give Interim City Manager Cornelius “Con” Johnson the permanent position last month, despite questions about his candidness.
Brentwood Cracks Down on Illegal Pot Grows. Is Prohibition the Problem?
Brittany M. Tue, 07/19/2022 - 05:18
Brentwood, which prohibits commercial cannabis, has seen a rise in illegal home cannabis grows. That's not the case in Antioch where pot businesses are legal.
Tamisha Torres-Walker has had a long and contentious relationship with Antioch police. Now she’s facing a misdemeanor charge over an incident she says never happened.
Antioch’s mayor hopes the facility will help turn his city into the cannabis capital of Northern California.