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8 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Richard Martinez, right, and Robert Weiss, second from left, who each lost a child in the Isla Vista shooting rampage in May, celebrate the state Senate's approval of a bill tightening gun laws with Assemblywoman Nancy Skinner, left, and Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson.
12 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Lynn Glenn knows that to create art, you have to have more than just inspiration.
17 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
In the wake of Sunday morning's earthquake and the damage it did in downtown Napa, the Martinez mayor is calling on owners of unreinforced masonry buildings in his city to make their properties earthquake-safe, or to at least get their plans to city hall -- immediately.
18 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Martinez Womenis Club members Stephanie Zichichi, Diana Palmer, Judi Miller, Marylou Johnson and president Debbie Frieberg held a garage sale to raise funds for college scholarships.
22 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times
The City Council decided at a special Aug. 21 meeting to cancel the election after the minimum number of candidates necessary -- two -- filed for the two city council seats up for election this year.
At 6:16 a.m., a GPS and other personal items were taken from an unlocked vehicle on Kim Court.
A one-alarm fire caused damage but no injuries at a Martinez restaurant this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.
When Rebekah McClintick traveled from Dunbar, Scotland, as a student two years ago, there was no clue that she would return to Martinez and be making a Boeing Airlines stewardess cap.
NOTICE AND CALL OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MARTINEZ AUGUST 27, 2014 - 6:00 PM CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE A. Pursuant to California Government Code Section 54957: PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT - Title: City Manager PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT - Title: City Manager ADJOURNMENT Adjourn to a Regular Council Meeting of September 3, 2014 at ... (more)
It was business as usual Monday amid unusual circumstances for employees in the Contra Costa District Attorney's Office, which was flooded by pipes cracked during Sunday morning's 6.0 earthquake on the West Napa Fault.
The City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 26, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.
A councilman for nearly two decades and arguably the most powerful and popular man in the affluent Point Richmond neighborhood -- a local eatery has a sandwich named after him -- Tom Butt is not accustomed to playing the role of underdog.
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