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  1. Contra Costa County Public Works To Close Main Street In Martinez Due ...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | ClayCord.com

    Contra Costa County Public Works will close Main Street in Martinez from the intersection of Pine Street to the driveway into the parking lot for the County Family Court Building on Friday, September 21. Aztec and Bay Cities Paving and Grading will cap and abandon a sewer line connection to the County Sanitary District main pipe, which is no longer in use.

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  2. Contra Costa judge accused of treating women inappropriately...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... than 20 years as a prosecutor in Tulare County and with the U.S. attorney's office in Oakland. His courtroom is in Martinez. His lawyer, James A. Murphy, said Laettner would contest the charges. He said most of the complaints came from the county ...

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  3. Fugitive millionaire murder defendant arrested after failing to show up for verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    ... before announcing around 11 a.m. they had reached a verdict. Smothers had been ordered by the court to stay in the Martinez area on Monday and Tuesday, but told Markowitz over the phone he was in Granite Bay and on his way, Markowitz told Kennedy. ...

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  4. Essential California: A landmark 2016 gun control law remains scarcely usedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    After the state Senate approved a gun removal bill in 2014, Richard Martinez, right, and Robert Weiss, who each lost a child in the Isla Vista mass shooting, celebrate with Sens. Nancy Skinner, left, and Hannah-Beth Jackson. After the state Senate approved a gun removal bill in 2014, Richard Martinez, right, and Robert Weiss, who each lost a child in the Isla Vista mass shooting, celebrate with Sens. Nancy Skinner, left, and Hannah-Beth Jackson.

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  5. Letter: Did public defender's actions lead to killing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Public Defender Robin Lipetzky hired an ex-con who'd gunned down a witness in a murder case to work in the PD's office. On the steps of Wakefield Taylor Courthouse, Contra Costa County public defenders including Chief Public Defender Robin Lipetzky, center, hold their hands up at a demonstration, in conjunction with other public defenders offices in the Bay Area, to spotlight recent police violence against African Americans across the country in Martinez, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

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  6. Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI to investigate before hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Porterville Recorder

    ... of the media as she arrives at her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2018, file photo, after more than an hour of delay over procedural questions, President ...

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  7. Man arrested, guns confiscated after search of Oakley houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

    ... and several thousand rounds of ammunition. Christopher Wunder, 46, was arrested and taken to the county jail in Martinez on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, being a felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a machine ...

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  8. East Bay murder defendant, out on bail, disappears hours before verdict is readRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pacifica Tribune

    ... before announcing around 11 a.m. they had reached a verdict. Smothers had been ordered by the court to stay in the Martinez area on Monday and Tuesday, but told Markowitz over the phone he was in Granite Bay and on his way, Markowitz told Kennedy. ...

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  9. Trump says he feels - so badly' for KavanaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    ... the media as he heads to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, center, walks past members of the media as he heads to the Senate floor on Capitol ...

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  10. Man Found Dead In County Jail Identified As Concord ManRead the original story

    Tuesday | ClayCord.com

    A jail inmate found dead at the Martinez Detention Facility on Saturday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Dwight Dunn, a 61-year-old transient from Concord. Dunn was found unresponsive by a sheriff's deputy conducting a room check at the jail at about 2:50 p.m. Saturday.

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  11. Tuesday Morning News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | SFGate

    ... well-being is deeply rooted in Oakland's long-term artistic and cultural health." A jail inmate found dead at the Martinez Detention Facility has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Dwight Dunn, a 61-year-old transient in ...

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  12. Attack Prompts Warning Of Aggressive Animals At Dog ParkRead the original story

    Monday | ClayCord.com

    The City of Martinez has issued an advisory about safety procedures at the city's Temporary Dog Park adjacent to the John Muir Amphitheater, following the recent attack of a dog there by other dogs, resulting in moderate injuries. The advisory, posted on the city's website this week, describes "recent reports of aggressive animals" at the temporary dog park near the Martinez marina.

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  13. Jail Inmate Found Dead Saturday IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    A jail inmate found dead at the Martinez Detention Facility on Saturday afternoon has been identified by the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office as Dwight Dunn, a 61-year-old transient in Concord. Dunn was found unresponsive by a sheriff's deputy conducting a room check at the jail at about 2:50 p.m. Saturday.

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  14. A deputy found Dunn unresponsive during a cell check Saturday, authorities said.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Campbell Reporter

    ... toxicology results for the next 6-8 weeks. A sheriff's deputy found Dunn unresponsive during a cell check in the Martinez Detention Facility about 2:50 p.m. Saturday, Contra Costa Sheriff's Office spokesman Jimmy Lee said. The deputy and paramedics ...

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  15. Barbecue Fire In Bay Point Damages HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | SFGate

    ... St. in the unincorporated community of Bay Point west of Pittsburg was called in at 5:20 p.m., said fire Capt. Lisa Martinez. An explosion was reported, and Martinez said that may have been the barbecue unit's propane tank. The barbecue was fully ...

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  16. City Council Could Approve First Medical Cannabis DispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | SFGate

    The Martinez City Council could give final approval Wednesday night for a medical marijuana dispensary, but any approval figures to come after a discussion of whether a gym facility next door qualifies as a "youth center" that would affect where a dispensary can be located. At a raucous July 30 Planning Commission meeting, commissioners approved Firefly's conditional use permit and recommended the City Council approve the needed project development agreement allowing Firefly to operate.

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  17. Two-alarm house fire follows Bay Point backyard explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... on fire followed by flames in the unit block of Water Street with eight trucks and two battalion chiefs, Capt. Lisa Martinez said. After learning that residents of the house on fire and another house next door were out, firefighters began battling ...

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  18. Inmate dies at Contra Costa County jailRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | SFBay

    An investigation is underway tonight into the death of a 61-year-old inmate Saturday at the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez, a Sheriff's Office spokesman said tonight in a news release. The male victim, whose name was not released tonight, was discovered about 2:50 p.m. today by a sheriff's deputy conducting a room check at the Martinez Detention Facility near downtown, said Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.

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  19. 61-Year-Old Inmate Dies At Contra Costa County Jail In MartinezRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 16 | ClayCord.com

    An investigation is underway into the death of a 61-year-old inmate today at the Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez, a Sheriff's Office spokesman said tonight in a news release. The male victim, whose name was not released tonight, was discovered about 2:50 p.m. today by a sheriff's deputy conducting a room check at the Martinez Detention Facility near downtown, said Sheriff's spokesman Jimmy Lee.

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  20. Curtain Calls: a Revolutionistsa balances humor against grim historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... an audition for this crazy farce or to purchase tickets for "Spamalot," go to www.pittsburgcommunitytheatre.org . Martinez: Onstage Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical "Canyon Road" by local playwrights Gretchen Givens and Linda ...

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