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  1. Martinez Police Arrest Burglary Suspect - Property Recovered from...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Martinez after a traffic stop near Amador Ct. and Tahoe Cir., and police say they've recovered property taken during burglaries in several different neighboring cities, including Concord. During a search of the vehicle, the officer located numerous tools and electronics, and the suspect, 23-year-old Michael Dehaydu, admitted to the officer that some of the items in the vehicle were from recent burglaries he had committed, according to the Martinez Police Department.


  2. 76-year-old Martinez Resident Arrested for Hit & Run - Man in Wheelchair Critically InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 |

    A 72-year-old man in a wheelchair suffered critical injuries after being hit by a vehicle this afternoon in Martinez, police said. Officers responded at 4:12 p.m. to the collision at the intersection of Alhambra Avenue and Virginia Hills Drive, according to police.


  3. PHOTOS: Good Samaritans Help Douse Blaze in MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    The Mercedez that was found wasn't the stolen vehicle that CPD thought it was. Later this evening the other Mercedez that was stolen was found I'd just like to send a shout out to the driver of the black Dodge Ram pickup truck "BLK TOPP" who pulled over alongside the on 4,000 Contra Costa County Workers and County Reach Tentative Agreement Lowering Healthcare Costs for Contra Costa Workers and Families Random Task - County employees don't have "free" health care.


  4. Coming Up: It's Time to Clean the Historical Alhambra Cemetery in MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 |

    Some of the famous names you'll see in the cemetery include David and Sarah Muir , Don Salvio Pacheco , and Eliza Nottingham .


  5. Oakland Man Arrested for Burglarizing Verizon Wireless Store in MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 |

    A suspected burglar from Oakland is behind bars in Martinez after allegedly burglarizing the Verizon Wireless store on Arnold Dr. on Monday morning. The Martinez Police Department received a call this morning regarding an alarm activation at the Verizon Wireless store, located in the 1000 block of Arnold Dr. Officers arrived at the store and determined ten brand new Apple iPhones and Samsung phones had been stolen.


  6. Vehicle Collision on Old Orchard Rd. at Howe Rd. in MartinezRead the original story

    Monday Sep 28 |

    An overturned vehicle collision is blocking the intersection of Old Orchard Rd. at Howe Rd. in the City of Martinez. I started cell service with AT&T, and I found them to be very expensive and customer service was rude and nasty.


  7. PHOTO: Woman Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit, Crash in the City of MartinezRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 26 |

    Just after midnight this morning, an officer attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Henrietta St. and Estudillo St. in the City of Martinez. The vehicle sped away from the officer and a short pursuit ensued until the vehicle drove the wrong way on Marina Vista, according to the Martinez Police Department.


  8. Crews Contain Five Acre Brush Fire Near Briones Regional Park MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 21 |

    A 5.1-acre fire that broke out this afternoon close to Briones Regional Park in Martinez has been fully contained, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials said. The fire was reported at 3:22 p.m. at Carter Acres Lane and Reliez Valley Road in Martinez and was 100 percent contained by firefighters at 4:15 p.m. Fire Marshal Robert Marshall of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District said the blaze left one outbuilding somewhat charred, but no structures or homes were damaged.


  9. Congressman DeSaulnier's Bill to Expand the John Muir National Historic Site Passed on House FloorRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 17 |

    Congressman DeSaulnier's first stand-alone bill as a Member of Congress was passed on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act would add 44 acres of donated land to the Martinez historic site that celebrates the life and legacy of John Muir.


  10. Walnut Creek First in Nation to Convert Public Fleet to Renewable Diesel FuelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 10 |

    The City of Walnut Creek is the first city in the United States to convert its diesel-powered fleet to renewable diesel. According to the California Air Resources Board, emissions from renewable diesel are more than 60 percent lower than those resulting from either petroleum or traditional biodiesel.


  11. Heat Advisory Issued in Claycord - High Temps to Reach 100+ Degrees Until FridayRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 8 |

    Hot and dry weather will likely stay with us through late week, and daytime temperatures will climb well above normal with some readings approaching records, the weather service said.


  12. What's Happening in Downtown Martinez?Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 5 |

    NO. And stop asking for more. Let's focus on REDUCING taxes. START REDUCING THE AMOUNT OF SICK PAY, VACATION ACCRUAL, PAID BEREAVEMENT If he is a hard-core Scottish soldier,


  13. PHOTOS: Fridays on the Main in Downtown MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 4 |

    Yes, some people are not fortunate enough to have a garage, but judging So, drunk driving is acceptable if it's someone you're related to. Would it still be alright if he'd taken out an innocent victim instead of 'More than half of immigrants on welfare' Just what we need yet another user name and password plus letting yet another 3rd party have some connection to you.


  14. National Park Service Hosts "Roadmap to the Night Sky"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 |

    Join National Park Service rangers for a stargazing adventure, "Road Map to the Night Sky," on Saturday, September 12, 2015 at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez. This free, 1.5 hour program begins at 6:30 PM inside the park.


  15. John Muir National Historic Site Hosts Free Campfire ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 |

    Join the National Park Service for a free campfire program on Saturday, September 5, 2015 at John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez. The program begins at 6:30pm and lasts roughly 1.5 hours.


  16. Fire in Martinez Kills Dog, Displaces FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 |

    A fire in Martinez on Sunday morning caused about $250,000 in damage, displaced a family of three people and killed a dog, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire marshal said today. Firefighters were initially called to the 2500 block of Franklin Canyon Rd. at around 9:30 a.m. Sunday on a report of a vehicle fire, Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said.


  17. Spare Cal Fire Air Tanker Called Up During Blaze in MartinezRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 |

    Cal Fire officials called up a spare air tanker on Sunday after a tanker used on a grass and brush fire in Martinez returned to base with landing gear problems, Cal Fire officials said. The first report of the fire came in at about 10:30 a.m. on Franklin Canyon Rd., according to Cal Fire.


  18. Seven Acres Burned, Two Structures Destroyed During Fire in MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 |

    The vegetation fire on Franklin Canyon Rd. near Alhambra Ave. in Martinez has been extinguished, but not before destroying two structures and burning seven acres, according to ConFire. Witnesses are saying one of the structures that was destroyed was the old Chapman Ranch.


  19. Vegetation Fire on Franklin Canyon Rd. Near Alhambra in MartinezRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2015 |

    Was just driving on 4 from 80 and couldn't believe the amount of people stopped and out of their cars on the side of the freeway watching it. Thanks for the post! We live about a mile away and the smoke is blowing out our way.


  20. The Concord Police Weekly Arrest ReportRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2015 |

    Members of the #FYF911 or #FukYoFlag and #BlackLivesMatter movements called for the lynching and hanging of white people and cops. They encouraged others on a I noticed last night that the street lights in my subdivision in Martinez had been changed to the new LED lights.


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