Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, hospital

Martinez Hospital Briefly Locked Down After Gunfire Reported, Police Give All Clear

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez and the Martinez Health Center remain was reported to have been briefly locked down on Tuesday.



Teen Shot While Driving On I-80 In Pinole

A teen boy was shot while driving on Interstate Highway 80 in Pinole on Saturday, police said Tuesday.


Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, hospital

$1.5M Settlement In Deputy Killing Of Knife-Waving Martinez Hospital Patient

Contra Costa County will pay nearly $1.5 million to settle a lawsuit over the death of a knife-waving man who was shot by sheriff’s deputies in an emergency room.

CBS San Francisco–09/08/2011

A Taser X26 stun gun (AP Graphics)

Martinez Suspect Critically Hurt After Police Fire Taser

A man is in critical condition following a struggle with officers in Martinez Wednesday morning.

CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

medical mistakes

Bay Area Hospitals Face Penalties for Near-Fatal Mistakes

Four Bay Area hospitals face thousands of dollars of fines each from the California Department of Public Health for their mistakes on patients that could have proven deadly.