Contra Costa Animal Services Mistakenly Euthanized Two DogsContra Costa County Animal Services is investigating why two dogs were mistakenly euthanized after local rescue groups proposed saving the animal earlier this month, a department spokesman said Thursday.
Vegetation Fire Near East Bay Park ContainedA vegetation fire that was rapidly growing on the edge of Martinez's city limits Wednesday afternoon has been contained
Anti-Violence Squad Serving Search Warrant In Martinez Finds 1 Person Shot, Another StabbedOne person was shot and another suffered stab wounds at roughly the same time that law enforcement officials were attempting to serve a search warrant in a home in unincorporated Martinez.
Driver Hurt After Losing Control, Crashing Into Tree On Highway 4A 72-year-old Rodeo woman suffered major injuries after she lost control of her car, went down an embankment and crashed into a tree.
Early Morning Fire Races Through Martinez Apartment ComplexTwo apartments were destroyed and seven others heavily damaged as a twp-alarm fire raced through a Martinez apartment complex early Tuesday, authorities said.
WWI Cannon Stolen Over Weekend Recovered In MartinezA World War I cannon that had been stolen from a veterans hall in Richmond over the weekend was recovered Thursday, according to police.
$5 Adoptions! Big Dogs Piling Up At East Bay Animal SheltersBig dogs are creating crowded conditions at Contra Costa County animal shelters, and shelter officials are hoping some animal lovers will take advantage of a special offer to adopt them.
Classmates Grieving Over Apparent Drowning Death Of Martinez TeenAlhambra High School freshman Andrew Parrilla was found dead in a pool on Sunday.
East Bay Minister Arrested On Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Young GirlFernando Maldonado, a 32-year-old resident of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of a number of sexual offenses including unlawful intercourse with a juvenile.
Duct Fire At Martinez Refinery Quickly ExtinguishedA fire at a refinery in Martinez was quickly extinguished this afternoon and no injuries have been reported,
2 East Bay Shelters Crowded, Decline Animal SurrendersThe Contra Costa County Animal Services Department will be turning away people trying to surrender animals at its Martinez and Pinole shelters.
Derailed Train Cars Carrying Sulfuric Acid Placed Back on Tracks Without LeakingThree train cars carrying sulfuric acid have been placed back on the tracks under Interstate Highway 680 in Martinez and moved away from the area where they derailed Wednesday morning, according to firefighters.