Electric-car drivers have been charging their cars for free in downtown Martinez, but the free ride is coming to an end. Drivers will have to pay starting Wednesday.
A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.
A female was struck and killed by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said.
A man was arrested for driving under the influence after crashing into a car and light pole and fleeing the scene in Antioch on Friday night.
Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Department of Education have filed statements, in a lawsuit over the treatment of young people with mental disabilities at Juvenile Hall in Contra Costa County.
Two workers at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez were airlifted to the hospital early Wednesday morning after an industrial accident.
Police are attempting to locate a suspect who beat a man with a guitar at the North Concord/Martinez BART station on Wednesday evening, a BART police lieutenant said.
A Walnut Creek man was arrested in Martinez on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl for sex, police said.
Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.