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.
Two pit bulls involved in the mauling of a 10-year-old boy in Antioch last month will be humanely euthanized, a city appeals board ruled Thursday afternoon.
The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.
Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.
A driver was killed in a crash on eastbound state Highway 4 near Martinez Saturday morning.
A Martinez boy who was seriously injured when he was attacked by pit bulls in Antioch earlier this month has been released from the hospital, his mother said Wednesday.
A 10-year-old Martinez boy who was mauled by a pair of pit bulls in Antioch over the weekend is undergoing surgery this afternoon at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, according the boy’s mother.
A fugitive wanted in connection with two attempted homicides in Contra Costa County was captured in Martinez Wednesday morning, a police lieutenant said.
Fundraisers are scheduled for the next three days at a Martinez Mountain Mike’s Pizza to help a 10-year-old who was mauled by two pit bulls last weekend.