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The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns Workers

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.

02/21/2014

John A. Davis Juvenile Hall in Martinez (Contra Costa County website)

Feds Join Lawsuit Over Kids Placed In Solitary Confinement At Martinez Juvenile Hall

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.

02/19/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Acid Leak Forces Medical Airlift Of 2 Martinez Refinery Workers

Two workers at the Tesoro Refinery in Martinez were airlifted to the hospital early Wednesday morning after an industrial accident.

02/12/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers stand on the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Beaten With Guitar At North Concord/Martinez BART Station

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.

01/24/2014

Sky Oleary. (Bay City News)

Walnut Creek Man Arrested For Allegedly Meeting Minor For Sex

A Walnut Creek man was arrested in Martinez on Tuesday after he allegedly tried to meet a teenage girl for sex, police said.

11/27/2013

John Muir

John Muir’s Giant Sequoia Successfully Cloned

Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.

11/05/2013

A pit bull dog. (CBS)

Antioch Pit Bulls Involved In Mauling Of Boy To Be Euthanized

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.

09/27/2013

(City of Martinez)

Martinez Extends Moratorium On Downtown Bars

The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.

09/06/2013

Firefighters battled a two alarm blaze at a car dealership in Martinez. (CBS)

Firefighters Put Out Early Morning 2-Alarm Blaze In Martinez

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze surrounded by downed electrical wires in Martinez early Friday morning, according to fire officials.

09/06/2013

Car Crash

Driver Killed In Solo Crash On EB Highway 4 Near Martinez

A driver was killed in a crash on eastbound state Highway 4 near Martinez Saturday morning.

08/24/2013

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