Martinez

Underneath the Alhambra trestle in Martinez (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3

Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.

12/30/2014

Alhambra Trestle in Martinez, CA (Jeffrey Schaub)

Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3

Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.

12/29/2014

(Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: The Alhambra Railroad Trestle

KCBS’ Jeffrey Schaub reports on the aging & possibly unsafe railroad bridge in Martinez…

12/29/2014

(CBS)

Unbraked Parked Car In Martinez Rolls Into Gas Meter, Resulting In Brief Shelter-in-Place Order For Nearby Homes

A shelter-in-place order was lifted for Martinez residents in the area immediately surrounding an accident involving a gas leak Thursday morning, according to Contra Costa fire officials.

12/25/2014

A poster for "The Interview" being installed at a theater in Livermore. (CBS)

Where To Watch ‘The Interview’ Streaming Online Christmas Eve, and In Bay Area Theaters Christmas Day

After pulling “The Interview” from theatrical release in the face of terrorist threats traced to North Korea, Sony confirms it is changing plans and releasing the film online on Christmas Eve and in limited theaters on Christmas Day after all.

12/23/2014

(CBS)

Woman Killed, Man Injured In Martinez Shooting

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Martinez on Friday night, a police sergeant said.

12/20/2014

crash, accident, generic

Fatal Crash Blocks All Southbound Lanes Of I-680 Near Martinez

An injury accident has resulted in a fatality and continues to block all southbound lanes of Interstate Highway 680 northeast of Martinez Tuesday evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/18/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

CHP Officer Accused In Nude Pic Theft From Female Suspect’s Phone Appears In Martinez Court

A former Dublin-area California Highway Patrol officer charged with computer theft for allegedly stealing explicit photos from female suspects’ cellphones appeared in a Martinez courtroom Monday but did not enter a plea.

11/03/2014

CHP Patrol Car

CHP Officer Accused Of Stealing DUI Suspects’ Nude Photos Charged With 2 Felonies

A CHP officer has been charged on Friday in Contra Costa Superior Court with two felonies for allegedly forwarding himself sexually explicit photos from phones owned by female DUI suspects.

10/31/2014

Contra Costa County seal

Contra Costa County Board Of Supervisors Vote Themselves $32,000 Raise Despite Vocal Opposition

Despite vocal opposition from numerous county employees’ unions, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday afternoon to give themselves a $32,000 raise.

10/28/2014

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