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.
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.