Bicyclist Killed In Martinez Fatal Crash IdentifiedA bicyclist struck and killed by a vehicle in Martinez on Thursday has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 65-year-old Russell Lee Hofeling.
Bicyclist Killed In Crash With Vehicle In MartinezA bicyclist was killed Thursday in a collision with a vehicle in Martinez.
Martinez City Council Possibly Forming Anti-Racism Task ForceThe Martinez City Council plans to discuss forming an anti-racism and anti-discrimination, pro-inclusion and equity task force on Wednesday night, and will likely appoint two of its own members to help direct the process from an ad hoc subcommittee.
Huge Wetlands Restoration Project Begins In Contra Costa CountyA massive wetlands restoration project getting underway in the East Bay aims to fix a longtime problem in Martinez.
Martinez Police Search For Suspect In Robbery Of Chase Bank BranchPolice in Martinez are searching for a Fedora-wearing suspect following a bank robbery Monday afternoon.
Teenagers Arrested In Takeover Robbery Of CVS Pharmacy In MartinezTwo juveniles from Solano County were arrested following a takeover robbery Wednesday morning at the CVS store at 6668 Alhambra Ave. in Martinez, police said.
COVID UPDATE: CoCo Health Officials Tell Supes County's Move to Red Tier Could Happen Next WeekCounty health director Anna Roth told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Tuesday that the number of COVID-19 cases countywide has dropped into the state's red tier for reopening, meaning Contra Costa restaurants, gyms and retail establishments will likely be able to open indoors, with limits, next week.
Activists Briefly Disrupt Virtual Court Proceeding For Evictions in MartinezA group of tenant rights activists attempted to disrupt a Contra Costa County virtual courtroom Friday to protest ongoing evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Decline: CoCo County Expected To Enter Red Tier In 2-3 WeeksPublic health officials told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors Tuesday they're making enough progress against COVID-19 to say the county will likely emerge from the state's most restrictive purple tier within two or three weeks.
Contra Costa Supervisors Approve Demolishing Old County Jail, Administration BuildingThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors unanimously decided Tuesday to demolish the old county jail – which has been on the site since 1903 – along with the 12-story former county administration building at 651 Pine St. in Martinez.
Man Killed In Martinez Highway 4 Crash Last Week IdentifiedA man who died in a crash off of state Highway 4 in Martinez on Wednesday night has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner's office as 53-year-old Joel Tice Jr.
San Francisco Man Identified As Victim in One of Two Fatal Highway 4 CrashesA man killed Wednesday afternoon in a solo vehicle crash on state Highway 4 in Martinez has been identified as a San Francisco man, the Contra Costa County coroner's office said Thursday morning.
Martinez Embarks On Process To Redraw Council Election DistrictsSoon the City of Martinez expects to hold the first of a series of workshops and other meetings centered on redrawing its council district map boundaries.
Martinez Approves Foundation Of Small-Business Microgrant and Marketing ProgramMartinez city leaders approved an offering of grants of up to $5,000 to qualifying local businesses this week as part of a program that would also beef up efforts to market those businesses and make improvements in the city's commercial areas.
Martinez Sued By Concord-Based Developer In Rift Over Housing ProjectA Concord-based housing developer has sued the City of Martinez over what the developer sees as unwarranted barriers to building a housing tract on a former golf course.