Martinez Vegetation Fire Causing Train DelaysA vegetation fire in Martinez was delaying trains in the area, authorities said. Friday.
Martinez Police Arrest Teacher Suspected of Sexual Relationship With TeenA 40-year-old teacher suspected of having a sexual relationship with a teen she tutored was arrested over the weekend, Martinez police said Monday.
Martinez City Council Moving Forward On Converting Train Depot Into A MuseumThe Martinez City Council approved a plan Tuesday night to start making the city’s old train depot into a museum.
UPDATE: Juveniles Started Explosive Martinez Fire That Burned Home, Multiple VehiclesA two-alarm grass fire that triggered explosions, burned a home and about a half dozen vehicles in Martinez Wednesday afternoon was triggered by juveniles playing with fire, according to authorities.
Free Dental Clinic for Uninsured In Contra Costa County Opening Next MonthLocal charities announced Thursday they are providing free dental care to uninsured residents in Contra Costa County next month.
Berkeley Police Arrest Suspects in Attempted Catalytic Converter TheftBerkeley Police arrested two men Sunday night during an unsuccessful catalytic converter theft.
Shooter Fires At Woman Driving On Highway 4, Wounding Girl In Her CarA shooter opened fire on a woman driving with her daughter on Highway 4 near Interstate 680 on Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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.