Road Construction To Shut Down Highway 4/Interstate 680 InterchangeThe Contra Costa Transportation Authority and Caltrans will conduct overnight highway and connector ramp closures in the state Highway 4/Interstate Highway 680 interchange starting Thursday night.
Man Allegedly Tried To Meet 14-Year-Old For Sex At Hotel In MartinezThe Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office on Tuesday announced charges against a 40-year-old Clayton man who allegedly attempted to meet with a minor for sex.
Bay Area Courthouses Begin Process To Resume Jury Trials In Age Of COVID-19Across the Bay Area, court systems are starting to reboot after being largely shut down since the middle of March. The changes necessary to proceed during the coronavirus pandemic, however, will be significant.
Coronavirus Update: 'Can't Risk The Public's Safety'; Martinez Officials Vote To Cancel July Fourth CelebrationsWith little hope of public gatherings being allowed by July, the Martinez City Council has voted to cancel the community's popular Fourth of July fireworks show and annual Independence Day parade.
Coronavirus Update: Martinez Fourth Of July Fireworks, Parade Face Likely CancellationAnother casualty of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic could be the city of Martinez's popular Fourth of July fireworks show and parade at a city council meeting scheduled for Wednesday evening.
4 Drive-Thru COVID-19 Test Sites Open In Contra Costa County; Pre-Screening NecessaryAny county resident with symptoms of COVID-19 can call (844) 421-0804 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for a confidential screening and based on that screening, an appointment for one of the testing centers can then be made.
Coronavirus Update: Low Gas Demand Leading To Marathon East Bay Refinery ShutdownWorkers at the Marathon Petroleum Co. refinery in unincorporated Contra Costa County began shutdown procedures Sunday as the facility prepares to be temporarily shuttered because of plummeting demand for gasoline amid COVID-19 coronavirus-related travel restrictions.
Driver Killed In Horrific High-Speed Martinez Highway 4 Crash; CHP Says Car Was StolenA man driving a stolen Volvo in excess of 100 mph on Highway 4 was killed early Friday when his vehicle careened out of control into a metal guardrail, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Suspected Martinez DUI Suspect Seriously Injured In Horrific Highway 4 CrashA Martinez man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon after his vehicle veered off state Highway 4, flipped over and slammed into a fire hydrant, the California Highway Patrol said.
DUI Suspect Veers Of Hwy 4, Flips Car Onto Fire Hydrant In MartinezA Martinez man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon after he veered off state Highway 4 and flipped over onto a fire hydrant, the California Highway Patrol said.
Coronavirus Update: Journey's 'Don't Stop Believin' Echoes Through Martinez Streets Saluting Essential WorkersBay Area rock icons Journey's rally cry "Don't Stop Believin'" echoed through the streets of Martinez Sunday night as a salute to all the essential workers who are performing their much needed jobs during the current coronavirus outbreak.
East Bay Company Approved To Produce Coronavirus Test KitsThe effort to increase coronavirus testing capacity in the United States is about to get a big boost from a Bay Area lab.
VIDEO: Vallejo Teen Carjacking Suspects Lead Police On Wild ChaseTwo juveniles were arrested after a police chase through Benicia and Martinez Friday night, both suspects in an armed robbery and carjacking in Vallejo
Eclectic Martinez Music Club Armando's to CloseRoy Jeans says his eclectic music venue in a storefront on Marina Vista Avenue in Martinez will close Feb. 9.
Parents, School Board Upset As Martinez Votes To Open Pot Dispensary Near High SchoolDespite vocal opposition, the Martinez City Council voted Wednesday to move ahead with a plan to place a marijuana dispensary within 1,000 feet of Alhambra High School.