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Park It: Fun in area parks

By NED MacKAY The Over-The-Hills Gang is an informal group of hikers 55 years and older who enjoy nature study, fitness and outdoor fun. Naturalist “Trail Gail” Broesder will lead the gang on a hike at Briones Regional Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Meet ...

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Feb. 17, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this photo taken? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the location of Contra Costa ...

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Record rainfall recorded

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Flood Control District (CCCFCD) announced Wednesday the 2016-2017 rain season has set a record. “At our office in Martinez, we recorded more total rain fall for this time in the season than ever before!” the CCCFCD reported. The wettest year previously recorded was ...

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New Martinez Rotary inductees …

City Councilmember Lara DeLaney (second from left), and Martinez Unified School District Superintendent CJ Cammack (fourth from left), are the newest members of Martinez Rotary. DeLaney was educated at UC Santa Cruz and received an advanced degree in policy from the University of Chicago. She loves tennis and skiing. Cammack ...

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Police search for missing man

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Police are searching for a missing 20-year-old after his car, cell phone and prescription glasses were found in Martinez Friday. Dominick Williams is described as 5 feet, five inches tall, 137 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His car was found near the Marina Vista Avenue ...

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Martinez joins new homeless outreach effort

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez and Pleasant Hill will soon share a full-time outreach team to connect with homeless residents as part of a new Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) plan to more efficiently deliver services to the county’s homeless community. The cities agreed in January to fund the cost of ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Jan. 25-29, 2017

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Betty Demuro, 44, was arrested Jan. 25 for allegedly disobeying a domestic relations court order. • Desi Johnston, 24, was arrested ...

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