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Martinez Gallery to host 10th Anniversary Show

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The public is invited to the opening of Martinez Gallery’s “Our 10th Anniversary Show” with a reception from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 7. Stop in and meet the artists, see the new work and enjoy light refreshments. The gallery is located at 610 Court St., Suite 101 ...

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Regional parks weather the storm

Rocky Ridge Trail slide. (COURTESY / On File)

By BEVERLY LANE Special to the Tribune Although this winter’s storms brought a much-needed supply of water, they also unfortunately caused a lot of damage in the East Bay Regional Park District. Probably the hardest hit was Del Valle Regional Park 10 miles south of Livermore. The park surrounds Lake ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: March 15-20, 2017

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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. • Clayton Conroy, 31, was arrested March 20 for alleged carjacking. • Nickalious Habash, 30, was arrested March 20 on warrants or ...

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St. Baldrick’s …

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Volunteers shave heads to raise money for childhood cancer research during the annual St. Baldrick’s Shave-a-thon, held last Sunday, March 19, 2017, in downtown Martinez. Hundreds came out to support the effort, including Mayor Rob Schroder, who in keeping up with tradition dyed his hair green for a couple of ...

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Community Emergency Response Team class taking registration

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Basic Training Class still has space for the Saturday, March 18 class. Class runs for four consecutive Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez. CERT teaches residents about emergency preparedness ...

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Lioness Club to host fashion show fundraiser

Elise Shrader modeling at a Lioness Club fashion show. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Lioness Club will hold their annual fashion show luncheon fundraiser on Wednesday, April 19, at noon at the IBEW Hall, 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez. The theme this year is “Spring is in the Air” and will feature fashions from White Rabbit Boutique in Martinez. The ...

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School orchard …

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School program “Common Vision” worked with students in the Martinez Unified School District earlier this month to plant fruit trees, donated by the program. The California School Orchard Project has orchards on school campuses throughout the state, including Hidden Valley Elementary and New Leaf Collaborative. For more information on the ...

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Chamber announces Citizens of Year

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the recipients of the 2016 Citizen of the Year Awards. “These are exceptional people that have served our community in extraordinary ways,” a Chamber release stated. Recipients for the awards are: Lifetime Achievement: Gay Gerlack Gay Gerlack has been a ...

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