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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-26, 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. • Patrick Prater, 49, was arrested Feb. 26 for warrants or holds only. • Andrew Lopez, 29, was arrested Feb. 26 for …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 22-28, 2017

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Feb. 22 A knife was found in the backpack of a student at Martinez Junior High School …

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Grandma Baby Shower celebrates Infant Project

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The 19th annual Grandma Baby Shower was held this month by the Priscilla Circle ladies of the First Congregational Church, Martinez. A big collection of baby items – and some “fun” pieces – are to benefit the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC). …

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Contra Costa Court joins statewide budget appeal to Governor Brown

The Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa, has joined with 48 other trial courts to urge Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., to provide California’s trial courts with adequate funding. In a letter signed by 49 of California’s 58 trial courts, presiding judges and court executive officers (CEOs) from …

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Rotary Report: Martinez Senior Center

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. The Martinez Senior Center is a magnet for …

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Residents sought for Measure D committee

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez is now accepting Citizen Interest applications for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, as follows: To appoint four members of the public who will, along with the City Treasurer, be charged with reviewing the City’s expenditures of Measure D proceeds to ensure the …

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Martinez Arrest Log: Feb. 13-18, 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. • Nancy Lawrie, 60, was arrested Feb. 13 on warrants or holds only. • Cesar Valle-Morales, 20, was arrested Feb. 18 for …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 12-21, 2017

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Sunday, Feb. 12 A woman said to be 45 years old and wrapped in a light colored blanket …

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Council hears County building project update

MARTINEZ, Calif. – City Council heard a status report Wednesday night on the proposed new County Administration Building. The presentation was delivered by Chief Assistant County Administrator Eric Angstadt, who outlined the project location, design details, and plans for an accompanying parking structure. He told the council Site A, located …

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Mayor, city manager, police chief deliver State of City Address

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The State of the City Address was a collaborative effort, with City Manager Brad Kilger and Chief of Police Manjit Sappal joining the mayor to address those gathered at Creekside Church Auditorium Tuesday morning. The event was hosted by the City of Martinez and the Chamber of …

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