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Election Ballot Drop-Off Box Locations in Martinez Announced

The City of Martinez announced today that Contra Costa residents will find it easier to vote in the upcoming June 5th Primary Election, as the Contra Costa Elections Office and City Clerks countywide are providing convenient Vote By Mail drop-off locations, prior to and on Election Day. The election drop-off ...

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Sand & Sandbag Pick-Up Locations Announced

The City of Martinez has designated the following four locations for the stockpiling of sand, and two locations with sand bags only for use by residents during heavy rains and or flooding: Nancy Boyd Park – Located on Pleasant Hill Rd E & Church St F Street- Located at the ...

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Obituary: Doris Greene

Doris Greene passed away with her family by her side at John Muir Medical Center in Concord. Doris was born at home in Alameda but grew up in Port Chicago, California. She was one of two children from Jack and Mary “Bam” Pacini. Her younger brother Bob passed away in ...

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Traffic Advisory – Route 4 Ramp Meters Activated

Caltrans has initiated the first part of their Phase II State Route 4 (SR4) freeway ramp metering project (Caltrans press release). The goal of the project is to reduce merging traffic collisions which significantly impact freeway congestion. The other goal of the Project is to provide marginal benefits in travel ...

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Local hospital volunteers recognized

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center volunteers provided 31,000-plus service hours in 2016 MARTINEZ, Calif. – National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteering on our communities.  On Saturday, April 22, the 49th Annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast was sponsored by the medical staff and the auxiliary of ...

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