Thursday , June 21 2018

Recent Posts

Bulldogs late surge puts them ahead in win over Devils

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you saw the Mt. Diablo boys basketball team play the Bulldogs on Tuesday night, you’d be forgiven if you didn’t believe they were winless on the season. Not that they didn’t have fire in their play, and an extra incentive to compete hard in ...

Read More »

Wiebalk overcomes the odds for senior season

By GERARDO RECINO Martinez Tribune Karissa Wiebalk didn’t use to take so many shots from beyond the arc, but the one she sunk on Dec. 20, 2016, was the start – or end – of a long journey. It was 322 days earlier that the senior basketball player was on ...

Read More »

Fire Marshall on portable heater safety

Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather. Unfortunately, they can pose significant fire and electric shock hazards if not used properly. Fire and electrical hazards can be caused by space heaters without adequate safety features, space heaters placed near ...

Read More »

East Bay Regional Park District closes 2016 at nearly 121,000 acres

In 2016, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) purchased or leased 1,040 acres of open space and parklands for a year-end total of 120,931 acres – and optioned another 364.95 acres. In doing so, EBRPD continues its commitment to protect significant biological, recreational, and historic resources; clean up park ...

Read More »

Wong makes Dean’s List

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Sarah Wong from Martinez has made the Dean’s List at Azusa Pacific University (APU). Wong, a Business Management major, is honored for a fall semester 2016 academic standing of a 3.5 or better grade-point average. Wong is joined by 2,175 other students receiving the honor. Azusa Pacific ...

Read More »

Vehicle strikes gas meter, prompts two-block evacuation

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A vehicle struck a gas meter near State’s Coffee Sunday afternoon, prompting police to evacuate two blocks in the downtown. At approximately 2 p.m. Jan. 29, a motorist was parked in the 600 block of Ward Street when the driver accidentally placed the vehicle in drive. The ...

Read More »

Parks Board announces new director

The East Bay Regional Park District announced the appointment of Hercules resident Colin Coffey to the Ward 7 seat of the EBRPD Board of Directors. Ward 7 generally encompasses the Eastern Contra Costa County communities of Antioch, Bay Point, Bethel Island, Brentwood, Byron, Crockett, Discovery Bay, Hercules, Knightsen, Martinez, Mt. ...

Read More »

City moves forward with dredging plan

MARTINEZ, Calif. – City Council approved Wednesday a resolution to allocate funds to hire a consultant for a marina dredge design and study. A water depth survey of the marina was recently completed which defined the locations and amounts of siltation that has occurred in the marina since its last ...

Read More »

County’s Democratic Leadership elects new officers

The Democratic Leadership representing over 311,000 registered Democrats in Contra Costa County elected new officers by acclamation at its reorganization meeting on Jan. 19, the eve of Republican President Trump’s Inauguration. Also elected were members of the Executive Committee and California Democratic Party Convention delegates – these are two-year terms. ...

Read More »