Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Pellegrini recognized …

Martinez’s own Dan Pellegrini (center) was presented with a Certificate of Commendation by State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson (at right), and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for his decades-long work on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, and the Contra Costa Water District. County Supervisor Federal D. Glover …

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Man, woman shot in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. – A man and a woman were shot inside their Concord residence on Wednesday. Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots heard in the 2900 block of Bella Drive and found a still-conscious male and female victim who said one or two suspects wearing all black clothing …

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Oily sheen detected on area waters; tanker suspected

A large oil sheen in San Pablo Bay, which feeds water into the Carquinez Strait in Martinez, was detected Wednesday morning. The sheen was discovered around 8 a.m. near the Phillips 66 Rodeo Refinery Marine Terminal. The refinery temporarily shut down operations and notified the National Response Center and the …

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George’s performance leads way for Lady Dog tennis

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The College Park girls tennis team took on the rival College Park Falcons for the second time this season on Monday afternoon. The Falcons came out on top 7-2 in the Sept. 12, showdown, but as in their first meeting, the two teams weren’t separated …

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Remembering 9/11 …

First responders, local dignitaries and the public came out for a brief flag raising and 9/11 ceremony Sunday morning, in remembrance of those lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony took place at Martinez’s own 9/11 memorial site, which includes steel girders from the World Trade …

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Police blotter: Sept. 7-13, 2016

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, Sept. 7 A woman in a SpongeBob SquarePants backpack was breaking glass onto Ferry Street just before …

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Collision causes shelter in place as pool chemicals cloud on Pacheco

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Hazardous waste clean-up crews were hard at work Wednesday morning after a truck carrying pool chemicals crashed on Pacheco Boulevard. The two-vehicle collision occurred around 8:20 a.m. on Pacheco Boulevard, near Veale Avenue. According to ConFire officials, when the collision occurred, several boxes of pool chemicals spilled, …

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