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Trouble on the Waterfront …

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Around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (March 18), the driver of this Nissan Altima drove into wetlands at the Martinez Marina. According to an onlooker, the driver, a young female, refused to unlock the car or shut off the engine. Police broke through the passenger-side rear window, retrieved the driver and ...

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City moves forward with dredging plan

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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 ...

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State of Emergency …

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Driftwood washed ashore at the Martinez Marina. Continued winds and heavy rain that began the first week in January caused flooding in the downtown and other parts of Martinez. The City Council declared a state of emergency at the request of City Manager Brad Kilger and Police Chief Manjit Sappal ...

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Prodigalz Car Club Ministry …

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First Light Christian Center teamed up with the Martinez Marina on Saturday, Oct. 29, to host the first annual Prodigalz Car Club Ministry Toy Drive Car Show. The event featured a food truck, live band and music, and helped garner toys to be given out at Christmastime to families in ...

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Swan pair …

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This lovely pair of swans made the Martinez Marina their home sometime in November 2013. They are believed to be European Mute Swans, and likely traveled from a private pond or zoo before settling in Martinez. (JOHN GRUBKA / Courtesy)

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Gone fishin’ …

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The pier at the Martinez Marina is a popular fishing spot, as evidenced by crowds on the west end this week. Many sturgeon as tall as men have been caught from the pier, with the most successful fishing times one hour before and one hour after high and low tides ...

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Plans for private ferry service move forward

Flooding at the Martinez Marina Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, brought about by heavy rains. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City Council Wednesday night unanimously agreed to authorize moving forward on an agreement with a private ferry service for Martinez. Marina management company Almar and the City of Martinez will work together to establish an access agreement with Prop SF, a ferry service that intends to ...

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