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Kiwanis rummage sale approaches

Kiwanis rummage sale approaches

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JOHN STEVENS Contributor The Martinez Kiwanis Club performs public services and raises money for causes such as college scholarships and support of local nonprofits. The rummage sale is one of the projects that helps fund those. Sale items include clothing, furniture, household items, yard and garden equipment and more. The sale this year will […]

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Envision Contra Costa 2040 community meeting

Envision Contra Costa 2040 community meeting

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Join a conversation about the future of your community and of Contra Costa County. The County is updating its General Plan and Zoning Code – a project called “Envision Contra Costa 2040” – setting a path for the future of conservation and development in the unincorporated county for the next twenty years. To kick off […]

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MUSD accepting applications for provisional appointment

MUSD accepting applications for provisional appointment

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of the Martinez Unified School District invites applications for the position of Board member – Area 5 The board intends to fill a vacancy by appointment to serve until November of 2020. This provisional appointment will complete the term of the position vacated by Bobbi Horack, Trustee Area 5. Persons who […]

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Diablo Vista Chorus concert April 27

Diablo Vista Chorus concert April 27

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Diablo Vista Chorus will perform a concert of pop, jazz and barbershop a cappella music on April 27th at St. Matthew’s Church, 399 Wiget Lane in Walnut Creek. There will be two performances: 2PM and 7PM. Special guest performance will be by 2014 International Champion Quartet, LoveNotes. Their sound and style will leave you breathless. […]

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Martinez Police blotter for March 16-31, 2019

Martinez Police blotter for March 16-31, 2019

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 16th at 5:18 am, Corporal Baillie responded to the area of North Park Court. to investigate a residential burglary. Sometime over the night an unknown suspect accessed the garage from the side door and stole items. The garage was the only area accessed. Case 19-799. At 10:21 am, Officer Wah made contact with […]

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Park It by Ned Mackay: Sunol Wildflower Festival

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Wildflower walks, live entertainment and lots of nature-themed activities are all on the program for the Spring Wildflower Festival, set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at Sunol-Ohlone Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County. Sunol is one of the best places in the East Bay Regional Parks to see spring wildflowers. […]

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Column 1: Say what??

Column 1: Say what??

| April 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

By BILL SHARKEY III Martinez News-Gazette Columnist SAY WHAT?? Letter from Republic Services, the folks with the big blue trucks which dart about our streets daily, was dated April 2019, so not an April Fool’s Day letter, probably. However, the message it brought to our home, as one of their customers, certainly could have been […]

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2019 Chamber Citizen of the Year awards

2019 Chamber Citizen of the Year awards

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Chamber of Commerce will hold a banquet Saturday night at the Masonic Lodge to honor the citizen of the year award recipients. Here are the bios of each award winner. The Gazette congratulates the winners and their achievements and contributions to Martinez. Tom Ambercrombie – Man of the Year Tom Abercrombie is very […]

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Martinez Business Beat, April 10, 2019

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Crisis Resiliency Workshop Today A business preparedness crisis resiliency workshop will take place at noon today at the Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Blvd. Admission is $20, including lunch. Speakers at the workshop are Julie Clowes, of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Jay Lifson, of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, and Mark Thorp, of the Paradise […]

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Tenth Annual Soroptimist Blanket Bash

Tenth Annual Soroptimist Blanket Bash

| April 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Soroptimist International of Martinez members and friends gathered to make no-sew fleece blankets for foster children and youth in Contra Costa County. Pictured above are Soroptimists members Theresa Hoffman, Evonne Siguenza, Margaret Mas, Beverly Gomer, Ann Stanley, Visitor Terry Ogondo (visiting member of SI Kakamega, Kenya, Africa), Judy Moon, June Rogers, President Sara Stout, Debbie […]

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