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AAUW holiday fashion show fundraiser

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pleasant Hill-Martinez Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) in partnership with Macy’s is sponsoring “Remarkable You”, a Fashion Show Fundraiser on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event starts at 1:00 PM at Macy’s in Walnut Creek located at 1301 Broadway Plaza. We will gather at the second floor Women’s Apparel section. […]

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Santa arriving at Buchanan Field airport Saturday

Santa arriving at Buchanan Field airport Saturday

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Santa Claus and his helpers are flying Saturday morning into Contra Costa County Public Works’ Buchanan Field Airport Concord, where they will be collecting donations for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano and giving candy canes to children. Santa and his helpers will greet children behind the Crowne Plaza Hotel, and will move […]

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Marathon grants to help wildfire victims

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC), which operates the local Andeavor Refinery, has contributed $275,000 in grants to help in relief and recovery efforts associated with California wildfires, Patricia Deutsche, director of Government and Public Affairs, has announced. The grants, from Marathon Petroleum’s charitable foundation, have been awarded to multiple organizations that are aiding victims, her announcement […]

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Upcoming events at Main Street Arts

Upcoming events at Main Street Arts

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

For December at Main Street Arts, our “Small Wall” will be back, presenting affordable art for the holidays! We will be participating in two activities for the Holidays. First is Sparkle Sip & Shop event in Downtown Martinez presented by Main Street Martinez to promote small business Saturday. You can stroll the shops in Martinez […]

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Bulldogs ride defense to opening win

Bulldogs ride defense to opening win

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

By MATT SIEGER Martinez Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – There’s a fascinating video from the Planet Earth television series in which a polar bear is looking to feast on a walrus. You can find it on YouTube. The narration begins, “There will be no easy meals on this island.” That’s because the walrus herd forms an […]

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Column 1: Thanks for what?

Column 1: Thanks for what?

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

By BILL SHARKEY III Martinez News-Gazette Columnist THANKS FOR WHAT?!?! With the Thanksgiving holiday now behind us, we can imagine how many people near us in California, and those in the Southwest, Midwest and East Coast probably have had to ask the question, “Thanks for what?!?! Not hard to understand with the horrific storms ‘back […]

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Adopt a Pet, Nov. 25, 2018

Adopt a Pet, Nov. 25, 2018

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

These pets are available from Contra Costa County Animal Services and can be found on Petharbor.com. Miata (Perharbor ID No. A0928403) is an affectionate and gentle girl about 3 years old. She does well around other dogs and loves to be around people. She’s described as a female brown and tan smooth-coated Chihuahua. She’s housed […]

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PG&E readies for Thanksgiving week storms

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

More than 2,000 Personnel Continue to Support Camp Fire Response Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is readying for the most rainfall since early April across Northern and Central California starting Wednesday and continuing through the Thanksgiving weekend. PG&E electric crews and vegetation contract crews are on alert for potential outages and will be ready […]

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At Home With Jeff: Black Friday

At Home With Jeff: Black Friday

| November 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

By JEFF ROUBAL Martinez News-Gazette Columnist Like most other American families, the Roubals spend Thanksgiving Day cooking, cleaning, and preparing for the holiday – which we celebrate on the Friday after Thanksgiving. As it turns out, Friday is the best day for our family to gather. Our children, nieces and nephews have grown into adults. […]

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Tip-off: Bulldogs ready for season opener

Tip-off: Bulldogs ready for season opener

| November 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Front row : Connor Gray, Jalen Shepard, Anthony Wong, Ekbir Purewal Middle row: Lorenzo Fonseca, Thomas Major, Bobby Turnquist, Brody Eglite Back Row: Jackson Hilton, Joshua Palmer, Wyatt Hammer, Iverson Suisala (photo by Amy Hammer) by Matt Sieger (Special to the Gazette) Alhambra High School’s third-year varsity basketball coach, Chris Petiti, likes the look of […]

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