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Martinez Business Beat, April 17, 2018

Martinez Business Beat, April 17, 2018

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Chamber Of Commerce ‘Lunch And Learn’ Seminar Today A “Lunch and Learn” workshop designed to teach people how to motivate others to help them eet their goals will take place at noon today at SWS Credit Union, 1700 Pacheco Boulevard. Admission ios free for Martinez Chamber of Commerce members and $10 for others. The seminar […]

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Martinez Area Community Emergency Response Team announces donations

| April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez Area Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is proud to announce the receipt of multiple donations from supportive community companies. “It is amazing what a few newly certified members can do for CERT. They requested grant donations that resulted in over $3000 in donations to date,” noted Gwenda Webster, CERT’s new volunteer Class & Training […]

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At Home With Vivian: Bingo!

At Home With Vivian: Bingo!

| April 18, 2018 | 2 Comments

“How would you like to go out for dinner tonight?” my normally thrifty husband Jeff asked on Saturday afternoon. What? Jeff is actually willing to pay for dinner? You bet I’m going! Then I found out it was at St. Catherine of Sienna’s Bingo night. Three dollar hot dogs, four dollar hamburgers. I shouldn’t have […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Meet the people who take care of the parks

Park It by Ned MacKay: Meet the people who take care of the parks

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

From office staff to park rangers, from police and firefighters to nature educators, almost 800 dedicated employees – even more in the summer — keep the East Bay Regional Parks open and safe for the public to enjoy. You can meet some of them and find out more about what they do during “Rangers and […]

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Message from the Chief of Police: Information sharing for a safer community

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Collaborative partnerships are an invaluable way to leverage resources and effectively solve problems. As you may be aware, we entered into a collaborative partnership with Contra Costa County and the Pleasant Hill Police Department to focus on homelessness. The approach entails using outreach through the County CORE (Coordinated Outreach Referral and Engagement) Team. One of […]

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Rotary Report: MCE: Marin Community Choice

Rotary Report: MCE: Marin Community Choice

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – MCE is coming to Martinez. Our City Council has voted that we’ll be part of Marin Clean Energy. They provide clean electricity. Bills from the City already contain inserts explaining how it works. Marcela Vazquez explained the system to Martinez Rotary. You can opt out, but Marcela thinks staying in is best. […]

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Shell/MEF logo contest

Shell/MEF logo contest

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 16th Annual Shell/MEF Run for Education will be Sunday September 30, 2018. The 5k/10k Fun Run/Walk is a fundraising event that benefits all Martinez Unified School District Schools. The Martinez Education Foundation is seeking student designs for the T-shirts and ads used to promote this event. The design should be in color (4 color […]

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At Home With Jeff: You’ve Got Mail!

At Home With Jeff: You’ve Got Mail!

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

By JEFF ROUBAL Special to the Gazette Everyone loves getting letters and packages in the mail. Mail is one way that Vivian and kept our family close over the years. Several of my assignments with the Air Force required extensive travel away from the family. One time, I was sent to Somalia for six months. […]

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Martinez Business Beat, April 11, 2018

Martinez Business Beat, April 11, 2018

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Tickets Available For Bay Area Craft Beer Festival More than 50 local breweries will be participating in the Bay Area Craft Beer Festival at the Martinez Marina April 21, and tickets are available online through April 20. General admission for beer tasting is $35, and if any are available the event day, will be $45. […]

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First cannabis policies workshop tonight

First cannabis policies workshop tonight

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The first of two workshops on Martinez’s prospective cannabis policies will take place tonight at Martinez City Hall. It will be a chance for residents to speak about what they consider reasonable local regulations for cannabis businesses that could operate in the city. City staff have said they hope to hear what […]

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