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At Home With Vivian: Boys State

At Home With Vivian: Boys State

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

What do Neil Armstrong, Jon Bon Jovi, Bill Clinton, Tom Brokaw, and Michael Jordan have in common? Hint: Alhambra seniors Carson Edwards, Brenson Raygoza, and Delano Roderick have it too. They were all delegates to American Legion Boys State. I spent Saturday evening, October 5th, enjoying a lovely meal at the Veterans Memorial Building in […]

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AAUW Program discusses hope for homeless students in MDUSD

AAUW Program discusses hope for homeless students in MDUSD

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to a Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) Program regarding help for homeless students in the Mount Diablo Unified School District. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 16th at 7 pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1601 Mary Dr in Pleasant Hill. Helping homeless students pursue their […]

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Park It with Ned MacKay: Cowboy hootenanny

Park It with Ned MacKay: Cowboy hootenanny

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By NED MACKAY East Bay Regional Parks District All things Western will be celebrated in style at the Cowboy Hootenanny on Saturday, Oct. 19 at Sunol Regional Wilderness in southern Alameda County. The event is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Activities will include live folk and bluegrass music, hands-on ranching activities, and general celebration […]

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Pink Heals making Martinez stop

Pink Heals making Martinez stop

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By KEVIN MURRAY Martinez News-Gazette Contributor The Pink Heals National Tour brings pink fire trucks and police cars to communities around the country, to small communities as well as large metropolitan areas. Bright pink firetruck turn heads and drive awareness and community support for those battling all types of cancer. The founder is Arizona firefighter, […]

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Martinez Kiwanis installs board members

Martinez Kiwanis installs board members

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JOHN STEVENS Contributor In September, the Martinez Kiwanis Club installed its officers and board members for the new year. David Gerson, who has served as the President Elect, took the helm as President from his predecessor Denis Smith. Other officers include President Elect – Bob Braun, Secretary – Sandra Hall and Treasurer – Patty […]

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Community Calendar, Oct. 13, 2019

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sunday, October 13, 2019 Cookbook Open House 1 – 4 pm Martinez Museum, 1005 Escobar Street The new Martinez cookbook will be featured and on sale. Light refreshments will be served. Sunday, October 13, 2019 Pumpkin Dunkin 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Rankin Aquatic Center, 100 Buckley St Cost: $8 per child (includes a pumpkin […]

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The Hometown Herbalist: Seasonal Wellness

The Hometown Herbalist: Seasonal Wellness

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By ANNA MARIE BEAUCHEMIN Martinez Gazette Columnist With the seasonal shift upon us, it’s that time of year to start thinking about preparing our bodies for the colder and slower months ahead. As an herbalist, I take this time to fill my cupboards with immune-boosting herbs, to can and freeze medicinal foods, and to allow […]

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Martinez Business Beat, Oct. 9, 2019

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Remedy Presents…Community Acupuncture Join us every Sunday for new clinic hours…12-4 p.m. Drop-in anytime during clinic hours for a 30 min treatment in a community setting. Dr. Intal is also now booking out Private Appointments on Sundays after community clinic ends. Please visit our website for more info: www.theremedymartinez.com. Slice of Italeigh Pizza & […]

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At Home With Vivian: 50 years of homes

At Home With Vivian: 50 years of homes

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

I am one of those walkers you might see out and about early in the morning. I’ve made friends with many dogs out walking their owners. I wave at the regulars at Starbucks and Barrelista on Main Street as I pass by. I live near downtown Martinez so I meander through the old neighborhoods. I […]

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Community Calendar, Oct. 9, 2019

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery Clean-Up Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery, Carquinez Scenic Dr.; 10 am – 2 pm The City of Martinez and E Clampus Vitus-Chapter 13 invite all community members to the semi-annual Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery Clean-up on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10am-2pm. The Alhambra Pioneer Cemetery, located on Carquinez Scenic Drive […]

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