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Martinez News-Gazette Feb. 14, 2020

Martinez News-Gazette Feb. 14, 2020

| February 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Read the Gazette’s latest e-edition here. Click here for a mail subscription. Click here or image to view full edition. Gazette subscribers look for the printed edition coming in your mailbox

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Martinez street preservation plan

| February 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

5-year street preservation plan, with street names and details

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Alhambra High School 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony

Alhambra High School 2nd Annual Awards Ceremony

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Photos by Mark Fierner   (Martinez News-Gazette)  

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Refinery transaction complete, ‘Martinez Refinery Company’ born

Refinery transaction complete, ‘Martinez Refinery Company’ born

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

PBF Energy Inc. announced today that it completed the acquisition of the Martinez refinery, and related logistics assets, from Shell Oil Products US. The purchase price for the assets was $960.0 million plus the value of hydrocarbon inventory. The company will operate as ‘Martinez Refining Company’. “We welcome Martinez’s professional workforce to the PBF family,” said PBF’s […]

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County Health Department is closely monitoring new coronavirus

County Health Department is closely monitoring new coronavirus

| January 31, 2020 | 0 Comments

Contra Costa Health Services is working closely with its partners and other health systems to track the situation locally. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and public health agencies across the U.S. are monitoring this new disease. There are no confirmed cases of the novel (new) coronavirus […]

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District 5 Supervisor candidates forums

District 5 Supervisor candidates forums

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

            Meet Candidates for Supervisor Feb. 10 in Martinez Meet the District 5 candidates for the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on February 10 in Martinez.  Federal Glover, Gus Kramer, and Sean Trambley are running for election on March 3 to represent District 5, which includes Antioch, Pittsburg, Martinez, […]

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Martinez Police Blotter November 16-31

Martinez Police Blotter November 16-31

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

On November 15, 2019 at 10:00 am, Officer Lucido contacted a 51-year-old man from Martinez, in the parking lot of 7-11, 3520 Pacheco Boulevard. He was arrested for a $5,000.00 misdemeanor warrant for drug possession. He was also arrested for possession of meth and violating probation. He was booked into the Main Detention Facility (MDF). […]

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Carpoffs enter guilty pleas, sentencing scheduled for May 19

Carpoffs enter guilty pleas, sentencing scheduled for May 19

| January 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

The owners of DC Solar pleaded guilty Friday morning in a Sacramento federal court. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff were charged with masterminding a billion-dollar Ponzi scheme involving mobile solar generators. According to court documents and the plea agreement Jeff Carpoff, 49, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering, faces up to […]

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Carpoffs charged in federal court

Carpoffs charged in federal court

| January 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jeff and Paulette Carpoff, co-owners of DC Solar, were charged with conspiracy and money laundering in Sacramento federal court. According to the Sacramento Bee “the couple made brief appearances Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan and entered not guilty pleas. They both are scheduled to return Friday for a change of plea hearing, […]

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Bank robbery suspect arrested 

Bank robbery suspect arrested 

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at about 11:07 AM, Valley Station Deputy Sheriffs were dispatched to the Union Bank on the 3100 block of Danville Boulevard in Alamo for a reported bank robbery. A woman apparently fled with some cash after threatening a bank teller. Deputy Sheriffs, assisted by the Danville Police Department, immediately launched […]

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