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Nine injured in Downtown Martinez when winds knock down tree

Nine injured in Downtown Martinez when winds knock down tree

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ – Nine people were injured when a 25-foot Australian Willow tree at the Plaza in the 700 block of Main Street came crashing down. The people were shopping at the Sunday Farmers’ Market when the tree fell, , because of high winds, at 10:15 a.m according to Martinez police Sgt. Steve Gaul. Shortly after […]

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Letter to the Editor: Rose colored glasses

| July 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tuesday evening, July 23, I attended the Planning Commission meeting where the topic of discussion was Brandon Varise’ experiential outdoors / sporting goods store with the proposed inclusion of an indoor shooting range. I’m not sure if it was fortunate or not that I arrived towards the end of public comment, Brandon – love ya […]

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Forum to address downtown sporting goods store

Forum to address downtown sporting goods store

| June 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

To My Neighbors, Thank you to the many members of the community who have voiced their views about my proposal to open a flagship outdoor sporting goods store in the 604 Ferry Street building. Specifically, much of the discussion has been about the proposed underground shooting range that would be located in the basement of […]

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Downed power lines in downtown Martinez

Downed power lines in downtown Martinez

| May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Around 1:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Estudillo St. in downtown Martinez, a partially fallen tree pulled down at least two utility poles, damaged at least four vehicles and caused power outages all over Martinez. Martinez Police, Contra Costa Fire and PG&E personnel and crews are on the scene. (all photos by Ken Mitchroney)

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