Tag: Main Street Martinez

Letter to the Editor: We’ve lost that loving feeling

Letter to the Editor: We’ve lost that loving feeling

| April 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dear old and new friends, it is with deep disappointment that I have to share I am not participating in this year’s Beer Fest and as things are headed probably not the 4th of July Parade. As many of you know, since my time working at the Martinez News-Gazette and even back to my beaver […]

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Martinez Celebrating Arbor Day March 8

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez is a recognized “Tree City USA,” and will be celebrating the value of trees Friday, March 8 as Arbor Day. The city’s Recreation Department is inviting residents and visitors to join in a morning of nature-themed crafts and a tree planting at Susana Park. A Tree City USA since 2003, Martinez […]

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No Downtown Holiday Ice rink this year, Main Street Director says

No Downtown Holiday Ice rink this year, Main Street Director says

| November 11, 2018 | 6 Comments

The rink, which had been set up in past years in Parking Lot 4, at the corner of Ferry Street and Marina Vista Avenue, has been giving individuals and families the chance to skate daily on ice, rather than an artificial surface. (photo by Robert Perry/Martinez News-Gazette)   MARTINEZ, Calif. – Main Street Martinez Director […]

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Residents sound off on ice rink cancellation

Residents sound off on ice rink cancellation

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Here are some selected readers comments regarding the news of the ice rink cancellation taken from Facebook. Mary Ewart: We wouldn’t be in shopping and eating around the Holidays in downtown Martinez if it weren’t for the rink! We got season passes and ate at the Starbucks, Thai food, the BBQ place, and so on […]

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Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

| September 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Main Street Martinez has a change of leadership, although longtime executive director Leanne Peterson hasn’t gone far. Peterson has joined the Martinez Clippers as its director of Community Partnerships, and joined the ball club June 1. “I have a lot of respect for the Clippers’ owners, and I love the idea of […]

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Alton, Ill., not Martinez, wins Small Business Revolution contest

Alton, Ill., not Martinez, wins Small Business Revolution contest

| March 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

  Although Martinez will be mentioned in Season Three of “Small Business Revolution” and will receive a Deluxe marketing seminar, Alton, Ill, will be the featured city in the next edition of the series that also provides $500,000 in services to a small town’s businesses. Out of thousands of small towns that were nominated, Martinez […]

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