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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 stop by for coffee with cops

Residents stop by for coffee with cops

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Residents and Martinez Police officers chatted Wednesday on Main Street during the annual Coffee With a Cop MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– For a few hours Wednesday, Martinez residents and others walking along Main Street could have a free cup of coffee and spend some time chatting with a police officer. For once, it wasn’t because there […]

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Message from the Chief of Police, Sept. 2018

Message from the Chief of Police, Sept. 2018

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

By MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Chief of Police MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– This month our community celebrated another successful National Night Out and every year the event gets better and better! We saw an incredible turn out at various locations and it was a great opportunity for the community to come together and support one another. National […]

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Elections department to require vote by mail in some precincts

Elections department to require vote by mail in some precincts

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Many Martinez residents have received a letter from Registrar of Voters Joseph E. Canciamilla that their voting precincts now are designated solely for vote-by-mail. Some voters aren’t happy about the change, which Canciamilla’s office is blaming on how the city of Martinez and the Martinez Unified School District dealt with a legal […]

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Martinez releases ‘Business Confidence Survey’ results

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Business owners remain optimistic about the city’s commerce climate, as shown by the second Business Confidence Survey, Economic Development Coordinator Zach Seal said. Results have been tabulated for the survey, taken in April, and when compared to a similar survey in November 2017, company owners have approximately the same feelings about the […]

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Message from the Chief of Police, Aug. 2018

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the last few weeks we have seen an uptick in thefts from vehicles and one of the common themes has been that items of potential value have been left in vehicles. When items are left in view, it can serve as an opportunity for a thief to break into your car. Taking a few […]

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Martinez beavers history retold in online nature journal

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The story of how a family of beavers made an impression on residents and how one woman became a champion of the animals is being told in an online nature journal by the woman who now heads “Worth a Dam,” the advocacy group that also organizes the annual Beaver Festival. Heidi Perryman […]

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Message from the Chief of Police, July 2018

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

By MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Chief of Police On May 29th we had a swearing in and introduction ceremony for several new hires. Cesar Ramos, Devyn Parsons, and Sean Angoco were hired as full-time police officers. We also conducted a swearing in for Reserve Officer James Miles. Officer Ramos was previously an officer with the Martinez […]

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Martinez salutes America with parade, fireworks

Martinez salutes America with parade, fireworks

| July 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez celebrated the nation’s birthday Wednesday with a larger Home Town Parade and a nighttime fireworks display. The parade began on Main Street shortly after a flag was raised in front of the Veterans Memorial Building. “The turnout was much larger than in years past,” said Leanne Peterson, executive director of Main […]

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Celebrating Independence Day: Lynda Kilday to be Grand Marshal in Fourth of July Parade

Celebrating Independence Day: Lynda Kilday to be Grand Marshal in Fourth of July Parade

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When Martinez’s Home Town Parade travels down Main Street today, Lynda Kilday will be waving to curbside crowds as its grand marshal. For once, she will be the face of the parade on which she has worked for many years. The recipient of the Martinez Chamber of Commerce 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, […]

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