Tag: Martinez Parks Recreation Marina and Cultural Commission

PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

PRMCC to hear about Prop 68 funds

| September 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez might be able to use Proposition 68 money for park improvements, a former Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) member will tell the panel Tuesday. Sherida Bush is a past Commission member who also is a longtime nature advocate, “Bay Nature” writer, founding member of Thousand Friends of Martinez and […]

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No vote on renaming park for Sparacino

| August 26, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– The Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, noting the city has no procedure for naming landmarks, did not vote Tuesday night whether to rename Alhambra Park after the late mayor John Sparacino. The City Council asked city staff July 23 to start the process of changing the name of the park, […]

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Alhambra Park may be renamed for John Sparacino

| August 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Acting on a Martinez City Council directive to city staff, the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) may decide Tuesday that Alhambra Park should be renamed to honor the late Mayor John Sparacino. The Council told its staff July 23 to start the process of renaming the park, at the corner […]

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Park Commission to hear report on public safety issues

| May 23, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will hear reports tonight on public safety and maintenance. Commissioners and residents described their concerns at the Commission’s April meeting, starting when one resident, Bill Nichols, told the panel during the public comment period, “I’m tired of stepping on needles.” He described seeing feces from […]

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Concerns aired about Waterfront Park safety

| April 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A resident, whose concerns were echoed by members of the Park, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, described finding needles and seeing people urinate in public at Martinez Waterfront Park, particularly near Ferry Point. Bill Nichols, who for 35 years was on the board of the East Bay Regional Parks, said he became […]

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PRMCC to hear waiver requests, bocce report

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will decide Tuesday whether to waive fees for the 11th annual Beaver Festival and for a Cub Scout graduation. Heidi Perryman and her nonprofit organization, Worth a Dam, which became the voice of those who wanted to save the Alhambra Creek beavers when they […]

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PRMCC OKs Hidden Valley Parent Faculty Club’s 5K Color Dash

PRMCC OKs Hidden Valley Parent Faculty Club’s 5K Color Dash

| March 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Hidden Valley Elementary Parent Faculty Club will be able to use Hidden Valley and Hidden Lakes parks and nearby open space next month for its 5K Color Dash, the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission has decided. The unanimous vote came Tuesday after representatives of the Mount Diablo Unified School District school club described […]

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Hidden Valley club to seek permission for 5K color dash

| March 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Hidden Valley Elementary Parent Faculty Club will ask the Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission Tuesday for permission to use the Hidden Valley and Hidden Lake parks and nearby open space for a 5K Color Dash. The Dash, a fundraiser, would take place at 8 a.m. April 28, and would last […]

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