Tag: public safety

PRMCC to hear safety, Measure H reports, discuss joint meeting with Council

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will meet Tuesday to hear Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal describe public safety issues. The chief also will answer questions from the panel. Also on Tuesday’s agenda is an update on Measure H park bond expenditures as submitted by the citizens oversight committee, which sends a report annually […]

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Raised bumps installed to minimize sideshows

Raised bumps installed to minimize sideshows

| March 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Sideshow drivers will find themselves encountering some bumpy rides near Martinez, courtesy of Contra Costa County Public Works Department. Employees have installed about 100 raised pavement markers at the intersection of Alhambra Valley Road and Bear Creek Road. The raised markers are designed to combat illegal sideshows, said the department’s spokesperson, Steve […]

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Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

Police, outreach teams working to reduce parks’ public safety problems

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal and Officer Rodney Brinser praised the improvements at Martinez Waterfront Park Tuesday, telling the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission (PRMCC) that some new elements will make their jobs easier. “The park is absolutely gorgeous,” said Brinser, whose assignments include reaching out to the city’s homeless population. […]

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PRMCC to hear public safety update, review work plan items Tuesday

| November 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission will hear a Martinez Police report Tuesday on public safety concerns in local parks. In his report, Chief Manjit Sappal said the presentation will cover a variety of public safety issues, but will concentrate on information that has been requested by the Commission. Those topics […]

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Survey: Martinez one of California’s safest cities

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez is 38th in a survey of California’s 50 safest cities that used Federal Bureau of Investigation statistics in its analysis. The list was made by SafeWise, an online safety resource that provides reviews and other information about communities and annually releases its “safest cities” reports. This newest report was released Friday. The report used […]

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PG&E urges customers to celebrate safely this Fourth of July holiday

| July 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.— With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July holiday just days away, many families are preparing to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks, barbecues and outdoor activities. Whether you’re having a pool party, firing up the grill, staying indoors or visiting a park, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges its […]

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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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