Latest Martinez, California Stories

2008-09-25 21:00:21

By editorial FOUR YEARS AGO, the East Bay Regional Park District and Contra Costa supervisors devised a proposal to buy undeveloped land in 13 locations in the county. It was a well-meaning plan to obtain land for parks.

2008-09-05 06:00:10

By Mike Martinez TRACY -- The City Council decided to join other governments in San Joaquin County in expressing opposition to a Peripheral Canal.

2008-09-04 12:00:04

By Lisa P White It may seem obvious today, but 28 years ago it was hard to convince people that building high-density housing next to a BART station was a good idea.

2008-08-29 03:00:44

By Caroline An PASADENA - With one week to go before the start of school, parents and students attended John Muir High School's Freshman Orientation on Thursday to get a glimpse of the major changes implemented at the school.

2008-08-27 12:00:55

By Denis Cuff A conservation group is buying 423 acres of Franklin Canyon land in Hercules where local residents voted in 2004 to block a developer's plans for 500 proposed homes, a hotel and shops.

2008-08-27 12:00:27

By BAY AREA NEWS GROUP SCENE ON THE STRAIT, a major art festival featuring works by many talented East Bay plein air artists, has its 12th annual outing from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Martinez Regional Shoreline. Parking and admission are free.

2008-07-31 12:00:45

By Lisa P. White, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jul. 31--MARTINEZ -- Brentwood has the CornFest, and Gilroy is famous for its annual celebration of the stinking rose. Now, Martinez has the Beaver Festival.

2008-07-17 00:00:35

SEATTLE _ Martin Martinez says the small, private collective and outreach group he runs from a storefront are legal, a place for medical-marijuana patients to get help growing the medicine they need to manage their pain.

2008-07-15 15:00:28

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 17, 2008, at 10:30am, AvalonBay Communities, Inc., Millennium Partners, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), and the County of Contra Costa will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a innovative public/private transit- oriented development, Avalon Walnut Creek at Contra Costa Centre.

2008-06-25 21:02:51

By Matthias Gafni, Contra Costa Times, Walnut Creek, Calif. Jun. 25--Having your street slurried is a minor hassle for all residents. When Alisa Rosillo found out her Concord block was to be resurfaced today her mind immediately started racing.

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