The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has voted to strengthen the rule to reduce emissions from oil refineries.
If something happened in Martinez, Marty "Mr. Santa Claus" Ochoa was either there or knew all about it.
Investigators say the burning tennis ball landed in dry vegetation, starting the fire.
A fireball explosion and a fire that officials say was started by three kids, destroyed one home, vehicles and equipment. Miraculously no one was injured
A fireball explosion at a home in Martinez was captured in multiple videos Wednesday afternoon, destroying the residence and sending up thick, black smoke hundreds of feet into the air.
KTVU has learned that the resident is a former mechanic and had several vehicles around the property. Brooks Jarosz reports.
The fire broke out at 2:01 p.m. Wednesday on Arthur Rd. in Martinez.
Children ages 12-15 could become eligible for the coronavirus vaccine as early as next week.
The California Highway Patrol is investigating a crash on Highway 4 in Martinez that left one person dead.
A Martinez store owner is heartbroken to start the New Year cleaning up damage by a vandal who attached an explosive to a window and then sped away as the explosion blasted a hole in the glass.
It was a historic day in the Bay Area as hospital workers in San Francisco and Contra Costa County were the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.
A former Martinez resident was sentenced Monday to 2 1/2 years in prison for scheming with a California state employee to file hundreds of thousands of dollars in fraudulent claims for disability insurance benefits.
A 21-year-old man was shot and three other people were stabbed in an altercation near the Martinez waterfront on Sunday night, police said.
The Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office on Tuesday announced a settlement with Safeway stemming from charges of price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The fire was reported around 12:35 p.m. and is burning near Vista Oaks Drive.
Governor Gavin Newsom and a host of other officials will appear in a 6 p.m. live webcast celebrating the farm's donation to the National Park Service by the John Muir Land Trust.
Attorneys for the couple accused of defacing a Black Lives Matter mural in Martinez appeared in court Tuesday. Meanwhile, 60 protesters surrounded the courthouse where two were cited in a confrontation.
"She made it possible for me to get a credit card in my own name."
City officials on Wednesday announced at a city council meeting that the mural would be covered due to a street paving project in October.
Cristina Rendon reports.