Authorities are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in unincorporated Martinez that began as a missing person case.
Anonymous shooting threat at Alhambra High School in Martinez.
The blaze was first reported at 11:05 p.m. at 4950 Alhambra Valley Rd., near John Swett Elementary School, per fire dispatch.
Fireworks may have been to blame.
Rick Jones, the Gazette's editor the past six years, said on Sunday that he isn't sure whether the paper will continue as an online-only endeavor. The Gazette has been sustained largely by paid legal advertising, which Jones said would not carry over to online.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District announced Friday that three wildfires that began in the afternoon hours last Sunday in Lafayette and Martinez were caused by PG&E equipment.
The fire is burning on Alhambra Ave and Forrest Way. As of 4:20 p.m. Sunday, the fire was reported to be 5-acres in size.
The youngest injured was a child just under 2 years old, who suffered minor injuries, while the oldest was 73.
In May, the City Council identified these annexations as one of the council's top five goals for the next two years.
Jake Larson showed us his many war medals from his home in Martinez Thursday, from his Bronze Star to the French Legion of Honor.
For decades, the main mission of the Second Baptist Church near downtown Martinez has been to help those who are homeless or struggling.
The City of Martinez marked a sad anniversary Thursday. It was 10 years ago when a police sergeant died trying to save several people from a crazed gunman. Now for the first time since his death, his widow is sharing her story.
Complaints about inconsistent service from the postal service prompted a town hall meeting Wednesday night in Martinez. Amber Lee reports.
Eight alleged members of an East Bay gang have been arrested and charged with a series of violent crimes. One man has been accused of killing an innocent victim.
More than a hundred animals have been dropped off at the Contra Costa county shelter in less than a week, likely due to the animals being scared by 4th of July fireworks.
A tight knit community in Martinez is rallying around 22-year-old man who received a devastating medical diagnosis.
A 38-year-old man wanted in the fatal shooting of a woman in Walnut Creek surrendered after a lengthy standoff. Henry Lee reports.
Contra Costa Animal Services says a 2-year-old German Shepherd had to have one of its legs amputated as a result of being shot.