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Reminder: less than two weeks left to reserve your free Green House Call!
July 29, 2015

NO-COST Energy and Water Assessments for Residents of Martinez

This summer, Rising Sun Energy Center's California Youth Energy Services (CYES) program will provide Martinez residents with no-cost energy and water conservation services through a partnership with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), the City of Martinez, Republic Services and local water districts.

Please see the attached flyer for further information.

Joltin Joe at South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic Boat Show
News ImageJuly 29, 2015

The "Joltin Joe" is a 22-foot Chris Craft pleasure boat given to native son Joe DiMaggio by New York Yankee fans on October 1, 1949 during "Joe DiMaggio Day," and donated by DiMaggio to the City of Martinez in 1991.

The Joltin Joe was finished being restored 5:00 a.m. Friday, July 24, 2015 and a few hours later it was floating in Lake Tahoe at the South Tahoe Wooden Boat Classic Boat Show. The boat took second place in its class and won most improved boat!


County Connection Community Shuttle
News ImageJuly 22, 2015

County Connection is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, August 17th a new service will be available for residents and visitors in Martinez.


National Night Out - August 4, 2015
News ImageJuly 17, 2015National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live. Together, we are making that happen.

Fridays on the Main and Farmers Market!
News ImageJuly 17, 2015Friday from May 15 through September 11, 2015


How Hot is Your Car?
News ImageJuly 10, 2015Summer temperatures can quickly turn your car into a dangerous hot box. If you must run errands, leave your pets at home.


CalFresh Benefits Available to Residents
News ImageJuly 1, 2015

The Martinez City Council recently adopted a resolution promoting CalFresh Awareness. For some families, hunger can be a year-round predicament. The CalFresh Program, federally known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), can add to your food budget and put healthy and nutritious food on the table.


Martinez City News - July 2, 2015
July 1, 2015

Martinez City News - July 2, 2015

Berrellesa Palms has been nominated for an Award
News ImageJune 26, 2015

Berrellesa Palms has been selected as a national finalist in the 2015 Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) – Reader’s Choice Award Senior Housing category. Now, they need votes! You can ‘register to vote’ by subscribing for free.


Trip Calendar from the Senior Center - July 2015
News ImageJune 26, 2015Mark your calendar and don't miss out on any of these fun and interesting trips.

Drought Management 2015
June 22, 2015Governor Brown mandates a statewide 25% reduction in potable urban water usage through February 28, 2016. On July 1, 2015 the City Council will hold a public hearing to consider establishing a City 25% Drought Management Plan. The plan includes temporary pricing adjustments and expanded prohibited "water wasting" practices.


Officer Mayberry Receives Medal of Valor
June 19, 2015Officer Mayberry received the Martinez Police Department Medal of Valor and a Commendation from the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District at the City Council meeting for his heroic actions on April 22, 2015.


2015-17 Budget Photo Contest Winning Entries
June 18, 2015

The winning entrants in the 2015-17 Budget Photo contest were recognized during the June 17th City Council Meeting. Each winner received matted and framed copies of their photographs signed by the City Council. The contest winners are listed as follows, with the respective sections of the Budget their photos represent:


New City of Martinez Newsletter
May 8, 2015

City of Martinez 2015-2016 Demographic Profile
May 8, 2015

Caltran's Construction - I-680, Marina Vista Ramp Closures - Rescheduled to begin Monday Night May 4th
News ImageMay 5, 2015Caltrans's Construction:

Caltrans will be performing construction on I-680 in the vicinity of Marina Vista and Arthur Road. Their projects include work on the overhead freeway structure and seismically upgrading of the Marina Vista southbound off ramp. Lanes will be closed on the freeway and ramps will be closed in the area from time to time. Caltrans’s closure notice update.

Recreation Activity Guide Summer 2015
April 28, 2015

Martinez Police Department is now on Nextdoor
News ImageApril 28, 2015Martinez Police Department will be utilizing Nexdoor to help make neighborhoods stronger and safer.

Rankin Aquatic Center 2015 Season Information
April 22, 2015

The 2015 season is about to begin. Click the link below for Rankin Aquatic Center 2015 Season Information.

Click here for more info.

California Youth Energy Services Program in Martinez Recruiting Energy Specialists
News ImageApril 16, 2015The California Youth Energy Services Program (CYES) in Martinez is currently looking for youth ages 15-22 to work this summer as "Energy Specialists" out of the Martinez site office. Please click here to learn more about the position and to retrieve an application.

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