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News ImageAugust 31, 2016In a Disaster, Don't be Scared... Be Prepared!
FREE CERT Classes - Fall 2016

Class Registration Information

Golden Times Bulletin September 2016 - Martinez Senior Center
News ImageAugust 23, 2016Golden Times Bulletin September 2016 - Martinez Senior Center

Nominees for Public Office
August 21, 2016

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following persons have been nominated for the offices herein mentioned to be filled at the Municipal Election to be held in the City of Martinez on the 8th day of November, 2016.

Name of Nominees are in alpha random listed by SOS (E.C. 12110)

Dated: August 20, 2016
Richard G. Hernandez, City Clerk
By: Mercy G. Cabral, Deputy City Clerk

NOTA: Si desea obtener la versión en Español de este aviso legal, puede solicitar una copia de la misma llamando al Departamento de Elecciones, 925.335.7800


Fall Softball 2016
News ImageAugust 19, 2016

Martinez Recreation is now accepting teams for the Coed and Men's Single Wall Bat League. The season begins the week of September 5th. Coed plays Tuesday night and Men’s play Friday nights.


Fall Water Aerobics and Lap Swim
News ImageAugust 19, 2016

The Fall Water Aerobics and Lap Swim Schedule are now available! The class is always a party in the pool!

Please see the schedule for dates and times.


Madness on Main Street Car Show
August 12, 2016Join us for the 20th annual Madness on Main Street Car Show!
Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10am-3pm

Over 200 cool cars, trucks, and bikes along Main St. in downtown Martinez! Free for the public to attend

DJ Tony Pichardo

Register form


Martinis on the Plaza
August 12, 2016

Martinez' most acclaimed social event, Martinis on the Plaza Gala, is held around the fountain at Ignacio Plaza under twinkling white lights with the gaiety of the post-Depression and World War II era.


The 6th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival
August 12, 2016

The 6th Annual Bay Area Blues Festival

The Bay Area Blues Festival is the merger of two great Festivals: the Downtown Martinez Italian Street Painting Festival and San Francisco’s Polk Street Blues Festival.


City Manager's Report | August 2016
August 11, 2016City Manager's Report | August 2016

What's Inside...

• Notice of Election
• Hidden Lakes New Soccer Field
• Message from the Chief of Police
• Meet our New Hires

...and many more!


First Responders Appreciation Event
August 8, 2016Come express your appreciation for those who put their lives on the line daily, to keep us safe.

Honor those whose lives have been lost.

6:00p - 7:00p // Plaza City Hall



Martinez Dog Park Workshop
News ImageJuly 31, 2016

The City will hold a Dog Park Workshop Thursday, August 4th. This workshop will evaluate alternate locations developed at the June workshop.

Workshop Agenda

Martinez Water Health Goals
June 29, 2016On May 20, 2016, staff provided the City Council a report on our drinking water health goals. The presentation can be viewed at the following link.

Martinez Water Health Goals - Presentation

City Now Recruiting for Sustainability Programs Assistant Internship
June 14, 2016

Are you a recent college graduate or current student looking to gain valuable experience you can use to launch a career in the rapidly-growing field of environmental sustainability? If so, the City of Martinez is now hiring for the part-time Sustainability Programs Assistant internship position.


Republic Services Annual Citywide Clean-Up June 20th - 24th

Republic Services, Inc., will have its fifth annual citywide clean up for Martinez residents from June 20th to 24th.

Crews will pick up your extra refuse on the same day as your regular garbage service. During the cleanup, Republic will collect up to 3 cubic yards of refuse (including yard waste and wood), or about 21 (32-gallon) bags. Containers will be taken away unless noted on can.

Ditch the Car & Grab Your Bike
News ImageMay 16, 2016

Ditch the Car & Grab Your Bike:

Summer Bike Challenge Comes to Martinez

511 Contra Costa is rolling out a new summertime recreational bike promotion in Martinez. The Summer Bike Challenge provides fun, healthy, no cost summer recreation that challenges participants to explore their hometown from the seat of a bicycle.


I-680 Express Lanes Construction Notice - Nighttime Ramp & Lane Closure
May 10, 2016Upcoming construction activity for the Express Lanes on I-680 between Walnut Creek and San Ramon requires a temporary, nighttime ramp closure. The construction activity will include the installation of conduit under the ramp to connect to power sources. The following ramp closure is scheduled:

The southbound I-680 Rudgear Rd. on-ramp is scheduled to be closed from 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. each night Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20.

CRV Beverage Container Buyback Locations in Martinez
News ImageMay 5, 2016Due to a decline in scrap values and commodity prices, a number of CRV recycling centers in California have shut down. Though some recycling centers have closed in Martinez and the surrounding areas, there are two businesses still offering CRV buybacks within the City.

Message from the Chief of Police
May 1, 2016

What's Inside...

• Swearing in Ceremony

• Canine Patrol

• Snapshots of Police Activity in the Past Month

PRESS RELEASE | Appointment of Brad Kilger
April 29, 2016
The Martinez City Council is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Kilger to the position of City Manager for the City of Martinez. The City Council will make the appointment at its May 4, 2016 Council Meeting.

"Brad brings to us the perfect blend of professional experience, and creative leadership," said Mayor Rob Schroder. Mr. Kilger was selected from a candidate pool of about 40 that emerged from a national search conducted by Bob Murray and Associates who undertook a formal recruitment process for the City.


2016 Mini Motorland
April 4, 2016Mini Motorland 2016 held at the Martinez Amphitheatre Saturday was a huge success. There were approximately 180 mini motorists.


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