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  1. Martinez: Small fire extinguished at Shell refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Inside Bay Area

    Shell employees extinguished a small fire Friday morning at the company's Martinez refinery, a spokesman for the company said. The fire broke out about 9 a.m. along the side of the facility located off Marina Vista Avenue, said Shell spokesman Steve Lesher.

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  2. Shell says small fire put out at California refinery, output unhurtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | West Australian

    said a small fire was quickly extinguished at its 156,400 barrel-per-day refinery at Martinez, California on Friday. "There have been no injuries reported, no impact to the community, and no impact to refinery operations," company spokesman Ray ...

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  3. Refinery Strikes Drag On Even With National Accord ReachedRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | The Washington Post

    ... will negotiate a return to work, the person said. The walkout began on Feb. 1 with Tesoro's plants in Carson and Martinez, California, and Anacortes, Washington; Marathon Petroleum Corp.'s Catlettsburg complex in Kentucky and Galveston Bay site in ...

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  4. U.S. Marshalls, Antioch Police catch suspect in August murder, ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Antioch Herald

    ... and brought to APD for questioning and subsequently sent to the Contra Costa County Main Detention facility in Martinez. Ventura will be booked into the Contra Costa Main Detention Facility in Martinez on the charges of Murder, Felon in Possession ...

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  5. East Bay's Park It: While away winter's waning days at Tilden, BrionesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Inside Bay Area

    ... and frogs, is also the focus of an amphibian safari from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 15 at Briones Regional Park near Martinez, led by naturalist Pearce. It's a short uphill hike to the ponds from the trailhead at the top of Briones Road off Alhambra ...

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  6. Union says tentative deal reached to end U.S. refinery strikeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... workers after 6,550 people walked off the job. Only one plant, Tesoro's 166,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Martinez, California, was shut by the strike as it was already undergoing maintenance when the walkout started. The company said it will ...

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  7. Workout group turns heads on Vallejo waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... and lifting tires with workout leader Rachelle Ojeda. The group initially started in front of Ojeda's apartment in Martinez, with a handful of friends, before Ojeda moved the workouts to Vallejo's waterfront, next to Front Room. From there, the ...

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  8. Refinery workers, Shell reach tentative agreementRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | KDWN

    ... operate most of the refineries with management and contract employees, although a Tesoro Corp. shut down a plant in Martinez, California, that had been partially idled for maintenance. In recent weeks, gasoline prices have risen on the West Coast, ...

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  9. 6-week strike affecting East Bay refinery endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | SFGate

    A member of United Steelworkers confronts a truck driver crossing the picket line while protesting outside the Tesoro refinery near Martinez on Feb. 14. Gael Esquivel, a player on the Junior Optimist Baseball League's Tigers pee-wee team, walks on the field while the JOBL A's minor team practices behind him at Hillcrest Park on Feb. 28 in Concord. Teams in the league have been locked out of their regular playing fields owned by the Tesoro refinery because of striking by refinery workers outside the field gates.

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  10. UPDATE 6-Union says tentative deal reached to end U.S. refinery strikeRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Reuters

    ... workers after 6,550 people walked off the job. Only one plant, Tesoro's 166,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Martinez, California, was shut by the strike as it was already undergoing maintenance when the walkout started. The company said it will ...

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  11. Election Results available online, March 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Halfway To Concord

    ... channel 99. Voting is already underway at the Contra Costa County Elections Division, at 555 Escobar Street in Martinez. Registered voters may drop in to vote or pick up a ballot during regular weekday hours (Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm). ...

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  12. Contra Costa sheriff's deputy fires shots at car-theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Inside Bay Area

    ... immediately. Deputies later learned the vehicle was stolen, Lee said. Deputies booked Boyd into the County Jail in Martinez, where he was being held Thursday in lieu of $165,000 bail.

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  13. Column: "Smart Paws" - 5th Annual St. Pitty's Day Adopt-a-ThonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | ClayCord.com

    ... and some new information. This information is direct from CCAS: on Sunday, March 15th from 11:00am to 3:00pm at the Martinez Shelter located at 4800 Imhoff Place in Martinez. This free adoption & education event is popular with volunteers and the ...

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  14. USW union says it reaches tentative contract with Shell, but oil refinery strike may continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Los Angeles Times

    ... union members walked out at 15 facilities, including two California plants owned by Tesoro Corp. in Carson and Martinez, Calif. The contract covered 30,000 refinery workers nationwide. The industry hadn't seen a strike so large since 1980. ...

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  15. Junipero who? Many Latinos' own history precludes saint debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Los Angeles Times

    Some Latinos haven't chosen sides in the Junipero Serra debate because they've no reason to know who he was Martinez, a lifelong Catholic who earns her living selling images of saints, only learned about Serra when Pope Francis announced his decision to make the 18th century Franciscan priest a saint. His canonization has stirred debate among scholars, clergy and indigenous peoples.

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  16. Bay Point man held on lewd-conduct chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... suspicion of communicating and meeting with a minor with intent to commit a lewd act and booked into County Jail in Martinez. He was released after putting up $40,000 bail. Court records show that Ramirez was arrested in September on suspicion of ...

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  17. Tri-Valley briefs: Pleasanton swim meet expected to cause heavy weekend trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Contra Costa Times

    ... any polling place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Election Day or at the County Elections Office at 555 Escobar St. in Martinez. For more information, call 925-335-7800 or visit the County Elections website at www.cocovote.us . The town is looking for ...

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  18. Vallejo residents complete Mare Island walking tour mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... the generally accepted story is that the mare belonged to Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo. One day, a raft moving from Martinez to Benicia was caught in a storm and the frightened mare kicked down a fence on the raft and fell into the water. The mare swam ...

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  19. Congressman DeSaulnier Calls on Leadership of Chemical Safety Board to Immediately ResignRead the original story

    Friday Mar 6 | ClayCord.com

    ... n the Bay Area Air Quality Management district. After the tragic loss of his constituents in a refinery accident in Martinez in 1999, DeSaulnier became involved in crafting the first Industrial Safety Ordinance of its kind nationally.

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  20. California High wins Contra Costa County's annual mock trial competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Contra Costa Times

    California High in San Ramon has won the 34th annual Contra Costa County Mock Trial championship, and will represent the area in the state competition March 20-22 in Riverside. The school's mock trial team beat Alhambra High from Martinez during the final competition in a Superior Court courtroom in Martinez.

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