The Year in Review: 1917

Editor Note: The plan for this week was to write an article on early Martinez leader and orchardist Matthew Barber whose 1870s home on Barber Lane still exists and looks […]

More Street Names South of the Trestle

“Following last week’s query concerning street names in Muir Oaks, Bob Latchaw, a resident of the area for many years, called to tell us that Milden Road was derived from […]

Nancy Fahden: Martinez Bocce Pioneer

Nancy Fahden made her mark on Martinez history several years before she became the first woman elected to the County Board of Supervisors sparking a huge change in the composition […]

Street Names in the Northwestern Hills

One of the first areas of the city outside of the flat downtown core to be settled in the 1850s was the northwestern hills overlooking Escobar, Marina Vista and Ferry […]

The True Heart of Martinez

(Editor’s Note:  At this time in our history when so many people, so many families, are needing and receiving help and support in Texas and in Florida because of two […]