Week in Review: Fire Woes; Aaron Hern Homecoming; Residents Can Kick It 'Old School'

Here are some of this week's headlines from Martinez.

Aaron Hern Is Back In Martinez. The Boston Marathon bomb victim celebrates his 12th birthday, as his family prepares to struggle back to normalcy. Story is here.

Home At Last: Martinez Hears From the Hern Family.  Looking exhausted but strong, Alan and Katherine Hern stood before a line of television cameras and reporters at City Hall Plaza Friday morning and said their 12-year-old son Aaron is recovering nicely, but still has six or more weeks of recovery before he regains full mobility. Article here.

Who's Hiring in Martinez: Vet Affairs; Safeway Floral; McDonald's: Read more here.

Martinez Pedestrian Deaths Included In Analysis of Driver Prosecutions: Read more here.

Reunion For Martinez Residents - Cars, Bocce and Barbeque. The Remembering Martinez event is scheduled for June 29. Get the details here.

ConFire Tells Contra Costa Residents To Prepare For Fire Season. Fire season officially began earlier than usual — on April 30 — and ConFire expects it to be a busy one. Here's how to protect your home from wildfires. Read more here.

 Smashed Windows, Stolen Cars, and Fraud. The following information was taken from the Daily Police Log and rewritten by Martinez Patch. Get the scoop here.

Homes With Swimming Pools: Harder Or Easier To Sell? There are advantages and disadvantages to trying to sell a home with a swimming pool. Here's an example of a house for sale with a pool in Martinez. Read on.


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