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Martinez Community Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

The Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) is currently accepting grant applications for its fall 2018 grant review. Nonprofit organizations with projects and programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications. The deadline is Sept. 15, 2018. Established in 1993, MCF ...

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Gordon’s 12th inning homer leads Mariners 2-0 win over A’s

BY ANTHONY SOSA With the game knotted at zero in the bottom of the 12th inning, Dee Gordon lined a two-run home run over the right-field wall to give the Seattle Mariners a dramatic victory over the Oakland Athletics Wednesday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum. Seattle avoided a three-game sweep ...

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10 Local Groups Join Forces to End Unemployment in CC County

Even though the Bay Area job market may feel red-hot, nearly 16,000 Contra Costa residents remain unemployed and are looking for work. To help these individuals find a job or start a new career, ten organizations have partnered with Contra Costa County and its Workforce Development Board (WDBCCC) to create ...

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Hundley hammers Pirates to back D-Rod’s gem, Giants get split

BY ANTHONY SOSA Dereck Rodriguez, yet again, pitched lights out and the Giants used some timely offensive production to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3, Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. The win earned the Giants a split of the four-game series. It was just their third win in their past 12 ...

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Astros complete sweep of Giants with clutch eighth inning homer

BY ANTHONY SOSA With an absolute pitcher’s duel blooming between Madison Bumgarner and Dallas Keuchel, Tyler White stole the show with a go-ahead, two-run home run in the top of eighth inning to seal a 2-1 Houston Astros victory over the San Francisco Tuesday afternoon at AT&T Park. The win ...

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Giants salvage a victory, avoid four-game sweep by Brew Crew

BY ANTHONY SOSA Facing a potential four-game sweep at home by the Milwaukee Brewers, the San Francisco Giants put on a strong offensive day at the plate and captured an 8-5 victory Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park. The Giants’ eight runs scored in the series finale were more than they ...

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