Sunday , January 22 2017
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    Athlete of the Week: Karissa Wiebalk

    Alhambra High School senior Karissa Wiebalk (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Wiebalk has made a triumphant return to the Bulldog lineup after...

  • Alhambra freshman Kaylee Pond (10) had six steals and six assists to go alone with 11 points in the Bulldog girls’ win over Berean Christian on Jan. 13, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

    Lady Dogs win 16th straight

    By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The day before the Lady Bulldog basketball takes on their next opponent, they will hit 50 calendar days since the last time they lost a basketball contest. To this ...

  • Alhambra junior Hunter Bradford (4) clashes with a Campolindo player in the teams’ 3-3 draw at Knowles Field on Jan. 16, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

    Alhambra can’t get results in 3-3 thriller

    By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Division II runner ups from last year showed up at Alhambra probably not expecting to be served up much of a challenge. However, the last time these two teams m...

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    Walkways in need of repair

    It is a wonderful idea I heard to name the East Bay Park in Martinez for Ted and Kathy Radke because of Mr. Radke’s 30 years service on the Board of Directors for the park district. It is a nice honor...

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    Obituary: David A. King

    David A. King March 20, 1962 – Jan. 9, 2017 Resident of Pleasant Hill David is survived by his mother, Ruth King, of Pleasant Hill, brothers Jack King (Roberta) of Martinez and Gary King of Plea...

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    Jan. 20, 2017: Where in Martinez?

    Where in Martinez was this photo taken? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your gues...

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    Martinez students make Dean’s List at university

    Yosuke Miki and Tayler Hopkins, both of Martinez, have been named to the Dean’s List at their respective colleges. Miki attends State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta. To qualify for the SUNY ...

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    Unofficial results in delegate race announced

    MARTINEZ, Calif. – Preliminary results of the California Democratic Party Assembly District 14 Delegate race are in, with several Martinez residents making the cut. Unofficial results show Susan Hamil...

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    Humanitarian of Year Award ceremony to commemorate legacy of Dr. King

    MARTINEZ, Calif. – For the 39th time Contra Costa County will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who coincidentally lived to age 39. Every January a local adult and student are honored for act...

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    Rotary Report: Cold War memories

    By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Roa...

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Athlete of the Week: Karissa Wiebalk

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Alhambra High School senior Karissa Wiebalk (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Wiebalk has made a triumphant return to the Bulldog lineup after an ACL tear and broken meniscus halfway through the last basketball season. She scored 21 points ...

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Lady Dogs win 16th straight

Alhambra freshman Kaylee Pond (10) had six steals and six assists to go alone with 11 points in the Bulldog girls’ win over Berean Christian on Jan. 13, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The day before the Lady Bulldog basketball takes on their next opponent, they will hit 50 calendar days since the last time they lost a basketball contest. To this day it’s still the only one they’ve lost all season. But on the 44th day of ...

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Alhambra boys basketball runs into wall late in home loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the season wears on for the Bulldog boys, and the list of games left to play gets shorter, they’re going to want this one back. The facts are simple. Alhambra had a seven-point lead in the game before basically disappearing in the fourth quarter ...

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Alhambra can’t get results in 3-3 thriller

Alhambra junior Hunter Bradford (4) clashes with a Campolindo player in the teams’ 3-3 draw at Knowles Field on Jan. 16, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Division II runner ups from last year showed up at Alhambra probably not expecting to be served up much of a challenge. However, the last time these two teams met, the Cougars only scored a single goal in a win. This time the Bulldogs ...

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Hop Talk: Vanilla Bean Porter, ‘Morning Selfie’

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By ELI MORGAN Special to the Tribune Vanilla Bean Porter, 5.9 percent Alcohol by Volume (ABV), Stone Brewing Company, Escondido, California, and Richmond, Virginia This fairly new offering from Stone is real state-of-the-art brewing. It’s exceptionally good because it’s exceptionally brewed. A dark-colored vanilla tea with a huge, bountiful bouquet ...

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Hemp Talk: A marijuana forum & review

By JOHN STONE Special to the Tribune “Sherbert,” by Mr. Roper It looks like little purple octopuses in a bag. It smells like fresh cut purple lavender flower blossoms in Provence, France, in the spring. It is as dense as an adobe brick. It tastes like a purple marijuana-flavored Jolly ...

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‘Thanks’

Erin: Thanks for your efforts with the transcript in the Voice in the Tribune … fun to read and adds some “spice” to the paper! – Ellen Heathcote, an original subscriber

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Walkways in need of repair

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It is a wonderful idea I heard to name the East Bay Park in Martinez for Ted and Kathy Radke because of Mr. Radke’s 30 years service on the Board of Directors for the park district. It is a nice honor for the Radke Family. I hope that the district ...

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Obituary: David A. King

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David A. King March 20, 1962 – Jan. 9, 2017 Resident of Pleasant Hill David is survived by his mother, Ruth King, of Pleasant Hill, brothers Jack King (Roberta) of Martinez and Gary King of Pleasant Hill; three children, Nicole Moore (Jason) of Boise, Idaho, Kyle King of Boise and ...

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