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Candidates answer questions about housing, jobs, environment & more


The following questions were devised by the Martinez-based group, Contra Costa Progressives. The questionnaire was sent to all candidates running for City Council and Board of Supervisor seats within Contra Costa County, encompassing 19 cities. Locally, all candidates, save one, answered the questionnaire. Their answers are published below. For questionnaire ...

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Alhambra Girls Tennis succeeds against Berean

Alhambra freshman Julia Giannini is one half of the duo that’s won every single match they’ve played in the Diablo Athletic League this season. Her partner, Katie Foerste is also a freshman. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra girls’ tennis team got back to its winning ways on a breezy Tuesday afternoon when they took on Berean Christian. The Oct. 18, win went 7-2 in favor of the Bulldogs, leaving Alhambra with a season sweep of the Eagles from Walnut Creek. ...

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Berean Christian takes down Alhambra in fiery battle

Alhambra’s Mason Yeager (left) and Nick Haro (right) close in on the ball carrier in the Bulldogs’ 56-36 loss to Berean on Oct. 14. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Big players can take over big games and in their game against Berean Christian Friday night, the Bulldogs saw up close that they can also live up to the hype. Four-star rated recruit Isaiah Hodgins and the Eagles hosted the Bulldogs at Clayton Valley ...

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Eagles hand Bulldogs first defeat of DAL campaign

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s volleyball teams loss on Tuesday could be blamed on a planet shift, or maybe full moon? Maybe a black cat made it’s way into the locker room pre-game? Those could be the only sound reasons that the volleyball team, which had not even lost ...

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Orchid Society show …


The Diablo View Orchid Society (DVOS) attracted 100 visitors to its show and sale that was held Oct. 15 at the Willow Center in Concord. The DVOS also signed up 19 new members. The DVOS meets the second Thursday of every month at the Contra Costa Water District Board Room, ...

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Measure D is only partial solution to road crisis

Our mayor has written numerous articles recently supporting Measure D (a half percent sales tax increase) to fund putting us “on the path” to road improvements and maintenance. What the mayor does not tell the residents of Martinez is that THERE IS NO LONG TERM PLAN to fix our road ...

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Martinez Museum reopens following renovations

From left: Martinez Historical Society President John Curtis, Martinez City Councilman Mark Ross, representative from the office of Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, Jorge Barajas; representative from the office of Congressman Mike Thompson, Ariel Mercado; Martinez City Councilwoman Lara DeLaney, representative from the office of State Senator Lois Wolk, Alex Pader; Contra Costa County Supervisor Federal Glover, and Contra Costa Community College District Boardmember Tim Farley during the Oct. 16, 2016, ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Martinez Museum. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After a year-long period of closure, the Martinez Museum reopened with great fanfare at a well-attended gala on Sunday afternoon. Andrea Blachman, the Museum Director, and her volunteers welcomed visitors to the Museum from noon to 4 p.m. Several hundred visitors braved the weather to see the ...

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Girls golfers take home DAL title

The Alhambra varsity girls golf team won their conference of the DAL. Members of the team (from right): Sydney Cave, Julia Quontomateo, Maddie George, Jordan Davis, Coach Dan Bilanow, Claire Jensen and Julia Lloren. (ON FILE / Courtesy)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There’s a group of six girls at Alhambra who are breaking new ground for the school, and what’s even better is that they beat College Park to do it. Sydney Cave, Julia Quontomatteo, Maddie George, Jordan Davis, Claire Jensen and Julia Lloren are all members ...

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