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California Pure Honey

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association California honey is a wonderful source of quick energy and is also valued for its antioxidant properties. It is composed primarily of carbohydrates and water, and also contains small amounts of a wide array of vitamins and minerals, including niacin, riboflavin, …

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Jamba Juice opens first location in Martinez

Leading health & wellness brand continues expansion in Contra Costa County Offering freshly made fruit juices, signature smoothies and better-for-you food options, Jamba Juice is expanding in Contra Costa County, and opening a new store in the community of Martinez. The new store is the first Jamba Juice in Martinez, …

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Mayor’s Message: Upcoming State of the City Address

By MARTINEZ MAYOR ROB SCHRODER For the last 13 years, the President’s State of the Nation address has signaled time for me to start preparing for my annual State of the City address. For the last several days I have been making mental and written notes of the highlights, the …

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Who’s on Stage: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4, 2016

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune Friday, Jan. 29 Happy Hour & a Half featuring GarageLand Rodeo When: 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Live music, beverage discount. Come hang out, chat and have fun. Cost: No cover charge. …

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Opinion: One perspective on Pine Meadow …

Dear Editor, I have lived in Martinez for 21 years and have degrees in Environmental Engineering.  I have worked in the industrial sector my entire career. That said, when I became aware that three out of the four City Council members and the mayor passed a resolution Jan 21, 2015, …

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Opinion: Political system has ‘no conscience, no shame’

Over two-thirds (69 percent) of voters in both parties agree with the statement they “feel angry because our political system seems to only be working for the insiders with money and power, like those on Wall Street or in Washington, rather than working to help everyday people get ahead” (Nov. …

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This Week in History: Jan. 29 – Feb. 4

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune ‘Slippery’ nudist takes morning jog through downtown Martinez 1973: Forty-three years ago this week in Martinez, police were led on a wild chase through the downtown streets as a young man in his 20s was completely nude and “expressing” himself to the public. The one-man …

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Arrest Log: Jan. 21-25, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. Nathin Mikesell, 22, was arrested Jan. 21 for alleged possession of a controlled substance/paraphernalia. Edward …

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Police Blotter: Jan. 22-25, 2016

Bag with $16,000 left at Luigi’s Deli By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Friday, Jan. 22 At approximately 2:08 a.m. Friday morning, a traffic stop turned into a chase after the occupants of a red Buick fled the vehicle after being pulled over. Police believe the car may have been stolen. …

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