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Dog park to be ready in six weeks, City says

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Six weeks is the timetable for the opening of a long-sought after dog park in Martinez – albeit a temporary home – after the Martinez City Council’s recent unanimous approval to locate the facility near the John Muir Amphitheater. The temporary facility …

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Martinez Arrest Log: April 15-18, 2017

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. • Wendy Ward, 39, was arrested April 18 for alleged failure to appear on felony charge, receiving or concealing stolen property, …

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John Muir Land Trust – a Contra Costa gem

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune The John Muir Land Trust (JMLT) protects the environment and saves land in Contra Costa County. JMLT is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is protecting the places that make Contra Costa special. The Trust focuses most of it’s attention on the part …

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‘Mayor not to be trusted’

I was in the process of writing the following letter honoring our Mayor until Rob Schroder announced that he will seek reelection in 2018: Mayor Schroder should be complemented for his announcement last year that he will not run again for Mayor.  It is in line with the policy he …

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Part 2: Happy 100th birthday to Martinez City Hall!

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 2 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Architecture is the one art form the public cannot escape. Frank Lloyd Wright stated: “Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is …

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Park It: Earth Day celebrations

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Earth Day, an annual re-dedication to environmental preservation and protection, first celebrated in 1970, will be marked again this year by special events in several East Bay Regional Parks. At Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont, “reduce, reuse and recycle” will be the …

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Town Hall …

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson at a Town Hall in Martinez Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The Town Hall focused on Social Security. Each month, more than 130,000 men and women in the Fifth Congressional District receive nearly $170 million in benefits, helping them put food on the table and provide for …

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Citizens of the Year …

Snapshots from the Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony, held Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the Martinez Masonic Lodge. Honorees included Mike Beck, Man of the Year; Candice Gliatto, Woman of the Year; Jason Frost, Young Man of the Year; Shelby Bolton, Young Woman of the Year; Michele Roche, Educator …

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Bulldogs finish Stampede in style

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The ability to hit the snooze button when waking up in the morning and get some extra sleep — and not be late – is something to be treasured. So when they woke up on day two of the Livermore Stampede, and found out their …

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