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A’s wrap up strong home stand on winning note behind Davis blast

BY STEVEN LUKE After opening the home stand with his best outing of the season Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden closed it out against the Boston Red Sox with another solid effort in a pitching duel with David Price. It was a 1-1 matchup between Mengden and the A’s …

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A’s Manaea dominates Red Sox in No-Hitter at Coliseum

BY ANTHONY SOSA In front of a crowd of 25,746, Oakland Athletics’ starting pitcher Sean Manaea pulled off one of the most impressive feats in baseball by throwing a no-hitter and striking out 10 against the team with the best record in the game, dominating the Boston Red Sox in …

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Warriors open title defense with dominating win against Spurs

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Bruised, battered and struggling at the end of the regular season, the Golden State Warriors opened defense of their NBA Championship with a workman like 113-92 wire to wire victory in the first game of their opening round Western Conference playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs …

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Giants offense wastes Suarez’s solid debut against D-Backs

BY ANTHONY SOSA With the San Francisco Giants losing Johnny Cueto to the DL due to an ankle injury, manager Bruce Bochy called on rookie left-hander Andrew Suarez to make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Suarez responded by providing his skipper 5.1 solid innings, allowing …

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Giants Lose Pitching Duel to Kershaw and Dodgers in 10 Innings

BY ANTHONY SOSA After an exhilarating 5 hour and 16 minute, 14-inning affair last night, the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers followed it up with another extra inning game Sunday at AT&T Park. This time the late-inning heroics came for Los Angeles instead as pinch hitter Kyle Farmer …

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A’s split series with Texas, head out on first road trip

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics dropped the finale of their season opening home stand Thursday 6-3 to the Texas Rangers and sit at 3-5 on the season in spite of a gutsy performance by Daniel Mengden. It all fell off the rails early for the A’s and Mengden. He …

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Sand & Sandbag Pick-Up Locations Announced

The City of Martinez has designated the following four locations for the stockpiling of sand, and two locations with sand bags only for use by residents during heavy rains and or flooding: Nancy Boyd Park – Located on Pleasant Hill Rd E & Church St F Street- Located at the …

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Obituary: Doris Greene (1924-2018)

  Doris Greene passed away with her family by her side at John Muir Medical Center in Concord. Doris was born at home in Alameda but grew up in Port Chicago, California. She was one of two children from Jack and Mary “Bam” Pacini. Her younger brother Bob passed away …

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Free Compost Giveaway & Styrofoam Collection for Residents

The City and Republic Services are excited to let residents share in the success of the Organics Recycling collection program by providing another free “Compost Giveaway” to be held on Saturday, March 24th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Martinez Yacht Club at 111 Tarantino Drive. Just bring …

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