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Martinez displayed in new book

Think Northern California’s I-5 is a boring drive? Think again. Travel writing verges on pointillism in Kristin Henderson’s latest e-book: “Black Butte Buckhorn: The Sacramento Valley and Other Places of Grace” – currently ranking No. 3 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases in California Travel Guides.” The journey inward and outward ...

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Lady Dogs romp De Anza in shutout victory

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A mass substitution of 11 players doesn’t usually happen unless something has gone terribly wrong. Or in the case of Alhambra, terribly right. For the second year in a row the Alhambra girls soccer team has put up a nine-goal outburst against De Anza. This ...

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Arrest log: Nov. 18-27, 2016

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. • Robert Pacheco, 30, was arrested Nov. 27 for alleged possession of controlled substance. • Noelle Rusca, 51, was arrested Nov. 27 ...

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Park It: Regional Park District to host holiday programs

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune A couple of always-popular special programs mark the holiday season in the East Bay Regional Parks. One is Christmas at the Carousel, at the historic merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park near Berkeley. Built in 1911 by the Herschell-Spillman Company, and located at Tilden ...

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Dec. 2, 2016: 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 guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the many hats for sale ...

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Las Posadas set for Saturday

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Join the National Park Service and the Spanish Choir of St. Catherine of Siena Church this Saturday for a bilingual program of music, history, and holiday traditions. The event will take place at the Martinez Adobe on the grounds of John Muir National Historic Site. Las Posadas ...

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‘Trump in a nutshell’

By LOUIS THOMSON This election has been a roller-coaster filled with emotion and angst. For the first time in history, an individual is going to be in office with no previous political history or military service. For all of our history, when citizens voted for politicians they semi-knew who they ...

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Sutter, Siden retiring

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is inviting the public to a reception Dec. 1, to honor John Sutter and Doug Siden, both retiring after a combined 44 years of service on the EBRPD District Board. The public reception will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the ...

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