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Nov. 11, 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. Good luck!(“MAN ABOUT TOWN” JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

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Arrest log: Oct. 31-Nov. 8, 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. • Dawn Adams, 37, was arrested Nov. 8, allegedly for being under the influence of controlled substance. • Challynn Garcia, 38, was …

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Meet Brute …

Martinez Police introduced their new K9 at the last meeting of the Martinez City Council, Nov. 2, 2016. “Brute” was purchased through various local fundraisers spearheaded by Martinez Grange youngsters, Seth Kozlowski and Lenore Delfino, who helped raise over $13,000. Officer Tom Brenig has been paired with Brute, now on …

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McLeod supports Supervisor Federal Glover

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was received past deadline for the edition prior to the General Election. Send letters to admin@martineztribune.com by 11 a.m. Wednesday in order to be published in the following Friday edition. *** Elections are difficult for engaged citizens. Truthiness dominates almost all political narrative, especially in …

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Veterans Day facts & local ceremonies

Local ceremonies In Martinez, Veterans Day ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. at Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. There will be a benediction, followed by a placing of a wreath and Posting of Colors by the Sea Cadets. Ceremonies will continue at 11 a.m., this time at Plaza Ignacio …

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Woman runs over husband, two others outside court before jumping to her death off Benicia-Martinez Bridge

A woman ran over her estranged husband and two of his friends as the trio left a family court Monday, then jumped to her death off a bridge in the Bay Area, police said. Several witnesses saw the woman speed up and hit the three people outside a Martinez courthouse. …

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Bulldog runners set up for final stretch in last league dual

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune The season’s second Diablo Athletic League dual meet was held at Newhall Park in Concord on Wednesday, Oct. 26. It was there that Alhambra battled ten other teams, including the longtime rival College Park Falcons. Junior Varsity and Frosh/Soph runners competed at the 2-mile distance, …

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Nov. 4, 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! And congratulations to our latest winners, Courtney Cline, Georgette Stewart and …

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Avila Farias responds to ‘attack’ regarding pay, vacation time

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a direct response from Dist. 5 Supervisorial candidate AnaMarie Avila Farias regarding the letter published above alleging Avila Farias misused taxpayer funds. “When the political machine is threatened, they strike out like a cornered snake. This filing with the District Attorney is an attempt at …

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