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Lady Bulldogs win against Northgate

We may have a front-runner for the not yet existent Martinez Tribune Match of the Year. And for that, we thank the girls volleyball team for staying resilient and battling. The Lady Bulldog volleyball team was down 2-0 in their hotly-contested match against Northgate before they came all the way ...

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Davis on the Tonight Show!

Alhambra alum and Green Bay Packers receiver Trevor Davis was featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’s “NFL Superlatives” edition on Friday, Sept. 16, prior to the team’s game with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (YOUTUBE.COM/FALLONTONIGHT / Courtesy)

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Four Bulldogs claim medals at Hayward High Farmer Invite

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Alhambra High’s cross-country team made the trip to Hayward High School for the 14th annual Farmer Invitational this past Saturday, Sept.17. Like Martinez’s Hidden Valley Park on Center Avenue, Hayward’s course this year was slightly different because of construction work. The traditional three-mile course cut ...

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Nancy V. Peacock, 1946-2016

I lost my beloved Nancy Sept. 6. A resident of Martinez since 1980, she loved this town. She was an individual of wide-ranging talents, an acute intellect and a big heart, contributed much to her adopted home and received much love in return. Others might wish to enumerate all of ...

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Dogs compete at Mutt Strut

MARTINEZ, Calif. – About 70 people and 40 dogs participated in the Mutt Strut last Thursday at the Martinez Amphitheater. The strut offered local dog owners a chance to show off their beloved pets, with prizes going to Best Name, Best Tail, Best Costume, Looks Most Like Owner and Best ...

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Arrest log: Sept. 8-20, 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. • Randal Smith, 47, was arrested Sept. 20 on charges related to alleged use/under influence of controlled substance, possession of ...

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Plans for new county building move forward

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County has selected three firms to help explore the options for building a new administration building, a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and other capital facilities. The Board of Supervisors recently approved contracts with KMD Architects for the new administration building; RossDrulisCasenberry Architecture for the ...

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Pellegrini recognized …

Martinez’s own Dan Pellegrini (center) was presented with a Certificate of Commendation by State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson (at right), and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for his decades-long work on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, and the Contra Costa Water District. County Supervisor Federal D. Glover ...

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Man, woman shot in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. – A man and a woman were shot inside their Concord residence on Wednesday. Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots heard in the 2900 block of Bella Drive and found a still-conscious male and female victim who said one or two suspects wearing all black clothing ...

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