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Alhambra Volleyball starts season with statement

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Willie Marchesano’s Alhambra girls volleyball had something to prove on Tuesday night, and a statement to make for the rest of the teams in the newly formed Diablo Athletic League’s Foothill Conference. That statement was simple: this is our league. The Lady Bulldogs made a …

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Port Costa Car Show …

The Port Costa Car Show & BBQ was held Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at the Port Costa School. The event was hosted by Hilary Sheridan and Sarah Louise, and featured classic cars from many decades. There was also a raffle and food provided by Port Costa chef, Ridge Greene. (PHOTOS …

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Kiwanis Rummage Sale …

Bambi Barker (at left) and Migs Carter sort and prepare items for the Kiwanis Rummage Sale to be held 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at the Kiwanis Club center, 750 Allen St. (corner of Allen and Ferry). This year’s donated items include treasures from Aisley’s …

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Recycling water …

John and Marjorie Grubka fill up on free recycled water to use on their beautifully manicured lawn. Free recycled water is available for use to hand-water lawns, gardens and landscaping. Free water hydrant truck filling is also available for construction use from the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District. For more …

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Council approves parking lot fix-up

MARTINEZ, Calif. – During a special meeting of the Martinez City Council Tuesday night, a resolution was adopted to accept bids for a parking lot renovation. The lot is located off Ferry Street between Marina Vista Avenue and Escobar Street. The lot, including many of the curbs along the interior …

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Homecoming Parade applications available

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The 2016 Homecoming Parade is slated for Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, and will depart from Alhambra High School at 3 p.m. Participants may also “fold” into the parade in front of City Hall. The parade will head down Alhambra Avenue, turn right onto Main Street and end …

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Individual sought to serve on Resource Conservation District board

The Contra Costa Resource Conservation District is looking for an individual interested in serving on its Board of Directors. Contra Costa County land owners with a strong interest in soil and water conservation are encouraged to apply. The District is recruiting to fill three vacancies for four-year terms beginning Dec. …

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Ted Radke, former East Bay Parks director, dies

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ted Radke, who served on our Board of Directors for 36 years and was a key part of the East Bay Regional Park District’s expansion and growth during that time. Director Radke, a longtime Martinez resident, died Sunday at …

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Arrest log: Aug. 24-29, 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. • Tyler Lewis, 31, was arrested Aug. 29 for alleged possession of burglar’s tools, receiving stolen property, taking a vehicle …

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Police blotter: Aug. 24-30, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Aug. 24 At 5:44 a.m., a man and woman were reportedly yelling and screaming at each other …

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