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Bulldogs honor first team on Senior Night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For senior night, the Alhambra Bulldogs were not only honoring their players in the final year of their high school careers, they honored the guys who started the program 10 years prior. That team didn’t win a single game, but they did pave the way …

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Part 4: Happy Birthday Martinez City Hall!

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 4 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Many thanks to retired Deputy City Clerk Mercy Cabral for setting me up with these records and lazerfiche. In 1950, the City of Martinez sold its 1912 City Hall that …

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Alhambra girls take down DAL foe Concord in road win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s a new world in the Diablo Athletic League for the Alhambra Bulldogs softball team. Gone are the days of 20-0 victories from the DFAL days. Now the Bulldogs see tough competition every week. And when it comes to the DAL, after the Bulldogs, the …

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Park It: May Day activities abound

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The month of May will be welcomed with maypole dancing, giant bubble blowing, crafts for the whole family and other diversions during a May Day Celebration Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 7, at Tilden Nature Area near …

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Eighteen hour stand-off ends in arrest of homicide suspect

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A near nineteen-hour stand-off between law enforcement and a suspected homicide suspect ended in the arrest of a Martinez man last week. Thursday afternoon, April 27, Walnut Creek Police Department received several reports that a female had been shot in the street in the 1900 block of …

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Julie Quinn named Martinez’ Teacher of the Year

MARTINEZ, Calif. – This past Tuesday, April 25, Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) Superintendent of Schools Karen Sakata visited Julie Quinn’s classroom at Las Juntas Elementary School. Quinn, a 34-year instructor, was recently named Martinez School District’s Teacher of the Year (TOY). For the past 17 years, Quinn …

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Rotary Report: County ‘committed to Martinez’

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Federal Glover represents Martinez on the Board of Supervisors. He’s currently the Chair of the Board. Glover explained to Martinez Rotary that the County budget is in good shape, but there is no shortage of issues. One big issue is that Washington, D.C., …

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Alhambra girls continue stellar season with win

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune The Concord Minutemen faced off against Alhambra High School on the Bulldogs home track this past Wednesday, April 19. From the start the Minutemen knew they were in trouble. Running completely alone, Marissa D’Atri blazed to the win in the girls 1600-meter race in a season …

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Bulldogs hit their way past Northgate in DAL opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There has yet to be a statistic that measures hard hit balls in high school sports, but if there was, both teams would have piled up the numbers. Alhambra’s 7-3 win over Northgate on April 20 saw the Bulldogs pound out 11 hits, five of …

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Tribune Athlete of the Week: Briana Perez

Tribune Athlete of the Week: BRIANA PEREZ Alhambra High School senior Briana Perez is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week. Perez is leading the way for the Bulldogs in her senior season, just as many expected her to do so after an offseason where the UCLA-committed short stop was …

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