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The Architecture Around Us – Part 3: Architects Stone & Wright

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 3 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Sssshhhhhh!!! We are in the hallowed stacks of San Francisco Public Library’s 6th floor History Room. Here we find lots about our City Hall/Grammar School building’s architects: Stone & Wright. …

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Energy costs down at Martinez Unified

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) taxpayers may be happy to learn that the district’s investment in solar installations has lowered operating costs as expected. It is satisfying to see a new school building built with bond funds, but lower school PG&E bills are not that noticeable. Sage …

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Local Relay for Life now forming teams

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Relay for Life of Martinez is gearing up again and looking for teams to help join the fight against cancer. The Relay will take place July 22-23, from 9 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Martinez Junior High School, 1600 Court St., Martinez. It is a fundraising walk …

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Martinez Arrest Log: April 20-23, 2017

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. • Russell Lang, 51, was arrested April 20 for alleged evasion and wanton disregard for safety. • Cameron Cuenco, 21, was arrested …

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Martinez Police Blotter: April 19-25, 2017

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, April 19 A suspicious person was spotted on Carquinez Scenic Drive wearing a long black and blue …

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April 28, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this car displayed in Martinez? 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 is Charles Martin. Congratulations Mr. Martin! …

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Park It: Wild Flowers in Bloom

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The spring wildflower pageant continues in the East Bay Regional Park District, with several naturalist-led walks scheduled to view this year’s exceptional displays. Two wildflower walks are on the agenda at Morgan Territory Regional Preserve east of Mt. Diablo. The first is a …

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April 21, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this car displayed in Martinez? 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 winners, who were the first to correctly …

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Incredible survivor celebrates 100th birthday at local VA

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After months of heavy fighting and capture by the Japanese army, Ramon Regalado escaped the 1942 Bataan Death March, survived malaria, fought to the end of World War II, and lived to celebrate his 100th birthday at the Martinez Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic last week. “It’s incredible …

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