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Renowned poets to read at Alhambra High’s Ecopoetry event

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Join the National Park Service (NPS) and Alhambra High School students for the 2017 Ecopoetry Event.  This is the 3rd annual event, staged in the historic Victorian home where the celebrated naturalist, John Muir, lived and wrote his books. The event will be held on Friday May …

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Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE

Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE Alhambra High School senior Marc Moore is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week. Moore, a two-year varsity player, has been one of the team’s best goal-scorers over the last two years. In his first varsity campaign, he scored 27 goals, and with one …

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Martinez Police Blotter: April 26 – May 2, 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 26 At 2:24 a.m., a man was walking up and down Polson Circle with a bike …

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John Muir National Historic Site to participate in ‘Helping Birds Along the Way’

MARTINEZ, Calif. – “Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme for this year’s International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of nearly 350 bird species.  John Muir National Historic Site will be celebrating IMBD with fun, family-friendly activities such as a Beginning …

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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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