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Woman struck by Amtrak train in downtown Martinez

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A woman was struck by a train while walking her dog in downtown Martinez Tuesday morning. According to Martinez Police, officers responded to the railroad tracks in the 400 block of Ferry Street around 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, for a report of a person struck by …

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Dogs baseball breaks losing skid

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a pair of consecutive losses, the Bulldogs turned to their most consistent performer of the season to get them out of the hole. The Alhambra boys baseball team’s 2-0 win over St. Mary’s-Albany came behind yet another six shutout innings. In 28 2/3 innings …

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Park It: Scottish Fair at Ardenwood

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The pipes are calling and the clans will gather at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont on Saturday, April 1, for the annual Tartan Day Scottish Fair. Sponsored by the East Bay Regional Park District and the East Bay Scottish Association, the always-colorful event …

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Martinez Arrest Log: March 21-26, 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. • Gina Demercurio, 33, was arrested March 26 on charges of possession of narcotic controlled substance. • Eddie Martinez, 40, was arrested …

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March 31: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this photo taken? 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! Please note: due to the large volume of guesses, the Tribune …

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Tribune Athlete of the Week: Trent Greene

Athlete of the Week: TRENT GREENE Alhambra High School junior Trent Greene is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Greene has been one of the Bulldogs’ most consistent hitters in his second season on the varsity team. In last week’s three-game …

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Lady Dogs stunned in 9-3 home opener loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The last time the Lady Bulldog softball team was beaten at Alhambra was May 29, 2013. Let that sink in. Prior to the Bulldogs’ season opening defeat to Heritage-Brentwood on Tuesday afternoon, the Bulldogs last loss on home turf came before any of the current …

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Trouble on the Waterfront …

Around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (March 18), the driver of this Nissan Altima drove into wetlands at the Martinez Marina. According to an onlooker, the driver, a young female, refused to unlock the car or shut off the engine. Police broke through the passenger-side rear window, retrieved the driver and …

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National Park Service seeking members for Youth Corps

MARTINEZ, Calif. – John Muir National Historic Site is seeking members for the 2017 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) summer program. YCC provides an outdoor work experience that is safe, educational, and meaningful to young adults of all backgrounds. The purpose of the program is to help local youth, ages 15-18, gain …

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