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Work of award-winning artist Mimi Wirth to be featured at Main Street Arts

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Main Street Arts Gallery needs a “No Touching Allowed” sign to go with award winning artist Mimi Wirth’s upcoming exhibit. The artist has mastered the “Old Masters,” makes her own paint and depicts textures so realistically, they almost become a tactile experience. “Realism to Abstraction” opens …

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Athlete of the Week: Jordyn Eglite

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: JORDYN EGLITE Alhambra High School senior Jordyn Eglite is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Eglite has been one of the Bulldogs’ top performers all season, and as a senior leader has been important to the program’s …

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Gifford handcuffs Hornets in 2-0 win

  By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra rode the arm of junior pitcher Cole Gifford for their second win of the season on Tuesday afternoon in a 3-0 win over Novato. The Feb. 28 win was also Gifford’s second win of his second varsity campaign, but the junior looked seasoned …

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Town Hall draws record crowd

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Congressman Mark DeSaulnier gave a congressional update to a crowd of over 600 people at Diablo Valley College on Feb. 23. In what was his last Town Hall of the recess, DeSaulnier delivered a thorough presentation regarding the work he is doing in Washington D.C. …

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Rotary Report: ‘Your car is a fishing pole’

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. A fishing pole with bait will sometimes catch …

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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-26, 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. • Patrick Prater, 49, was arrested Feb. 26 for warrants or holds only. • Andrew Lopez, 29, was arrested Feb. 26 for …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 22-28, 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, Feb. 22 A knife was found in the backpack of a student at Martinez Junior High School …

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Bulldog alum & Green Bay Packers WR Trevor Davis talks rookie year

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Before moving to Green Bay, Trevor Davis had never seen snow fall in his life. For a kid from Martinez, who went to college at Hawaii before transferring and graduating from UC Berkeley, Davis’ first season in the National Football League brought with it many …

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Lady Dogs stun Las Lomas in penalty shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took over 100 minutes of soccer for their to be a winner in the quarter-final clash between the Knights and the Bulldogs on Saturday night. In those 100 minutes both teams surely will have felt that they could have won the match. But the …

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