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Arrest log: Feb. 3-13, 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. • Chen Victor, 22, was arrested Feb. 13 on DUI alcohol with BAC greater than .08, and inflicting corporal injury on …

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New elects …

New officers of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County were elected last month, including Martinez’s own AnaMarie Avila Farias. Pictured from left are: Outgoing Party Chair Jeff Koertzen, Secretary Diddo Clark, First Vice Chair Mike McGill, Chair Maria Alegria, Second Vice Chair Avila Farias, and Controller Greg Sanborn. For …

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Martinez students cook up healthy comfort food recipes during Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge

MARTINEZ, Calif. – While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students in Martinez Unified will use their creativity and culinary skills to make healthy comfort food recipes in the 2017 “Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge.” The national initiative, now in its seventh year, was created …

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Martinez Police Blotter: Feb. 8-12, 2016

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. 8 At 9:41 a.m., a Spikes Produce employee reported to be a perpetrator of embezzlement in …

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Lady Bulldogs score season high in YV win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team took care of business in a fairly easy win over Ygnacio Valley on Tuesday night by a score of 84-54. The Valentine’s Day win was Alhambra’s biggest scoring output of the season, and put them in position to have a happy …

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Park It: Fun in area parks

By NED MacKAY The Over-The-Hills Gang is an informal group of hikers 55 years and older who enjoy nature study, fitness and outdoor fun. Naturalist “Trail Gail” Broesder will lead the gang on a hike at Briones Regional Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Meet …

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Feb. 17, 2017: 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! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the location of Contra Costa …

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Record rainfall recorded

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Flood Control District (CCCFCD) announced Wednesday the 2016-2017 rain season has set a record. “At our office in Martinez, we recorded more total rain fall for this time in the season than ever before!” the CCCFCD reported. The wettest year previously recorded was …

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New Martinez Rotary inductees …

City Councilmember Lara DeLaney (second from left), and Martinez Unified School District Superintendent CJ Cammack (fourth from left), are the newest members of Martinez Rotary. DeLaney was educated at UC Santa Cruz and received an advanced degree in policy from the University of Chicago. She loves tennis and skiing. Cammack …

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Police search for missing man

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Police are searching for a missing 20-year-old after his car, cell phone and prescription glasses were found in Martinez Friday. Dominick Williams is described as 5 feet, five inches tall, 137 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His car was found near the Marina Vista Avenue …

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