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State of Emergency …

Driftwood washed ashore at the Martinez Marina. Continued winds and heavy rain that began the first week in January caused flooding in the downtown and other parts of Martinez. The City Council declared a state of emergency at the request of City Manager Brad Kilger and Police Chief Manjit Sappal …

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Athlete of the Week: Jack Fuller

Alhambra High School senior Jack Fuller (6) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Fuller’s last three-game run was unlike anything Alhambra soccer has seen in quite some time. Coincidentally, it also happened to launch one of the more successful runs …

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Valentine’s Day gifts from Farmers Market

With Valentine’s Day approaching, what better way to show your loved ones you care than by making them a delicious culinary masterpiece that you’ve prepared with fresh locally-grown produce from the farmers market. Fresh lettuce and greens, plump strawberries and juicy oranges, and local cheeses are all here. Alhambra Valley …

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Concord boys use height to beat Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys are reeling. They’ve lost four in a row, they’ve yet to get their first Diablo Athletic League win, and they’ve hit the point of the season where winning out is the only way the playoffs are a reality. Their 62-46 loss to …

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Martinez Arrest Log: Jan. 16-23, 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. • Betty Demuro, 44, was arrested Jan. 23 for alleged possession of controlled substance and battery on spouse, cohabitant or former …

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Martinez Police Blotter: Jan. 18-22, 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, Jan. 18 At 2:47 p.m., a vehicle’s front license plate was reportedly touching the vehicle in front …

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Alhambra boys drop fifth straight

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took three minutes and 45 seconds for Clayton Valley Charter to effectively seal the fate of the reeling Bulldogs on Tuesday night. Prior to that stretch, every thing looked peachy for Alhambra. But a 16-0 Ugly Eagle run was the key turning point …

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Athlete of the Week: Karissa Wiebalk

Alhambra High School senior Karissa Wiebalk (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Wiebalk has made a triumphant return to the Bulldog lineup after an ACL tear and broken meniscus halfway through the last basketball season. She scored 21 points …

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Lady Dogs win 16th straight

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The day before the Lady Bulldog basketball takes on their next opponent, they will hit 50 calendar days since the last time they lost a basketball contest. To this day it’s still the only one they’ve lost all season. But on the 44th day of …

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Alhambra can’t get results in 3-3 thriller

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Division II runner ups from last year showed up at Alhambra probably not expecting to be served up much of a challenge. However, the last time these two teams met, the Cougars only scored a single goal in a win. This time the Bulldogs …

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