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University students from Martinez make Dean’s Lists

MARTINEZ, Calif. – With a graduation rate of over 97 percent, it’s no surprise when Martinez’s blue and gold go on to successful college careers. The following students from Martinez have been named to the Dean’s List at their respective universities: • Jessica Entwistle at Eastern New Mexico University. Entwistle …

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Martinez developer fined $11 million

An area home developer has been ordered to pay one of the largest fines in the Northern California U.S. District Court’s history after pleading guilty to bank fraud. Albert Seeno III, developer of “The Townhomes” just off Muir Station Road in Martinez, was ordered Dec. 8 to pay $3 million …

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Refinery flare a ‘Level 2’ event

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A temporary power outage in part of the Martinez Shell Refinery Monday led to flaring, with possible health impacts to the community. The outage occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m., after which the flare was activated to combust excess gas at the plant. The flare was visible from …

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Season of giving …

Alhambra athletes recently delivered over 100 toys to the Martinez Police Department, for children in need this holiday season. The toys were collected by the Alhambra Sports Boosters and Midnighters Car Club at last month’s Toys for Tots car show. Pictured from left are: Bri Perez, Jeremy Abraham, Wyatt Hammer, …

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Dec. 23, 2016: 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 John Muir statue in …

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Berrellesa Bridge open to traffic

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Berrellesa Bridge was officially opened to traffic Tuesday after a ribbon cutting hosted by the City of Martinez. The 150 foot bridge links Berrellesa Street to a new Amtrak parking lot north of the Amtrak station. The additions mark the last phase of the Martinez Intermodal project …

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Parking fees waived during holiday season

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Put away your coin purses Martinez. Parking meter fees throughout downtown will once again be suspended during the holiday season. Beginning Monday, Dec. 19, meters will be re-programmed and visitors to the downtown may park for free through Jan. 2. The Martinez City Council made a motion …

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Martinez Police to host Community Police Academy

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Police Department is offering their second Community Police Academy. The 10-week academy is an informative program designed to increase understanding of the police department’s operations and to allow community members the opportunity to interact with MPD personnel. Topics covered will include SWAT, K9 Program, Dispatch, narcotics, traffic …

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Lady Dogs take first in Antioch Tournament

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team claimed a first place finish in the Antioch Tournament this past weekend, which also saw them push their winning streak to five games. Six after their win against Terra Linda on Wednesday night. The Bulldogs’ first win came on Dec. 8 …

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Resolute defense holds on in tie with Northgate

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Resolute defending and virtually no attacking was the formula to the Alhambra boys soccer teams’ 0-0 draw with Northgate on Tuesday night, but given the pedigree of the opponent, that’s still a win. The Broncos are coming off a North Coast Section appearance last year, …

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