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Martinez City Council candidate forum to be broadcast on TV

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez City Council Candidate’s Forum recently hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at City Hall will be broadcast on the City Channel in the coming weeks. It will be available for view on channel 28 for Comcast subscribers, and channel 29 for Astound customers. The first …

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Police blotter: Sept. 21-27, 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, Sept. 21 An Orleans Drive resident reported that someone had broken into their laundry room overnight and …

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Arrest log: Sept. 18-26, 2016

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. • Montrell Harris, 33, was arrested Sept. 26, for allegedly driving with license suspended. • Courtney Hall, 20, was arrested Sept. 24, …

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Soroptimist awards grant for Get Real Academy

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Soroptimist International of the Americas has recognized the efforts of local Soroptimist clubs and provided a $2,500 grant for a local event. “Soroptimist Club Grants for Women and Girls” is the title given to the grant program administered by Soroptimist International of the Americas Foundation, headquartered in …

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Barrelista recognized …

Congratulations to Martinez-based Barrelista Coffee House & Cafe on being recognized by the Contra Costa Sanitary District during the 2016 Pollution Prevention Awards. The awards were held Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Hilton Concord. Barrelista, 736 Main St., Martinez, was recognized “for using compostable food trays, cutlery and cups; and …

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Lady Dogs roll Warriors in league opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If Tuesday’s league opener is an indicator of what the season holds for the Lady Bulldog volleyball team, we wont be seeing another long layoff between playoff appearances. Alhambra’s Sept. 27 2-0 straight-set win in the Diablo Athletic League opener couldn’t have gone any smoother. …

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Falcon boys outlast Dogs in shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs and Falcons went at each other on Wednesday afternoon, racking up the goals in a shootout. The Falcons were victorious by a score of 20-15 to even up the rivalry over the last four years. After a quick goal off that bat from …

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Historic Home Tour to return Oct. 8

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez’s Historic Home Tour is returning this fall for the 10th consecutive time. The Home Tour will feature seven private homes open to the public – most for the first and only time.  The tour is organized each year by the Martinez Historical Society to focus attention …

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Police blotter: Sept. 14-20, 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, Sept. 14 I popped my tire this morning while driving and looking at the helicopter that floated …

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Plans for new county building move forward

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County has selected three firms to help explore the options for building a new administration building, a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and other capital facilities. The Board of Supervisors recently approved contracts with KMD Architects for the new administration building; RossDrulisCasenberry Architecture for the …

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