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Rotary Report – Meals on Wheels lesson one: don’t fall!

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Meals on Wheels delivers healthy meals to seniors throughout Contra Costa County. The program has over 1,000 volunteers. Nancy Raniere is a Program Specialist and Susannah Meyer is a Volunteer Specialist with Contra Costa County’s “Meals on Wheels and Senior Outreach Services.” They …

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Police blotter: Nov. 9-15, 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, Nov. 9 About an hour into the day, a goat was heard on the Pine Meadow Golf …

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Park It: Newts on the march

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune With the arrival of the first winter rains, South Park Drive at Tilden Regional Park in Berkeley has been closed to accommodate the annual March of the Newts. And there’s no shortage of them in Martinez either. Newts are a variety of salamander. …

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Prodigalz Car Club Ministry …

First Light Christian Center teamed up with the Martinez Marina on Saturday, Oct. 29, to host the first annual Prodigalz Car Club Ministry Toy Drive Car Show. The event featured a food truck, live band and music, and helped garner toys to be given out at Christmastime to families in …

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Alhambra football suffers loss in last game of season

The lights shut off at Miramonte’s football field late on Friday night, and six players lingered. Completely silent, their actions said so much; they knew their football careers were over. Those six players represent what the Alhambra football program was and will be in the future, much more than the …

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Unofficial election results in

Mark Ross, Noralea Gipner lead in Martinez City Council race By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The nation wasn’t alone Tuesday night as unexpected results from the 2016 General Election also poured into Contra Costa County. Of special local interest were results from the Martinez City Council, Dist. …

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Nov. 11, 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. Good luck!(“MAN ABOUT TOWN” JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

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Meet Brute …

Martinez Police introduced their new K9 at the last meeting of the Martinez City Council, Nov. 2, 2016. “Brute” was purchased through various local fundraisers spearheaded by Martinez Grange youngsters, Seth Kozlowski and Lenore Delfino, who helped raise over $13,000. Officer Tom Brenig has been paired with Brute, now on …

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Veterans Day facts & local ceremonies

Local ceremonies In Martinez, Veterans Day ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. at Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. There will be a benediction, followed by a placing of a wreath and Posting of Colors by the Sea Cadets. Ceremonies will continue at 11 a.m., this time at Plaza Ignacio …

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