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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-23, 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. • Brian Alderman, 23, was arrested Feb. 16 for allegedly driving with drugs in system. • Sara Baker, 47, was …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 17-23, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 17 At 10 a.m., a 35-year-old man kept ringing the doorbell over and over at the Berrellesa Palms Apartments on Berrellesa Street. The man said he wouldn’t leave until the police came. An hour and a half later, at the Taco Bell on …

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Alhambra alum named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Alhambra alumnus and former MVP softball player Kylee Perez was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, after a big weekend performance for the UCLA Bruins. Perez, who was a three-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP during her time at Alhambra, has started off her sophomore …

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ArtBeat: Howard Finster

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune The “Howard Finster: American Folk Artist” exhibit will be held this Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the ArtBeat Art Walk. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and is hosted by Artcelerator, a new collective of artists and art activists who are promoting art …

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Abono signs on for San Jose State, gets No. 76 jersey

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a stellar 2015 season, one Alhambra lineman will be continuing on in his football career, as senior Dante Abono signs on to play with the San Jose State Spartans. The 6-foot-6 defensive tackle signed on with the Spartans despite interest from UC Davis, Hawaii, …

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Longing for summer

By RAY ROBBINS Special to the Tribune When I was growing up in Martinez in the late 1940s, there wasn’t much air conditioning around, so in the dog days of summer we were always looking around for places to stay cool. We would make excuses to visit the Union Ice …

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Spring in the air …

This red-shouldered hawk was recently captured on camera north of the soccer field at Hidden Lakes Park by Martinez photographer Warren Rose. Rose added: “While the calendar shows that it’s still winter in this part of California, spring has arrived. Baseball leagues are being formed and, shortly, we will hear …

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Gaucho injury time winner stuns Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It was surprising, it was unfair, it was heart wrenching, and it happened in a matter of seconds. It was soccer. It was one team wanting it more than the other and taking their chances, which were few and far between, and converting them. El …

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Arrest Log: Feb. 10-16, 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. • Juan LaFontainealvarez, 47, was arrested Feb. 16 on larceny charges. • Alana Goddard, 22, was arrested Feb. 15 for …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 10-16, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 10 At 6:35 a.m. a spoon with heroin in it was found in the bathroom of the downtown Starbucks alongside the cap to a hypodermic needle. I guess everyone has their own reasons to be addicted to Starbucks. An hour and a half …

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