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Don’t rain on my parade!

These Red Sox didn’t let wet socks stand in their way of walking down Main Street Saturday, March 5, 2016, for the Martinez Youth Baseball and Softball Parade. While all weekend games were canceled due to inclement weather, the parade was not. Hundreds of local youngsters came out to wave …

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Arrest Log: March 2-8, 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. • Edward Garofalo, 28, was arrested March 2 on possession of controlled substance charges and possible misdemeanor warrants. • Bobby …

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Police Blotter: March 2-8, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 2 At 1 p.m., three men were allegedly throwing apples onto Highway 4 from the Glacier Drive overpass. At 2 p.m., it was reported there was a fist fight near the pool at Alhambra High School. A resident of Plumas Court purportedly received …

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Martinez Kiwanis donates See’s Candy monies to area library programs

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Countless Martinez and area residents and their friends and families enjoyed See’s Candy during the holiday season, purchased at the two See’s Candy locations operated by Martinez Kiwanis. The proceeds from their purchases provided a gift for the dedicated library staff and students of the Martinez Unified …

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Alhambra boys volleyball wins big

Alhambra boys volleyball is in the second year of a rebuilding plan that has gone just about perfectly. Last year they went from the bottom of the league to a playoff team and fourth place in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League. They won a playoff game, but ran into Campolindo …

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Six Bulldog wrestlers represent Alhambra at NCS tournament

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Six Alhambra wrestlers qualified for the chance to represent their school in the North Coast Section Wrestling tournament at James Logan High School starting on Friday, Feb. 26, and going through the weekend. The best of the best from the entire section converged in Union …

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Local preschooler battling terminal brain cancer

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Martinez family is seeking the public’s help in funding treatment for their daughter, recently diagnosed with a rare form of terminal brain cancer. Four-year-old Melody Sullivan-Massuk of Martinez started complaining about leg pains this fall, followed by blurry vision. The family …

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Pine Meadow land issue fueled by doublespeak

By TASHINA MANYAK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Although the Pine Meadow Golf Course in Martinez has been officially closed since April 12, 2015, the battle over what to do with the land has taken on a life of its own. It seemed like a done deal when property owner …

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Super Bowl Host Committee helps deliver Las Juntas field trip

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The Lindsay Wildlife Experience, formerly known as the Lindsay Wildlife Museum, hosted three classes of first graders and one class of special needs students from Las Juntas Elementary last week, free of charge for a special field trip that was made possible in part by …

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