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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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Arrest log: Feb. 24 – March 1, 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. • Travis Lanctoe, 39, was arrested Feb. 24 on possession of controlled substance, possession of controlled substance paraphernalia, resisting/obstructing/delaying a …

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Police blotter: Feb. 24 – March 1, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 24 A fight involving a seventh grader and a knife was reported to have taken place after classes at Martinez Junior High School. The school took steps to stop the fight. At an unknown time, a car was ransacked during the night on …

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Bulldogs get first DFAL win in final game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As students stormed the court in jubilation after a first league win of 2016, the scene that presented itself was emblematic of everything the program could become in the following years. The 55-50 win over Acalanes on Friday, Feb. 19, was a sigh of relief …

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Martinez property at pre-recession levels

By D.B. WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune When Contra Costa County tax bills went out Nov. 1, Martinez property owners learned something the county’s assessor, Gus Kramer, already knew. Property values in this city are back at their pre-recession level. Some parts of Contra Costa County experienced rough times during the recession, …

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Martinez swan extermination rumor false

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – For the last couple of years, Martinez Marina has been home to two majestic swans. Sometimes they can be viewed out near the end of the pier being photographed and admired by onlookers. Other times they’ve been known to slip up on …

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Martinez Artist of the Week: B Jaxon

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune What makes your art unique? I work with multi-media. Primarily, projects I have been working on for the last few years are pencil graphic and charcoal portraits. My organization Muzick Communication Arts Media Organization, (http://www.themcamo.org) is to create a positive change through the arts. “A …

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Days gone by …

By RAY ROBBINS Special to the Tribune I miss tagging along with my older brother and his friends, riding the ferry boat to Benicia and back. You could ride all day for 10 cents, if you knew where to hide. I miss being shooed away from Pasco’s Bar on the …

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