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Lady Bulldogs take Miramonte 24-2

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They had two innings where they scored seven runs,” isn’t a phrase people say very often. That is unless you watch Alhambra softball. After coming home from Reno and playing competitive softball, the Bulldogs arrived in Orinda on Thursday, March 31, to open Diablo Foothill …

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Alhambra breaks out of hitting slump in win at Benicia

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Somewhere between the locker room, the dug out, or the bus, the Alhambra boys baseball team found their hitting shoes and broke out of a small home stand slump. The Bulldogs boys pounded out eight hits (only one more than their total in their three …

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Local voters to have exclusive early access

Contra Costa County only county in California able to cast votes a full week before June 7 Primary By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune In this year of unprecedented presidential politics, Contra Costa County voters will be the only ones in California to express their opinions a full week before the …

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Bulldog softball comes up short in tourney finale

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldog softball team played their way into the title game of the Reed High School Annual Softball Tournament, but were beaten in the championship game by the host team. Paul Buccellato and the girls left for Reno last week to play their first …

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Bulldogs walk off in DFAL opener win over Mats

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s tough to say that in a game that ended more than three hours after the first pitch was thrown, the most defining moment happened about an hour and 40 minutes earlier. But down 2-0, with a pair of runners in scoring position, a bunted …

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Four Bulldogs medal in Oakland

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune With the leadership of first-year distance coach Katherine Hern, a 2014 Boston Marathon participant, the Bulldogs competed at their first invitational this past Saturday, March 26 at Chabot College. Dublin, Berkeley, and Bishop O’Dowd, among other teams, were also present at the meet. …

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Historical Society continues digitization efforts

By TASHINA MANYAK Martinez Tribune The Contra Costa County Historical Society located in downtown Martinez hosted a Scan-a-Thon event on Saturday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Society recently obtained new, high-grade scanners that can digitize entire books. President of the Society Scott Saftler showcased the various …

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Martinez resident’s photography recognized

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune Martinez resident Gina Rubino, a budding photographer in her own right, was honored recently with being named the runner up, not once, but twice, in a photo competition organized by the Contra Costa Election Department. “This was very shocking when I found that I was …

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Arrest Log: March 15-22, 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. • Bernard Greene, 24, was arrested March 15 for alleged unauthorized entry of a dwelling or house. • Peter Cisne, 44, was …

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