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Rotary Report: Vietnam memories …

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune About a third of Martinez Rotarians are vets. They’ve served in all services, and in many periods. Rotary speaker Steven Burchik asked for a show of hands as he started his talk at a recent meeting of the local Rotary club. Burchik served …

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History Center leads student tour

By THERESA BERGER MARTINEZ, Calif. – Students from Deer Valley High School in Antioch received a crash course in archiving and local history last Thursday as they toured the Contra Costa County History Center and Alhambra Cemetery for a school project on researching and writing inspired by Edgar Lee Masters’ …

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Police Blotter: March 16-22, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 16 At 1:39 p.m., well into lunchtime, a man fell down and was bleeding from the forehead in the McDonald’s restaurant on Morello Avenue. He walked out and probably went to the Carl’s Jr. across the street. Just after 6 p.m., a woman …

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Frosh / Soph Dogs lead with multiple first place finishes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune With all due to respect for Alhambra’s upperclassmen athletes, the Frosh/Soph athletes put on a show in the first Diablo Foothill Athletic League dual, and showed why the future is truly bright at Alhambra. The girls in particular had a banner day against Miramonte and …

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Who’s on Stage: March 18-24, 2016

Friday, March 18 Happy Hour & a Half featuring Paul Cotruvo & Friends When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, March 18 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Live Music with The Lost Weekend. Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com The Bell Brothers When: …

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Bulldogs lack fire in loss to Albany

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The first two word’s out of Daryl King’s mouth after the game on Monday afternoon were predictable, nut had the same effect nonetheless. “No excuses,” the second-year head coach said after Alhambra’s varsity baseball teams 5-4 loss to the Albany Cougars on March 14. “Whether …

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Jeff Campbell, Andrew St. James play Armando’s

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune On March 10, I was able to watch musicians Andrew St. James and Jeff Campbell at the Minor Chords Production’s show located at Armando’s in downtown Martinez. I sat down with 20-year-old San Francisco native Andrew St. James, right before his soundcheck. He talked to …

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Man, wife killed in traffic accident; three children, two elders left orphaned

Community raises $42,000 to aid family By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune The Martinez community has pulled together over $40,000 to help five children whose parents were killed in a traffic accident Sunday. Roberto and Maria Bolanos, along with three of their young children and an adult cousin, were traveling westbound …

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Arrest Log: March 9-15, 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. • Bobby Paulsen, 48, was arrested March 9 for alleged possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. • …

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Police Blotter: March 9-15, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 9 At 3:26 a.m., a man was lying down with his pants down, unresponsive, on the ground next to the Fresh Start Restaurant. Probably just wanted to be first in line for some delicious breakfast. At 8 a.m., a man in his 20s …

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