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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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Bulldog grapplers battle Knights in final league dual

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When you have a returning first team all-league sophomore on your opponents depth chart, you know you’re in for a rough one. John Welch’s Las Lomas is no joke. They came into Alhambra’s gym on Wednesday night and dominated on their way to a 73-3 …

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State of City Address delivered

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Mayor Rob Schroder delivered the annual State of the City Address Tuesday morning, to a crowd of approximately 135 people. The event, held in the auditorium of Creekside Church, 444 Fig Tree Lane, was hosted by the Martinez Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by Connolly & Taylor …

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Bottled up memories discovered

By RAY ROBBINS Special to the Tribune When I was attending Alhambra High School in the 1950s, we had curriculum and activities offered to us that would be the envy of every school district in the state of California. We didn’t have vice principals or counselors, our teachers and coaches …

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Subcomittee considers medical marijuana ordinances

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Marijuana cultivation faces another city choice of banishment or regulation. Martinez will also need to choose whether or not to ban or regulate medical cannabis delivery services. From a legal standpoint, if the city were to ban cultivation, the state law that …

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Bulldog boys rescue point in draw with Alameda

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Jack Fuller’s second half brace rescued a point for the Bulldog varsity soccer team when it looked like they were set for another defeat on Monday night against Alameda. The junior wide man was keen to find the ball in the clash against the Hornets. …

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