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Bulldog football flattens Las Lomas

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alan Hern had a checklist of things he wanted his team to get done at Friday night’s game, and the Bulldogs delivered – and then some. First, he wanted to win. That was taken care of by the first unit in the first half. In …

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Hospice Tree of Lights to be lit in ceremony Saturday

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The broad canopy of limbs of a tall oak that stands in the median of Morello Avenue north of Arnold Drive will sparkle in tiny lights Saturday night, the first of a series of Tree of Lights celebrations. This is the …

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Alhambra knocked out by golden goal against Dragons

Martinez Tribune Sprint control isn’t an attractive aspect of water polo, but it’s a fundamental, and there’s a reason coaches always preach fundamentals. Because they can burn you. Ryan Fowlar was six-for-six on sprints going into the golden goal over time on Wednesday against Bishop O’Dowd, but one member of …

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Japanese student experiencing local culture at DVC

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Konomi Murata intends to become a researcher, hoping one day to work in a laboratory to grow skin, possibly to repair eyes or grow organs to save or improve lives. But getting into college, such as the prestigious Kyoto Prefectural University …

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Lady Bulldog volleyball wins fourth game in a row

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune We’re running out of superlatives to describe this volleyball season. Alhambra’s latest victory, a commanding 3-1 effort over the Dougherty Valley Wildcats, was their fourth in a row in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League. Last season they were only able to win one DFAL match. …

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Martinez woman struggles to find housing resources

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 60-year-old Martinez resident may lose her home Saturday because her landlord is ending his Section 8 housing contracts. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants through public housing and …

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Tria wins another medal at Mt. San Antonio Invitational

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune Nine Bulldog cross country runners made the trip down to Southern California’s Mt. San Antonio College this past weekend. They spent the night at a hotel on Thursday to prepare for the 68th annual Mt. SAC Invitational on Friday, Oct. 23. With 25,000 …

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Alhambra bests Dougherty Valley 35-7

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For nine weeks, the Oct. 30 bye week seemed like a cruel joke, the league’s sick punch line to a long, brutal season. But now that it’s here, and the Bulldogs have reached it in such commanding fashion with a 35-7 win over Dougherty Valley on …

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