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Alhambra football bests Armijo

After last week’s fiasco at Rancho Cotate, Coach Alan Hern had what he called “a page and a half of corrections” he felt the varsity Bulldog football team needed to make, and that was just offensively. After Friday night’s 57-10 battering of the Armijo-Fairfield Indians on the road, he said …

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Pausing to remember 9/11

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Martinez officials, residents and visitors paused Friday morning to remember the nearly 3,000 people who died 14 years ago when hijackers commandeered four planes and launched the first major foreign terrorist attack upon United States soil since Pearl Harbor. In a brief but poignant …

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Councilmember recalls search for 9/11 memorial

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Those who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks 14 years ago will be remembered at 8 a.m. today in a flag-raising ceremony at Martinez’s own 9/11 Memorial that contains steel girders from the World Trade Center. Mayor Rob Schroder and Martinez Police Chief …

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Lady Dogs stay perfect, beat Concord in straight sets

The Alhambra varsity volleyball team will have a nice solid week to fondly look back and reflect on their first eight games of the season after their most recent win. A three-games-to-nothing victory over the Concord Minutemen on Thursday night sees the Bulldogs improve to a perfect 8-0 in their …

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Bulldog varsity volleyball gets to perfect 7-0

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For most of the offseason, Coach Willie Marchesano has been trying to track down the answer to a simple question: when was the last time a girl’s volleyball team from Alhambra made it to the playoffs. The seemingly simple question has yet to be answered. …

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Martinez police remember fallen sergeant

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Police Department remembered the life of Sgt. Paul Starzyk Sunday morning with the raising of the American and California flags, a ceremony it has observed annually since Starzyk lost his life in the line of duty. This year, however, …

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Alhambra sputters against Rancho

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the clock wound down and the celebration drew quiet after the Alhambra Bulldogs’ win over the College Park Falcons last Friday night, Coach Alan Hern spoke only of Rancho Cotate. He was adamant that his players would need to play a clean game against …

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Beaver deaths still a mystery

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The family of beavers that live in Alhambra Creek apparently has lost this year’s litter as well as one born last year, but the cause of the deaths remain a mystery, said Heidi Perryman, president of Worth a Dam, and Conrad …

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Marina Vista exit work nears completion

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – After months of construction that led to the closure in April of the southbound exit ramp from Interstate-680 to Marina Vista and Waterfront Road, the new off ramp should be finished some time next month, Allyn Amsk, Caltrans District 4 public …

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