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Historical Society to host annual luncheon

The Contra Costa County Historical Society’s Annual Luncheon and Meeting this year will be held at the historic Diablo Country Club in Diablo, California.  The Country Club was established in May 1914 on land purchased by local developer Robert Noble Burgess, who founded the Club at the foot of Mt. ...

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Arrest log: Oct. 31-Nov. 8, 2016

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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. • Dawn Adams, 37, was arrested Nov. 8, allegedly for being under the influence of controlled substance. • Challynn Garcia, 38, was ...

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Meet Brute …

BRUTE The K9 Cop

Martinez Police introduced their new K9 at the last meeting of the Martinez City Council, Nov. 2, 2016. “Brute” was purchased through various local fundraisers spearheaded by Martinez Grange youngsters, Seth Kozlowski and Lenore Delfino, who helped raise over $13,000. Officer Tom Brenig has been paired with Brute, now on ...

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Veterans Day facts & local ceremonies

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Local ceremonies In Martinez, Veterans Day ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. at Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. There will be a benediction, followed by a placing of a wreath and Posting of Colors by the Sea Cadets. Ceremonies will continue at 11 a.m., this time at Plaza Ignacio ...

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Nov. 4, 2016: Where in Martinez? …

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Where in Martinez was this photo taken? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! And congratulations to our latest winners, Courtney Cline, Georgette Stewart and ...

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Local politicians taking heat

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‘Mudslinging’ amps up as General Election nears By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Several local candidates for public office, as well as politicians not on the ballot this year, are taking heat for their alleged involvement in “hit pieces” coming through the mail, on social media and other ...

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