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PRMCC hears mural proposal, dog park supporters

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission has seen how the grieving family of a 14-year-old girl killed last year when she was struck by a train wants to thank their community for its support during their darkest hours. At the ...

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Public review period for General Plan winding down

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez residents have until Oct. 29 to weigh in on an update to the Martinez General Plan, a document that was adopted in 1973. The public review period started Sept. 15, and copies of the draft Environmental Impact Report, draft 2035 ...

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Center, Morello re-paving slated

Arnold Drive, Howe Road & other streets to be patch-paved By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez motorists who have been frustrated with conditions on Morello and Center avenues are about to get relief. The Martinez City Council has hired MCK Services to repave portions of those ...

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Annual financial report to show city ‘in the black’

One-time revenues boost Martinez finances; $2.3 million surplus shown in General Fund By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – One-time revenue sources will put Martinez’s finances in the black, as described in the upcoming Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) the Martinez City Council will see Nov. 4. But ...

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City explores improving ties with sister city in Scotland

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Martinez’s sister city is reaching out from across the ocean, hoping to reinforce the tie the two cities share – John Muir. In a presentation to the City Council Wednesday night, Mark Thomson and Bruce Campbell, wearing kilts in the tartan patterns of their ...

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Mayor returns from ‘investment trip’ to China

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Like a gardener who plants seeds, Martinez Mayor Rob Schroder won’t know right away if his 10 days in China will produce a harvest. However, past trips by San Francisco Bay Area mayors have been productive and Schroder is hoping one day the Silicon ...

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City manager featured speaker at Martinez Rotary

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune City Manager Rob Braulik told Rotary that he sees Martinez in the context of history. One hundred sixty-five years ago, Martinez became the County seat. A century ago, Shell arrived. Today the County, Shell and the county hospital are our major employers. Over ...

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Annual financial report to show city ‘in the black’

One-time revenues boost Martinez finances; $2.3 million surplus shown in General Fund By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – One-time revenue sources will put Martinez’s finances in the black, as described in the upcoming Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) the Martinez City Council will see Nov. 4. But ...

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