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SWAN Day celebration set for March 25

MARTINEZ, Calif. – SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day is an international holiday celebrating the creative power of women all over the world. The 10th annual SWAN DAY celebration in Martinez is being held on Saturday, March 25. Over 50 artists from around the Bay Area are expected to showcase ...

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Town Hall draws record crowd

Standing room only at DVC during a Town Hall hosted by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier Feb. 23, 2017. (DANNY YOEONO / Martinez Tribune)

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Congressman Mark DeSaulnier gave a congressional update to a crowd of over 600 people at Diablo Valley College on Feb. 23. In what was his last Town Hall of the recess, DeSaulnier delivered a thorough presentation regarding the work he is doing in Washington D.C. ...

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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-26, 2017

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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. • Patrick Prater, 49, was arrested Feb. 26 for warrants or holds only. • Andrew Lopez, 29, was arrested Feb. 26 for ...

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Police Blotter: Feb. 22-28, 2017

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By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Feb. 22 A knife was found in the backpack of a student at Martinez Junior High School ...

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Rotary Report: Martinez Senior Center

Martinez Senior Center Supervisor Gina Lombardi Gravert (at left), with Barbara Turcios, who is active in the Center and a staunch supporter of “Meals on Wheels.” (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. The Martinez Senior Center is a magnet for ...

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Residents sought for Measure D committee

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MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez is now accepting Citizen Interest applications for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, as follows: To appoint four members of the public who will, along with the City Treasurer, be charged with reviewing the City’s expenditures of Measure D proceeds to ensure the ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Feb. 13-18, 2017

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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. • Nancy Lawrie, 60, was arrested Feb. 13 on warrants or holds only. • Cesar Valle-Morales, 20, was arrested Feb. 18 for ...

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