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Police Blotter: Feb. 12-21, 2017


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. Sunday, Feb. 12 A woman said to be 45 years old and wrapped in a light colored blanket ...

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Council hears County building project update

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MARTINEZ, Calif. – City Council heard a status report Wednesday night on the proposed new County Administration Building. The presentation was delivered by Chief Assistant County Administrator Eric Angstadt, who outlined the project location, design details, and plans for an accompanying parking structure. He told the council Site A, located ...

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Rotary Report: Get your Clipper card

Gina Zagotta during a recent visit to the Martinez Rotary Club. (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 Clipper cards are credit card-size gadgets that work ...

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Arrest log: Feb. 3-13, 2017


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. • Chen Victor, 22, was arrested Feb. 13 on DUI alcohol with BAC greater than .08, and inflicting corporal injury on ...

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New elects …

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New officers of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County were elected last month, including Martinez’s own AnaMarie Avila Farias. Pictured from left are: Outgoing Party Chair Jeff Koertzen, Secretary Diddo Clark, First Vice Chair Mike McGill, Chair Maria Alegria, Second Vice Chair Avila Farias, and Controller Greg Sanborn. For ...

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Park It: Fun in area parks


By NED MacKAY The Over-The-Hills Gang is an informal group of hikers 55 years and older who enjoy nature study, fitness and outdoor fun. Naturalist “Trail Gail” Broesder will lead the gang on a hike at Briones Regional Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Meet ...

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Feb. 17, 2017: Where in Martinez? …


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 or post your guesses in the comments section at Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the location of Contra Costa ...

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