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Fecal incident draws attention to downtown woes

Businesses affected by out-of-control transients & others, residents say By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Residents who told the Martinez City Council how a partially-dressed woman smeared feces on vehicles and the window of a downtown bar said the incident is one of “a long line of ...

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Coastal Cleanup nets ton of trash

Local volunteers carry on decades- long tradition By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A crew of about 250 volunteers, from adults to scouting organizations and local school children, have hauled 2,700 pounds of trash from the Martinez shoreline. They filled 370 large garbage bags with fast food ...

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Longtime local lawman Ed Duncan remembered

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Before the newly-sworn Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal took his oath and received his badge, he had a talk with Edward R. Duncan, the longtime Martinez resident whose law enforcement career brought him to Richmond where Sappal also had been employed. ...

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VFW to host picnic

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1351 will have its first picnic Saturday afternoon at Waterfront Park for all veterans and their families, Commander Ellison Lockett said. Members of the American Legion Post 29 will also be there, helping prepare typical ...

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Briones fire under control

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune A brush fire burned 5.1 acres at Briones Regional Park and neighboring Martinez-area land before Contra Costa County Fire Protection District brought it under control, Fire Marshal Robert Marshall said Monday afternoon. The land has been used for grazing cattle, and that helped firefighters, ...

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Council considers tree loss mitigation plan

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – In the past, Pacific Gas and Electric has removed trees so aggressively for its Pipeline Pathways Project that it alarmed and upset residents. Their outcry was so loud that the utility company halted the work. PG&E still needs to clear obstructions ...

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