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Barrel Aged takes top Restaurant Tour honors

The Barrel Aged/Barrelista team takes top honors at the 2016 Restaurant Tour. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Recreation celebrated the 12th annual Restaurant Tour Saturday, Oct. 8, with 14 establishments participating. Over 200 guests from Concord, Fairfield, North Carolina, Napa, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Martinez and Pleasant Hill enjoyed a beautiful fall afternoon walking the downtown. Guests reported the restaurants provided a good selection ...

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Barrelista recognized …

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Congratulations to Martinez-based Barrelista Coffee House & Cafe on being recognized by the Contra Costa Sanitary District during the 2016 Pollution Prevention Awards. The awards were held Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Hilton Concord. Barrelista, 736 Main St., Martinez, was recognized “for using compostable food trays, cutlery and cups; and ...

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Pellegrini recognized …

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Martinez’s own Dan Pellegrini (center) was presented with a Certificate of Commendation by State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson (at right), and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for his decades-long work on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, and the Contra Costa Water District. County Supervisor Federal D. Glover ...

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Alhambra grad opens local restaurant

Edwin Cerda and his mother, Veronica Martinez, at their new restaurant, Taqueria Y Carniceria. Cerda graduated from Alhambra High School and has taken on restaurant ownership at age 19. The restaurant, a popular new favorite, is located at 3830 Pacheco Boulevard in Martinez. (DANNY YOEONO / Martinez Tribune)

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Midday last Sunday, Edwin Cerda held a business meeting outside his restaurant facing Pacheco Boulevard. Cars were steadily pulling up into the parking lot and various people were entering, then exiting the restaurant with bags filled with burritos, tacos or pan dulce, ...

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Appreciating First Responders …

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The community came out Tuesday, Sept. 6, to celebrate and appreciate those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe – first responders like law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMT personnel. The celebration took place in front of City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez, from 6-7 p.m. ...

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