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Alhambra student to build grandfather clock

Alhambra High School senior Matthew Webb displays the regulator clock he is building. (DONNA BETH WEILENMAN / Martinez Tribune)

Students learn woodworking at Alhambra High under tutelage of Mr. Jay Heeb By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Matthew Webb’s interest in woodworking began when he was in sixth grade. As a Martinez Junior High School student, he heard about his school’s woodshop class, and thought he’d ...

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‘Remember the babies’ this holiday season

Melanie Toledo (at left) and Newborn Infant Project Chairman Beverly Annis, show examples of completed layettes for the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – As organizations and individuals go about choosing their “holiday giving projects” this year, representatives from the Newborn Infant Project sponsored by the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, Auxiliary, ask you to please consider the babies this season. Auxiliary Volunteers put together layettes containing crib blankets, receiving ...

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Coastal Cleanup nets ton of trash

Coastal Cleanup volunteers dig in to the picnic-style food prepared by Lynne De Vaney. De Vaney barbecued at Waterfront Park to feed all those participating in the Martinez Coastal Cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015. (EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT / Courtesy)

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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