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Remembering 9/11 …

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First responders, local dignitaries and the public came out for a brief flag raising and 9/11 ceremony Sunday morning, in remembrance of those lost during the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony took place at Martinez’s own 9/11 memorial site, which includes steel girders from the World Trade ...

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Meeting Rosie …

"Rosie The Riviter"  Betty Soskin / Interp Range NPS

Martinez resident and man about town John Grubka (at right) meets with the world’s oldest park ranger, Rosie the Riveter Betty Reid Soskin, this past weekend during a gathering at the Concord Naval Weapons Station to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the Port Chicago disaster. The explosion occurred July 17, ...

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