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Don’t rain on my parade!

baseball-parade

These Red Sox didn’t let wet socks stand in their way of walking down Main Street Saturday, March 5, 2016, for the Martinez Youth Baseball and Softball Parade. While all weekend games were canceled due to inclement weather, the parade was not. Hundreds of local youngsters came out to wave ...

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Porter, Bullock honored at MLK ceremony

Terri Porter (center) receives the 2016 Humanitarian of the Year Award Tuesday, Jan. 19, during a special ceremony honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the chambers of the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. From left: Supervisor John Gioia (District 1), Supervisor Candace Andersen (District 2), Porter, Supervisor Karen Mitchoff (District 4), and Supervisor Federal Glover (District 5, representing Martinez). Not pictured is District 3 Supervisor Mary Piepho. (HANNAH HATCH / Martinez Tribune)

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors held their 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Humanitarian of the Year Awards Tuesday. The special event was held in downtown Martinez Jan. 19, with “participation” being a major underlying theme of the ...

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