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Kiwanis Rummage Sale …


Bambi Barker (at left) and Migs Carter sort and prepare items for the Kiwanis Rummage Sale to be held 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10, at the Kiwanis Club center, 750 Allen St. (corner of Allen and Ferry). This year’s donated items include treasures from Aisley’s ...

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Rotary Report: Tech Trek Camp

Amy Beaty and Lexi Alford describing their great Tech Trek week during  a recent meeting of the Martinez Rotary club. (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Amy Beaty and Lexis Alford attended Tech Trek camp at Sonoma State College. The two Alhambra Junior High School girls had a great time and learned lots of science. Much more important, they learned that science is fun! Tech Trek is a summer ...

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Who’s that enjoying the George Miller Trail?

Congressman Emeritus, George Miller, at a recent meeting of Martinez Rotary. (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to Martinez Tribune Why, it’s George Miller of course! He loves the eponymously named trail. He loves the out-of-doors and loves Martinez. He seems to love retirement, though he’s keeping busy consulting. George is our Congressman Emeritus, having served in the U.S. Congress for 40 years. ...

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Rotary Report: Contra Costa’s health care system

Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal (at left), and Contra Costa County Director of Medical Services Dr. William Walker. (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to Martinez Tribune Dawn Westfall (not her real name) is feeling nauseous. She’s about to go to the emergency room when an idea strikes. She calls the emergency services number at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. A nurse practitioner asks about her symptoms, pulls up ...

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Alhambra Interact wins Iron Chef

Winners of the May 1 Iron Chef cook-off on Main Street. Pictured from left are Alhambra students and AHS Interact Club members Becca Jochum, Julia Brown and Daria Dragicevic. (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to Martinez Tribune The Martinez Interact Club has been going on for a long while. It has never been stronger! About 30 members meet regularly under the aegis of Rotarian Bruce Christensen and Alhambra High School teacher Tom Murray. Last Sunday Interact sponsored an “Iron Chef” ...

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Fuller: ‘Saving key to a good future’

Financial advisor John Fuller. (PAUL CRAIG / Courtesy)

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune John Fuller understands the importance of saving for the long-run. John has for many years run the Martinez office of the investment firm Edward Jones, Inc. He’s a member of Martinez Rotary, and subscribes to Rotary ideals (listed below). He’s easy to talk ...

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