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Martinez to pay homage to Veterans this week

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County veterans and others will be honored in Veterans Day ceremonies that begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the raising of the flag in front of the Contra Costa County Administration Building, 651 Pine St. Events will continue through …

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Martinez police remember fallen sergeant

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Police Department remembered the life of Sgt. Paul Starzyk Sunday morning with the raising of the American and California flags, a ceremony it has observed annually since Starzyk lost his life in the line of duty. This year, however, …

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