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Nancy V. Peacock, 1946-2016

I lost my beloved Nancy Sept. 6. A resident of Martinez since 1980, she loved this town. She was an individual of wide-ranging talents, an acute intellect and a big heart, contributed much to her adopted home and received much love in return. Others might wish to enumerate all of ...

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Dogs compete at Mutt Strut

MARTINEZ, Calif. – About 70 people and 40 dogs participated in the Mutt Strut last Thursday at the Martinez Amphitheater. The strut offered local dog owners a chance to show off their beloved pets, with prizes going to Best Name, Best Tail, Best Costume, Looks Most Like Owner and Best ...

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Pellegrini recognized …

Martinez’s own Dan Pellegrini (center) was presented with a Certificate of Commendation by State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson (at right), and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for his decades-long work on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, and the Contra Costa Water District. County Supervisor Federal D. Glover ...

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Remembering 9/11 …

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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Alhambra grad opens local restaurant

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Midday last Sunday, Edwin Cerda held a business meeting outside his restaurant facing Pacheco Boulevard. Cars were steadily pulling up into the parking lot and various people were entering, then exiting the restaurant with bags filled with burritos, tacos or pan dulce, ...

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Martinez Weekend of Art

Two different art events took place this past weekend in Martinez, the Art Beat and Art in the Park. Saturday evening was the monthly Art Beat taking place across downtown and organized by Artcelerator, a non-profit with a goal of bringing new art to Martinez. Sunday, the newly renovated Susana ...

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