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Helping hands …

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AAA of Northern California lent a hand to help clean up Granger’s Wharf Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Volunteers helped cut brush and weeds, pick up trash, rake the grounds, and give the Wharf a little TLC. Hear, hear for AAA! (STEVE GRUBKA / Courtesy)

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Art in Motion …

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The work of Albert August Schultz II displayed at ARTU4iA, 725 Ward St., Suite C, in downtown Martinez last Saturday. Schultz’s eclectic work was showcased as part of the monthly Martinez Art Beat event, and featured many unusual items like the motorbike pictured above. Several of the items used in ...

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Meeting Rosie …

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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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Main Street Arts to celebrate gallery opening Saturday

Some of the work of members of the new Main Street Art gallery at 613 Main St., Martinez. The gallery will host a soft opening from 2-8 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The public is invited to attend. (ERIN CLARK / Martinez Tribune)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Main Street Arts is having it’s Grand Opening on Saturday, July 9, from 5-9 p.m., at 613 Main St., downtown Martinez. The gallery is a Member Gallery with 10 local artists participating: Bonnie Fry, Pam McCauley, Jerry Hild, Gwenn Spratt, Nancy Robinson, Warren Rose, Stanley Satchell, Mimi ...

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