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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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Appreciating First Responders …

The community came out Tuesday, Sept. 6, to celebrate and appreciate those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe – first responders like law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMT personnel. The celebration took place in front of City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez, from 6-7 p.m. ...

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Port Costa Car Show …

The Port Costa Car Show & BBQ was held Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, at the Port Costa School. The event was hosted by Hilary Sheridan and Sarah Louise, and featured classic cars from many decades. There was also a raffle and food provided by Port Costa chef, Ridge Greene. (PHOTOS ...

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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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