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Albanian flag to fly in Martinez


Ceremony at City Hall to commemorate Albanian independence By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune In a simple ceremony Saturday afternoon, Nov. 28, Martinez city employees will raise a bright scarlet flag with a black double-headed eagle up the flagpole in front of Martinez City Hall. But to visitors and residents ...

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‘Remember the babies’ this holiday season

Melanie Toledo (at left) and Newborn Infant Project Chairman Beverly Annis, show examples of completed layettes for the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez. (COURTESY / On File)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – As organizations and individuals go about choosing their “holiday giving projects” this year, representatives from the Newborn Infant Project sponsored by the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez, Auxiliary, ask you to please consider the babies this season. Auxiliary Volunteers put together layettes containing crib blankets, receiving ...

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Young artists excel at ARTU4iA studio

The Toddler Art Class at ARTU4ia, 725 Ward St., Martinez. The class meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m., and is open to children 18 months to 4 years. (COURTESY / On File)

Dear Editor, I am so lucky to spend one day a week in downtown Martinez at ARTU4iA teaching Toddler Art Class – a class designed with young artists and their families in mind to promote creativity, exploration, and set the foundation needed to spark future innovation. Class takes place every ...

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