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Scouts to host Empowerment Workshop

From left: Girl Scouts Lily Skinner, Mayra Hernandez and Isabella Marazzani, from Troop 30365. The three have worked for the past two years to put together a Girl Empowerment Workshop to bring girls together with women that work in traditionally male-dominant jobs. (NICKI MARAZZANI / Courtesy)

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A group of local girls are on their way to earning one of the most prestigious awards in Girl Scouting, while at the same time helping to motivate Martinez’s next generation of young ladies. Lily Skinner, Mayra Hernandez and Isabella Marazzani, all ...

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Outcast Cat Help answers community’s questions

Outcast Cat Help advises people to be patient when finding unattended kittens, and to wait for the mother to return. Raising kittens is a big decision not to be taken lightly. (WIKIMEDIA COMMONS / On File)

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune Outcast Cat Help is out and about in Martinez and local communities a whole lot, and we meet many well-intentioned citizens who love animals and are trying to help with the free-roaming cats in their neighborhood or even their yard. We thought we’d ...

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Local organization helps keep cat population down

Outcast Cat

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune As anyone who has worked with or volunteered for a small nonprofit organization knows, it takes a lot of work to be successful! In our first eight years, our organization, Outcast Cat Help, Trapped-Neutered-Returned (TNR) over 1,500 cats in Contra Costa County. TNR ...

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