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Outcast rescues kitten at Amtrak

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune What do businesses do if they have a free-roaming kitten bouncing off the windows and jumping from the balcony because it’s so freaked out from being trapped inside the building (after walking in on its own accord)? Well, in the case of Amtrak-Martinez …

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Vaudevilles: Open Call for local talent

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Singers, songwriters, storytellers, soothsayers, poets, magicians, ventriloquists, comedians, jugglers, mind-readers, plate-spinners, impersonators, hypnotists, parent-and-child acts, stage-trained animals, Eastern Middle dancers, Lindy Hoppers, piano players, jive cats, chamber musicians, bluegrass and acoustic groups, dancers of tap-jazz-or-soft shoe … Martinez Campbell Theater has made an …

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Haunted Windchimes to bring Rocky Mountain high harmonics

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune “Haunted Windchimes” is one bent handle for the fantastic Colorado string quintet that returns to Armando’s for another live afternoon show a week from Sunday. Their name may imply breezy new-age chamber music, but the band won’t play that stuff in Martinez. They …

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Public invited to Campfire Night at John Muir Historic Site

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Residents, visitors and youngsters will get a chance to spend some time under the stars, roasting marshmallows and singing songs during a free campfire night Saturday at the John Muir National Historic Site. This has been an annual event at the …

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Upcoming live shows in downtown Martinez

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Campbell Theater 636 Ward Street information: 925 350-9770 tickets: 925 518-3277 https://www.facebook.com/MartinezCampbellTheater Friday through Saturday, Sept. 4-5 8 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce Sunday, Sept. 6 – matinee 2:30 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce Saturday, Sept. …

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Muñoz carries on Connolly & Taylor tradition

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When people who know Richard Muñoz think of him, they may think of his humor, his affability, and his dedication to community. What they may not think of, however, is that Muñoz spends his days – and oftentimes nights – as a mortician. The sports car driving, …

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Vacuum effect of removing cats

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune Often when people resort to bringing free-roaming cats to Contra Costa Animal Services, it’s because they are just fed up with the problem. We get it! But there are many reasons why trapping and removing these cats is not the solution, whether with …

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