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Memorial Wall nears completion

The Memorial Wall taking shape at Main Street Plaza in Martinez. (JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The “Small Town with a Big Heart” community mural project is nearing completion. The mural is located in the Main Street plaza, on the inside of the western-most wall, and was the idea of non-profit HerSmile, “in recognition of the impact love, support and community has in ...

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Theatre seeks scripts for showcase

Martinez Campbell Theater. (E. CLARK / Martinez Tribune)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Onstage Theatre is soliciting scripts of short one-act plays to be performed in a festival at the Martinez Campbell Theater in June 2017. Plays may be submitted to Helen Means from now through the end of January.  Scripts should be original works which run 25 minutes or less. ...

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Historical Society to host annual luncheon

The Contra Costa County Historical Society’s Annual Luncheon and Meeting this year will be held at the historic Diablo Country Club in Diablo, California.  The Country Club was established in May 1914 on land purchased by local developer Robert Noble Burgess, who founded the Club at the foot of Mt. ...

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Nov. 11, 2016: Where in Martinez? …


Where in Martinez was this photo taken? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email or post your guesses in the comments section. Good luck!(“MAN ABOUT TOWN” JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

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Veterans Day facts & local ceremonies


Local ceremonies In Martinez, Veterans Day ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. at Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. There will be a benediction, followed by a placing of a wreath and Posting of Colors by the Sea Cadets. Ceremonies will continue at 11 a.m., this time at Plaza Ignacio ...

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