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Season of giving …


Alhambra athletes recently delivered over 100 toys to the Martinez Police Department, for children in need this holiday season. The toys were collected by the Alhambra Sports Boosters and Midnighters Car Club at last month’s Toys for Tots car show. Pictured from left are: Bri Perez, Jeremy Abraham, Wyatt Hammer, ...

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Dec. 16, 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 at Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the “elk” in front of ...

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‘Crafty Ladies’ remember babies at Christmas

‘Crafty Ladies’ affiliated with the Martinez Masonic Lodge No. 41 are Merrel Antoneo, president; Laura Conyers, incoming president; and Patricia Berringer, project chairman. They are showing items collected in their annual “Christmas for the Babies” for the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Martinez.  (DELORIS McDONALD / Courtesy)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Crafty Ladies of Martinez Masonic Lodge No. 41 “remember the babies” at their stated meetings in November and December. This annual collection of baby items supports the Newborn Infant Project at the Contra Costa Medical Center in Martinez. Merrel Antoneo, president, Laura Conyers, in-coming president and ...

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Las Posadas set for Saturday

Children participate in the Las Posadas procession at John Muir National Historic Site (JMNHS) in Martinez during the 2014 festival. (HALE SARGENT, JUAN BAUTISTA DE ANZA NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL / Courtesy)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Join the National Park Service and the Spanish Choir of St. Catherine of Siena Church this Saturday for a bilingual program of music, history, and holiday traditions. The event will take place at the Martinez Adobe on the grounds of John Muir National Historic Site. Las Posadas ...

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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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