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Obituary: David A. King

David A. King March 20, 1962 – Jan. 9, 2017 Resident of Pleasant Hill David is survived by his mother, Ruth King, of Pleasant Hill, brothers Jack King (Roberta) of Martinez and Gary King of Pleasant Hill; three children, Nicole Moore (Jason) of Boise, Idaho, Kyle King of Boise and …

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Legal professionals needed for Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 36th Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program, held in the early evenings throughout the month of February, at the Martinez Court Rooms. Last year, 120 …

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Rotary Report: Alternative education thriving in Martinez

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. Principal Lori O’Connor is rightly proud of the …

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Rotary Report: Cold War memories

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. Gene Ross loved planes as a child. He …

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German artist to showcase work at local gallery, Main Street Arts

MARTINEZ, Calif. – California-based German artist Tina Pressler will be showcasing her work at the new Main Street Arts gallery beginning next week. Pressler has collaborated with numerous artists in Germany, Switzerland, Australia and the U.S., with some of her prints coming available at the popular home decor store, Pottery …

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Martinez animal shelter receives 33 dogs Jan. 3

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Overcrowding at Contra Costa County Animal Services is always a problem, but the issue was made significantly worse Tuesday, Jan. 3, when 33 dogs came into the Martinez shelter. A post on Smart Paws Pet Resources’ Facebook page showed nine dogs crowded into one kennel at the …

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In Motion dancers wow audiences with ‘Cats’ show

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In Motion Dance Center (IMDC) took to the stage once again to awe and inspire audiences with a professional quality production – this time for a great cause. The local dance studio donated proceeds from their latest musical to HerSmile, a Martinez-based organization that strives to better …

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Sons of Italy to host annual Polenta Dinner

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Sons of Italy Diablo Valley Lodge #2167 will be holding a Polenta Dinner on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017. The event will be held at the Martinez Veteran’s Hall, 930 Ward St., in downtown Martinez. Please join the Sons for a lovely dinner prepared by Catering by …

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