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Lady Bulldogs flat in loss to Concord

Alhambra senior Lani Lara hit four three pointers in the Bulldogs’ 54-40 loss to Concord High on Feb. 7, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For about a quarter’s worth of play on Tuesday night it looked like the Bulldogs had solved the Concord High problem. But the girls basketball team only solved the riddle for a quarter, as the Minutemen claimed the Diablo Athletic League title outright with a ...

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Bulldog girls shutout College Park 2-0

Alhambra freshman Chloe Taylor clears a ball from the Bulldog defense in the Bulldogs’ 2-0 win over the College Park Falcons on Jan. 25, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune An early penalty and a late second goal propelled the Lady Bulldog soccer team to victory on Wednesday night against the rival College Park Falcons. The 2-0 win on Jan. 25 was quite convincing from the Bulldog girls. Alhambra took some time to settle into ...

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Man, woman shot in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. – A man and a woman were shot inside their Concord residence on Wednesday. Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots heard in the 2900 block of Bella Drive and found a still-conscious male and female victim who said one or two suspects wearing all black clothing ...

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Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Projects or programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications for the spring 2016 grant review by the Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) Board of Directors. Applications must be received by Sept. 15. Established in 1993, the ...

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Pacific Coast Farmers Market launches contest


Pacific Coast Farmers Market Association (PCFMA), which comes to Martinez every Sunday, will celebrate National Farmers Market Week Aug. 7-13. They’re asking the public to join them, along with the USDA and farmers markets across the country, in the first annual #myPCFMAplate Recipe Contest. Contestants will have a chance to ...

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Voter fraud uncovered in Contra Costa

As a result of an emergency accommodation to the California Secretary of State’s office, the Contra Costa County Elections Division has discovered that 113 registered voters voted twice and had both ballots counted during the June 7 Presidential Primary Election. The Contra Costa Elections Division plans to send those voter ...

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