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Message from the Chief of Police: November 2016

Martinez Chief of Police, Manjit Sappal. (ON FILE / Martinez Tribune)

BY MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Police Chief Over the last month we have received several concerns about crime and traffic related issues across the city. In many of the cases we learned that our dispatch center was never called about the activity. It is extremely important that we work together to ...

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You’re welcome, Mr. Kaepernick

By MICHAEL GOFF Recently an op-ed article was published in the West Hawaii Today (Sept. 2) by self-avowed liberal progressive Elizabeth Thompson. Ms. Thompson defends the backup quarterback of the 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, who sits during the national anthem in protest and who feels, “he cannot honor a flag with ...

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Sofia Ali-Khan: ‘A letter to non-Muslim allies’

EDITOR’S NOTE: This piece was recently re-published on the Nextdoor app, and is reprinted here with permission from the original author. “And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.” – Mark 12:31 Dear Non-Muslim Allies, I ...

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