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Guy Cooper on politics & Pine Meadow

Good synopsis of the Pine Meadow issue to date by “Name on File” in the January 29 Voice section of the Tribune. I might just add that three of the four non-respondents to the cited public records request are the very ones I identified a year ago as substantially benefiting ...

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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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‘Chief honored the right folks’

Editor, Our new police chief certainly honored the right folks this year when Dirk Miller was cited as officer of the year and Shelley Tolliver was named MPD’s civilian employee of the year. I had an opportunity to watch both of them in action at the same time, assisting a ...

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‘Police deserve contract, better pay’

Dear Editor, Our MPD (Martinez Police Department) have been without contract since June 2015 and are suffering dire consequences. They have lost four experienced officers this year, with two more leaving at the end of the holidays. They are 13 percent lesser pay than 12 other agencies in the area. ...

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