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Bocce: Of Italian Import

The Martinez Bocce Federation clubhouse and courts are located at Waterfront Park in historic downtown Martinez. (MARTINEZ BOCCE FEDERATION / Courtesy)

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune I have only played bocce once and that was at Burning Man. My teacher was wearing Spider-Man underwear. A few days later the ephemeral Black Rock City disappeared, as it does every year, and I never found bocce camp again. The Martinez Bocce ...

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Delicious grapes, but a sour creek …

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune RAIN AT LAST! Here’s hoping we’ll receive regular rain this winter, without the deluge forecasters are predicting due to El Niño. I’m looking forward to the rains moving water through the creek. As of late, it’s been quite a tepid stew of garbage and other ...

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Long live newspapers!

I welcome the Tribune to Martinez. In this age of social media, it is vital that print media flourish because of censorship that exists in social media. Newspapers have a Letters to the Editor section (in the Tribune “Your Voice”) where opinions will be aired subject to standard guidelines. Letters ...

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