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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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Mysterious airships of California

By OLAV PHILLIPS Special to the Tribune Have you ever been at a baseball game enjoying a brew when an airship flew overhead? Maybe you took a tour of the amazing hangers at Moffett Field? The answer is probably yes. At some point, we have all seen those majestic airships ...

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I heart Martinez

Martinez, California, is my adopted home town. Martinez is where I live, work, and raise my family.  Imagine the culture shock for this LA native. The little city of Martinez has a genuine “Howdy, neighbor!” small town vibe that I did not experience before I moved north to the Bay ...

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Campbell squatters?

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Anchor tenant Onstage Repertory may be “squatting” at the Martinez Campbell Theater for its current production, “Let Me Hear You Smile,” which runs through Sunday, Sept. 6. A renegotiated sublease with City of Martinez had yet to be completed when scenery went up ...

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UFO landing in West Pittsburg – yes, West Pittsburg

By OLAV PHILLIPS Special to the Tribune UFOs are something of myth and legend. Everyone seems to know someone who’s seen one, or has maybe seen something odd themselves. Their discussion seeps into our quiet dinner party conversation and they dominate our airwaves as we ask the eternal question: what ...

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