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MEF Chair Jack Funk: ‘Shell is a good neighbor’

Dear Editor: The Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) would like to extend heartfelt thanks to Shell and its employees and to let the community know what a great asset they have been for schools in the Martinez Unified School District. This year, our October Run-Walk event produced $88,000 in funds which …

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Deputy Sheriffs Association responds to Glover’s lobbying for criminal leniency

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs Association expressed concern at the action of Supervisor Federal Glover to write a letter of leniency for a family friend facing criminal trial. In a recent letter to the court, Glover used his status and office to lobby for leniency from the District Attorney and …

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McLeod supports Supervisor Federal Glover

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was received past deadline for the edition prior to the General Election. Send letters to admin@martineztribune.com by 11 a.m. Wednesday in order to be published in the following Friday edition. *** Elections are difficult for engaged citizens. Truthiness dominates almost all political narrative, especially in …

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Avila Farias responds to ‘attack’ regarding pay, vacation time

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a direct response from Dist. 5 Supervisorial candidate AnaMarie Avila Farias regarding the letter published above alleging Avila Farias misused taxpayer funds. “When the political machine is threatened, they strike out like a cornered snake. This filing with the District Attorney is an attempt at …

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‘Martinez deserves honesty, transparency’

For weeks, Federal Glover’s camp has been sending out false information about AnaMarie Avila Farias. Whether you support her or not, you should not accept lies about any candidate in a campaign. Such deceit simply makes the participating perpetrator(s) unworthy of public service. The Glover camp has promoted that AnaMarie …

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Remembering Nancy

I just want to thank all of you for your kind and heartfelt deeds and sincere expressions of sorrow, loss, love and support. If Nancy were here, she’d be the life of the party for all her friends. Much love from her to you. – Guy Cooper

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Stand up to outside interest mudslinging

Like you, I’ve received a bunch [of] mailers filled with mistruths about AnaMarie Avila Farias in the mail. It infuriated me to see that independent expenditures on behalf of Federal Glover would stoop to the lowest level of mudslinging and tied three council members to the piece. At the last …

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Horse owners held to different standard?

While running to and from Briones park recently, avoiding various piles of horse manure, it dawned on me that horse owners are not held to the same standard as dog owners and required to clean up droppinga from their domesticated animals. Why is this the case?  They present the same …

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DeLaney endorses Federal Glover for Dist. 5 Supervisor

As an 18-year employee of Contra Costa County and a 14-year member of the Martinez City Council, I have a unique insight into the two candidates for the District 5 Supervisor race, having worked with both for several years. Consequently, I am supporting Supervisor Federal Glover. Federal has demonstrated over …

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