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Veterans Day Ceremony planned

Dear Veterans and Community Members, I invite you to attend the annual Board of Supervisors Veterans Day Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 8, at 11 a.m.. The ceremony will be held in the Board’s chamber, 651 Pine St., Martinez. I am very excited about this year’s program as we will commemorate …

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Museum director gives thanks, celebrates re-opening

Dear Editor, On behalf of the staff and volunteers at the Martinez Historical Society, I would like to extend my sincere appreciation to the Martinez community. As you may know, the Borland Home which serves as our Martinez Museum, has been closed for a year.  With the help of other …

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Measure D is only partial solution to road crisis

Our mayor has written numerous articles recently supporting Measure D (a half percent sales tax increase) to fund putting us “on the path” to road improvements and maintenance. What the mayor does not tell the residents of Martinez is that THERE IS NO LONG TERM PLAN to fix our road …

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Glover to take look at Martinez footprint

I’ve had a lot of time in the last year and a half to think about the concept of “legacy.”  (Spending time in a hospital, waiting on a transplant gives you that time.) Reflecting on my work as a County Supervisor has led to my realization that what I’m most …

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Fire Marshall reminds all of Fire Prevention Week

Every October, fire departments across the nation take the time to participate in an event that we call “Fire Prevention Week.” In 1911, the Fire Marshal’s Association of North America wanted to take notice of the 40th anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire. That fire occurred October 8-10, 1871, and …

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