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Beavers end season with 21 swimmers at County

In one of their finest seasons, the Forest Hills Swim Team sent 21 swimmers to the qualification-only County Meet on Aug. 13-14 to compete against some of the best swim teams in the area. Many swimmers were nattling it out in the highly-competitve County Meet for the first time, where …

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New League changes will have big effect for Bulldogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In a little over a month, the Diablo Athletic League will debut and Alhambra will take its place among the 12-team league that has been split into two conferences. The move was made as part of an initiative to restore competitive equity to all sports …

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Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Projects or programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications for the spring 2016 grant review by the Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) Board of Directors. Applications must be received by Sept. 15. Established in 1993, the …

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10,000 Maniacs Invade Yoshi’s in Oakland

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER It has been a long strange trip for the 10,000 Maniacs that began in southwest New York 35 years ago. Since becoming one of the most popular alternative rock bands of their era and recording multiple platinum selling albums before breaking up at the height of popularity, …

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Peter Wolf presents A Cure For Loneliness to San Francisco

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Peter Wolf’s Thursday night concert in San Francisco was an engaging performance by an immensely talented artist who has dedicated his life to music. Whereas many aspiring male musicians have indicated that they got into music to meet girls, Wolf has often stated that he got into …

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Forest Hills swim season comes to a happy ending

Forest Hills Swim Team’s regular season came to an end after a very busy weekend of swimming at the three-day Concord City Swim Meet at Cowell Pool on Aug. 5-7. As all of the swimmers enjoyed the ‘50s themed event, over 133 personal best times were earned by the Beavers, …

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Five more dead birds, chicken contract West Nile

The Contra Costa Mosquito & Vector Control District confirmed Wednesday that five more dead birds and one chicken tested positive for West Nile virus. The birds were found in Antioch, Alamo, Brentwood, Concord and Orinda. The chicken is from Holland Tract, near Knightsen. “Taking precautions against mosquito bites wherever you …

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Noralea Gipner files papers for Martinez City Council run

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a release sent by Noralea Gipner. Also entering the race this week is attorney Courtney Masella-O’Brien. Look for updates on the candidates in future editions of the Tribune. Noralea Gipner filed her papers to run for Martinez City Council, and said she is running to …

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Beaver Fever …

This beavermobile (for lack of a better term) was a hit scooting around at the 9th annual Beaver Festival on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. The theme of this year’s free festival was “Ecosystem Engineers,” and featured over 40 environmental exhibits, live music, and lots of fun learning activities for people …

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