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Sand & Sandbag Pick-Up Locations Announced

The City of Martinez has designated the following four locations for the stockpiling of sand, and two locations with sand bags only for use by residents during heavy rains and or flooding: Nancy Boyd Park – Located on Pleasant Hill Rd E & Church St F Street- Located at the ...

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Angels phenom Ohtani shuts down A’s bats in pitching debut

BY STEVEN LUKE Forget April Fool’s day. Forget Easter. Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Oakland was Shohei Ohtani day at the expense of the Athletics. The right hander made his Major League pitching debut and lived up to the hype reaching 99mph on the gun repeatedly and making Oakland Athletics ...

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K.D. and Draymond return, but Warriors stomped by young Bucks

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER It was supposed to be the beginning of a return to grace with healthy bodies, but it turned out to just be another sloppy loss punctuated by emotional outbursts and a highly questionable ejection as the Warriors skid continued with a 116-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks ...

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Free Compost Giveaway & Styrofoam Collection for Residents

The City and Republic Services are excited to let residents share in the success of the Organics Recycling collection program by providing another free “Compost Giveaway” to be held on Saturday, March 24th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. near the Martinez Yacht Club at 111 Tarantino Drive. Just bring ...

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Young A’s hoping to exploit powerful potential in 2018

BY STEVEN LUKE Expectations are low for the Oakland Athletics entering the 2018 season after back-to-back last place finishes, but a few key additions in the offseason and a young core could surprise the league. The 2017 season was not one that will be remembered for many Athletics fans, but ...

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Giants look to bounce back with new faces, even year magic

BY ANTHONY SOSA Over the past decade, the San Francisco Giants have established themselves as one of the best baseball franchises in the Majors. A big factor in that was winning three World Series titles in the span of five years. However, the Giants took a major step backward in ...

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