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Volunteer receives George and Helen Hartzog Award

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The backbone of the National Park Service and its properties like the John Muir National Historic Site, is its volunteers. The Earth Day festivities on Saturday, April 23, honored Concord resident Sandra Candanosa with the George and Helen Hartzog Award for Outstanding …

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Bulldog volleyball take down Campo in straight set win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune You would have been laughed at a year ago if you said it, and probably every year for the last five. Beating the reigning, five-time champion Campolindo Cougars would have been unheard of. Beating them 3-0 like Alhambra did on Friday, April 22, shows how …

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Candau handcuffs Bulldogs at home in loss to Dons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The stage was set and television cameras out for the big first-second place baseball match up, and one team responded brilliantly to the lime light at Knowles Field. It wasn’t Alhambra. The Bulldogs were held to only two hits on the afternoon by Acalanes lefty …

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Lady Bulldogs break streak against Clayton Valley in win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The girls varsity lacrosse team broke their losing streak at the right time, and they did it in style on a blustery Wednesday night. Their 15-5 win over Clayton Valley Charter was a big win for the Bulldogs, as they stopped their recent skid at …

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Lady Dogs score big in win over Las Lomas

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It finally happened. We didn’t expect to see it any time this season during league play, but at Las Lomas on April 26, we saw the unexpected. No the Bulldog girls didn’t lose. They did however play a full Diablo Foothill Athletic League contest without …

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Young Bulldogs compete in NorCal meet at Dublin High

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune Every year Dublin High School organizes their unique Frosh/Soph only competition for Northern California’s freshman and sophomore track and field athletes at Dublin High School. It is an opportunity for these athletes to have the spotlight instead of the varsity track athletes. This …

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Unions endorse AnaMarie Avila Farias

The Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association, Firefighters Local 1230, and the Martinez and Pinole Police Officers Associations have all endorsed Martinez City Councilmember AnaMarie Avila Farias in her bid for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors seat in District 5. These endorsements are the latest in a series for …

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Ecopoetry Festival to draw Poet Laureate

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Muir Poetry Project will present the third annual Ecopoetry Festival in Martinez May 21. The festival is a joint effort of Alhambra High School’s Creative Writing Program and the John Muir National Historic Site. Celebrated poets Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, and Matthew Zapruder will read from …

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International Faire returns

For 22 years, the Martinez Institute of English at Martinez Adult Education has opened its doors to students, teachers and the public for a celebration focusing on the diversity and talent of their students. This year, the 22nd annual International Faire will be held on Wednesday, May 11, from 11 …

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Fitzpatrick breaks into Alhambra top 10 in discus

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The Alhambra track team set out to Las Lomas a second time for the season’s third dual meet last Wednesday, April 20. This time the Bulldogs faced the Dougherty Valley Wildcats and the Las Lomas Knights. It was a game-changer for several of …

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