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Alhambra softball alum throws no-hitter

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra alumnus Erin Enke has continued to add to the plaudits she is undoubtedly receiving this season with a no-hitter in her 23rd appearance this season. The former Bulldog pitcher dominated in her start on April 23 against MidAmerica Nazarene University at Cox Softball Complex …

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Alhambra freshman perishes in apparent drowning

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The community continues to mourn in the death of Alhambra High School (AHS) freshmen Andre Parrilla, who died in an apparent drowning April 23 or 24. According to Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department officials, Parrilla was found unresponsive early Sunday morning in a pool at a home …

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Minister arrested on sexual assault charges

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A former Martinez resident and local minister was arrested this week on charges of sexual assault of a minor. On Monday, April 18, the Martinez Police Department took a report of a female juvenile that had allegedly been sexually assaulted by a 29-year-old male over a three …

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Earth Day-Birthday Celebration draws record crowd

By EMILIA ROSALES Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The aroma of cheeseburgers and franks filled the courtyard of the John Muir House in Martinez, as an unexpected crowd of 3,000 people showed up to celebrate Earth Day, recycling, and the birth of a man who has been dead for almost …

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The Boy Friend …

Members of the stellar cast of Alhambra High School’s production of “The Boy Friend” take a bow Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in the Performing Arts Building, 150 E St., Martinez. The musical comedy, set in Paris in the 1920s, kept audiences smiling and laughing throughout. The musical runs at 7 …

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Arrest log: April 21-24, 2016

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Peter Poulson, 66, was arrested April 21 on charges of possession of a controlled substance. • Joanne McCracken, 69, …

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Police blotter: April 20-26, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, April 20 At four minutes past 2 a.m., a man was reportedly “banging stuff around” at Cappy …

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Citizens of the Year …

The Citizens of the Year awards banquet, organized by the Martinez Chamber of Commerce, was held at the Shell Clubhouse in Martinez Saturday, April 23, 2016. Awardees included: Tom Zamaria, Man of the Year; Debbie Zamaria, Woman of the Year; Nick Lucido, Young Man of the Year; Michelle Aung, Young …

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Bulldogs handcuffed by Dons

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 Josh Candau. The junior starter …

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Alhambra wins postponed Easter Tournament finale

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune From the first pitch of the ball game the Alhambra Bulldogs were behind the eight ball. They and their starting pitcher were down, but not out, and came back to win their own Easter Tournament almost two weeks after its inception. Brett Sterrer’s first pitch …

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