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Rotary Report: Community Services Bureau visits Martinez Rotary

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Contra Costa County has a really strong Head Start Program. Head Start is a program to help pre-kindergarten kids be healthy and fit into society. Contra Costa County’s program is diverse. It currently provides services to some 1,800 kids. The program works with …

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Lady Bulldogs take Miramonte 24-2

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They had two innings where they scored seven runs,” isn’t a phrase people say very often. That is unless you watch Alhambra softball. After coming home from Reno and playing competitive softball, the Bulldogs arrived in Orinda on Thursday, March 31, to open Diablo Foothill …

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‘It’s a Koala Day’: O’Bryant ranks year’s biggest fools

By MC O’Bryant Special to the Tribune April Fools! It’s a holiday! No! No! “April Fools,” is not a holiday. Its a Koala Day! A neologism inspired by the oft mislabeled, but non-the-less, adorable furry-eared marsupial, the Australian Koala Bear, which is, of course, not really a bear at all. …

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Soroptimist inductees …

Newly inducted members of Soroptimist International of Martinez include (from left): Bev Gomer, District II Director; new members Monica Sanders, Sara Lawson, Linda Shahade and Lynn Enea. The members were recently inducted by Soroptimist Governor Bobbi Enderlin (far right). (GAY GERLACK / Courtesy)

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Arrest log: March 23-29, 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. • Jacob Whatley, 25, was arrested March 23 for alleged grand theft. • Steve Lundberg, 54, was arrested March 24 …

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Police Blotter: March 23-29, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 23 Roughly an hour after noon, a woman was seen “smoking something from a bowl,” in the Jack in the Box parking lot on Alhambra Avenue. Bowls are for eating at Jack in the Box, not smoking. At 3 p.m., a sheathed knife …

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Rankin Pool readies for May 2 opening

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Life guard recruitment efforts will likely be an ongoing effort for the Martinez Recreation Department as it readies for the May 2 opening of Rankin Pool for the 2016 season. So far, 18 lifeguards have been hired and those individuals are going …

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Bulldog tennis getting improved results in DFAL play

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs had a rough day on the courts on March 22 against Acalanes, but they made a solid come back against Las Lomas on the road on March 24.  The Bulldogs lost 2-7, taking some of their first wins on the Diablo Foothill Athletic …

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Lady Dogs lacrosse struggle against top 100 team

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs ran into the hottest team in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League on March 25. The undefeated Wildcats of Dougherty Valley cruised to a 19-3 win, with only a few positives coming from the Bulldog camp. It would be tough to blame the Alhambra …

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Alhambra breaks out of hitting slump in win at Benicia

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Somewhere between the locker room, the dug out, or the bus, the Alhambra boys baseball team found their hitting shoes and broke out of a small home stand slump. The Bulldogs boys pounded out eight hits (only one more than their total in their three …

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