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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-23, 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. • Brian Alderman, 23, was arrested Feb. 16 for allegedly driving with drugs in system. • Sara Baker, 47, was …

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Police Blotter: Feb. 17-23, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, Feb. 17 At 10 a.m., a 35-year-old man kept ringing the doorbell over and over at the Berrellesa Palms Apartments on Berrellesa Street. The man said he wouldn’t leave until the police came. An hour and a half later, at the Taco Bell on …

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Alhambra alum named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Alhambra alumnus and former MVP softball player Kylee Perez was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, after a big weekend performance for the UCLA Bruins. Perez, who was a three-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP during her time at Alhambra, has started off her sophomore …

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Who’s on Stage: Feb. 19-25, 2016

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune Friday, Feb. 19 Happy Hour & A Half with The Killbillies When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19 (doors open at 4 p.m.) Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Come hang out, chat and have fun! Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com …

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ArtBeat: Howard Finster

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune The “Howard Finster: American Folk Artist” exhibit will be held this Saturday, Feb. 20, as part of the ArtBeat Art Walk. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and is hosted by Artcelerator, a new collective of artists and art activists who are promoting art …

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‘Thank you for movie, smoothie’

Dear Tribune, I just wanted to thank you for the movie ticket and Jamba Juice coupon you sent after I subscribed, and for the nice letter attached to the gifts. Love your paper, and these were a fun bonus! – Rebecca Beecher

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‘Fellow citizens, demand answers!’

Dear Editor, We are writing because we just read the news from the State of the City report, and it would seem that a new tax is being contemplated for the purpose of maintaining our streets. To be clear, we are not anti-tax in general, especially when a need is …

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Bulldog boys suffer biggest defeat of season

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the season winds to a close, if you listen closely to the February winds, you can hear a sigh of relief coming from the Alhambra gym. Players and coaches have still been giving their best efforts for the team, but even after a string …

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