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History Center leads student tour

By THERESA BERGER MARTINEZ, Calif. – Students from Deer Valley High School in Antioch received a crash course in archiving and local history last Thursday as they toured the Contra Costa County History Center and Alhambra Cemetery for a school project on researching and writing inspired by Edgar Lee Masters’ …

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Chamber announces Citizens of the Year

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced recipients of the 2015 Citizen of the Year Awards Tuesday. Awardees will be honored during a special banquet at the Shell Clubhouse, 1635 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, April 23. “These remarkable people or organizations have served our community …

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Police Blotter: March 16-22, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 16 At 1:39 p.m., well into lunchtime, a man fell down and was bleeding from the forehead in the McDonald’s restaurant on Morello Avenue. He walked out and probably went to the Carl’s Jr. across the street. Just after 6 p.m., a woman …

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Who’s on Stage: March 25-31, 2016

Friday, March 25 Happy Hour & a Half featuring The Tommy Bean Blues Band When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, March 25 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com 13th Seat at the Round Table When: 7:30 p.m. Friday, …

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ArtBeat draws performers and pedestrians alike

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune Artcelerator hosted their 4th ArtBeat in downtown Martinez March 19. “Emerging artist’s” sculptures created by Allan Diosana and Tim Tarrant, were featured at IFPTE Local 21 at 624 Ferry St. Live music by Greg Burdett and Mike & Marlee was also featured during the gallery …

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Frosh / Soph Dogs lead with multiple first place finishes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune With all due to respect for Alhambra’s upperclassmen athletes, the Frosh/Soph athletes put on a show in the first Diablo Foothill Athletic League dual, and showed why the future is truly bright at Alhambra. The girls in particular had a banner day against Miramonte and …

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Who’s on Stage: March 18-24, 2016

Friday, March 18 Happy Hour & a Half featuring Paul Cotruvo & Friends When: 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, March 18 (doors open at 4 p.m.). Where: Armando’s, 707 Marina Vista Ave., Martinez. Details: Live Music with The Lost Weekend. Cost: No cover charge. Beverage discount. Info: http://armandosmartinez.com The Bell Brothers When: …

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Alhambra alum throws pair of complete games

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Every know and then we’re reminded how many top athletes have gone through the Alhambra softball program. The class of 2014 took home two North Coast Section titles, and a lot of that was due to the shutdown pitching. Two-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League most …

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Bulldogs lack fire in loss to Albany

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The first two word’s out of Daryl King’s mouth after the game on Monday afternoon were predictable, nut had the same effect nonetheless. “No excuses,” the second-year head coach said after Alhambra’s varsity baseball teams 5-4 loss to the Albany Cougars on March 14. “Whether …

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Jeff Campbell, Andrew St. James play Armando’s

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune On March 10, I was able to watch musicians Andrew St. James and Jeff Campbell at the Minor Chords Production’s show located at Armando’s in downtown Martinez. I sat down with 20-year-old San Francisco native Andrew St. James, right before his soundcheck. He talked to …

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