Recent Posts

Loaves & Fishes continues altruistic work in new home

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – When neighbors of the former Martinez Odd Fellows Temple building learned that Loaves & Fishes would be moving its operation there from First Baptist Church at 1802 Alhambra Ave., they became worried. The Martinez dining room of Loaves & Fishes is ...

Read More »

Bulldog JV outlasts Dublin 14-12

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The junior varsity Bulldogs’ game was nearly a mirrored performance to the varsity team’s effort. The JV boys escaped with their second win on the season in an ugly battle with the Dublin Gaels, but emerged victorious as they did their part of the Homecoming ...

Read More »

Undead Bettys derby, get new WFTDA ranking

By DONNA-BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune The Undead Bettys have debuted 118th out of 267 member leagues worldwide in Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) international rankings, the governing body for women’s flat track roller derby has announced. The Undead Bettys, the Antioch-based roller derby league, has three adult teams – ...

Read More »

Alhambra boys roughed up by Knights

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys are in. They’ve done their work, and because of that, the loss to the Las Lomas Knights on Wednesday doesn’t hurt that bad. Well, maybe it does. It was senior night, and if these boys are as competitive as they look in ...

Read More »

Chief proposes changes to municipal code changes

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal is proposing changes to the Martinez Municipal Code that could give his officers clarification about what homeless people and others can and cannot do within city limits. He presented his suggestions to the Martinez Public Safety ...

Read More »

PRMCC hears mural proposal, dog park supporters

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission has seen how the grieving family of a 14-year-old girl killed last year when she was struck by a train wants to thank their community for its support during their darkest hours. At the ...

Read More »

Madonna’s Rebel Heart conquers San Jose

By DANIEL GLUSKOTER Special to Martinez Tribune The original Queen of Pop seems to be making a habit of arriving unfashionably late to her own sold out parties these days, but after subjecting her devoted fans to the questionable selection of a house DJ spinning far too much really bad ...

Read More »

‘Outcast’ seeks pledges during drive

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune We meet a lot of people who care about and care for our community’s free-roaming cats. But this summer, a couple of caretakers really stood out from the crowd. Each of them have a decent sized group of cats that they care for ...

Read More »