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‘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 ...

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Neil Young rants & rolls at The Greek

By DANIEL GLUSKOTER Special to Martinez Tribune Following the long and winding road of his latest musical career path with the backing of Willie Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah and their band Promise of the Real, Neil Young’s epic three hour show at a very sold out Greek Theater in ...

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Alhambra grinds out win over Dublin

 On a night when everything was dressed in a blanket of blue and gold, and everyone looked their best, the product on the field was anything but attractive. When you look at Alhambra’s 14-13 win over Dublin on Friday night, it’ll be a game that you cringe at when you ...

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‘Golden Goal’ dooms Bulldogs against Falcons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Three years running, now this heated rivalry has gone into an overtime period, but this time it wasn’t the Bulldogs who came out on top. For the first time in recent memory it was College Park’s water polo team who went home happy. Tuesday’s 12-11 ...

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Public review period for General Plan winding down

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez residents have until Oct. 29 to weigh in on an update to the Martinez General Plan, a document that was adopted in 1973. The public review period started Sept. 15, and copies of the draft Environmental Impact Report, draft 2035 ...

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Public Safety Subcommittee eyes code amendments

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Public Safety Subcommittee will hear an update on homeless-related issues in the downtown business area Monday, and will weigh in on possible changes to the Martinez Municipal Code that may address some related issues. The subcommittee, on which Councilmembers ...

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‘Ride to Remember’ bike ride to honor fallen responders

Contra Costa District Attorney Mark Peterson and former MPD Chief Dave Cutaia (now of ESPN) organize ride By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune The current Contra Costa County District Attorney and a former Martinez police chief who now works for ESPN have teamed to organize the inaugural “Ride to Remember” ...

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Center, Morello re-paving slated

Arnold Drive, Howe Road & other streets to be patch-paved By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez motorists who have been frustrated with conditions on Morello and Center avenues are about to get relief. The Martinez City Council has hired MCK Services to repave portions of those ...

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