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Antioch man faces felony charges after traffic stop

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – An Antioch man has been booked into the Martinez Detention Facility, 1000 Ward St., after Martinez Police made a traffic stop early Saturday in the 3500 block of Pacheco Boulevard, Lt. Aaron Roth said. “During the traffic stop, the driver of ...

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Martinez readies for El Niño

Council receives water-saving lesson By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez city employees have taken measures to prepare for anticipated heavy “El Niño” rains, Martinez City Council heard Wednesday night. Meanwhile, because California is still suffering from a four-year drought and Governor Jerry Brown has mandated water ...

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Don Henley takes ‘Cass County’ country to San Francisco

By DANIEL GLUSKOTER Special to the Martinez Tribune Taking a break from flying with the Eagles for close to 45 years, Don Henley’s long dalliance with country music has produced “Cass County,” his first new solo album in 15 years and the start of a brief 15-date tour which brought ...

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Harvick wins, Gordon still in championship Chase

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Winning “straightforward” race Sunday keeps Bakersfield native and reigning Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick in this season’s Chase for the Championship. Meanwhile, Vallejo native Jeff Gordon also progresses into the next phase of NASCAR’s version of elimination playoffs. Harvick dominated the AAA 400 in ...

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Hit & run victim in critical condition; suspect arrested

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A motorist has been arrested and an accident victim remains in critical condition after a vehicle collided Saturday afternoon with a pedestrian in a wheelchair in the intersection of Alhambra Avenue and Virginia Hills Drive, Cpl. Mike Estanol said. Martinez Police ...

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Sloppy second half dooms Alhambra football

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A formula for the amount of yardage flagged by officials is still in the works so we can’t quantify it quite yet, but make no mistake – it had an effect on the Bulldogs on Friday night. For the opening 30 minutes of the Oct. ...

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Alhambra girls fall against Campolindo Polo

Amanda Beattie scores all three goals for Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog Water polo team in rout on the road against Campolindo By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldog water polo team opened their Diablo Foothill Athletic League campaign with a rough 17-3 loss to the Campolindo Cougars, the team that’s ...

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Bulldog boys polo roughed up in League opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There was a definite size difference in a lot of things when you get to the Soda Aquatic Center on the campus of Campolindo High School. The pool, the size of the team. All things considered, the Bulldog varsity water polo team battled back from ...

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Six Bulldogs win awards at Ram Invitational

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The Bulldog cross country team traveled to Daly City’s Westmoor High School for the 34th Annual Ram Invitational this past Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. Westmoor’s qualifications for medaling were to place in the top 25 finishers that were not on the overall winning ...

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Alhambra Bulldog tennis blanked by Campo Cougars

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog tennis team is in the middle of their toughest stretch of the 2015 season, and was caught by a good Campolindo team that outplayed them 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Campo always boasts a good team, but Coach Sarah Gallagher was able to ...

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