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Beaver deaths still a mystery

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The family of beavers that live in Alhambra Creek apparently has lost this year’s litter as well as one born last year, but the cause of the deaths remain a mystery, said Heidi Perryman, president of Worth a Dam, and Conrad ...

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Government offices closed Monday

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Labor Day is a federal holiday, and most government buildings will be closed Monday in its observance. All Contra Costa County offices will be closed Monday, as will most Martinez government and other municipal offices. The Martinez Treatment Plant, 3003 Pacheco Blvd., will be ...

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Marina Vista exit work nears completion

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – After months of construction that led to the closure in April of the southbound exit ramp from Interstate-680 to Marina Vista and Waterfront Road, the new off ramp should be finished some time next month, Allyn Amsk, Caltrans District 4 public ...

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Labor Day a ‘sacred day’ to local unions

Central Labor Council of Contra Costa to host fundraising barbecue By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Labor Day is a time to honor “the people who, with their own hands, built those empires,” the companies that made names like Carnegie, Roosevelt, Gould, Bell and Edison household names. ...

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Bonilla proposes tax on cocktails to aide disabled

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune A bill introduced by Assemblymember Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord) would increase funding to help California’s developmentally disabled residents through a nickel a drink charge for mixed cocktails and liquor shots. Bonilla, Martinez’s representative in the Assembly, introduced Assembly Bill 18 at the Second Extraordinary ...

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Get ready to get Rockin’ by the Bay

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Main Street Martinez, in partnership with the City of Martinez, is proud to announce Rockin’ by the Bay Music Festival at the Martinez Waterfront Amphitheater, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, noon to 9 p.m. The event will feature live music on two stages along with food trucks, beer, ...

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Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Those managing projects or programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications for the fall 2015 grant review by the Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) Board of Directors. Applications must be received by Sept. 15, 2015. Established ...

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Outcast rescues kitten at Amtrak

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune What do businesses do if they have a free-roaming kitten bouncing off the windows and jumping from the balcony because it’s so freaked out from being trapped inside the building (after walking in on its own accord)? Well, in the case of Amtrak-Martinez ...

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Vaudevilles: Open Call for local talent

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Singers, songwriters, storytellers, soothsayers, poets, magicians, ventriloquists, comedians, jugglers, mind-readers, plate-spinners, impersonators, hypnotists, parent-and-child acts, stage-trained animals, Eastern Middle dancers, Lindy Hoppers, piano players, jive cats, chamber musicians, bluegrass and acoustic groups, dancers of tap-jazz-or-soft shoe … Martinez Campbell Theater has made an ...

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