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Elsken to step down from Martinez Unified School District Board

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Denise Elsken is resigning her position as trustee on the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education, and will leave Jan. 31, 2016. The Board will consider Monday night whether to fill the remainder of her term either by provisional appointment …

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Lady Bulldogs beaten by rival Falcons in tight game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For 27 minutes and 30 seconds College Park kept the Bulldogs at bay, then things were all squared. That lasted 17 seconds as the Falcons held their lead over the final four-plus minutes for the win. College Park came to Alhambra’s gym and shut down …

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Experience key to get Lady Dogs over playoff hump

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There have been some changes for the varsity girls soccer team, but luckily they haven’t been on the field; they’ve been on the sidelines. New head coach Ed Marinelli, who served as an assistant under the previous coach, takes over a group of young ladies …

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Young team sets sights on old goals

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune We’d all like to believe that at our respective jobs, those with the most experience are given the opportunity to be promoted. While that may not always be the case, at Alhambra it is. With the recent hiring of Jason Bautista as the varsity girls …

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Lady Bulldogs show solid defensive work in win over Trojans

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs showed intense vigor in their Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, win over Petaluma High School. Even with multiple players in foul trouble, the Lady Bulldogs showed maturity by maintaining a significant lead and not fouling out. In the end, the Dogs scored roughly 50 …

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Lady Dogs find net nine times in win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The pitch at Knowles Field on Monday night resembled a shooting gallery during the varsity girls soccer game against De Anza. The Lady Dogs fired in nine goals in a huge victory. Their 9-1 win over the Dons from De Anza is their biggest of …

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Fire causes damage at Grandview residence

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A woman and her dog were displaced after some unattended candles caused fire damage to the living room of a house in the 800 block of Grandview Drive about 8:45 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, Captain George Laing of the Contra Costa …

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Rotary fight against polio is almost won

By PAUL CRAIG Special to Martinez Tribune Martinez Rotary is proud to participate in a major Rotary international project: abolishing polio. The program is very close to succeeding. If it does, polio will be the second global scourge to be eradicated (the first being smallpox). Eradicating polio depends on establishing …

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Morello Hills Christian Church to recreate Bethlehem

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – For most Martinez residents, Thanksgiving Day marks the start of the holiday shopping season. For Bill Francis, it’s time to think of rebuilding Bethlehem. Francis, a Martinez native, is the pastor of Morello Hills Christian Church, 1000 Morello Hills Drive, and …

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Council institutes ‘personal conduct’ ordinances

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez is getting a new set of laws that provide clearer expectations for personal conduct in public as well as more flexible methods of enforcing those behaviors. In a vote Wednesday, Dec. 2, the Martinez City Council approved ordinance amendments governing …

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