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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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Haunted Windchimes to bring Rocky Mountain high harmonics

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune “Haunted Windchimes” is one bent handle for the fantastic Colorado string quintet that returns to Armando’s for another live afternoon show a week from Sunday. Their name may imply breezy new-age chamber music, but the band won’t play that stuff in Martinez. They ...

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Lady Bulldogs take overtime victory

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Last year’s young Bulldog squad crashed out of the playoffs in a rough way, and said goodbye to a couple of senior leaders. So it was expected that this year would be a transition year for Coach Frank Reichert. The Dragon’s didn’t qualify for last ...

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Falcons outmatch Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s tennis team ran into a tough match-up on Wednesday afternoon in a non-league scrimmage against the College Park Falcons. The Bulldogs recently beat Concord across the board in a scrimmage, and did the same against Mt. Diablo last week. “We did not win, but ...

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Fire destroys parking garage

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Fire destroyed a parking garage Monday night, but was halted before it reached nearby apartments, according to the Contra Costa County Fire District. Dispatchers were notified of the fire in the 200 block of Oak Manor Plaza about 8:17 p.m. Monday, ...

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Public invited to Campfire Night at John Muir Historic Site

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Residents, visitors and youngsters will get a chance to spend some time under the stars, roasting marshmallows and singing songs during a free campfire night Saturday at the John Muir National Historic Site. This has been an annual event at the ...

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Gordon aims for big win at Darlington

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Some brightly-colored, retro-painted Sprint Cup cars will have earned their “Darlington stripes” Sunday as the NASCAR series draws closer to the season end. And one driver who is hoping to get a checkered flag Sunday is Jeff Gordon. Gordon, the Vallejo native who is ...

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Upcoming live shows in downtown Martinez

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Campbell Theater 636 Ward Street information: 925 350-9770 tickets: 925 518-3277 https://www.facebook.com/MartinezCampbellTheater Friday through Saturday, Sept. 4-5 8 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce Sunday, Sept. 6 – matinee 2:30 p.m. – Let Me Hear You Smile – hilarious time-warp pseudo-farce Saturday, Sept. ...

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Bulldog boys adjust, win polo 11-10

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took the Alhambra Bulldogs Water Polo team 21 minutes and 32 seconds to get ahead of the Bishop O’ Dowd Dragons on Wednesday night, Sept. 2. But after more than three periods of playing from behind (including a 4-0 deficit) the Bulldogs went ahead, ...

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