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Alhambra opens season with a win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Rivalry games are always a toss up. Teams gear up for them, fans mark their calendars for them, and we all watch eagerly as two teams battle for local supremacy. For the fourth year in a row the Alhambra Bulldogs sent the College Park Falcons ...

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Falcon football field to be playable for season finale

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Currently undergoing an overhaul, the College Park Football field was supposed to be in and ready to go for the first game of the season, however it is not. However, according to new coach Joe Tenorio, the field will be ready to go for the ...

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College Park turns the page on revered Head Coach Kepler

After a successful tenure at Encinal-Alameda, Joe Tenorio is looking to follow up program staple Bill Kepler, who was at the program for 35 years before stepping down By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It would be easy for the Falcons to hang their heads on last season. They finished at ...

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Muñoz carries on Connolly & Taylor tradition

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When people who know Richard Muñoz think of him, they may think of his humor, his affability, and his dedication to community. What they may not think of, however, is that Muñoz spends his days – and oftentimes nights – as a mortician. The sports car driving, ...

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Bulldog football comes back with something to prove

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra Bulldogs are not rebuilding. You look at that statement, back at the team’s current roster, then to the 2014 roster and it seems a hard pill to swallow. How can a team that lost its starting quarterback (both of them), best outside receiver, ...

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Vacuum effect of removing cats

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune Often when people resort to bringing free-roaming cats to Contra Costa Animal Services, it’s because they are just fed up with the problem. We get it! But there are many reasons why trapping and removing these cats is not the solution, whether with ...

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Campbell squatters?

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune Anchor tenant Onstage Repertory may be “squatting” at the Martinez Campbell Theater for its current production, “Let Me Hear You Smile,” which runs through Sunday, Sept. 6. A renegotiated sublease with City of Martinez had yet to be completed when scenery went up ...

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‘Dancin on this earth for a short while

By JAMIE JOBB Special to the Tribune “Oh very young, what will you leave us this time You’re only dancin’ on this Earth for a short while …” When Cat Stevens wrote those lines in 1974, little did we know his lyrics 40 years later could introduce so splendidly “Let ...

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Oyez, Oyez! Official town crier prepares for world competition

Martinez’s own ‘Redmond O Colonies’ heads to New Zealand for a cry By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Residents of Martinez may be surprised to find that our fine city has its own town crier – and a world class one at that. Redmond O’Connell of Martinez, who ...

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