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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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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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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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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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Mayor’s Message: City prepares Q&A to separate fact from fiction

By MARTINEZ MAYOR ROB SCHRODER The single biggest complaint I receive from residents is the poor condition of the streets and roads in Martinez. In fact, I would guess that every mayor in every city in the state would rank the crumbling infrastructure as the number one concern of the …

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Alhambra High ties with College Park in JV face off

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Anyone who has ever watched a junior varsity football game would probably use the same words to characterize them: high-scoring, undisciplined, and chaotic. Friday’s bizarre 6-6 tie between the College Park Falcons and Alhambra Bulldogs was anything but. The two teams played rigid defense, in …

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Car fire ignites brush, destroys several acres off Franklin Canyon Road

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune A fast-moving blaze ignited when a car caught fire Sunday morning in the 2700 block of Franklin Canyon Road, destroying buildings and killing one dog and four birds that had been housed in the structures, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Captain George Laing …

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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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