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Alhambra tennis showing improvement

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog tennis team had a much improved match-up the second time around with the Miramonte Matadors on Tuesday, Oct. 13, but still lost 0-9 despite some well played tennis. At the number one singles spot, Katie Hoffmann played a very good match with …

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Annual financial report to show city ‘in the black’

One-time revenues boost Martinez finances; $2.3 million surplus shown in General Fund By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – One-time revenue sources will put Martinez’s finances in the black, as described in the upcoming Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) the Martinez City Council will see Nov. 4. But …

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Alhambra claims first DFAL win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After back to back weeks against the toughest the Diablo Foothill Athletic League has to offer, the Bulldogs were able to take a break, and cruise to a 12-8 win. All due respect to Dougherty Valley, but the phrase “take a break” was appropriate for …

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Some parents disappointed by ‘Tot Time’ program closure

Parents say preschool allowed parent/student education at affordable cost; urge board to bring program back By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. –A class offered through Martinez Adult Education for about 20 years established a cooperative opportunity for parents of young children to participate in their children’s preschool education …

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Martinez Unified reassesses ‘lease-leaseback’ construction

Board also declares Oct. 11-17 ‘The Week of the School Administrator’; hears report from student Alicia Marazzani By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune In lease-leaseback construction delivery the way it’s done in Martinez’s school district, an architect is chosen through requests for proposals and builders are selected after requests for …

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Martinez Chamber selects new executive director

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Chamber of Commerce has chosen Julie Sabbagh, the former director of operations at the Vacaville Chamber of Commerce, as its new executive director. Sabbagh, who started her new job Tuesday, also marketed her city through previous employment as the office …

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Joey Logano victorious in Charlotte

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Joey Logano got his fourth season victory and his first win at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the rain-delayed Bank of America 500 Sunday afternoon. The first race of the second round in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship eliminations also saw Vallejo …

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Alhambra football pummelled by Campolindo Cougars

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune All odds were against Alhambra football on Friday night, and it was clear to see why when the Campolindo machine stepped onto the field. The game, which looked like the team’s homecoming parade with how they marched up and down the field, ended in a …

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Two Bulldogs medal in Half Moon Bay

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune For their fourth invitational cross country meet of this season, the Alhambra Bulldogs went to the 44th annual Artichoke Invitational at Half Moon Bay High School last Saturday, Oct. 3. The Artichoke course is 2.33 miles in distance for every race. It consists …

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Shirley Manson and Garbage perform in Oakland

By Daniel Gluskoter Special to the Martinez Tribune Shirley Manson and Garbage appeared at the Fox Theater October 7, marking the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut album. The alternative rock band, featuring drummer Butch Vig, also the producer of Nirvana’s seminal grunge classic “Nevermind” along with guitarists Duke Erikson …

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