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Alhambra demolishes Mt. Diablo 23-0

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took Alhambra’s baseball team only a half inning to get across the 10-run mark to trigger the mercy rule. And those 10 runs were scored before two outs were recorded. What a way to open your own tournament. A 23-0 win against Mt. Diablo ...

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Dons see off Bulldogs in straight sets

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A lot can change is a year. Just ask Alhambra and Acalanes’ volleyball teams. Last season the Alhambra boys were the toast of the league. The North Coast Section champions hadn’t lost to the Dons since May 2013. Seven straight wins later, the Bulldogs’ winning ...

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Flower festival at Sunol

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The hills are alive with wildflowers, and Sunol Regional Wilderness will highlight them during its annual Spring Wildflower Festival. It’s scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 9, and it’s bound to be a great show this year, thanks to all ...

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Traffic stop nets drugs, gun, cash

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A traffic stop led to the arrest of a young man, as well as the confiscation of drugs, a gun and narcotics-related paraphernalia Saturday. At approximately 1:48 a.m., Martinez Police conducted a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Pacheco Boulevard. During this traffic stop, they contacted ...

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Police Blotter: March 29 – April 2, 2017

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, March 29 A car fire was reported around the Valero gas station on Alhambra Avenue at 9:48 ...

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Robert Randolph’s Family Band Thrills The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Talking with many in the crowd at the Fillmore in San Francisco Friday night, many had never seen Robert Randolph before and were about to experience him in concert for the first time. Nearly two hours later, Randolph and company had made an indelible impression while converting ...

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Henderson responds to Craig’s Rotary Report

Dear Paul Craig: The part of you that I know is one of the highest quality persons to ever walk the open hallways of Main Street. However, you often hand down Zues-like edicts that are woefully uninformed. “Criminal Justice” is the only oxymoron that is also a junior college degree. ...

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Architectural gem preserved – for now

Dear Friends of the 1903 County Jail in Martinez and to those folks who have recently discovered our Save the Jail effort. Thank you for wanting to know more about the status of this project. As the newly organized Architectural Preservation Foundation of Contra Costa County is still very small, our limited ...

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‘Martinez Open Space & Park Protection Committee’ launches Initiative

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A new Initiative has been created by “Friends of Pine Meadow” and “Thousand Friends of Martinez” founders Tim Platt and Mark Thomson, along with Kerry Kilmer. The following was released Monday by the “Martinez Open Space and Park Protection Committee”: “The Martinez Open Space and Park Protection ...

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