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Lady Dog lacrosse pummels Clayton Valley Charter 13-3

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The girls lacrosse team at Alhambra has started demanding attention this season. After a hot start, they’re not quite cooling off. They destroyed Clayton Valley on March 14 by a 13-3 scoreline, an eye-opening mark for the other teams in the league who may not ...

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Falcons out-duel Alhambra in 2-1 home win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Between the two teams, there were only five hits. Both pitchers carved through the line ups, but once again Alhambra’s baseball team couldn’t punch in the runs they needed. And worst off all the 2-1 loss on April 18 came at the hands of the ...

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Police Blotter: April 12-18, 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, April 12 A car parked in the handicapped spot at the Hidden Creek apartments was not displaying ...

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John Muir Land Trust – a Contra Costa gem

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune The John Muir Land Trust (JMLT) protects the environment and saves land in Contra Costa County. JMLT is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is protecting the places that make Contra Costa special. The Trust focuses most of it’s attention on the part ...

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‘Mayor not to be trusted’

I was in the process of writing the following letter honoring our Mayor until Rob Schroder announced that he will seek reelection in 2018: Mayor Schroder should be complemented for his announcement last year that he will not run again for Mayor.  It is in line with the policy he ...

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Part 2: Happy 100th birthday to Martinez City Hall!

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 2 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Architecture is the one art form the public cannot escape. Frank Lloyd Wright stated: “Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is ...

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Underclassmen step up to fill spots for senior tennis players

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s tennis team took on the Mt. Diablo Red Devils on Thursday, March 13. And they did it without some of their top players. The Bulldogs swept Mt. Diablo without number one single players Nick Atencio, number three player Jason Young, number four singles player ...

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Park It: Earth Day celebrations

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Earth Day, an annual re-dedication to environmental preservation and protection, first celebrated in 1970, will be marked again this year by special events in several East Bay Regional Parks. At Coyote Hills Regional Park in Fremont, “reduce, reuse and recycle” will be the ...

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Town Hall …

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson at a Town Hall in Martinez Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The Town Hall focused on Social Security. Each month, more than 130,000 men and women in the Fifth Congressional District receive nearly $170 million in benefits, helping them put food on the table and provide for ...

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Citizens of the Year …

Snapshots from the Citizen of the Year Awards Ceremony, held Saturday, April 15, 2017, at the Martinez Masonic Lodge. Honorees included Mike Beck, Man of the Year; Candice Gliatto, Woman of the Year; Jason Frost, Young Man of the Year; Shelby Bolton, Young Woman of the Year; Michele Roche, Educator ...

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