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    Part 5: Happy 100th Birthday City Hall Building!

    By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune Gentle Reader:  You have inspired me in this, the 100th year of 525 Henrietta Street to nominate, and hopefully list on the National Register of Historic Pl...

  • Rhonda Smith, Volunteer Program Coordinator (far right), introduced the “High Achievers” of Volunteer service hours for 2016 at the 49th Annual Volunteer Luncheon held at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center last week. They are Jo-Ann Lee (735 hours), Linda Waxman (1,133 hours), Bill Cunningham (586 hours).  Not shown is Richard Firth (1,110).  For the year, 314 volunteers totaled up 31,145 service hours. (COURTESY / On File)

    Local hospital volunteers recognized

    Contra Costa Regional Medical Center volunteers provided 31,000-plus service hours in 2016 MARTINEZ, Calif. – National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteering on our c...

  • Alhambra freshman Carson Edwards took fourth place overall in the 1600-meter race against setting a new personal record in the process at Northgate on April 26, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

    D’Atri & Tria run to record board for Bulldog track team

    By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog track team went over to Walnut Creek’s Northgate High for the season’s last dual meet, this past Wednesday, April 26. With the season’s end quickly appr...

  • Alhambr’s Emily Ramos fires a shot past the Livermore goalkeeper in the Bulldogs’ 11-5 victory over their opponents on May 3, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

    Girls lacrosse on the brink of program history

    By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune On March 3, 2013, the girls lacrosse program officially kicked off. There was a team prior to that fateful March day. But that day the program was able to call itse...

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    Renowned poets to read at Alhambra High’s Ecopoetry event

    MARTINEZ, Calif. – Join the National Park Service (NPS) and Alhambra High School students for the 2017 Ecopoetry Event.  This is the 3rd annual event, staged in the historic Victorian home where the c...

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    Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE

    Athlete of the Week: MARC MOORE Alhambra High School senior Marc Moore is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week. Moore, a two-year varsity player, has been one of the team’s best goal-scorers over t...

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    Martinez Police Blotter: April 26 – May 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. We...

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    John Muir National Historic Site to participate in ‘Helping Birds Along the Way’

    MARTINEZ, Calif. – “Helping Birds Along the Way” is the theme for this year’s International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD), the only international education program that celebrates the migration of nearly ...

  • Alhambra senior Jake Arreallano fires a shot on goal in the Bulldogs’ 18-6 loss to the College Park Falcons on Friday, April 28, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

    Bulldogs honor first team on Senior Night

    By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For senior night, the Alhambra Bulldogs were not only honoring their players in the final year of their high school careers, they honored the guys who started the p...

  • An old picture from the “Martinez Standard” newspaper of the “new City Hall building” at 525 Henrietta St., Martinez. (ON FILE)

    Part 4: Happy Birthday Martinez City Hall!

    By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 4 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Many thanks to retired Deputy City Clerk Mercy Cabral for setting me up with th...

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Alhambra win sets up Las Lomas trilogy

Alhambra junior Jenna Coffman (22) and the rest of the Bulldog defense held resolute and kept the Novato Hornets off the score board in their 2-0 win in the first round of the North Coast Section playoffs on Feb. 15, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When the Bulldog girls get home after their hard fought win on Wednesday night, they’ll settle in and see that their prize for a comprehensive victory is a second-round match up against Las Lomas. That’s what their 2-0 win over Novato buys you in the ...

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Loss to Eagles puts dent into Bulldogs’ DAL finish

Alhambra senior Lani Lara had 13 points in the Bulldogs’ 59-50 loss to Clayton Valley on senior night. The guard was one of five seniors who were honored after the game. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Because of the way the schedule was laid out, the Lady Bulldogs will go into the playoffs with a pair of wins, if the results match up with the team’s first two meetings with their final opponents. But their 59-50 loss to Clayton Valley on ...

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Alhambra boys thrash Ygnacio in 61-41 win

Alhambra sophomore Wyatt Hammer leads the fast break in the Bulldogs’ 61-41 win over Ygnacio Valley on Feb. 14, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the games keep coming, the Bulldogs continue to keep their hopes alive for a playoff spot after a three-year drought. The boys basketball team took care of the first part of their two-legged journey when they beat up on Ygnacio Valley in a 61-41 ...

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Arrest log: Feb. 3-13, 2017

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Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Chen Victor, 22, was arrested Feb. 13 on DUI alcohol with BAC greater than .08, and inflicting corporal injury on ...

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New elects …

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New officers of the Democratic Party of Contra Costa County were elected last month, including Martinez’s own AnaMarie Avila Farias. Pictured from left are: Outgoing Party Chair Jeff Koertzen, Secretary Diddo Clark, First Vice Chair Mike McGill, Chair Maria Alegria, Second Vice Chair Avila Farias, and Controller Greg Sanborn. For ...

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Martinez Police Blotter: Feb. 8-12, 2016

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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, Feb. 8 At 9:41 a.m., a Spikes Produce employee reported to be a perpetrator of embezzlement in ...

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Lady Bulldogs score season high in YV win

Alhambra junior Kieara Rios had 10 points in the Bulldogs’ 84-54 win over the Ygnacio Valley Warriors on Feb. 14. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team took care of business in a fairly easy win over Ygnacio Valley on Tuesday night by a score of 84-54. The Valentine’s Day win was Alhambra’s biggest scoring output of the season, and put them in position to have a happy ...

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Park It: Fun in area parks

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By NED MacKAY The Over-The-Hills Gang is an informal group of hikers 55 years and older who enjoy nature study, fitness and outdoor fun. Naturalist “Trail Gail” Broesder will lead the gang on a hike at Briones Regional Park from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21. Meet ...

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