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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month proclaimed in Contra Costa County

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a proclamation during their last meeting to observe Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month, part of a statewide effort to draw attention to an epidemic that causes thousands of deaths nationwide every year. Also Tuesday, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) ...

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Carjacking reported on Blue Ridge, Roanoke drives

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A vehicle was stolen by force and the suspect apprehended Monday, according to Martinez Police. Around 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, a Martinez Police officer was on patrol in the area of Blue Ridge and Roanoke drives when flagged down by a citizen. The citizen reported their ...

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Trouble on the Waterfront …

Around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (March 18), the driver of this Nissan Altima drove into wetlands at the Martinez Marina. According to an onlooker, the driver, a young female, refused to unlock the car or shut off the engine. Police broke through the passenger-side rear window, retrieved the driver and ...

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Alleged mail thieves arrested

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Last Thursday afternoon, Martinez Police responded to a call about mail theft, which led to the arrest of two people. Around 12:53 p.m. Thursday, March 16, Police responded to the area of Tea Tree Court after receiving a call someone was prying a lock off a mailbox. ...

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National Park Service seeking members for Youth Corps

MARTINEZ, Calif. – John Muir National Historic Site is seeking members for the 2017 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) summer program. YCC provides an outdoor work experience that is safe, educational, and meaningful to young adults of all backgrounds. The purpose of the program is to help local youth, ages 15-18, gain ...

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‘I am proud of Congressman Thompson’

Dear Editor, I am proud of our District 5 Representative for condemning bans 1.0 and 2.0. It’s cruel to turn a deaf ear to those fleeing war zones, famines, threatening dictatorships,  and drug gang conscriptions. Our people are ready and willing to help and will deal with the hate-mongering. These ...

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Park It: Feeling sheepish?

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Spring is almost here (the first day is March 20), and it’s time for the sheep at Ardenwood Historic Farm in Fremont to receive their annual buzz cut. The farm will shear its sheep during a special event from 11 a.m. to 3 ...

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Martinez Gallery to host 10th Anniversary Show

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The public is invited to the opening of Martinez Gallery’s “Our 10th Anniversary Show” with a reception from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, April 7. Stop in and meet the artists, see the new work and enjoy light refreshments. The gallery is located at 610 Court St., Suite 101 ...

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Cardinals take sting out of Bulldog bats

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A week ago, the Bulldogs were able to rally against Albany to get their pitcher off the hook for a rough start. That day the benefactor was Jordyn Eglite. In Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa, Eglite again was tagged for three runs in ...

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Tribune Athlete of the Week: Tony Moore

Alhambra High School junior Tony Moore (right) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Dougherty Valley hosted their 4th annual swimming pentathlon this past weekend, March 18, 2017. Moore came in and competed hard in a large field of swimmers. Moore ...

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