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SWAN Day celebration set for March 25

MARTINEZ, Calif. – SWAN (Support Women Artists Now) Day is an international holiday celebrating the creative power of women all over the world. The 10th annual SWAN DAY celebration in Martinez is being held on Saturday, March 25. Over 50 artists from around the Bay Area are expected to showcase ...

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Gifford handcuffs Hornets in 2-0 win

  By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra rode the arm of junior pitcher Cole Gifford for their second win of the season on Tuesday afternoon in a 3-0 win over Novato. The Feb. 28 win was also Gifford’s second win of his second varsity campaign, but the junior looked seasoned ...

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Town Hall draws record crowd

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Congressman Mark DeSaulnier gave a congressional update to a crowd of over 600 people at Diablo Valley College on Feb. 23. In what was his last Town Hall of the recess, DeSaulnier delivered a thorough presentation regarding the work he is doing in Washington D.C. ...

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Rotary Report: ‘Your car is a fishing pole’

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. A fishing pole with bait will sometimes catch ...

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Arrest Log: Feb. 16-26, 2017

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. • Patrick Prater, 49, was arrested Feb. 26 for warrants or holds only. • Andrew Lopez, 29, was arrested Feb. 26 for ...

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Police Blotter: Feb. 22-28, 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, Feb. 22 A knife was found in the backpack of a student at Martinez Junior High School ...

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Superior Courts challenge Governor Brown’s proposed budget

Dear Governor Brown: We, the undersigned courts, have had the opportunity to review your proposed budget for the judicial branch for Fiscal Year 2017-18. We are seriously concerned with the lack of additional funding proposed for trial court operations and our ability to provide adequate access to justice for those ...

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Bon Jovi Rocks the house in San Jose

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER More than three decades after their debut as one of the most successful hair bands of the 80’s, Bon Jovi arrived at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on Wednesday night to a near sold out crowd to re-stake their claim as one of America’s best rock ...

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Lady Dogs stun Las Lomas in penalty shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took over 100 minutes of soccer for their to be a winner in the quarter-final clash between the Knights and the Bulldogs on Saturday night. In those 100 minutes both teams surely will have felt that they could have won the match. But the ...

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