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Alhambra girls knocked out of NCS by Sonoma sharp-shooting display

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog basketball team only lost five games this season, and that run allowed them to qualify for North Coast Section after missing the playoffs last season. However of those five losses, three came in the last five games, as the dream season limped ...

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City can help reduce flood insurance costs costs

Most of the City built before 1960 in the downtown area is in the 100 year floodplain. Flood insurance is required for properties with mortgages, and insurance is recommended for the rest. Flood insurance is very expensive. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), which generates the 100 year flood maps, also ...

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Grandma Baby Shower celebrates Infant Project

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The 19th annual Grandma Baby Shower was held this month by the Priscilla Circle ladies of the First Congregational Church, Martinez. A big collection of baby items – and some “fun” pieces – are to benefit the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC). ...

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Contra Costa Court joins statewide budget appeal to Governor Brown

The Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa, has joined with 48 other trial courts to urge Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., to provide California’s trial courts with adequate funding. In a letter signed by 49 of California’s 58 trial courts, presiding judges and court executive officers (CEOs) from ...

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Rotary Report: Martinez Senior Center

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. The Martinez Senior Center is a magnet for ...

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Boys close season out on high note, qualify for NCS

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict between the boys and girls basketball team’s playoff games, we were unable to attend the boys game. The boys lost 64-34 to Analy-Sebastapol on Feb. 21, 2017. All the pressure, all the effort of the season came down ...

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Residents sought for Measure D committee

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez is now accepting Citizen Interest applications for the Measure D Citizen’s Oversight Committee, as follows: To appoint four members of the public who will, along with the City Treasurer, be charged with reviewing the City’s expenditures of Measure D proceeds to ensure the ...

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Athlete of the Week: Carly Agostino

CARLY AGOSTINO Alhambra High School junior Carly Agostino is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Agostino, a member of the varsity girls soccer team, has not only had a hand in at least one goal for her team in each of ...

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Northgate ends Bulldog dream in semi-finals

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When Northgate hosted Alhambra in December in the fourth game of the season, the Broncos needed a pair of stunning goals to beat the Bulldogs. This time around the Broncos’ goals were far from pretty. Northgate beat Alhambra 2-0 on Wednesday night with a pair ...

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