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Boy next door could be next big YouTube star

Advertorial Technology has given many artists a brand-new platform to share themselves and their work. Martinez local, Michael Figueroa is a man of many talents – storyteller, director, comedian and musician. Yet when asked what he does, he just says, “I am a creator.” Figueroa is quickly gaining popularity online ...

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Park It: ‘Less than appealing’

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Spring is a great time for enjoying the trails in the East Bay Regional Parks. The hills are green, wildlife abounds, and all kinds of wildflowers are starting to appear. Unfortunately, another appearance is trash left behind by park visitors. While walking the ...

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Work of award-winning artist Mimi Wirth to be featured at Main Street Arts

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Main Street Arts Gallery needs a “No Touching Allowed” sign to go with award winning artist Mimi Wirth’s upcoming exhibit. The artist has mastered the “Old Masters,” makes her own paint and depicts textures so realistically, they almost become a tactile experience. “Realism to Abstraction” opens ...

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Martinez Community Foundation accepting grant applications

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Community Foundation (MCF) is currently accepting grant applications for its spring 2017 grant review. Nonprofit organizations with projects and programs that are located in, or which primarily serve Martinez and its residents are encouraged to submit grant applications for the spring 2017 grant review. Applications ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jordyn Eglite

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: JORDYN EGLITE Alhambra High School senior Jordyn Eglite is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Eglite has been one of the Bulldogs’ top performers all season, and as a senior leader has been important to the program’s ...

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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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