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Alhambra High School Senior Prank

In true Martinez fashion, the Class of 2017’s Senior Prank was on display at Alhambra High School for a short while the morning of Jan. 13, 2017. Their prank? Covering the school in pine trees. Trees were placed throughout walkways, on top of cabinets, and even on top of the ...

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Several spots open on commissions

MARTINEZ, Calif. – District V Supervisor Federal D. Glover announced the opportunities for Dist. 5 residents to make decisions affecting their communities. “A lot of policies begin in these county commissions and boards,” said Glover. “This is a great opportunity for people who have a desire to make difference.” Glover ...

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State of Emergency …

Driftwood washed ashore at the Martinez Marina. Continued winds and heavy rain that began the first week in January caused flooding in the downtown and other parts of Martinez. The City Council declared a state of emergency at the request of City Manager Brad Kilger and Police Chief Manjit Sappal ...

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Martinez Education Foundation awards $145,968 in grants

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) announced Tuesday it has awarded $145,968 in grants to teachers and staff throughout the Martinez Unified School District. Schools receiving grants include Alhambra High School ($27,542), Martinez Junior High School ($42,961), Morello Park Elementary ($9,154), Las Juntas Elementary ($23,360), John Swett Elementary ($21,626), ...

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Council wades through heavy agenda

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez City Council worked its way through an agenda heavy with important items Wednesday, Jan. 18. Included on the agenda was a presentation about energy alternatives for the city, a public hearing on the Pine Meadow Golf Course land, and the adoption of new garbage collection ...

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Nominations sought for Citizen of Year Awards

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced this week that it is now accepting letters of nomination for the annual  Citizen of the Year Awards. The awards are given in the following categories: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Young Man of the Year, Young Woman ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jack Fuller

Alhambra High School senior Jack Fuller (6) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Fuller’s last three-game run was unlike anything Alhambra soccer has seen in quite some time. Coincidentally, it also happened to launch one of the more successful runs ...

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Valentine’s Day gifts from Farmers Market

With Valentine’s Day approaching, what better way to show your loved ones you care than by making them a delicious culinary masterpiece that you’ve prepared with fresh locally-grown produce from the farmers market. Fresh lettuce and greens, plump strawberries and juicy oranges, and local cheeses are all here. Alhambra Valley ...

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Concord boys use height to beat Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys are reeling. They’ve lost four in a row, they’ve yet to get their first Diablo Athletic League win, and they’ve hit the point of the season where winning out is the only way the playoffs are a reality. Their 62-46 loss to ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Jan. 16-23, 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. • Betty Demuro, 44, was arrested Jan. 23 for alleged possession of controlled substance and battery on spouse, cohabitant or former ...

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