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Dog park to be ready in six weeks, City says

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Six weeks is the timetable for the opening of a long-sought after dog park in Martinez – albeit a temporary home – after the Martinez City Council’s recent unanimous approval to locate the facility near the John Muir Amphitheater. The temporary facility ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jadyn London

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: JADYN LONDON Alhambra High School sophomore Jadyn London is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week. The sophomore midfielder has been crucial to the Alhambra girls lacrosse team’s plans for the future, and the present. The team has had a renewed sense of purpose in the ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: April 15-18, 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. • Wendy Ward, 39, was arrested April 18 for alleged failure to appear on felony charge, receiving or concealing stolen property, ...

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Lady Dog lacrosse pummels Clayton Valley Charter 13-3

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The girls lacrosse team at Alhambra has started demanding attention this season. After a hot start, they’re not quite cooling off. They destroyed Clayton Valley on March 14 by a 13-3 scoreline, an eye-opening mark for the other teams in the league who may not ...

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Falcons out-duel Alhambra in 2-1 home win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Between the two teams, there were only five hits. Both pitchers carved through the line ups, but once again Alhambra’s baseball team couldn’t punch in the runs they needed. And worst off all the 2-1 loss on April 18 came at the hands of the ...

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Police Blotter: April 12-18, 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, April 12 A car parked in the handicapped spot at the Hidden Creek apartments was not displaying ...

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John Muir Land Trust – a Contra Costa gem

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune The John Muir Land Trust (JMLT) protects the environment and saves land in Contra Costa County. JMLT is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is protecting the places that make Contra Costa special. The Trust focuses most of it’s attention on the part ...

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‘Mayor not to be trusted’

I was in the process of writing the following letter honoring our Mayor until Rob Schroder announced that he will seek reelection in 2018: Mayor Schroder should be complemented for his announcement last year that he will not run again for Mayor.  It is in line with the policy he ...

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Part 2: Happy 100th birthday to Martinez City Hall!

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune NOTE: The following is Part 2 of several installments on Martinez City Hall. Architecture is the one art form the public cannot escape. Frank Lloyd Wright stated: “Architecture is life, or at least it is life itself taking form and therefore it is ...

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Underclassmen step up to fill spots for senior tennis players

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s tennis team took on the Mt. Diablo Red Devils on Thursday, March 13. And they did it without some of their top players. The Bulldogs swept Mt. Diablo without number one single players Nick Atencio, number three player Jason Young, number four singles player ...

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