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Lioness Club to host fashion show fundraiser

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Lioness Club will hold their annual fashion show luncheon fundraiser on Wednesday, April 19, at noon at the IBEW Hall, 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez. The theme this year is “Spring is in the Air” and will feature fashions from White Rabbit Boutique in Martinez. The ...

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School orchard …

School program “Common Vision” worked with students in the Martinez Unified School District earlier this month to plant fruit trees, donated by the program. The California School Orchard Project has orchards on school campuses throughout the state, including Hidden Valley Elementary and New Leaf Collaborative. For more information on the ...

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Chamber announces Citizens of Year

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced Monday the recipients of the 2016 Citizen of the Year Awards. “These are exceptional people that have served our community in extraordinary ways,” a Chamber release stated. Recipients for the awards are: Lifetime Achievement: Gay Gerlack Gay Gerlack has been a ...

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Arrest Log: March 17-23, 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. • Matthew Hagin, 51, was arrested March 12 on DUI alcohol/drugs, DUI alcohol with BAC greater than .08 charges. • Nicholas Ebert, ...

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Oakland A’s looking to the future in 2017

BY RICK PORCARO & DANIEL GLUSKOTER As the Oakland A’s prepare to return home from spring training in Arizona, many questions remain about what to expect from them in the 2017 season. While the prospects are strong for a noticeable improvement over last season’s 69-93 last place finish, the American ...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Blow the Roof off Oracle

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Returning to perform in the Bay Area for the first time since their climactic appearance at BottleRock nearly a year ago, the Red Hot Chili Peppers frenetic brand of high octane alternative rock and funk proved highly satisfying for a very sold out Oracle Arena crowd in ...

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Ann Wilson of Heart Soars solo in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Since rising like a phoenix from the club scene of Seattle in the mid-70’s, Ann Wilson and her younger sister Nancy have sold close to 40 million albums worldwide on a journey that has brought them entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But on ...

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Perez named preseason All-American by MaxPreps

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune She’s already been named as one of the finalists for the Junior US Women’s National Softball Team, so what else could Briana Perez do to set up her exciting senior season? Be named to the MaxPreps 2017 Preseason All-American Team, for starters. Perez was the ...

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Bulldog tennis falls to Dons in opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys tennis team started off their preseason on a solid note, going 2-2 against some future league opponents. Despite the restructuring of the league, the Bulldogs will continue to face up against some of their past foes. The first official league match was played ...

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