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April 28, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this car displayed in Martinez? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Last week’s winner is Charles Martin. Congratulations Mr. Martin! …

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Park It: Wild Flowers in Bloom

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune The spring wildflower pageant continues in the East Bay Regional Park District, with several naturalist-led walks scheduled to view this year’s exceptional displays. Two wildflower walks are on the agenda at Morgan Territory Regional Preserve east of Mt. Diablo. The first is a …

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Clayton Valley stays undefeated in extra inning win over Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra is just good enough to lose at the moment, and that fact can easily be backed up by numbers. During their current six game losing streak, Alhambra’s baseball team has lost five of those games by a combined total of nine runs. The only …

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Banged-Up Giants fight to stay afloat with split against Dodgers

BY RYAN LEONG The Dodgers and Giants are arguably the best rivalry on the west coast but it pales in comparison to the heated feud between the Yankees and Red Sox. Although many might argue that New York and Boston isn’t exactly the Hatfields vs. the McCoys anymore either given …

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A’s arms and bats propel promising homestand

BY RYAN LEONG The A’s always seem to get off to slow starts. Granted, they’ve been a rebuilding franchise and haven’t made the playoffs since 2013. A never ending list of trades always tests the patience of the small but loyal fan base. And those die-hards have to be content …

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April 21, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this car displayed in Martinez? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Last week’s winners, who were the first to correctly …

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Incredible survivor celebrates 100th birthday at local VA

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After months of heavy fighting and capture by the Japanese army, Ramon Regalado escaped the 1942 Bataan Death March, survived malaria, fought to the end of World War II, and lived to celebrate his 100th birthday at the Martinez Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic last week. “It’s incredible …

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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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