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Feb. 17, 2017: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez was this photo taken? 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, who correctly guessed the location of Contra Costa ...

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Lady Bulldogs flat in loss to Concord

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For about a quarter’s worth of play on Tuesday night it looked like the Bulldogs had solved the Concord High problem. But the girls basketball team only solved the riddle for a quarter, as the Minutemen claimed the Diablo Athletic League title outright with a ...

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Alhambra girls stunned by Matadors

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Both teams looked like they fielded two different sets of 11 in the first and second halves of the Bulldogs 1-0 loss to Miramonte on Friday night. Each team had their more productive half in the thrilling Feb. 3 contest, but it was the Matadors ...

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Alhambra boys fade after strong start at home

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Over the past two games the Bulldogs have made some improvements over their deficiencies from the earlier part of the season. But they still lacked a little extra, and were beaten by Concord High for the second time this season Tuesday night. The 54-48 loss ...

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‘Why is council not respecting will of people?’

In the November 2016 election Martinez voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 64 (Legalizing Recreational Cannabis). According to the County Election Department, the Martinez vote was 63 percent to 37 percent to approve the proposition. So why is the City Council not respecting the loud voice of their constituents? The Council is ...

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Record rainfall recorded

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Flood Control District (CCCFCD) announced Wednesday the 2016-2017 rain season has set a record. “At our office in Martinez, we recorded more total rain fall for this time in the season than ever before!” the CCCFCD reported. The wettest year previously recorded was ...

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New Martinez Rotary inductees …

City Councilmember Lara DeLaney (second from left), and Martinez Unified School District Superintendent CJ Cammack (fourth from left), are the newest members of Martinez Rotary. DeLaney was educated at UC Santa Cruz and received an advanced degree in policy from the University of Chicago. She loves tennis and skiing. Cammack ...

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Police search for missing man

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Police are searching for a missing 20-year-old after his car, cell phone and prescription glasses were found in Martinez Friday. Dominick Williams is described as 5 feet, five inches tall, 137 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. His car was found near the Marina Vista Avenue ...

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Martinez joins new homeless outreach effort

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez and Pleasant Hill will soon share a full-time outreach team to connect with homeless residents as part of a new Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) plan to more efficiently deliver services to the county’s homeless community. The cities agreed in January to fund the cost of ...

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