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Update on road closures

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Administrator’s Office provided an update on county-wide road closures Tuesday, after the effects of flooding led to several short and long-term closures. Alhambra Valley Road between Bear Creek Road and Castro Ranch Road remains closed indefinitely. Signs and message boards alert drivers of ...

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Boys beat down Ygnacio in biggest league win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They may not have let on too much in pre-game warm ups, but it was clear Alhambra’s boys basketball team needed this win. Staring down the barrel of a winless league campaign, the boys took care of Ygnacio Valley easily on Friday, Jan. 27. Alhambra’s ...

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas McDonald

THOMAS McDONALD Alhambra High School senior Thomas McDonald (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. McDonald was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs in both their loss to Clayton Valley on Jan. 24 ( he scored 12 points on the ...

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Bulldogs late surge puts them ahead in win over Devils

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you saw the Mt. Diablo boys basketball team play the Bulldogs on Tuesday night, you’d be forgiven if you didn’t believe they were winless on the season. Not that they didn’t have fire in their play, and an extra incentive to compete hard in ...

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Wiebalk overcomes the odds for senior season

By GERARDO RECINO Martinez Tribune Karissa Wiebalk didn’t use to take so many shots from beyond the arc, but the one she sunk on Dec. 20, 2016, was the start – or end – of a long journey. It was 322 days earlier that the senior basketball player was on ...

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Fire Marshall on portable heater safety

Portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat for your home in cold weather. Unfortunately, they can pose significant fire and electric shock hazards if not used properly. Fire and electrical hazards can be caused by space heaters without adequate safety features, space heaters placed near ...

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East Bay Regional Park District closes 2016 at nearly 121,000 acres

In 2016, the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) purchased or leased 1,040 acres of open space and parklands for a year-end total of 120,931 acres – and optioned another 364.95 acres. In doing so, EBRPD continues its commitment to protect significant biological, recreational, and historic resources; clean up park ...

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