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Police Blotter: April 5-11, 2017

Wednesday, April 5 Six to eight teenagers were seen running around Loreto Court with flashlights at 2:07 a.m. Hair products were shoplifted from the CVS drug store on Center Avenue by a man said to be 22 years old. He was said to slip away in a van at 12:52 …

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Community Appreciation Day …

Shell Martinez Refinery General Manager Tom Rizzo (third from left), and External Relations Manager Ann Notarangelo (fourth from left), assist other Shell employees in distributing complimentary hot dogs and other refreshments to customers of the Alhambra Avenue Shell Station on April 5, 2017. The Community Appreciation Day event was sponsored …

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Martinez Arrest Log: April 3-9, 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. • Joseph Sechiatano, 43, was arrested April 9 for alleged possession of drug paraphernalia. • Ian Mclain, 28, was arrested April 9 …

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Moore’s eight strong innings lead Giants to win in home opener

BY RYAN LEONG The Giants have now played at the corner of 3rd and King Streets for 18 seasons. Candlestick Park, once considered the worst ballpark in America matched the brand of baseball played inside the decrepit concrete bowl. But since 2000, the Orange and Black have showcased perhaps the …

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Durant returns as Warriors stretch winning streak to 14

BY RYAN LEONG Saturday marked the long anticipated return of Kevin Durant and he did not disappoint. Without any restrictions, Durant logged a team-high 31 minutes, scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds, and six assists, as the Warriors obliterated the New Orleans Pelicans, 123-101. “31 is a lot of minutes for …

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Lady Dogs prevail in pitcher’s duel

The ability to hit the snooze button when waking up in the morning and get some extra sleep — and not be late – is something to be treasured. So when they woke up on day two of the Livermore Stampede, and found out their contest against Mountain View was being …

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Alhambra girls shocked in tournament opener revenge

It was exactly 364 days prior to the last time the Bulldogs faced Foothill that they beat the Pleasanton side in the opener of the Livermore Stampede Tournament. Nearly a year later, the revamped Falcons took down the Lady Bulldog softball team in a way they are not accustomed to …

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A’s show promise in season opening split with Angels

BY RYAN LEONG For any baseball team, it’s impossible to win or lose all of your games. So for the upstart Oakland Athletics, it was ideal that they split their opening four game series against the rival Los Angeles Angels. Before the first pitch of the season was thrown, there …

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A time travel field trip at Las Juntas

Imagine a room of students dressed in American revolutionary period clothing seated around three sides of the room and a talented professional entertainer backed by an array of circa 1700s flags on the fourth side. With the flags are muskets, chests and assorted objects used to make history come alive …

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Bulldogs walk off in tournament semi-final over Pittsburg

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the third straight year the Bulldogs will be playing in the championship game of their own Easter Tournament. It took an extra inning of action against a tough Pittsburg team, but the Bulldogs finally prevailed in the eight inning by a mark of 4-3. …

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