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Rotary Report: Cold War memories

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. Gene Ross loved planes as a child. He ...

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Athlete of the Week: Nicki Rucki

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: NICKI RUCKI Alhambra High School senior Nicki Rucki (1) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C. Rinn of State Farm. Rucki, who plays goalkeeper for the Lady Bulldog soccer team, had a solid week between the sticks, helping the Bulldogs keep ...

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Lady Dogs score seven; keep clean sheet

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Six goals in the first half of play allowed the Lady Bulldog soccer team to cruise to an easy 7-0 win over Mt. Diablo-Concord on a damp and windy Monday night. Without even shifting into second gear, the Bulldog girls outclassed the Red Devils in ...

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Police Blotter: Jan. 4-9, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Jan. 4 A flute was stolen from a vehicle on Virginia Hills Drive overnight. At 7:20 a.m. ...

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Arrest Log: Dec. 28, 2106 – Jan. 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. • Melissa Cavino, 30, was arrested Jan. 9 for alleged possession of controlled substance, possession of narcotic controlled substance, possession of ...

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John Stone: City has draconian policies about marijuana

Dear Editor, The City of Martinez’  draconian, repressive marijuana growing and selling prohibition goes against the grain politically and is a big slap in the face to the good voters of the State of California who voted to legalize marijuana. This is the definition of tyranny: ignoring the grand will ...

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Morgan reviews, gives history on Pilsner style beer

By ELI MORGAN Special to the Tribune Scrimshaw Pilsner Style Beer, 4.7 percent ABV, North Coast Brewing Company, Fort Bragg, California. Since 1988 (Carpe Diem, Vita Brevis) Modus Operandi. This California treasure has been voted one of the 10 best breweries in the world by the Beverage Testing Institute of ...

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Jan. 13, 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 identified the new EVgo electric car ...

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Alhambra outscore Chowchilla in Jamboree opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team rolled to their ninth win in a row when they beat the visiting Chowchilla Tribe on Dec. 28, 2016, in the opener of the Quartz Bracket of the West Coast Jamboree. After a formidable run of unbeaten results, the West Coast ...

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