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Alhambra winning streak snapped at 14

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After nearly two months of winning, the Lady Bulldog basketball team had an unprecedented streak of 14-straight wins across 51 days. That streak was broken last Friday, Jan. 20. For only the second time this season, Alhambra’s girls lost. The 66-50 loss on the road ...

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Alhambra girls rebound after losing streak with road win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For teams that come off of long winning streaks, there is one surefire cure to getting back on track: winning the next game. It can be a shock to the system to lose after a winning streak, especially one that lasted 51 days. But with ...

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Bulldog girls shutout College Park 2-0

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune An early penalty and a late second goal propelled the Lady Bulldog soccer team to victory on Wednesday night against the rival College Park Falcons. The 2-0 win on Jan. 25 was quite convincing from the Bulldog girls. Alhambra took some time to settle into ...

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Rick Hocker: ‘Are you good enough for God?’

By RICK HOCKER Special to the Tribune Are you good enough for God? How good must one be to please God? How do you know if God is pleased with you? Does going to church earn us points with God? By the way, going to church isn’t one of the ...

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Lessons at the City level …

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune LAST WEEK’S (Jan. 18) City Council meeting was brutal, lasting till nearly 2 a.m. As the hours ticked on, I became so frustrated by what I perceived to be a total waste of time that I actually called out “Time?” after one man decided his ...

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‘Fungus amongus’ at Tilden Fungal Fair

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune Fungus in all its forms will be celebrated during the Tilden Fungal Fair, scheduled from 4:30-8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Environmental Education Center in Tilden Nature Area near Berkeley. Naturalist Trent Pearce and the Tilden Nature Area staff will preside ...

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District Attorney fined $45,000

Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson was found guilty on nine counts of violating the Political Reform Act. The Fair Political Practices Commission made the determination at their Jan. 19 meeting. Peterson made $66,372.03 in personal expenditures using campaign funds between 2011 and 2015. After being notified by the ...

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Alhambra High School Senior Prank

In true Martinez fashion, the Class of 2017’s Senior Prank was on display at Alhambra High School for a short while the morning of Jan. 13, 2017. Their prank? Covering the school in pine trees. Trees were placed throughout walkways, on top of cabinets, and even on top of the ...

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