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Superior Courts challenge Governor Brown’s proposed budget

Dear Governor Brown: We, the undersigned courts, have had the opportunity to review your proposed budget for the judicial branch for Fiscal Year 2017-18. We are seriously concerned with the lack of additional funding proposed for trial court operations and our ability to provide adequate access to justice for those ...

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Bon Jovi Rocks the house in San Jose

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER More than three decades after their debut as one of the most successful hair bands of the 80’s, Bon Jovi arrived at the HP Pavilion in San Jose on Wednesday night to a near sold out crowd to re-stake their claim as one of America’s best rock ...

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Lady Dogs stun Las Lomas in penalty shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took over 100 minutes of soccer for their to be a winner in the quarter-final clash between the Knights and the Bulldogs on Saturday night. In those 100 minutes both teams surely will have felt that they could have won the match. But the ...

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Alhambra girls knocked out of NCS by Sonoma sharp-shooting display

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog basketball team only lost five games this season, and that run allowed them to qualify for North Coast Section after missing the playoffs last season. However of those five losses, three came in the last five games, as the dream season limped ...

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City can help reduce flood insurance costs costs

Most of the City built before 1960 in the downtown area is in the 100 year floodplain. Flood insurance is required for properties with mortgages, and insurance is recommended for the rest. Flood insurance is very expensive. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency), which generates the 100 year flood maps, also ...

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Grandma Baby Shower celebrates Infant Project

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The 19th annual Grandma Baby Shower was held this month by the Priscilla Circle ladies of the First Congregational Church, Martinez. A big collection of baby items – and some “fun” pieces – are to benefit the Newborn Infant Project at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center (CCRMC). ...

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Contra Costa Court joins statewide budget appeal to Governor Brown

The Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa, has joined with 48 other trial courts to urge Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., to provide California’s trial courts with adequate funding. In a letter signed by 49 of California’s 58 trial courts, presiding judges and court executive officers (CEOs) from ...

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Rotary Report: Martinez Senior Center

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. The Martinez Senior Center is a magnet for ...

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