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Martinez Education Foundation awards $145,968 in grants

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) announced Tuesday it has awarded $145,968 in grants to teachers and staff throughout the Martinez Unified School District. Schools receiving grants include Alhambra High School ($27,542), Martinez Junior High School ($42,961), Morello Park Elementary ($9,154), Las Juntas Elementary ($23,360), John Swett Elementary ($21,626), ...

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Council wades through heavy agenda

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez City Council worked its way through an agenda heavy with important items Wednesday, Jan. 18. Included on the agenda was a presentation about energy alternatives for the city, a public hearing on the Pine Meadow Golf Course land, and the adoption of new garbage collection ...

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Nominations sought for Citizen of Year Awards

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced this week that it is now accepting letters of nomination for the annual  Citizen of the Year Awards. The awards are given in the following categories: Man of the Year, Woman of the Year, Young Man of the Year, Young Woman ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jack Fuller

Alhambra High School senior Jack Fuller (6) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Fuller’s last three-game run was unlike anything Alhambra soccer has seen in quite some time. Coincidentally, it also happened to launch one of the more successful runs ...

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Valentine’s Day gifts from Farmers Market

With Valentine’s Day approaching, what better way to show your loved ones you care than by making them a delicious culinary masterpiece that you’ve prepared with fresh locally-grown produce from the farmers market. Fresh lettuce and greens, plump strawberries and juicy oranges, and local cheeses are all here. Alhambra Valley ...

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Concord boys use height to beat Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys are reeling. They’ve lost four in a row, they’ve yet to get their first Diablo Athletic League win, and they’ve hit the point of the season where winning out is the only way the playoffs are a reality. Their 62-46 loss to ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Jan. 16-23, 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. • Betty Demuro, 44, was arrested Jan. 23 for alleged possession of controlled substance and battery on spouse, cohabitant or former ...

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Martinez Police Blotter: Jan. 18-22, 2017

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. 18 At 2:47 p.m., a vehicle’s front license plate was reportedly touching the vehicle in front ...

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Alhambra boys drop fifth straight

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took three minutes and 45 seconds for Clayton Valley Charter to effectively seal the fate of the reeling Bulldogs on Tuesday night. Prior to that stretch, every thing looked peachy for Alhambra. But a 16-0 Ugly Eagle run was the key turning point ...

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Historical Society receives National Endowment for Humanities grant

The Contra Costa County Historical Society has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). In part, the grant will fund monitoring equipment that will allow the Society to track environmental conditions in the various rooms of the Society’s History Center in Martinez.  It will also provide ...

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