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Martinez Arts Association awards $2,000 to local schools

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Arts Association (MAA) recently awarded approximately $2,000 in grants to 12 local teachers to fund art projects in their classrooms. Teachers requested funds to support projects such as murals, tiles, and even butcher paper for “mummification” of students. Students will get supplies for Digital Arts, ...

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Division I Freedom steam rolls Alhambra boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a string of good results had gone their way, the boys soccer team were harshly brought back down to reality. Their 6-0 loss to Freedom could be expected, especially when you consider the fact that the Falcons not only play in Division I, but ...

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Team chemistry key in renewed push to playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If there’s one word that Jason Bautista uses more than any other in reference to his team, its chemistry. The varsity girls’ coach made it clear that the time the girls spent on the court in the summer is the most important element to the ...

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Lady Dogs win seventh straight, 54-30

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team extended their win streak to seven games on Tuesday night when they beat De Anza easily 54-30. And that was with the team looking a bit out of sync and coach Jason Bautista letting his girls know they were not at ...

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Hop Talk: Dec. 23, 2016

By ELI MORGAN Special to the Tribune Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles The Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout is exceptionally good this year. It is a seasonal offering that is ultra complex, yet extremely sessionable at 5.5 percent ABV (Alcohol By Volume). It starts with the pour and the toffee-colored ...

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Diablo Flotilla makes annual ‘Change of Watch’

By INGEMAR OLSSON Special to the Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The annual “Change of Watch” for the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary “Diablo Flotilla” took place at the Martinez Yacht Club last Sunday. The “Diablo Flotilla” have had their monthly meetings at the Martinez Yacht Club this year, courtesy of the ...

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Park District officially renames shoreline

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The East Bay Regional Park District Board of Directors voted 7-0 last week to rename Martinez Regional Shoreline in honor of former Board member Ted Rakde, who died Aug. 28, and his wife, Kathy, who died in 2011. The picturesque, 343-acre park on the Carquinez Strait is ...

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Martinez Arrest Log: Dec. 13-18, 2016

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. • Nicholas Brown, 25, was arrested Dec. 18 for alleged unlawful use of willfully obtained personal identifying information. • Dennis Kelly, 39, ...

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Election opens up Board seat in Ward 7

The East Bay Regional Park District is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on its Board of Directors due to the recent election of Park Director Diane Burgis to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors. The Park District’s Ward 7, which will be vacated by Burgis on Jan. ...

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