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Blue Jays Donaldson haunts A’s again in home stand finale

BY RYAN LEONG The 2017 Oakland Athletics are not a playoff team. If you like home runs, they’ll provide plenty of offense. Unfortunately they don’t offer much in the way of pitching and are terrible defensively. Wednesday’s homestand finale provided a sample of what the team offers. They got a ...

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Jean-Michel Jarre’s Electronic Festival Lights up the Greek

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Multifaceted French artist and composer Jean-Michel Jarre continued his first ever U.S. concert tour with a stop at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley on Friday night as part of a brief nine city North American trek. Jarre, the 68 year old son of concentration camp survivors from ...

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A’s blast Red Sox three times before dropping finale

BY RYAN LEONG As well as the A’s played against Boston in this four game series, Sunday’s game was forgettable unless you’re a Red Sox fan. After outscoring the Sox 19-8 in the first three games, the A’s were routed in the finale 12-3, eliminating any hope for the first ...

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Part 5: Happy 100th Birthday City Hall Building!

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune Gentle Reader:  You have inspired me in this, the 100th year of 525 Henrietta Street to nominate, and hopefully list on the National Register of Historic Places, the City of Martinez Grammar School/City Hall. Is that not a nice birthday present?  In 1992, Page ...

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2017 BottleRock daily schedule announced

By DANIEL GLUSKOTER The daily schedule for the fifth annual BottleRock Music Festival May 26-28, 2017, at the Napa Valley Exposition has been announced as follows: May 26: Maroon 5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Modest Mouse, Silversun Pickups, Fitz & The Tantrums, Bob Moses, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Saint Motel, ...

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A’s make walking off against Tigers a habit

BY RYAN LEONG In the classic movie Bull Durham, catcher Crash Davis implores rookie phenom “Nuke” Laloosh to relax and have some fun out there because baseball is a fun game… Fun g-dammit! Well the young A’s have certainly gotten back to their magical fun ways of winning games in ...

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Local hospital volunteers recognized

Contra Costa Regional Medical Center volunteers provided 31,000-plus service hours in 2016 MARTINEZ, Calif. – National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact of volunteering on our communities.  On Saturday, April 22, the 49th Annual Volunteer Recognition Breakfast was sponsored by the medical staff and the auxiliary of ...

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