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Liberty Lions beat Bulldog boys in three tense sets

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys were running a four-game losing streak at the time (it’s now and eight-game losing run) but their most recent 3-0 loss was competitive. In their loss to the Liberty Lions on Thursday, March 16, the Bulldog boys lost in straight sets, but …

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Alhambra successfully hosts first DAL dual

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Just four days after the Martinez Relays, the Bulldog track team hosted another meet on their home turf this past Wednesday, March 15, against Berean Christian and Ygnacio Valley High Schools. The meet got started at 3:30 p.m. with the 4×100 relays, where Alhambra won …

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Bulldog boys tennis takes down Clayton

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the first time so far this league campaign, the varsity boys tennis team won their second consecutive match when they beat Clayton Valley on March 16. Number one singles player Nick Atencio had a most unusual match for him. He was clearly the stronger …

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Martinez Winter Bocce Standings as of March 17, 2017

The Martinez Indoor Winter League consists of 58 teams, and over 500 players participating. Courts are located at NorCal Courts, 360 Ferry St., Martinez. Standings current as of  Friday, March, 17 2017.

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Wondrusch medals twice at Eddie Hart

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune A small group of Alhambra track and field athletes made the 20 minute drive to Pittsburg High School last Saturday, March 18, for the 4th annual Eddie Hart Invitational. Hart, who is the 1972 4×100 meter relay Olympic gold medalist (and Pittsburg graduate), was in …

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Thousand Friends of Martinez invites community to their first public meeting

Thousand Friends of Martinez (TFM) invites community members to join us for our first public meeting. Residents will find out about what’s happening in their city and learn how to make a difference in their community. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Veterans …

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Park It: Cleaning up at Tilden Regional Park

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune There’s lots of variety in the free public programs scheduled in coming days at Tilden Nature area near Berkeley. First on the agenda is “Soapy Suds, DIY Cleaning Supplies,” from 2-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, hosted by interpretive student aide Brianna Contaxis-Tucker. …

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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month proclaimed in Contra Costa County

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a proclamation during their last meeting to observe Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month, part of a statewide effort to draw attention to an epidemic that causes thousands of deaths nationwide every year. Also Tuesday, Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) …

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Carjacking reported on Blue Ridge, Roanoke drives

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A vehicle was stolen by force and the suspect apprehended Monday, according to Martinez Police. Around 11 a.m. Monday, March 20, a Martinez Police officer was on patrol in the area of Blue Ridge and Roanoke drives when flagged down by a citizen. The citizen reported their …

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Trouble on the Waterfront …

Around 11 a.m. Saturday morning (March 18), the driver of this Nissan Altima drove into wetlands at the Martinez Marina. According to an onlooker, the driver, a young female, refused to unlock the car or shut off the engine. Police broke through the passenger-side rear window, retrieved the driver and …

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