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Perez earns FloSoftball top spot in 2017

At some point the accolades may become fewer and further between for Alhambra senior Bri Perez. But if and when that day will come is still yet to be seen. Sister Kylee was named to the First Team All-PAC-12 this past year, so Bri will have some shoes to fill ...

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Historic season ends for volleyball team

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a history-making season, it’s hard to imagine being happy after a loss. A 3-0 loss at that. But what the Alhambra volleyball team accomplished is far bigger than that. This year’s team brought the program it’s first North Coast Section win earlier this month ...

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‘Trump in a nutshell’

By LOUIS THOMSON This election has been a roller-coaster filled with emotion and angst. For the first time in history, an individual is going to be in office with no previous political history or military service. For all of our history, when citizens voted for politicians they semi-knew who they ...

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D’Atri qualifies for second consecutive State CIF Meet

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Two weeks after the DAL League Championships at Hidden Valley Park, the Bulldog cross country runners were ready for the most important meet of the season. This past Saturday, Nov. 19, eleven of them made the short trip over to Hayward High School for the ...

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Sutter, Siden retiring

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) is inviting the public to a reception Dec. 1, to honor John Sutter and Doug Siden, both retiring after a combined 44 years of service on the EBRPD District Board. The public reception will be held 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, at the ...

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Police Blotter: Nov. 16-21, 2016

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, Nov. 16 At 1:04 a.m., an argument was heard on F Street. I am thankful that I ...

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Park It: Post-Thanksgiving in East Bay Parks

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune After the turkey dinner and televised football games, there’s lots to do outdoors in the East Bay Regional Parks during Thanksgiving weekend. For example, there’s a post-turkey day dog excursion from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Black Diamond Mines ...

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CHP talks jumper down from bridge

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa CHP (California Highway Patrol) helped save yet another life after responding to a call about a man contemplating suicide from the Benicia-Martinez Bridge last Thursday. Around 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 17, a call came into CHP about a distraught man on the bridge’s ledge. CHP ...

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Downtown welcomes two new eateries

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Downtown Martinez will take another step up with the opening of two new food and wine/beer establishments in the downtown. First to open is Bar Cava, a wine bar and eatery expecting to host their Grand Opening on Dec. 17. The restaurant will bring the “French, New ...

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#HerSmile to host community holiday fair

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The non-profit honoring the memory of Jenna Betta, a Martinez teen fatally struck by a train in 2014, will be hosting a community holiday fair to help children dealing with loss attend a local grief camp. The nonprofit, #HerSmile, will host the fair at Morello Park Elementary ...

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