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‘Martinez deserves honesty, transparency’

For weeks, Federal Glover’s camp has been sending out false information about AnaMarie Avila Farias. Whether you support her or not, you should not accept lies about any candidate in a campaign. Such deceit simply makes the participating perpetrator(s) unworthy of public service. The Glover camp has promoted that AnaMarie ...

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Remembering Nancy

I just want to thank all of you for your kind and heartfelt deeds and sincere expressions of sorrow, loss, love and support. If Nancy were here, she’d be the life of the party for all her friends. Much love from her to you. – Guy Cooper

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Stand up to outside interest mudslinging

Like you, I’ve received a bunch [of] mailers filled with mistruths about AnaMarie Avila Farias in the mail. It infuriated me to see that independent expenditures on behalf of Federal Glover would stoop to the lowest level of mudslinging and tied three council members to the piece. At the last ...

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Horse owners held to different standard?

While running to and from Briones park recently, avoiding various piles of horse manure, it dawned on me that horse owners are not held to the same standard as dog owners and required to clean up droppinga from their domesticated animals. Why is this the case?  They present the same ...

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DeLaney endorses Federal Glover for Dist. 5 Supervisor

As an 18-year employee of Contra Costa County and a 14-year member of the Martinez City Council, I have a unique insight into the two candidates for the District 5 Supervisor race, having worked with both for several years. Consequently, I am supporting Supervisor Federal Glover. Federal has demonstrated over ...

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Local politicians taking heat

‘Mudslinging’ amps up as General Election nears By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Several local candidates for public office, as well as politicians not on the ballot this year, are taking heat for their alleged involvement in “hit pieces” coming through the mail, on social media and other ...

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Local nonprofit, RES Success, to host annual fundraiser

MARTINEZ, Calif. – RES Success, a local nonprofit, presents the 17th annual “Artistry for Autism,” Sunday, Nov. 6, from 1-4 p.m. All proceeds for the event will be going towards programs that provide adults with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders an enriched environment in which they can become successful ...

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Narrative concert at Alhambra High to celebrate Muir

“We hear only woodpeckers and squirrels and the rush of turbulent streams. But imagination gives us the sweet music of tiniest insect wings, enables us to hear, all round the world, the vibration of every needle, the waving of every bole and branch, the sound of stars in circulation like ...

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Rotary Report: Work-based learning at Martinez Unified

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Rona Zollinger and Lorena Castillo told Martinez Rotary about the exciting work they’re doing with the Martinez Unified School District finding jobs for students. In today’s competitive world this is super-important. Zollinger estimated that in 2018, only one-third of jobs will require a ...

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