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Arrest log: Oct. 12-23, 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. • Michael Hart, 52, was arrested Oct. 23 for licensed driver out of classification charges. • Aaron Higgins, 22, was arrested Oct. ...

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Record-breaking Spare the Air season comes to an end

The Bay Area’s summer smog season has concluded, marking a record-breaking number of Spare the Air Alerts called during a single season. The 2016 Spare the Air smog season called 27 alerts, beating the previous record for alerts of 25, set back in 1996. A series of heat waves and ...

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Oct. 28, 2016: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez is this artwork displayed? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! (“MAN ABOUT TOWN” JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

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“Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera” Impresses

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER “Jethro Tull: The Rock Opera” is neither a greatest hits set or a likely threat to shatter any of the box office records of “Hamilton”. Exactly what it is will always be subjective, but to be certain it is a unique and well crafted presentation of one ...

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Green Day Returns to it’s old Stomping Grounds in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Opening their Thursday night concert at the UC Theatre in Berkeley with “Know Your Enemy” from 2009’s “21st Century Breakdown”, Green Day was on the receiving end of nothing but love from an adoring hometown crowd just blocks away from 924 Gilman Street, one of the Bay ...

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Candidates answer questions about housing, jobs, environment & more

The following questions were devised by the Martinez-based group, Contra Costa Progressives. The questionnaire was sent to all candidates running for City Council and Board of Supervisor seats within Contra Costa County, encompassing 19 cities. Locally, all candidates, save one, answered the questionnaire. Their answers are published below. For questionnaire ...

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Alhambra Girls Tennis succeeds against Berean

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra girls’ tennis team got back to its winning ways on a breezy Tuesday afternoon when they took on Berean Christian. The Oct. 18, win went 7-2 in favor of the Bulldogs, leaving Alhambra with a season sweep of the Eagles from Walnut Creek. ...

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Berean Christian takes down Alhambra in fiery battle

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Big players can take over big games and in their game against Berean Christian Friday night, the Bulldogs saw up close that they can also live up to the hype. Four-star rated Rivals.com recruit Isaiah Hodgins and the Eagles hosted the Bulldogs at Clayton Valley ...

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Eagles hand Bulldogs first defeat of DAL campaign

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s volleyball teams loss on Tuesday could be blamed on a planet shift, or maybe full moon? Maybe a black cat made it’s way into the locker room pre-game? Those could be the only sound reasons that the volleyball team, which had not even lost ...

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