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Hemp Talk: A marijuana forum & review

By JOHN STONE Special to the Tribune “Sherbert,” by Mr. Roper It looks like little purple octopuses in a bag. It smells like fresh cut purple lavender flower blossoms in Provence, France, in the spring. It is as dense as an adobe brick. It tastes like a purple marijuana-flavored Jolly …

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‘Thanks’

Erin: Thanks for your efforts with the transcript in the Voice in the Tribune … fun to read and adds some “spice” to the paper! – Ellen Heathcote, an original subscriber

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Walkways in need of repair

It is a wonderful idea I heard to name the East Bay Park in Martinez for Ted and Kathy Radke because of Mr. Radke’s 30 years service on the Board of Directors for the park district. It is a nice honor for the Radke Family. I hope that the district …

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Jan. 20, 2017: Where in Martinez?

Where in Martinez was this photo taken? 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. Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly identified the “Local Honey for Sale” sign at …

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Martinez Arrest Log: Jan. 9-16, 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. • Brian Sheppard, 43, was arrested Jan. 16 on warrants or holds only. • Jon Proulx, 34, was arrested Jan. 16 for …

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New Spanish wine bar opens downtown

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The newest Main Street restaurant is Bar Cava Wine Bar & Eatery. The Spanish-style wine bar opened the first week in January and already has periodic waiting lines. Owners are Corey and Pat Katz, and Pat’s cooking might make visitors think they are on an Iberian vacation. …

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Legal professionals needed for Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing, and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 36th Annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program, held in the early evenings throughout the month of February, at the Martinez Court Rooms. Last year, 120 …

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Rotary Report: Alternative education thriving in Martinez

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. Principal Lori O’Connor is rightly proud of the …

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Martinez students make Dean’s List at university

Yosuke Miki and Tayler Hopkins, both of Martinez, have been named to the Dean’s List at their respective colleges. Miki attends State University of New York (SUNY) at Oneonta. To qualify for the SUNY Dean’s List, Miki had to earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while carrying a …

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College Park makes quick work of Bulldog boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boy’s basketball team had it’s worst defensive performance of the season at the worst possible time. That’s because they were visiting College Park. If there’s anything either team on the opposite side of the rivalry wants to do, is lose against the other. Alhambra’s …

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