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Broadway’s “Hamilton” coming to the Bay Area

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The blockbuster Broadway production of “Hamilton” is coming to San Francisco. The critically acclaimed musical about the life of Alexander Hamilton, one of America’s founding fathers and the first Secretary of the Treasury, by Grammy and Tony Award winning playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda, has been a …

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Girls soccer looks to avenge playoff losses

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For three years now, the Class of 2017 has left the pitch with a bad taste in their mouths after being eliminated in the playoffs. As if any extra motivation was needed, the fact that they’re seniors now means this season could be one of …

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City Council meeting canceled

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez has given notice that the regular meeting of Martinez City Council originally scheduled for Jan. 4, 2017, has been canceled. The next regular meeting will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 18, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez. The public …

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Mural artist victim of alleged assault

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune A mural in remembrance of Jenna Betti, a Martinez teen who died after being struck by a train in 2014, was the site of an alleged assault Wednesday afternoon. Artist Colleen Gianatiempo was painting the mural on the walls of the Main Street Plaza around …

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Lady Dogs rout Broncos in eighth straight win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Many things happened in the month of December, but one important thing hasn’t happened: the Bulldog girls basketball team hasn’t lost. Not only have they not lost, they haven’t been close to losing. During their eight-game win streak, the Bulldog girls basketball team has won …

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Players set goals for program turnaround

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In the second week of November, the boys all sat around and in a team meeting established what their goals were for this season of basketball. Of the 12 players, seven of them are seniors who were staring straight into the teeth of their fourth …

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Bullpup eighth-graders win Brentwood Invite

By DAVE ALLRED Special to the Tribune On Dec. 10, the Martinez Jr. High Bullpups 8th grade girls basketball team finished off the Brentwood 2016 Invitational basketball tournament in a dramatic fashion. The Bullpups took the championship in an overtime win by a score of 35-28 over Knightsen Middle School. …

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Boys soccer looks to reverse its fortunes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune These past two seasons haven’t gone to plan for Coach Rory Gentry, but as he winds down his time as a coach at Alhambra, all the elements could be in place for him and his team. Last year the team lost its last link to …

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Martinez Winter Bocce Standings

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, Dec. 23, 2016.

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Local foster families needed

New reform spurs desperate search for resource families MARTINEZ, Calif. – Katy and Ron Cisco exemplify caring and committed foster parents, the type the state is looking to recruit. “Many say that fostering changes the life of a child,” said Katy Cisco who, with her husband, united and adopted two …

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