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Martinez Arrest Log: Dec. 19-25, 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. • Jacob Whatley, 26, was arrested Dec. 25 on warrants or holds only. • Nathaniel Marnhout, 22, was arrested Dec. 24 for …

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Delegate election nears

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Several Martinez residents have entered the race to become delegates for the California Democratic Party, with the election taking place Jan. 8, 2017. Delegates are selected at state or local levels, with the understanding they will represent their communities in voting for a Democratic nominee for the …

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Dec. 30, 2016: 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 at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! Last week’s winner, who correctly guessed the Shell Alumni Museum at …

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Hop Talk: Morgan reviews Blue Heron Pale Ale

By ELI MORGAN Special to the Tribune Mendocino Brewing Company, Ukiah, California (formerly located in Hopland, California, since 1983) Blue Heron Pale Ale, 6 percent ABV (alcohol by volume). This beer is truly an original West Coast style Pale Ale. Long before the acronym “IPA” was a household name, there …

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Martinez Arts Association awards $2,000 to local schools

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Arts Association (MAA) recently awarded approximately $2,000 in grants to 12 local teachers to fund art projects in their classrooms. Teachers requested funds to support projects such as murals, tiles, and even butcher paper for “mummification” of students. Students will get supplies for Digital Arts, …

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Martinez Winter Bocce Standings: Dec. 16, 2016

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. 16, 2016.

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Division I Freedom steam rolls Alhambra boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a string of good results had gone their way, the boys soccer team were harshly brought back down to reality. Their 6-0 loss to Freedom could be expected, especially when you consider the fact that the Falcons not only play in Division I, but …

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Team chemistry key in renewed push to playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If there’s one word that Jason Bautista uses more than any other in reference to his team, its chemistry. The varsity girls’ coach made it clear that the time the girls spent on the court in the summer is the most important element to the …

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Lady Dogs win seventh straight, 54-30

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team extended their win streak to seven games on Tuesday night when they beat De Anza easily 54-30. And that was with the team looking a bit out of sync and coach Jason Bautista letting his girls know they were not at …

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Hop Talk: Dec. 23, 2016

By ELI MORGAN Special to the Tribune Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Paso Robles The Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout is exceptionally good this year. It is a seasonal offering that is ultra complex, yet extremely sessionable at 5.5 percent ABV (Alcohol By Volume). It starts with the pour and the toffee-colored …

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