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Alford nets a double in 3-0 win against Novato

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s varsity girls soccer team rebounded from a harsh loss in their last game with a commanding 3-0 win over Novato on Wednesday night. Coach Ed Marinelli made a couple of adjustments to his usual lineup he has deployed so far this season in the …

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Dec. 16, 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 “elk” in front of …

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Bulldogs win big over Terra Linda; extend winning streak to six

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It hasn’t happened in quite some time, and there’s no doubt that any of the girls on the court have experienced it yet in a Bulldog shirt. But everything is coming up gold at the moment for the Lady Bulldog basketball team. Currently the proud …

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Martinez Arrest Log: Nov. 29 – Dec. 12, 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. • Rick Duncan, 57, was arrested Dec. 12 on warrants or holds only. • Danny Brown, 55, was arrested Dec. 12 on …

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Martinez Police Blotter: Dec. 7-12, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Dec. 7 A man in sweats was blocking traffic by acting erratically on Alhambra Avenue 1:14 a.m. …

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City buckles down on marijuana cultivation in response to Prop 64

MARTINEZ, Calif. – City Council Wednesday night approved the extension of urgency ordinances pertaining to marijuana cultivation after the passage of Proposition 64, which legalized the use of marijuana to persons over the age of 21 in California. The extension further imposes a moratorium on the outdoor cultivation of non-medical …

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Stevie Nicks, The Pretenders and new arena shine in Sacramento

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER The stellar concert pairing of Stevie Nicks along with Chrissie Hynde and The Pretenders made it’s way to the new Golden 1 Center in Sacramento Tuesday night for a long evening of hits from the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. Nicks, the Fleetwood Mac front woman …

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Light parade, other activities a ‘frolicking good time’

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – If there is a national war on Christmas, someone forgot to tell Martinez. The town’s downtown streets were alive with Yuletide spirit last Friday at the Martinez Holiday Frolic and Light Parade. Martinez Recreation Supervisor Patty Lorick said the event “was a …

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Bulldogs and Hornets battle to draw

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When a team scores in abundance sometimes the trivial thing to say is usually something along the lines of, “make sure you save some for the next game.” But dad jokes aside, when two teams show up on a pitch and one doesn’t seem all …

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Strong defense by Dogs stymies Freedom shooters

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A lot can change in a week. In Alhambra’s loss to John Swett, nothing fell for them. On Tuesday night, it was the opponent who couldn’t convert if the rim was the size of a beach ball. The Lady Bulldogs basketball teams’ 51-26 win against …

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