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Lady Dogs romp De Anza in shutout victory

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A mass substitution of 11 players doesn’t usually happen unless something has gone terribly wrong. Or in the case of Alhambra, terribly right. For the second year in a row the Alhambra girls soccer team has put up a nine-goal outburst against De Anza. This …

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Arrest log: Nov. 18-27, 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. • Robert Pacheco, 30, was arrested Nov. 27 for alleged possession of controlled substance. • Noelle Rusca, 51, was arrested Nov. 27 …

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Police blotter: Nov. 23-27, 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, Nov. 23 At 12:22 a.m., a van ran into a home on Pacheco Boulevard. A possible baby …

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Park It: Regional Park District to host holiday programs

By NED MacKAY Special to the Tribune A couple of always-popular special programs mark the holiday season in the East Bay Regional Parks. One is Christmas at the Carousel, at the historic merry-go-round in Tilden Regional Park near Berkeley. Built in 1911 by the Herschell-Spillman Company, and located at Tilden …

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One-man team South SF takes down Bulldogs on opening night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Opening night at Alhambra was spoiled by the one-man wrecking crew named Amir Boddie. The senior captain of the South San Francisco Warriors dropped a 37-point effort on the Bulldogs, making the Bulldogs’ new coaches first night at the helm less than perfect. Alhambra’s 56-48 …

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Dec. 2, 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 many hats for sale …

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Las Posadas set for Saturday

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Join the National Park Service and the Spanish Choir of St. Catherine of Siena Church this Saturday for a bilingual program of music, history, and holiday traditions. The event will take place at the Martinez Adobe on the grounds of John Muir National Historic Site. Las Posadas …

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Perez earns FloSoftball top spot in 2017

At some point the accolades may become fewer and further between for Alhambra senior Bri Perez. But if and when that day will come is still yet to be seen. Sister Kylee was named to the First Team All-PAC-12 this past year, so Bri will have some shoes to fill …

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Historic season ends for volleyball team

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a history-making season, it’s hard to imagine being happy after a loss. A 3-0 loss at that. But what the Alhambra volleyball team accomplished is far bigger than that. This year’s team brought the program it’s first North Coast Section win earlier this month …

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‘Trump in a nutshell’

By LOUIS THOMSON This election has been a roller-coaster filled with emotion and angst. For the first time in history, an individual is going to be in office with no previous political history or military service. For all of our history, when citizens voted for politicians they semi-knew who they …

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