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Davis on the Tonight Show!

Alhambra alum and Green Bay Packers receiver Trevor Davis was featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’s “NFL Superlatives” edition on Friday, Sept. 16, prior to the team’s game with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (YOUTUBE.COM/FALLONTONIGHT / Courtesy)

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Dogs score 24 in big win over Concord

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune So far so good for the Alhambra boys water polo team. Two games in league play, two 20-goal scoring outputs, those numbers are huge at any level. Ok, so we expected the Bulldogs to start off their league campaign hot, but the magnitude of how ...

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Four Bulldogs claim medals at Hayward High Farmer Invite

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Alhambra High’s cross-country team made the trip to Hayward High School for the 14th annual Farmer Invitational this past Saturday, Sept.17. Like Martinez’s Hidden Valley Park on Center Avenue, Hayward’s course this year was slightly different because of construction work. The traditional three-mile course cut ...

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Alhambra trounces Las Lomas 42-9

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s finally happening, Alhambra is starting to gel and settle in as a team. And as a team they settled in all over George De Klotz Stadium in Walnut Creek, destroying the Las Lomas Knights. Alhambra’s 42-9 win on Sept. 16, saw them put up ...

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Police blotter: Sept. 14-20, 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, Sept. 14 I popped my tire this morning while driving and looking at the helicopter that floated ...

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Dogs compete at Mutt Strut

MARTINEZ, Calif. – About 70 people and 40 dogs participated in the Mutt Strut last Thursday at the Martinez Amphitheater. The strut offered local dog owners a chance to show off their beloved pets, with prizes going to Best Name, Best Tail, Best Costume, Looks Most Like Owner and Best ...

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Arrest log: Sept. 8-20, 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. • Randal Smith, 47, was arrested Sept. 20 on charges related to alleged use/under influence of controlled substance, possession of ...

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Plans for new county building move forward

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County has selected three firms to help explore the options for building a new administration building, a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and other capital facilities. The Board of Supervisors recently approved contracts with KMD Architects for the new administration building; RossDrulisCasenberry Architecture for the ...

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Pellegrini recognized …

Martinez’s own Dan Pellegrini (center) was presented with a Certificate of Commendation by State Superintendent of Education Tom Torlakson (at right), and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors for his decades-long work on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, and the Contra Costa Water District. County Supervisor Federal D. Glover ...

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Man, woman shot in Concord

CONCORD, Calif. – A man and a woman were shot inside their Concord residence on Wednesday. Police responded to a report of multiple gunshots heard in the 2900 block of Bella Drive and found a still-conscious male and female victim who said one or two suspects wearing all black clothing ...

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