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Lady Bulldogs win league title outright

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the first time in the program’s history the Alhambra volleyball team won a league title. Not a share of the title, either. The whole thing. It’s theirs and only theirs. Alhambra’s girls’ victory over Concord High on Oct. 27 assured that the Lady Bulldogs …

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Broncos stun Bulldogs with fourth quarter comeback

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There are two magic numbers for Alhambra’s football team. The first is one, and the second in eight. Despite a heartbreaking loss on Friday night, the deal is simple, win and you’re in. That’s one. The second is eight. Of the 35 players on the …

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Bulldog tennis reaches new ground in DAL tourney efforts

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After frantically drying the courts, the Bulldog girls tennis team hosted the Diablo Athletic League championships, and it was the perfect day for tennis. All weekend the rain threatened to foil the first day of the two-day tournament, but Monday morning’s gray skies and light …

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Girls polo comes up short in NCS loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Two teams put together a defensive masterclass on Wednesday evening as the Lady Bulldogs water polo team dueled Encinal in a North Coast Section playoff loss. The result was up for grabs until the final buzzer in the 4-3 loss on Nov. 2 by the …

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Alhambra boys lack defensive strength in 15-10 playoff loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Out of 22 water polo games the Bulldogs have played this season, only seven have seen an opponent score less than 10 goals. So it was appropriate they would exit the playoffs in a shootout. Number 10 seed San Marin upset the seventh seeded Bulldogs …

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History made in program’s first NCS win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Last year, Willie Marchesano’s girls broke new ground when they qualified for the playoffs, but it was clear that this year that wouldn’t be enough for the team. This year they qualified with ease, and won the program’s first North Coast Section match on Tuesday …

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Nov. 4, 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! And congratulations to our latest winners, Courtney Cline, Georgette Stewart and …

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Avila Farias responds to ‘attack’ regarding pay, vacation time

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a direct response from Dist. 5 Supervisorial candidate AnaMarie Avila Farias regarding the letter published above alleging Avila Farias misused taxpayer funds. “When the political machine is threatened, they strike out like a cornered snake. This filing with the District Attorney is an attempt at …

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Tom Powers asks DA to launch investigation into candidate

Today (Oct. 31) I personally delivered the attached letter to District Attorney Mark Peterson’s office (at 3:18 p.m. PST) requesting an official investigation into AnaMarie Avila Farias’s official use of her time and resources at her Section 8 government job at the Contra Costa Housing Authority. It has been brought …

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‘Martinez deserves honesty, transparency’

For weeks, Federal Glover’s camp has been sending out false information about AnaMarie Avila Farias. Whether you support her or not, you should not accept lies about any candidate in a campaign. Such deceit simply makes the participating perpetrator(s) unworthy of public service. The Glover camp has promoted that AnaMarie …

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