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Police blotter: Sept. 7-13, 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. 7 A woman in a SpongeBob SquarePants backpack was breaking glass onto Ferry Street just before …

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Collision causes shelter in place as pool chemicals cloud on Pacheco

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Hazardous waste clean-up crews were hard at work Wednesday morning after a truck carrying pool chemicals crashed on Pacheco Boulevard. The two-vehicle collision occurred around 8:20 a.m. on Pacheco Boulevard, near Veale Avenue. According to ConFire officials, when the collision occurred, several boxes of pool chemicals spilled, …

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Alhambra grad opens local restaurant

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Midday last Sunday, Edwin Cerda held a business meeting outside his restaurant facing Pacheco Boulevard. Cars were steadily pulling up into the parking lot and various people were entering, then exiting the restaurant with bags filled with burritos, tacos or pan dulce, …

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Tickets available for ‘A Taste of Fall 2016’

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The public is invited to join the Pleasant Hill-Martinez American Association of University Women (AAUW) at their October fundraiser, “A Taste of Fall.” Enjoy hearty appetizers, tasty desserts, local wines, a 50/50 raffle, and a Silent Auction while listening to a local high school jazz band. Mark …

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Alhambra Football comes out ahead over Washington-Fremont

Three weeks after the start of the 2016 football season, the Alhambra Bulldogs finally got into the win column. There were positive signs, but after last week’s loss which could’ve been a win, no one is scoffing at the 15-14 win by the Bulldogs over Washington-Fremont on Sept. 9. After …

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Martinez Weekend of Art

Two different art events took place this past weekend in Martinez, the Art Beat and Art in the Park. Saturday evening was the monthly Art Beat taking place across downtown and organized by Artcelerator, a non-profit with a goal of bringing new art to Martinez. Sunday, the newly renovated Susana …

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Martinez Bocce Federation standings as of Sept. 3, 2016

The Martinez Bocce Federation consists of 235 teams within excess of 500 players participating across 32 different divisions. The courts are located at the Martinez Marina. MBF Standings current as of Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016.

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Tennis setting solid foundation for new league

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra tennis team started their season with back-to-back games to get themselves going this season. On Wednesday, Aug. 31, Alhambra went up against Salesian-Richmond. The Bulldogs went down 4-5 in a tightly contested pro-set style match up. So the Varsity played 10 game pro …

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Evans nearly gets comeback win in first college start

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In his first start after being named the starting quarterback at the University of La Verne, Josh Evans nearly guided his team back from a late 14-point deficit against Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. Evans, who graduated from Alhambra in 2015, is a sophomore at …

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Volleyball comes up short against Wolves

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs dropped a heart breaker on Thursday evening in Danville, but their loss to San Ramon Valley was still a very telling benchmark of where the program has risen to. Losing in five sets on Sept. 1 would’ve been nothing to be disappointed about, …

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