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Steelhead spotted in Alhambra Creek

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – This is a tale of a mysterious Steelhead fish that was recently observed swimming upstream in no more than a few inches of water within a stretch of Alhambra Creek near Ward Street last week. A sharing of the video posted on …

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City works to remove Alhambra Creek silt, improve flow during rains; ‘beaver deceiver’ also removed

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Public Works employees have been working up Alhambra Creek in hopes that anticipated El Niño rains won’t cause flooding in the downtown business district. Meanwhile, employees are keeping an eye open for any sign that the Martinez beavers still live …

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Delicious grapes, but a sour creek …

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune RAIN AT LAST! Here’s hoping we’ll receive regular rain this winter, without the deluge forecasters are predicting due to El Niño. I’m looking forward to the rains moving water through the creek. As of late, it’s been quite a tepid stew of garbage and other …

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