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Mayor encourages residents to prepare for wet weather

By MAYOR ROB SCHRODER For the last 5 years that I have been writing this monthly mayor’s column, I have endeavored to concentrate on one topic with a goal to inform and try not to editorialize too much. This month I found myself having a hard time deciding what one …

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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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Martinez readies for El Niño

Council receives water-saving lesson By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez city employees have taken measures to prepare for anticipated heavy “El Niño” rains, Martinez City Council heard Wednesday night. Meanwhile, because California is still suffering from a four-year drought and Governor Jerry Brown has mandated water …

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