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Rotary Report: ‘Your car is a fishing pole’

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune NOTE: Rotary Report is an update about featured speakers at Martinez Rotary Club meetings. Rotary meets once a week at Grace Episcopal Church, 130 Muir Station Road. For meeting times and other inquiries, visit www.martinezrotary.org. A fishing pole with bait will sometimes catch …

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Mayor, city manager, police chief deliver State of City Address

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The State of the City Address was a collaborative effort, with City Manager Brad Kilger and Chief of Police Manjit Sappal joining the mayor to address those gathered at Creekside Church Auditorium Tuesday morning. The event was hosted by the City of Martinez and the Chamber of …

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Martinez joins new homeless outreach effort

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez and Pleasant Hill will soon share a full-time outreach team to connect with homeless residents as part of a new Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) plan to more efficiently deliver services to the county’s homeless community. The cities agreed in January to fund the cost of …

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December 2016: Message from Chief of Police

BY MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Police Chief As we enter into the winter season we are keenly aware that auto burglaries, auto thefts, and even residential burglaries increase. We get more people visiting shopping centers and consequently, burglars use this to their advantage by breaking into cars. Some of the auto …

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Message from the Chief of Police: November 2016

BY MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Police Chief Over the last month we have received several concerns about crime and traffic related issues across the city. In many of the cases we learned that our dispatch center was never called about the activity. It is extremely important that we work together to …

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Appreciating First Responders …

The community came out Tuesday, Sept. 6, to celebrate and appreciate those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe – first responders like law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMT personnel. The celebration took place in front of City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez, from 6-7 p.m. …

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Police beef up patrols for start of school year

Fire District also offers back-to-school safety tips for kids By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Back to School means one thing – kids, lot of them, and the driving public is reminded they need to be more aware of their surroundings in the coming days as the new …

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National Night Out to unite community, law enforcement

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The timing of the Aug. 2 National Night Out may be carrying greater significance in the wake of recent strife around the country. Law enforcement is carrying a particularly heavy heart these days in light of the ambush deaths in Dallas earlier …

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