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New elect sworn in; Avila Farias retires term

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Every chair was filled during the Wednesday meeting of the Martinez City Council, despite the absence of any pressing items on the agenda. Those in attendance were there to witness the swearing in ceremonies of new elects, and to support an outgoing councilmember. Following brief public comments, ...

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Unofficial election results in

Mark Ross, Noralea Gipner lead in Martinez City Council race By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The nation wasn’t alone Tuesday night as unexpected results from the 2016 General Election also poured into Contra Costa County. Of special local interest were results from the Martinez City Council, Dist. ...

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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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Stand up to outside interest mudslinging

Like you, I’ve received a bunch [of] mailers filled with mistruths about AnaMarie Avila Farias in the mail. It infuriated me to see that independent expenditures on behalf of Federal Glover would stoop to the lowest level of mudslinging and tied three council members to the piece. At the last ...

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Local politicians taking heat

‘Mudslinging’ amps up as General Election nears By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Several local candidates for public office, as well as politicians not on the ballot this year, are taking heat for their alleged involvement in “hit pieces” coming through the mail, on social media and other ...

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Follow the money?

Martinez City Council candidates turn in financial statements MARTINEZ, Calif. – Financial statements listing campaign contributions and expenditures for Martinez City Council candidates were turned in late last month and recently made available to the public. The statements show hairdresser and local businesswoman Noralea Gipner far in the lead for ...

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