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Flood waters engulf parts of Martinez

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune Tribune welcomes letters, columns and other contributions of all sorts. This page is for our readers – a place where you can voice your opinions, share your stories, and even publish your poems or artwork. All we ask is for contributors to keep opinions about …

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Beavers end season with 21 swimmers at County

In one of their finest seasons, the Forest Hills Swim Team sent 21 swimmers to the qualification-only County Meet on Aug. 13-14 to compete against some of the best swim teams in the area. Many swimmers were nattling it out in the highly-competitve County Meet for the first time, where …

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Forest Hills swim season comes to a happy ending

Forest Hills Swim Team’s regular season came to an end after a very busy weekend of swimming at the three-day Concord City Swim Meet at Cowell Pool on Aug. 5-7. As all of the swimmers enjoyed the ‘50s themed event, over 133 personal best times were earned by the Beavers, …

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Mural complete …

The recently completed “Martinez Beavers” mural overlooking the footbridge near Creek Monkey Tap House on Escobar Street in downtown Martinez. The mural, commissioned by local beaver advocacy group Worth A Dam, began as a project to honor the memory of the Martinez beavers, who’d all but disappeared from local waters …

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News in Brief: Beavers return to Alhambra Creek

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It’s official – beavers have returned to Alhambra Creek. The first sighting took place May 2 when Moses Silva spotted what he thought was a beaver swimming in the creek, according to local beaver advocacy group Worth A Dam. When Silva went for his camera, however, the …

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Possible beaver spotted in Alhambra Creek

UPDATE: Two beavers were filmed by Moses Silva the evening of May 4, 2016. MARTINEZ, Calif. – According to local beaver advocacy group “Worth A Dam,” a possible beaver spotting in Alhambra Creek took place Monday, May 2. The group’s founder, Heidi Perryman, said beaver enthusiast Moses Silva reached for …

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Parks & Rec considers beaver mural, dog park, pickleball

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The family of beavers that made its home in Alhambra Creek may have left Martinez after the loss of this year’s kits and an older yearling brother. But a mural proposed for a bridge near their damsite near Marina Vista Avenue …

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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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Beaver deaths still a mystery

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The family of beavers that live in Alhambra Creek apparently has lost this year’s litter as well as one born last year, but the cause of the deaths remain a mystery, said Heidi Perryman, president of Worth a Dam, and Conrad …

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