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Lady Dogs outlast San Marin in second-round playoff win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Every win at the point is breaking new ground for the Bulldog volleyball team, which qualified for it’s first ever North Coast Section on Nov. 5. Unlike most of the season leading up to the playoffs, the 3-2 win in the second round of NCS …

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Long time coach closes out time at Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When Frank Reichert started coaching water polo, none of his current crop of players were born. When he took over in 1999 at Alhambra as the varsity coach, there we no records to break, because none had been recorded. Nearly 20 years, and 307 wins …

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Rotary Report: Foster parenting in Contra Costa County

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Contra Costa County has way too many abused or neglected kids. Fortunately, our County has a strong program to help them. Children and Family Services protects about 2,200 kids each year. These kids are placed with foster kid families. Lots of folks in …

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Deputy Sheriffs Association responds to Glover’s lobbying for criminal leniency

The Contra Costa Deputy Sheriffs Association expressed concern at the action of Supervisor Federal Glover to write a letter of leniency for a family friend facing criminal trial. In a recent letter to the court, Glover used his status and office to lobby for leniency from the District Attorney and …

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Arrest log: Oct. 31-Nov. 8, 2016

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Dawn Adams, 37, was arrested Nov. 8, allegedly for being under the influence of controlled substance. • Challynn Garcia, 38, was …

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Meet Brute …

Martinez Police introduced their new K9 at the last meeting of the Martinez City Council, Nov. 2, 2016. “Brute” was purchased through various local fundraisers spearheaded by Martinez Grange youngsters, Seth Kozlowski and Lenore Delfino, who helped raise over $13,000. Officer Tom Brenig has been paired with Brute, now on …

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McLeod supports Supervisor Federal Glover

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following letter was received past deadline for the edition prior to the General Election. Send letters to admin@martineztribune.com by 11 a.m. Wednesday in order to be published in the following Friday edition. *** Elections are difficult for engaged citizens. Truthiness dominates almost all political narrative, especially in …

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Veterans Day facts & local ceremonies

Local ceremonies In Martinez, Veterans Day ceremonies will begin at 10 a.m. at Alhambra Cemetery on Carquinez Scenic Drive. There will be a benediction, followed by a placing of a wreath and Posting of Colors by the Sea Cadets. Ceremonies will continue at 11 a.m., this time at Plaza Ignacio …

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Woman runs over husband, two others outside court before jumping to her death off Benicia-Martinez Bridge

A woman ran over her estranged husband and two of his friends as the trio left a family court Monday, then jumped to her death off a bridge in the Bay Area, police said. Several witnesses saw the woman speed up and hit the three people outside a Martinez courthouse. …

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Bulldog runners set up for final stretch in last league dual

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune The season’s second Diablo Athletic League dual meet was held at Newhall Park in Concord on Wednesday, Oct. 26. It was there that Alhambra battled ten other teams, including the longtime rival College Park Falcons. Junior Varsity and Frosh/Soph runners competed at the 2-mile distance, …

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