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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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Local nonprofit, RES Success, to host annual fundraiser

MARTINEZ, Calif. – RES Success, a local nonprofit, presents the 17th annual “Artistry for Autism,” Sunday, Nov. 6, from 1-4 p.m. All proceeds for the event will be going towards programs that provide adults with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders an enriched environment in which they can become successful …

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Narrative concert at Alhambra High to celebrate Muir

“We hear only woodpeckers and squirrels and the rush of turbulent streams. But imagination gives us the sweet music of tiniest insect wings, enables us to hear, all round the world, the vibration of every needle, the waving of every bole and branch, the sound of stars in circulation like …

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Voter information now ‘just a text away’

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Contra Costa Elections Division has a surefire way for voters to access information that is sure to get a thumbs-up from those on the go. Contra Costa residents can simply text the word “Contra Costa” to “2Vote” (28683) on their smartphones, and receive a reply text …

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Arrest log: Oct. 23-31, 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. • Patricia Carbajal, 33, was arrested Oct. 31 on charges of possession of controlled substance, revocation of probation and possession of …

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Police blotter: Oct. 26 – Nov. 1, 2016

Wednesday, Oct. 26 At 1:06 p.m., a man with a shaved head wearing glasses was using a razor blade to cut security devices off merchandise in Wal-Mart. At 5:27 p.m., an intoxicated driver, barely able to speak, went through the Wendy’s drive thru. Please get munchies responsibly. A woman wearing …

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Lady Bulldogs cruise in win over Pinole Valley, 17-3

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s varsity girls water polo team took one step closer to the playoffs with their win over the Pinole Valley Titans on Thursday afternoon. The girls, who have three games left on their season (as of Tribune deadline) needed a win badly, and took care …

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Seniors take over in final regular season match

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune On Thursday night Willie Marchesano honored his eight seniors in quite possibly the best way: he allowed the underclassmen to take a break and allowed the seniors to play the whole game in front of their friends and family. As far as coaches go, Marchesano …

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Lady Dogs come up short in coach’s final home game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune With the bittersweet mood hovering over the pool at Alhambra on Wednesday evening, it was uncertain what you would get out of the Alhambra girls. On the one hand, they knew they had taken care of what they needed to get into the playoffs. But …

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Bulldogs withstand Eagles’ late onslaught

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys don’t really like to play defense, it seems, but they survived a second-half onslaught from Clayton Valley Charter-Concord to escape with a 19-17 win on Wednesday night. Their Oct. 26 win really showed two different sides to the team. One where they can …

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