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Two Dogs emerge with medals at iconic Mt. SAC meet

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Seven Bulldog runners took the eight hour car ride to Mount San Antonio College in Walnut, California last Thursday, Oct. 20, for the 69th annual world-famous Mt. SAC Cross Country Invitational. Like the Artichoke Invitational at Half Moon Bay High School, Mt. SAC is a …

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Congressman Thompson visits newly remodeled Martinez Museum

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Congressman Mike Thompson visited the Martinez Museum Monday and was given a personal tour of the building: the historic 1890 Borland House. The Congressman had been unable to attend the Grand Reopening of the Museum that took place a week earlier – and which marked the opening …

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Valero to pay $249,000 in air quality violations

SAN FRANCISCO – The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that Valero Refining Co. has agreed to pay $249,000 to settle violations at its refinery in Benicia. The settlement covers 29 notices of violation issued to the company for non-compliance with air quality regulations at its operations that …

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Barrel Aged takes top Restaurant Tour honors

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Recreation celebrated the 12th annual Restaurant Tour Saturday, Oct. 8, with 14 establishments participating. Over 200 guests from Concord, Fairfield, North Carolina, Napa, Vallejo, Walnut Creek, Martinez and Pleasant Hill enjoyed a beautiful fall afternoon walking the downtown. Guests reported the restaurants provided a good selection …

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Police blotter: Oct. 19-25, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The crime blotter is compiled from public record and is not confirmed by Martinez Police or any other party unless otherwise stated. Some accounts may be unfounded. Wednesday, Oct. 19 An F Street resident reported a suspicious person wearing glasses and a grey beard lurking …

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Record-breaking Spare the Air season comes to an end

The Bay Area’s summer smog season has concluded, marking a record-breaking number of Spare the Air Alerts called during a single season. The 2016 Spare the Air smog season called 27 alerts, beating the previous record for alerts of 25, set back in 1996. A series of heat waves and …

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Oct. 28, 2016: Where in Martinez? …

Where in Martinez is this artwork displayed? The first person to correctly identify the location will win two free tickets to Contra Costa Stadium Cinemas! Email admin@martineztribune.com or post your guesses in the comments section at http://martineztribune.com. Good luck! (“MAN ABOUT TOWN” JOHN GRUBKA / Martinez Tribune)

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Candidates answer questions about housing, jobs, environment & more

The following questions were devised by the Martinez-based group, Contra Costa Progressives. The questionnaire was sent to all candidates running for City Council and Board of Supervisor seats within Contra Costa County, encompassing 19 cities. Locally, all candidates, save one, answered the questionnaire. Their answers are published below. For questionnaire …

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Alhambra Girls Tennis succeeds against Berean

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra girls’ tennis team got back to its winning ways on a breezy Tuesday afternoon when they took on Berean Christian. The Oct. 18, win went 7-2 in favor of the Bulldogs, leaving Alhambra with a season sweep of the Eagles from Walnut Creek. …

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