Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Martinez teen perishes in accident

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A Martinez teen died after his vehicle collided with a tree Tuesday night. At 7:36 p.m. on Sept. 27, Martinez Police were dispatched to the area of Alhambra Avenue and Benham Drive, near Foothills Park, where a vehicular accident had occurred. When officers arrived on scene, they …

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Poll workers sought

Kelly Davis and her fellow Contra Costa volunteers have an early wake-up call on Election Day, but most of them don’t mind the long hours. Each of them has their own unique reasons for being a poll worker. And the Contra Costa County Elections Division is looking for civic-minded men …

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Lady Bulldogs win against Northgate

We may have a front-runner for the not yet existent Martinez Tribune Match of the Year. And for that, we thank the girls volleyball team for staying resilient and battling. The Lady Bulldog volleyball team was down 2-0 in their hotly-contested match against Northgate before they came all the way …

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Davis on the Tonight Show!

Alhambra alum and Green Bay Packers receiver Trevor Davis was featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’s “NFL Superlatives” edition on Friday, Sept. 16, prior to the team’s game with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (YOUTUBE.COM/FALLONTONIGHT / Courtesy)

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Four Bulldogs claim medals at Hayward High Farmer Invite

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Alhambra High’s cross-country team made the trip to Hayward High School for the 14th annual Farmer Invitational this past Saturday, Sept.17. Like Martinez’s Hidden Valley Park on Center Avenue, Hayward’s course this year was slightly different because of construction work. The traditional three-mile course cut …

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Nancy V. Peacock, 1946-2016

I lost my beloved Nancy Sept. 6. A resident of Martinez since 1980, she loved this town. She was an individual of wide-ranging talents, an acute intellect and a big heart, contributed much to her adopted home and received much love in return. Others might wish to enumerate all of …

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Police blotter: Sept. 14-20, 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, Sept. 14 I popped my tire this morning while driving and looking at the helicopter that floated …

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Arrest log: Sept. 8-20, 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. • Randal Smith, 47, was arrested Sept. 20 on charges related to alleged use/under influence of controlled substance, possession of …

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Plans for new county building move forward

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County has selected three firms to help explore the options for building a new administration building, a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and other capital facilities. The Board of Supervisors recently approved contracts with KMD Architects for the new administration building; RossDrulisCasenberry Architecture for the …

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