Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Alhambra Alum Davis makes the Green Bay Packers 53-man roster

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s been a long road for Trevor Davis, but over the past weekend, everything he worked for at in Pop Warner football, Alhambra High School, Hawaii and UC Berkeley came to its pinnacle. The rookie wide receiver was drafted in the fifth round of the …

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Alhambra senior to receive Eagle Scout Award

Alhambra High School senior, Noa Nabeshima, son of Noel Nabeshima, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest honor awarded by the Boy Scouts of America. The award will be presented at a Court of Honor ceremony on Oct. 15 at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Pleasant Hill, California. …

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9/11 Flag Raising scheduled; rose garden planted

9/11 Flag Raising MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Police Department’s Honor Guard will lead a flag raising ceremony in honor of those who died in the terrorist attacks 15 years, ago on Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at the 9/11 memorial site …

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Police blotter: Aug. 31 – Sept. 6, 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, Aug. 31 A man was observed sleeping near the playground equipment at Nancy Boyd Park around 7 …

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Martinez Chamber to host candidate forum

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce announced Wednesday they will be hosting a public candidate forum for local City Council candidates. The four hopefuls running for council are incumbent Mark Ross, John Stevens, Noralea Gipner and Courtney Masella O’Brien. All four candidates have confirmed their attendance at the …

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Judge strikes lawsuit against ‘Friends of Pine Meadow’

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A superior court judge ruled last week to strike down a lawsuit against the “Friends of Pine Meadow,” citing the group’s rights of petition and free speech protect them under the law. The suit was filed April 4 on behalf of private property owners Christine Dean, Denova …

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Appreciating First Responders …

The community came out Tuesday, Sept. 6, to celebrate and appreciate those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe – first responders like law enforcement officers, firefighters and EMT personnel. The celebration took place in front of City Hall, 525 Henrietta St., Martinez, from 6-7 p.m. …

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Vandals plague restrooms …

The restrooms at Granger’s Wharf (at the end of Berrellesa Street) in Martinez were closed once again due to vandalism – a regular occurrence at the public facilities at Waterfront Park. The East Bay Regional Park District has posted signs on the restroom doors stating the public facilities will only …

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Campbell Theater producer makes ‘Random Exits’

An unknown woman, tall, irresistible, dressed as a gypsy princess, sidles up to a complete stranger at an Orange County lunch counter. She says, with more than a hint of desperation, “Do me a favor: if anyone asks, tell them you’re my fiancé. I’ll explain later.” Randall Nott is that …

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Happy trails …

Cyclists enjoying the George Miller Regional Trail, also known as “Old Snake Road” in the hills above Martinez over Labor Day Weekend. Hikers, walkers, joggers, cyclists and families replete with children and dogs were out in droves over the weekend, enjoying East Bay Regional Park District trails. (JOHN GRUBKA / …

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