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Ms. Softball State finalist …

Martinez’s own Karlee Sparacino has been named a finalist for the annual Cal-Hi Sports Ms. Softball State Player of the Year. She joins eight other candidates in the most hotly-contested race in the competition’s history. Sparacino, an Oregon commit from Alhambra High School, hit .620 with seven homers and 40 …

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Martinez Community Swim Team returns to water for first meet of 2016 season

By LAUREL PUREWAL Special to the Tribune The Martinez Community Swim Team (MCST) Otters kicked off the swim season Saturday, June 4, with the team’s New Swimmers Meet. This event allows all new members of the swim team to experience their first competitive swim meet in a relaxed and friendly …

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Alhambra High seniors awarded hundreds of local scholarships

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Alhambra High School held its annual Senior Awards Night Wednesday, June 1. The following awards and scholarships were earned by members of the AHS Class of 2016. Dante Abono: Antone Pellegrini Memorial Scholarship. Michael Aboussie: The Alhambra Way Scholarship, Alhambra Boys Basketball Scholarship, Alhambra Boys Tennis Scholarship. …

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Universal Fastpitch wins championship

By TONI KELLY Special to the Tribune Universal Fastpitch 03 Nilson, sponsored by Universal Sports Academy in Martinez, took the championship win at the ASA Memorial Day Classic in Roseville on May 30. What a weekend these girls had. They played nine games total with great defensive playing, nine home …

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‘Pets for Vets’ services now available at the VA

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Animals weren’t the only beneficiaries from a recent visit of the Animal Rescue Foundation’s (ARF) mobile clinic to the Martinez VA – their owners also received a lift of spirit. Among former service personnel who took advantage of ARF’s hospitality was Army …

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VA opens new mental health building in Martinez

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – An enlarged home for serving the mental health needs of veterans who travel to the Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in Martinez will mean more timely responses and greater access to programming. A ribbon cutting ceremony this past week officially opened the new …

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Lady Dogs take NCS Division II title

By CLAIRE PULKOWNIK Martinez Tribune The Lady Dogs are champions once again. Alhambra sealed the three-peat on Saturday, June 4, with the perfect blend of great pitching, three home runs and that bulldog mentality. Top seeded Alhambra beat the number two seeded Newark Memorial in a seven inning battle of …

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Who’s that enjoying the George Miller Trail?

By PAUL CRAIG Special to Martinez Tribune Why, it’s George Miller of course! He loves the eponymously named trail. He loves the out-of-doors and loves Martinez. He seems to love retirement, though he’s keeping busy consulting. George is our Congressman Emeritus, having served in the U.S. Congress for 40 years. …

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A Cobra experience …

The Cobra Day Car Show June 4, 2016, near the Cobra Experience museum on Arnold Drive in Martinez. The museum, which highlights the history of Ford and Shelby American cars from the 1960s, will open for its next public event on Sunday, June 19, for a special Father’s Day luncheon. …

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