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City to institute sign pick-up fees

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune Every election season, candidate signage of all sizes and messages, like weeds, start sprouting along roadsides as well as on poles and fence lines throughout the area. In the waning days of an election, it never fails that the numbers of unsightly signs increase. But ...

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Hidden treasure …

This immature green heron is one of two fledglings that are now on their own at Hidden Lakes in Martinez. This youngster is poised to strike for his next meal and appears to have learned his lessons well. (WARREN ROSE / Courtesy)

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Alhambra gets back to big game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the third year in a row, the Alhambra Lady Bulldogs will be playing for the North Coast Section crown. It’s only fitting that the twice defending champions should get a chance to defend their title as their swan song in Division II. The Bulldogs ...

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Tesoro grants city $90,000 to fund Homeless Outreach

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City of Martinez has funded homeless advocacy programs designed to provide essential resources to the community’s most vulnerable population since 2011. This work was jeopardized, however, when Contra Costa Homeless Outreach announced it would be discontinuing operations June 30.   That all changed when Tesoro refinery announced ...

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Boże Ciało …

The annual Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało) Procession from the Polish Our Lady Mother of Immigrants Chapel to St. Catherine of Siena Church in downtown Martinez, Sunday, May 29, 2016. The procession is a Catholic feast celebrated as a public holiday in Poland, and is the day when the Catholic Church ...

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