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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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Police blotter: May 31 – June 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. Tuesday, May 31 A suspicious woman was reported to have been yelling and cussing at no one in …

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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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Company disputes fine in death of Martinez woman & her unborn baby

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – JRR Construction Co. was fined $4,050 for its role in a gravel truck accident that took the life of a Martinez woman and her unborn child on March 23, 2015. But a year later, the matter still remains unresolved as San Mateo-based …

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Martinez Bocce standings as of May 28, 2016

The Martinez Bocce Federation consists of 235 teams within excess of 500 players participating across 32 different divisions. The courts are located at the Martinez Marina. MBF Standings current as of Saturday, May 28, 2016.

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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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‘Justice & Judges’ exhibit opens at Contra Costa County History Center

MARTINEZ, Calif. – On Saturday, May 21, the Contra Costa County History Center welcomed a bumper crop of visitors to the opening of its new exhibit, Justice & Judges: The History of the Law in Contra Costa County. The impetus for the exhibit was a recent donation of materials and …

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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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