Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Candau handcuffs Bulldogs at home in loss to Dons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The stage was set and television cameras out for the big first-second place baseball match up, and one team responded brilliantly to the lime light at Knowles Field. It wasn’t Alhambra. The Bulldogs were held to only two hits on the afternoon by Acalanes lefty …

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Unions endorse AnaMarie Avila Farias

The Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association, Firefighters Local 1230, and the Martinez and Pinole Police Officers Associations have all endorsed Martinez City Councilmember AnaMarie Avila Farias in her bid for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors seat in District 5. These endorsements are the latest in a series for …

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Ecopoetry Festival to draw Poet Laureate

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Muir Poetry Project will present the third annual Ecopoetry Festival in Martinez May 21. The festival is a joint effort of Alhambra High School’s Creative Writing Program and the John Muir National Historic Site. Celebrated poets Robert Hass, Brenda Hillman, and Matthew Zapruder will read from …

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International Faire returns

For 22 years, the Martinez Institute of English at Martinez Adult Education has opened its doors to students, teachers and the public for a celebration focusing on the diversity and talent of their students. This year, the 22nd annual International Faire will be held on Wednesday, May 11, from 11 …

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Fitzpatrick breaks into Alhambra top 10 in discus

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The Alhambra track team set out to Las Lomas a second time for the season’s third dual meet last Wednesday, April 20. This time the Bulldogs faced the Dougherty Valley Wildcats and the Las Lomas Knights. It was a game-changer for several of …

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Alhambra softball alum throws no-hitter

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra alumnus Erin Enke has continued to add to the plaudits she is undoubtedly receiving this season with a no-hitter in her 23rd appearance this season. The former Bulldog pitcher dominated in her start on April 23 against MidAmerica Nazarene University at Cox Softball Complex …

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Alhambra freshman perishes in apparent drowning

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The community continues to mourn in the death of Alhambra High School (AHS) freshmen Andre Parrilla, who died in an apparent drowning April 23 or 24. According to Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department officials, Parrilla was found unresponsive early Sunday morning in a pool at a home …

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Minister arrested on sexual assault charges

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A former Martinez resident and local minister was arrested this week on charges of sexual assault of a minor. On Monday, April 18, the Martinez Police Department took a report of a female juvenile that had allegedly been sexually assaulted by a 29-year-old male over a three …

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The Boy Friend …

Members of the stellar cast of Alhambra High School’s production of “The Boy Friend” take a bow Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in the Performing Arts Building, 150 E St., Martinez. The musical comedy, set in Paris in the 1920s, kept audiences smiling and laughing throughout. The musical runs at 7 …

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