Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Boys volleyball takes sole-possession of first place in DFAL

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys’ volleyball continue adding to the legend of their best season in program history after taking sole-possession of first place in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League with a 3-2 win over Dougherty Valley on April 12. In the first set, Dougherty Valley’s Thomas …

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More migrating fish …

Sacramento Sucker fish migrating up Alhambra Creek to spawn Wednesday afternoon. The fish, pictured here near Ward Street, were spotted about three months after a Steelhead Trout was seen heading up the creek near Ward. According to Michelle Leicester of the Department of Fish & Wildlife, suckers are a hardy …

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Pine Meadow: from golf to goats

Martinez’ iconic Pine Meadows Golf Course of the recent past now stands on the dismal abyss of becoming an unwanted, unneeded, unethically wrangled housing project. From my perspective, the machination reportedly being carried out by city officials in cahoots with a “wannabe” building code manipulator in order to excavate, black …

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Structural support …

A telescopic forklift loading a support beam through a doorway at Victoria’s Café on Estudillo Street in downtown Martinez last week. The café and second-story apartments on the corner of Main Street have been vacant since a 2013 fire caused heavy damage to the building. Future plans for the building …

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Obituary: Jay Neal Archibald

Jay Neal Archibald April 24, 1942 – April 3, 2016 Jay Neal Archibald, a long time Martinez resident, passed away early Sunday morning April 3 with his wife Janet at his side after having suffered a massive stroke Friday morning. He was 73. Besides Janet, he is survived by son …

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Police Blotter: April 6-12, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, April 6 At 1:49 a.m., a man in his 30s was reportedly yelling and screaming and stumbling around, urinating on the mailboxes of the Senior Center Apartments on Ferry Street. Around 6:15 p.m., a man with brown hair and matching beard was yelling and …

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‘Worth A Dam’ to be honored by Muir Association

Founder Heidi Perryman talks beavers By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – More than eight years after one woman spearheaded an effort to address the plight of one fury creature from demise in Alhambra Creek, that effort subsequently generated national interest and has given more attention to the health …

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Martinez to celebrate John Muir birthday, Earth Day April 23

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Earth Day 2016 celebrations being held locally will mark many milestones and much progress in the environmental movement that can be traced back to the labors of John Muir, whose name graces the national historic site in Martinez. The National Park …

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Martinez ‘stays cool’ in challenge

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Our little city by the Bay has come in sixth place in the Cool California Challenge, a contest to motivate residents to reduce their carbon footprints. Twenty-two California cities participated in the challenge, with households tracking driving and home energy use, and completing bonus actions to earn …

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April 15 declared ‘Alan Shear Day’

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Assistant City Manager Alan Shear recently announced his resignation, effective April 15. Shear, who’s worked for the City of Martinez since October 2010, has accepted an offer from the city of Millbrae, California. A special proclamation was presented to Shear during the April 6 City Council meeting, …

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