Tag Archives: Martinez CA

‘Future Chef’ winner …

Lucy Fassl-Lemons (pictured) was the winner of the Sodexo Culinary Competition Cook-Off held at John Muir Elementary School in Martinez Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The competition allowed students to submit healthy breakfast recipes and later create them for a panel of judges. Each young finalist received a plaque, recipe book, …

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Police Blotter: March 30-April 5, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 30 It was reported at 7:09 a.m. that a woman was screaming in people’s faces and acting crazy near the Harbor Master’s office. Suspicious circumstances were reported at the Amtrak station around 7:30 a.m., when a man in sunglasses and a blue suit …

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Artists of the Week: The Sharmans

By HANNAH HATCH Martinez Tribune I met artists Tim and Susan Sharman recently, at their beautiful art-filled home built in 1916. The two compiled a huge collection of their work, other works they admired and a library of books. I came to the realization that these inspirational artists were my …

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Local Sea Scouts compete in Regatta

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The local Sea Scout Ship Albatross participated in the 2016 Seafarrer’s Regatta last week, placing 3rd overall. According to their Skipper, Adam Mollwitz, 58 boys and 61 girls competed in the 36th annual event designed to test the scouts’ knowledge, skills and teamwork. The event took place …

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Rotary Report: Community Services Bureau visits Martinez Rotary

By PAUL CRAIG Special to the Tribune Contra Costa County has a really strong Head Start Program. Head Start is a program to help pre-kindergarten kids be healthy and fit into society. Contra Costa County’s program is diverse. It currently provides services to some 1,800 kids. The program works with …

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Lady Bulldogs take Miramonte 24-2

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They had two innings where they scored seven runs,” isn’t a phrase people say very often. That is unless you watch Alhambra softball. After coming home from Reno and playing competitive softball, the Bulldogs arrived in Orinda on Thursday, March 31, to open Diablo Foothill …

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Soroptimist inductees …

Newly inducted members of Soroptimist International of Martinez include (from left): Bev Gomer, District II Director; new members Monica Sanders, Sara Lawson, Linda Shahade and Lynn Enea. The members were recently inducted by Soroptimist Governor Bobbi Enderlin (far right). (GAY GERLACK / Courtesy)

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Arrest log: March 23-29, 2016

Those appearing in the following listings have only been arrested on suspicion of the crimes indicated and are presumed innocent. Arrests listed may not necessarily have taken place in Martinez. • Jacob Whatley, 25, was arrested March 23 for alleged grand theft. • Steve Lundberg, 54, was arrested March 24 …

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Police Blotter: March 23-29, 2016

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune Wednesday, March 23 Roughly an hour after noon, a woman was seen “smoking something from a bowl,” in the Jack in the Box parking lot on Alhambra Avenue. Bowls are for eating at Jack in the Box, not smoking. At 3 p.m., a sheathed knife …

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Rankin Pool readies for May 2 opening

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Life guard recruitment efforts will likely be an ongoing effort for the Martinez Recreation Department as it readies for the May 2 opening of Rankin Pool for the 2016 season. So far, 18 lifeguards have been hired and those individuals are going …

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