Tag Archives: Martinez CA

Bulldogs get first DFAL win in final game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As students stormed the court in jubilation after a first league win of 2016, the scene that presented itself was emblematic of everything the program could become in the following years. The 55-50 win over Acalanes on Friday, Feb. 19, was a sigh of relief …

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Chief speaks on academy, Lt. Roth’s training, crime & more

By MANJIT SAPPAL Martinez Chief of Police On Jan. 11 we kicked off our first 10 week Community Police Academy with 24 participants that will be exposed to a variety of information about the Martinez Police Department and the services that we provide. We had a great group attend and …

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Enough of ‘how to create buzz downtown’

Dear Editor, I am so darned sick of hearing people talk about Martinez’s “potential,” and “if they only did that,” “if they only did this.” You can’t walk into any coffee shop, restaurant, boutique or bar in town without hearing someone flapping their gums about what would “fix” the city. …

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Volunteers needed at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center

Kim Tran (above) volunteering at the Gift Shop. Volunteers are needed at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, to fill a variety of positions at the Gift Shop, Information Desk, Layette Program and more. Volunteers of all ages, nationalities and skills who are looking for a way to give service four …

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Martinez property at pre-recession levels

By D.B. WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune When Contra Costa County tax bills went out Nov. 1, Martinez property owners learned something the county’s assessor, Gus Kramer, already knew. Property values in this city are back at their pre-recession level. Some parts of Contra Costa County experienced rough times during the recession, …

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Martinez swan extermination rumor false

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – For the last couple of years, Martinez Marina has been home to two majestic swans. Sometimes they can be viewed out near the end of the pier being photographed and admired by onlookers. Other times they’ve been known to slip up on …

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Days gone by …

By RAY ROBBINS Special to the Tribune I miss tagging along with my older brother and his friends, riding the ferry boat to Benicia and back. You could ride all day for 10 cents, if you knew where to hide. I miss being shooed away from Pasco’s Bar on the …

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Martinez native breaks record for 3-pointers

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Martinez native and St. Catherine of Siena graduate Natalie Romeo adds to the accolades of her sophomore season with one game left until the Big Ten Tournament. Romeo has shot the ball from beyond the arc at an alarming pace. The former Carondelet-Concord guard nailed …

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Lady Dogs sputter in season finale loss to NCS-bound Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Two teams at different ends of the spectrum met on Friday, Feb. 19. One team, Acalanes, was playoff-bound with a high seed coming. Alhambra, however, was just hoping they could end the season with a positive showing. As has been the case most of the …

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