Tag Archives: Martinez CA

City promises dog park workshop

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune The next step in Martinez’s exploration of dog park options will be a workshop early in December, City Engineer Tim Tucker told Martinez City Council Wednesday night. While Mayor Rob Schroder insisted, “We want to get it right,” and the process couldn’t be rushed, …

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Martinez to pay homage to Veterans this week

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County veterans and others will be honored in Veterans Day ceremonies that begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the raising of the flag in front of the Contra Costa County Administration Building, 651 Pine St. Events will continue through …

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Marina ‘sideshows’ don’t compare to Franklin Canyon roundup

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Martinez has been getting its share of “sideshow” drivers, but nothing that compares to the Oct. 24-25 impoundment of 17 vehicles and the citing of their drivers for engaging in speed contests in a parking lot near Franklin Golf Course off California State Highway …

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Japanese student experiencing local culture at DVC

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Konomi Murata intends to become a researcher, hoping one day to work in a laboratory to grow skin, possibly to repair eyes or grow organs to save or improve lives. But getting into college, such as the prestigious Kyoto Prefectural University …

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Lady Bulldog polo can’t stop the Dons in loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldogs finished their season on a really rough note. They lost their final match against Acalanes by a respectable mark of 12-6, but with only two players on the bench, they just limped across the line. The team didn’t start off with huge …

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Las Juntas Elementary receives funding infusion

District matches grant By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Las Juntas Elementary School could get more than a new track as the result of a decision Monday by the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education to match a $400,000 Measure WW grant with $200,000 of its …

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Commission agrees pipeline consistent with General Plan

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Planning Commission agreed Tuesday that extending a franchise agreement with Plains All-American Pipeline is consistent with the city’s General Plan. The 20-year extension also would allow moving about 1,804 feet of pipeline from wetlands area to land next to city …

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CHP offers safety tips for Halloween

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune The California Highway Patrol wants both children and adults to have fun Saturday for Halloween, Sgt. Brandie Dressel said. But that means choosing a designated driver for adults going to Halloween parties and preparing children so they are visible to motorists when they go …

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West Nile in Martinez; fogging launched in multiple areas

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – West Nile virus has been found in a group of mosquitoes north of Marina Vista near Fairmont Road, and in a sentinel chicken near Escobar and Pine streets in Martinez, said Deborah Bass, public affairs manager for the Contra Costa Mosquito …

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