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Martinez woman struggles to find housing resources

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 60-year-old Martinez resident may lose her home Saturday because her landlord is ending his Section 8 housing contracts. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants through public housing and ...

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Bulldog boys polo pummeled by Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Just because they’ve already qualified for North Coast Section, doesn’t mean the Bulldogs will have wanted to go into the NCS meeting on such a sour note. All season the Bulldogs have matched up against Division I teams, and the Acalanes Dons are no different. ...

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Ferrari catches fire at gas station

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A car fire last week at a Martinez Chevron gas station, 1250 Morello Ave., could have been worse. A black Ferrari identified as belonging to Al Cui caught fire after a spark ignited gasoline fumes when he was refueling his car ...

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Life on the Shoreline: Mary Carone Nicholson

By KRISTIN HENDERSON Special to the Tribune The Sacramento Italian Culture Society (see: http://www.italiancenter.net) has asked me to talk about my book “Capito!” Italians and the Development of Martinez” this Sunday, 1:30 p.m., at their Carmichael facility. All Italian voices will be heard that day, so please join us! I ...

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Bulldog girls bow to Knights, 15-4

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Some teams will be able to rest in the final week of play for the fall water polo season, but the Alhambra girls will be working down to the wire. With their 15-4 loss against Las Lomas on Wednesday night, the Bulldogs set up a ...

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Lady Dogs stun Mats in tiebreaker

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Twice this season the Bulldogs collapsed in tiebreaker sets in Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) play. Tuesday night against Miramonte looked like deja vu all over again. The Bulldogs had late leads in both tiebreakers against Dublin and Campolindo earlier this month, but squandered those ...

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Family recalls life of resident Ray Raineri

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Ray Raineri, a Martinez history buff who helped spearhead the restoration of the Joltin Joe that formerly belonged to baseball legend Joe DiMaggio, has died at age 77. Raineri was chairperson of the Sons of Italy Diablo Valley Lodge 2167, fundraising ...

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