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Loaves & Fishes continues altruistic work in new home

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – When neighbors of the former Martinez Odd Fellows Temple building learned that Loaves & Fishes would be moving its operation there from First Baptist Church at 1802 Alhambra Ave., they became worried. The Martinez dining room of Loaves & Fishes is …

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Bulldog JV outlasts Dublin 14-12

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The junior varsity Bulldogs’ game was nearly a mirrored performance to the varsity team’s effort. The JV boys escaped with their second win on the season in an ugly battle with the Dublin Gaels, but emerged victorious as they did their part of the Homecoming …

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Chief proposes changes to municipal code changes

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Police Chief Manjit Sappal is proposing changes to the Martinez Municipal Code that could give his officers clarification about what homeless people and others can and cannot do within city limits. He presented his suggestions to the Martinez Public Safety …

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PRMCC hears mural proposal, dog park supporters

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission has seen how the grieving family of a 14-year-old girl killed last year when she was struck by a train wants to thank their community for its support during their darkest hours. At the …

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‘Outcast’ seeks pledges during drive

By JULIE LINFORD Special to the Tribune We meet a lot of people who care about and care for our community’s free-roaming cats. But this summer, a couple of caretakers really stood out from the crowd. Each of them have a decent sized group of cats that they care for …

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‘Golden Goal’ dooms Bulldogs against Falcons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Three years running, now this heated rivalry has gone into an overtime period, but this time it wasn’t the Bulldogs who came out on top. For the first time in recent memory it was College Park’s water polo team who went home happy. Tuesday’s 12-11 …

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Public review period for General Plan winding down

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez residents have until Oct. 29 to weigh in on an update to the Martinez General Plan, a document that was adopted in 1973. The public review period started Sept. 15, and copies of the draft Environmental Impact Report, draft 2035 …

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Girls polo grabs first league win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Off the back of a less than ideal loss to the College Park Falcons, Alhambra rebounded in a big way to grab their first league win on Wednesday night, beating Dougherty Valley 15-3. The road win marks Alhambra’s ninth win of the season, but more …

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City explores improving ties with sister city in Scotland

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Martinez’s sister city is reaching out from across the ocean, hoping to reinforce the tie the two cities share – John Muir. In a presentation to the City Council Wednesday night, Mark Thomson and Bruce Campbell, wearing kilts in the tartan patterns of their …

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Four Bulldogs medal at Castro Valley Invitational

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune Alhambra’s cross country runners competed at the Peter Brewer/Castro Valley Invitational this past Saturday, where the Frosh/Soph and junior varsity runners ran the 2.1 mile course and the varsity raced the even tougher 3-mile distance at Canyon Middle School. Several strong teams were …

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