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City Manager Rob Braulik announces resignation

City Manager Rob Braulik, during a meeting of the Martinez City Council. (Martinez Tribune)

UPDATED NOV. 18, 2015, 12:47 P.M. By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Rob Braulik, who was hired Feb. 4 as the latest Martinez city manager, has resigned, Mayor Rob Schroder said Tuesday, Nov. 17, in a public statement. Braulik’s last day is Dec. 31. Schroder said Braulik ...

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Martinez woman struggles to find housing resources

Sherry Lee speaks about her pending homelessness at last week’s City Council meeting.  (DONNA BETH WEILENMAN / Martinez Tribune)

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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Annual financial report to show city ‘in the black’

One-time revenues boost Martinez finances; $2.3 million surplus shown in General Fund By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – One-time revenue sources will put Martinez’s finances in the black, as described in the upcoming Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) the Martinez City Council will see Nov. 4. But ...

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Martinez readies for El Niño

Council receives water-saving lesson By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez city employees have taken measures to prepare for anticipated heavy “El Niño” rains, Martinez City Council heard Wednesday night. Meanwhile, because California is still suffering from a four-year drought and Governor Jerry Brown has mandated water ...

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Residents continue quest for dog park

A group of dogs enjoying Paso Nogal Dog Park in Pleasant Hill. (LISA WHITTAKER / Courtesy)

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – A group of residents and their dogs who arrived Sept. 16 to tell the Martinez City Council about the need for a city dog park weren’t gathering spontaneously. They’ve been contemplating the need for some time, usually as they sit on ...

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Michael L. Alford

Mike Alford

Michael L. Alford July 6, 1943 – May 22, 2015 Resident of Martinez­­­­ Michael L. Alford, 71, of Martinez, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015. He was born July 6, 1943, in Martinez, the only son of Budd and Mary Alford. Mike attended Saint Catherine of Siena School before ...

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