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Energy costs down at Martinez Unified


MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) taxpayers may be happy to learn that the district’s investment in solar installations has lowered operating costs as expected. It is satisfying to see a new school building built with bond funds, but lower school PG&E bills are not that noticeable. Sage ...

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School orchard …


School program “Common Vision” worked with students in the Martinez Unified School District earlier this month to plant fruit trees, donated by the program. The California School Orchard Project has orchards on school campuses throughout the state, including Hidden Valley Elementary and New Leaf Collaborative. For more information on the ...

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Martinez Education Foundation awards $145,968 in grants


MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) announced Tuesday it has awarded $145,968 in grants to teachers and staff throughout the Martinez Unified School District. Schools receiving grants include Alhambra High School ($27,542), Martinez Junior High School ($42,961), Morello Park Elementary ($9,154), Las Juntas Elementary ($23,360), John Swett Elementary ($21,626), ...

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Culinary students to receive training at Loaves & Fishes

Loaves & Fishes dining room manager Debbie Gerlosky (at left), and program executive director David Gerson, display produce that will be served from the kitchen at Loaves & Fishes’ new location at 835 Ferry St., Martinez. (DONNA BETH WEILENMAN / Martinez Tribune)

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In an effort to build awareness of the services provided by Loaves and Fishes of Contra Costa, along with its unique Culinary Training Program, program students will be joined by executives and other management representing BAC Community Bank to prepare and serve breakfast to 100-120 individuals in ...

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School registration to begin Aug. 16

back to school

By E. CLARK Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The dog days of summer will soon be over, and that means one thing for area children – it’s time to go back to school. Walk-through registration at Alhambra High School (AHS) will take place from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at ...

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Library program filling minds & stomachs

A local volunteer serves a child during a recent “Lunch at the Library” program. (RUTH BOYER / Courtesy)

By DAVID SCHOLZ Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Library’s Lunch at the Library program continues next week with Mayor Rob Schroder and Police Chief Manjit Sappal scheduled to serve as special guest readers. The local lunch program is designed to combat hunger and fill the summer nutrition gap ...

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