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Main Street Santa house renovated

Main Street Santa house renovated

| November 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

By KEVIN MURRAY Contributor Here is a shot of the renovated Santa House coming to Main Street this moring. In the off season, Main Street Martinez stores this little treasure at the North Pole, where special elves handle upgrades and maintenance. For the last couple of months a select team of R&R elves has been […]

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‘Guitars not Guns’ visits Martinez library

‘Guitars not Guns’ visits Martinez library

| November 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It was quiet upstairs, but downstairs there was a party going on at the Library. Contra Costa County Supervisors Diane Burgis and Federal Glover, and Mayor Rob Schroder came for the graduation celebration Guitars Not Guns. (GNG) The students had just completed a free eight-week course of study. They entertained the audience […]

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AAUW program features Carlyn Obringer, Mayor of Concord

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to a Pleasant Hill / Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) program featuring Carlyn Obringer, Mayor of Concord. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20th at 7 PM at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1601 Mary Drive in Pleasant Hill. Carlyn is the youngest female Mayor in Concord history. […]

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At Home With Vivian: A crafty idea

At Home With Vivian: A crafty idea

| November 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Every so often I get the urge to clean up and reorganize my basement. It’s my craft room and I have a lot of good stuff in there. The urge to purge usually comes when I can’t walk more than three feet inside the basement door. Last week I discovered that I couldn’t even get […]

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AAUW program features Carlyn Obringer, Mayor of Concord

AAUW program features Carlyn Obringer, Mayor of Concord

| November 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to a Pleasant Hill / Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) program featuring Carlyn Obringer, Mayor of Concord. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 20th at 7 PM at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1601 Mary Drive in Pleasant Hill.  Carlyn is the youngest female Mayor in Concord history. […]

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At Home With Jeff: Lime surprise

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JEFF ROUBAL Martinez News-Gazette Columnist Vivian and I take great joy in our garden. We love to try new plants and new arrangements. It is a Darwinian garden. If some of the new plants fail, that’s because they were not meant to be. It is all about survival of the fittest. Sometimes weeds are […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Newt alert

| November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As the rainy season nears, it’s time again for the annual migration of newts, a variety of salamander, from the woods and fields where they live dormant during the summer to the ponds and streams where they meet to mate. One of their migration routes takes them across South Park Drive at Tilden Regional Park […]

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Martinez to honor Veteran’s Day

| November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to join the Martinez Veterans Commission in honoring all who have served their country in the United States Armed Forces. The Veterans Commission will host the annual Veterans Day Program, to honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces, on Monday, November 11, 2019. The program includes two […]

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Angela Rundles honored by City

Angela Rundles honored by City

| November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Angela Rundles worked tirelessly to support and grow the Boys & Girls Club of the Diablo Valley membership by 40 percent during her tenure on its Board of Directors. For that and many more contributions to the betterment of the community, Mayor Rob Schroder proclaimed Nov. 7, 2019, Angela Rundles Day. Before […]

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Popular Holiday Boutique returns to Martinez

| November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, CA – November 5th, 2019— The Martinez Arts Association will be hosting the 8th annual holiday boutique at the Old Train Depot in downtown Martinez. The boutique showcases 20 local artisans and craftspeople from December 4th through December 18th. Visitors will find a wide range of unique handmade gifts and treats for family and […]

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