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Letter to the Editor: Independent review of monies needed

Letter to the Editor: Independent review of monies needed

| November 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

It seems that I have upset a few people. I could counter all the attacks, but that would take all day and be counterproductive to my main request: that Bishop Barber and St. Catherine’s church leaders hire an independent third-party fiduciary to unwind the campaigns. However, I want to specifically address a couple of items. […]

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St. Catherine of Siena School a separate entity

St. Catherine of Siena School a separate entity

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Until everyone’s voice is heard, recorded, and acted upon correctly, I plan to keep you updated through the Martinez News-Gazette. It is the best way for me to communicate with everyone, although we are in the process of creating a Facebook page and collecting emails at stcatherinesvoices@gmail.com to make sure we reach as many people […]

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In defense of Father Anthony and St. Catherine’s

In defense of Father Anthony and St. Catherine’s

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

More letters to the editor: St. Catherine School a separate entity Building project started on wrong foot St. Catherine’s and Father Anthony have been honest —- Dear Martinez Gazette Editor, former and current Parishioners of St. Catherine’s and Mr. Fuller, I write this in response to the recent letter to the editor submitted by Mr. […]

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St. Catherine building project started on wrong foot

St. Catherine building project started on wrong foot

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mr. Fuller,  In your recent letter to the editor (last paragraph) you say, “I am truly sorry that I was not able to get this project done.” John, that project was never yours. It was never your job to get the project done. It was our job! That’s how the Catholic Church is supposed to […]

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St. Catherine’s and Father Anthony have been honest in fundraising

St. Catherine’s and Father Anthony have been honest in fundraising

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Fuller’s letter to the editor published on November 13, 2019, misrepresents the history and current situation, and Fr. Anthony’s involvement, of the Capital Building Project, originally meant to raise funds for the construction of a gym  for St. Catherine’s parish. Twenty years ago a laity driven project was initiated with the goal to raise […]

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Message from the Mayor: Park renovation and annexation

| November 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez In the midst of a nationwide recession, the voters of Martinez approved a $30 million bond issue to rebuild and improve our parks, library, and public pool. Over the last 11 years, those projects have been completed on time and under budget. The Rankin Aquatic Center has been open […]

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Column 1: Election time

Column 1: Election time

| November 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

By BILL SHARKEY III Martinez News-Gazette Columnist ELECTION TIME has begun. And, some interesting entries have already made their intentions know to the electorate. Actually, one very interesting candidate, and veteran of past elections and skirmishes, will be facing a lot of ‘baggage’. Serious legal issues will be included. Supervisor Federal Glover, the District 5 […]

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Letter to the Editor: Misrepresentations

Letter to the Editor: Misrepresentations

| November 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Fuller’s letter to the editor published on November 13, 2019, misrepresents the history and current situation, and Fr. Anthony’s involvement, of the Capital Building Project, originally meant to raise funds for the construction of a gym for St. Catherine’s parish. Twenty years ago a laity driven project was initiated with the goal to raise […]

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Letter to the Editor: The real story of St. Catherine building project

| November 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mr. Fuller, In your recent letter to the editor (last paragraph) you say, “I am truly sorry that I was not able to get this project done.” John, that project was never yours. It was never your job to get the project done. It was our job! That’s how the Catholic Church is suppose to […]

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Letter to the Editor: Hold elected officials accountable for perjury

Letter to the Editor: Hold elected officials accountable for perjury

| November 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s become readily apparent with the stipulation in the Joseph Canciamilla case that Galena West, Chief of Enforcement & Neal Bucknell, Senior Commission Counsel of the Fair Political Practices Commission are not taking the charges seriously and proposing lenient sentences. In the last two years, we’ve had TWO elected officials in Contra Costa County (Mark […]

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