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Tony “the Kite Man” tying the knot…

Tony “the Kite Man” tying the knot…

| August 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

As some of you know, last February Lorrie Kalos asked me to marry her…. for real! We have set the date for Sunday, August 25 at 3 p.m. Performing the ceremony will be honorable Mayor Rob Schroder of Martinez at the Marina. I will be flying the big stuff and if you are reading this, […]

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Park It by Ned MacKay: Night hikes at Black Diamond Mines

Park It by Ned MacKay: Night hikes at Black Diamond Mines

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

During the heat of summer, early evening is a good time to explore the East Bay Regional Parks. With that in mind, the naturalists at Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch are offering two twilight programs in coming days. The first is “Twilight on the Trail,” from 7:15 to 10:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. […]

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Martinez Unified School District meets tomorrow

Martinez Unified School District meets tomorrow

| August 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez Unified School District Board meets Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the MUSD office, 921 Susana Street (There will be a private, closed session at 5:30 p.m.) Topics of interest on the agenda include a revised MUSD budget. California’s school districts are required to in form the public of changes to their […]

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Celebrate 50 Years of Art in the Park

Celebrate 50 Years of Art in the Park

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Discover something delightful, entertaining, amusing, thought-provoking, delicious or just fun at Art in the Park. The 50th annual Martinez Arts Association (MAA) event will be held at Susana Park on Aug. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and over 60 local artists are expected this year. Along with live music, food […]

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Annual National Night Out on Tuesday

| August 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – National Night Out is a free, annual gathering of friends and neighbors to share food, fun and conversation with police officers in neighborhoods of Martinez, Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at five locations. The idea is to have a personal conversation with local officers and establish neighborhood camaraderie to […]

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Martinez Historical Society presents Angelo Costanza: Local attorney gives a glimpse of glory days for Italian fishermen in Martinez

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez native and local attorney Angelo Costanza will share some his best stories from a deep reservoir of knowledge about the lives of his father, grandfather, and uncles in the flourishing Italian fishing community here, in the early 19th century. “Angelo is very social, and has a lot of good stories and […]

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Hometown memorial for slain officer

Hometown memorial for slain officer

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

A hometown vigil for Officer Tara O’Sullivan will be held on Saturday, August 03, 2019, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm, at Martinez City Hall (525 Henrietta Street). O’Sullivan, 26, was shot and killed in the line of duty on June 19 while responding to a domestic violence call in Sacramento. The vigil will be a […]

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Martinez Senior Center honors volunteers

Martinez Senior Center honors volunteers

| July 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

On July 12, the Martinez Senior Center celebrated their volunteers with a “Calling all Superheroes” luncheon with a delicious meal catered by Wilma Lott. Certificates of Appreciation were presented on behalf of Assembly member Timothy S. Grayson to ninety-five volunteers, who were recognized for the 11,625 hours they provided for the Center this past year! […]

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Parade, movie, fireworks on  tap for July 4 celebration

Parade, movie, fireworks on tap for July 4 celebration

| June 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

More than 3,000 people will be lining Main Street Thursday morning to watch the Martinez Fourth of July Parade. Launching the holiday will be a flag raising at 9 a.m. that day in front of the Veterans Memorial Building, 930 Ward St., to mark the beginning of a full day of festivities to mark the […]

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Martinez honors military dead in Memorial Day ceremonies

Martinez honors military dead in Memorial Day ceremonies

| May 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – “We are here to honor the greatest men and women the world has seen, from the greatest country the world will ever know,” United States Marine Corps 2nd Lt. Anthony Jenny told those who gathered at Ignacio Park Monday for the Martinez Memorial Day ceremony. Jenny delivered the Memorial Day message at […]

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