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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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Dia de los Muertos event held in downtown Martinez

Dia de los Muertos event held in downtown Martinez

| November 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Main Street was full of costumed artists and their creations, at the Nov. 2 celebration. Dressed as a Mexican revolutionary a Dia de los Muertos event coordinator for the Martinez Arts Association, Lorena Castillo (left) stands next to her artistically designed alter with Pat Mitchell Rasich, another alter artist.

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Rotary Club continues fight against polio

Rotary Club continues fight against polio

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Martinez along with millions of Rotarians worldwide will mark historic progress toward a polio-free world while urging the community to help end the paralyzing disease. World Polio Day is Thursday, October 24. The Rotary Club of Martinez has been actively participating in taking action to raise awareness, funds, and support to […]

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National Park Service hosts free campfire program

| October 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

“My fire was in all its glory about midnight…I had nothing to do but look and listen and join the trees in their hymns and prayers.” – John Muir, Travels in Alaska Join the National Park Service for a free campfire program on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at John Muir National Historic Site (NHS) in […]

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AAUW Program discusses hope for homeless students in MDUSD

AAUW Program discusses hope for homeless students in MDUSD

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The public is invited to a Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW (American Association of University Women) Program regarding help for homeless students in the Mount Diablo Unified School District. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 16th at 7 pm at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1601 Mary Dr in Pleasant Hill. Helping homeless students pursue their […]

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Pink Heals making Martinez stop

Pink Heals making Martinez stop

| October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By KEVIN MURRAY Martinez News-Gazette Contributor The Pink Heals National Tour brings pink fire trucks and police cars to communities around the country, to small communities as well as large metropolitan areas. Bright pink firetruck turn heads and drive awareness and community support for those battling all types of cancer. The founder is Arizona firefighter, […]

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MPD welcomes new command staff and shares a cup of joe

MPD welcomes new command staff and shares a cup of joe

| October 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Police Department swore in its new command staff today. We would like to welcome and congratulate Capt. Beth Johnson, Lt. Patrick Salamid and Lt. Mike Estanol. Far right is Cheif Manjit Sappal. Coffee with a Cop was held at the Main Street Starbucks.

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2019 Martinez Martini Shake Off!

2019 Martinez Martini Shake Off!

| September 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to the winners of the Martinez Martini Shake Off! It was a fabulous and successful event at the spectacular venue The Cobra Experience. People’s Choice: Mona’s Bar and Grill Drink: Basil Tajin Gimlet Bartenders: Dennis Aragon (co-owner), Mouloud Toumer (co-owner), Cameron Giafala, and Jazzmine Moore First place: Mona’s Bar and Grill Drink: Basil Tajin […]

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Grandparents Day at St. Catherine of Siena School

Grandparents Day at St. Catherine of Siena School

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

By BRITTANY ROGERS Teacher at St. Catherine of Siena School As grandparents and VIP’s walked through the historic doors of the oldest Catholic church in Martinez, smiles of excitement and anticipation beamed on all faces as the students searched for their loved ones. On September 13, the students of St. Catherine of Siena School celebrated […]

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AHS Homecoming 2019…

AHS Homecoming 2019…

| September 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Homecoing Queen Davina Pruett and Homecoming King Lorenzo Fonseca Isaiah Huntsinger as Woody from Toy Story.

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