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Martinez Adult Education marks 100th year

Martinez Adult Education marks 100th year

| March 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Adult Education is about to celebrate its 100th year of providing opportunities in a variety of areas. The celebration, with music, refreshments and prizes, will take place April 17 at the school’s campus, 600 F. St. The adult school (MEA) has been offering courses in the area of career and technical […]

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Land Trust seeks donations to preserve Painted Rock

Land Trust seeks donations to preserve Painted Rock

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

John Muir Land Trust is hoping to raise an additional $550,000 by May 31 to reach its $2 million goal to preserve 84 acres in Lamorinda called Painted Rock, and an event Thursday will welcome those who want to help make plans for a park there. The event, “Plan a Park for Painted Rock,” is […]

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National Park Service hosts a Springtime Saunter

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

“Another lovely day, mostly solid sunshine. Took a fine and fragrant walk up the west hills with Wanda and Helen, who I am glad to see love walking, flowers, trees and every bird and beast and creeping thing” – John Muir, April 12, 1895 Join a National Park Service ranger for a Springtime Saunter on […]

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Martinez Arts honors women with SWAN Day

Martinez Arts honors women with SWAN Day

| March 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – As it has for the past 11 years, the Martinez Arts Association will be honoring women in art during the 12th annual SWAN Day. SWAN stands for Support Women Artists Now, and it’s an international holiday that celebrates the creative power of women, said Dorrie Langley in the Arts Association’s announcement of […]

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9th Annual Albany FilmFest to run from March 16 to March 24

9th Annual Albany FilmFest to run from March 16 to March 24

| March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

ALBANY, Calif – Complex subjects, human-centered story-telling, and pure entertainment will give filmgoers a kaleidoscopic view of the world we live in at this year’s Albany FilmFest. A week of film events includes documentary, narrative, and animated shorts from local and global independent filmmakers. “More than ever before, our filmmakers are using their films to […]

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Chancellor Fred Wood to visit AAUW

Chancellor Fred Wood to visit AAUW

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr. Fred Wood, Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District will be the guest speaker at the AAUW meeting on Wednesday, March 20th. He will discuss the current situation of the junior colleges in our county, and present his exciting and innovative ideas for the future. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will […]

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Martinez Celebrating Arbor Day March 8

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez is a recognized “Tree City USA,” and will be celebrating the value of trees Friday, March 8 as Arbor Day. The city’s Recreation Department is inviting residents and visitors to join in a morning of nature-themed crafts and a tree planting at Susana Park. A Tree City USA since 2003, Martinez […]

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Martinez Museum open house, March 3

| February 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Amen! exhibit, featuring seven Martinez churches, at the Martinez Museum at 1005 Escobar, will be on display through Thursday, March 28. We invite the Martinez community to an informal Open House on Sunday, March 3, 2019, 1 pm – 4 pm. Plan to take advantage of this opportunity to enjoy the Amen! exhibit and […]

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Alhambra High to participate in annual Say Something Week

| February 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Alhambra High School joins schools across the country to participate in Sandy Hook Promise’s fourth annual Say Something Call-to-Action week WHEN: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 | Time: 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM WHERE: Alhambra High School – 150 E Street, Martinez, CA 94553 WHO: – Nicole Hockley, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Sandy Hook Promise […]

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Martinez St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser for children’s cancer research

Martinez St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser for children’s cancer research

| February 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

We ask all to join the Martinez community in a special event happening on Sunday, March 17th, 2019. Citrus Salon is hosting the 8th Annual St. Baldrick’s signature head shaving event. In the U.S, more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease-more than AIDS, asthma, cystic fibrosis, congenital anomalies, and diabetes combined. And […]

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