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AHS fishing team competes in Delta Open

AHS fishing team competes in Delta Open

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Alhambra Bulldawg Bassin’ team recently competed in the Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing California Delta Open. 59 teams competed in the event. Above, from left to right: Emmett Gargaro, James Alderman, Cole Davis, Callie Hernandez, Austin Trantham, Luke Beaty, Tommy Grijalva, and Ryan Tate. Here are the final results of the AHS teams: […]

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At Home With Vivian: 50 years of homes

At Home With Vivian: 50 years of homes

| October 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

I am one of those walkers you might see out and about early in the morning. I’ve made friends with many dogs out walking their owners. I wave at the regulars at Starbucks and Barrelista on Main Street as I pass by. I live near downtown Martinez so I meander through the old neighborhoods. I […]

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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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Energy and security plans unveiled for City Hall projects

Energy and security plans unveiled for City Hall projects

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The City Council’s Infrastructure Subcommittee authorized staff to go ahead with research on prices and methods to update the energy and security elements of City Hall. City Manager Eric Figueroa had told Subcommittee members Lara DeLaney and Mark Ross that City Staff is pressed for time, asked if this is the right […]

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At Home With Jeff: Crop Swap tonight

At Home With Jeff: Crop Swap tonight

| September 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

By JEFF ROUBAL Martinez News-Gazette Columnist From time to time, Vivian and I end up with an excess of produce. I have written in past columns about our sudden abundance of apricots, peaches, artichokes, lemons, and walnuts. One never knows when a windfall of something delicious will blow one’s way. When I was growing up […]

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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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Council approves park and development as doubt, suspense precede vote

Council approves park and development as doubt, suspense precede vote

| September 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After what can only be described as high drama, the Martinez City Council approved a series of resolutions to allow a new city park at Traditions at the Meadow, a 65-home development on the site of the former Pine Meadow Golf Course to proceed. According to remarks by City Attorney Veronica Nebb, […]

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Witty and thought-provoking production shines at Campbell

Witty and thought-provoking production shines at Campbell

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

By CHARLIE JARRETT Martinez News-Gazette Columnist This week’s promise of double billed theatrical events has turned out to be two excellent productions being reviewed. However, only one will be available over the next two weekends. The Eugene O’Neill foundation’s premier production of Eugene O’Neill’s Nobel prize-winning play, Long Day’s Journey into Night, opened this past […]

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County cracking down on illegal dumping

County cracking down on illegal dumping

| September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The County Board of Supervisors ad hoc subcommittee met to review progress on a list of 50 strategies designed to curtail illegal dumping. The Sept. 16, meeting in Martinez centered on a list created by an Illegal Dumping Think Tank, that the Supervisors approved in June. Illegal dumping and debris left behind […]

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Martinez remembers 9/11

Martinez remembers 9/11

| September 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In a simple, but eloquent ceremony Martinez honored those who sacrificed their own lives to save the lives of others on that crisp, clear autumn day, Sept. 11, 2001. Almost 3,000 people were killed and 6,000 injured when 19 members of the Islamic terrorist group called al-Qaeda, hijacked four commercial airliners to […]

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