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AAUW holiday fashion show fundraiser

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pleasant Hill-Martinez Branch of the AAUW (American Association of University Women) in partnership with Macy’s is sponsoring “Remarkable You”, a Fashion Show Fundraiser on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The event starts at 1:00 PM at Macy’s in Walnut Creek located at 1301 Broadway Plaza. We will gather at the second floor Women’s Apparel section. […]

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Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

Hospice Tree Of Lights to shine again Saturday

| November 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A large tree with branches that provide a canopy over both sides of Morello Avenue will sparkle at dusk Saturday with hundreds of white lights during the annual Hospice East Bay Tree of Lights ceremony. The Martinez oak that stands in the median of Morello Avenue is one of a dozen such […]

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Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

Community starts fundraisers for AHS athlete injured in car crash at Marina

| October 24, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 16-year-old Alhambra High School athlete remains hospitalized after being seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash earlier this month near the Martinez Marina. Meanwhile, community members have started fundraising, not only to help the family with medical expenses but also so the boy’s father can spend time at home caring for his […]

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Friends help raise $43,000 for Osiel Mendoza

Friends help raise $43,000 for Osiel Mendoza

| July 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – When Mark Hughes realized that Osiel Mendoza was in a wheelchair, he decided he wanted to help the former Martinez resident and Alhambra High School graduate. He would go large – raise enough to pay a year’s rent for Mendoza and his wife, Bella. That would be about $25,000 for the Mendoza’s […]

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Residents, friends turning out to help Martinez native fighting ALS

| July 22, 2018 | 2 Comments

Martinez residents have turned out to help an Alhambra High School graduate who has turned his own misfortune as a way to do lasting good. Since Oct. 25, 2016, when he was 21, Osiel Mendoza has known he is fighting amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Three days before, he had proposed to his childhood sweetheart, Bella. […]

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Chamber awarded use of Ignacio Plaza for Martinis on the Plaza

| July 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Chamber of Commerce will be able to use Ignacio Plaza Sept. 15 for its annual Martinis on the Plaza, the second largest fundraiser for the community’s business organization, the Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission decided Tuesday night. As it has granted other nonprofit organizations, the Commission also waived the […]

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Pleasant Hill- Martinez AAUW A Salute to Spring 2018

Pleasant Hill- Martinez AAUW A Salute to Spring 2018

| May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The American Association of University Women of Pleasant Hill-Martinez, (AAUW) will host their Salute to Spring on May 19th in Martinez. Some members of the planning committee (L to R): Marlene De Laurenti, Cheryl Buscaglia, Janice Walker, Sandy Wolfe, Claudia Bass, Sherrie Moore, Barbara Minneman.   Please join Pleasant Hill-Martinez AAUW (American Association of […]

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Fundraising continuing to move rail car to Martinez

Fundraising continuing to move rail car to Martinez

| April 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Historical Society is more than halfway to its goal of $10,000 needed to move the Vic Stewart rail car here, President John Curtis said. “The Society’s crowdfunding campaign to raise the funds to move the car continues,” he said. So far, the Society has raised about $4,700 through its GoFundMe website, […]

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