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Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

Message from the Mayor: Upcoming elections

| September 9, 2018 | 1 Comment

By ROB SCHRODER Mayor of Martinez Many of you, like my wife and I, recently received a letter from the Contra Costa County Elections Department advising you that your precinct no longer has a polling place and you will be voting by mail, whether you signed up for it or not. I have received many […]

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Fans find fun at Clippers games

Fans find fun at Clippers games

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Fans turned out for the inaugural year of the Martinez Clippers professional baseball team, sticking by the players during the early losses and enjoying the turnaround that started stacking more games in the win column. Some say they’re going to miss going to the Waterfront Park ball field now that the regular […]

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Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

Martinez gains new Main Street Director, Peterson joins Clippers

| September 2, 2018 | 1 Comment

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Main Street Martinez has a change of leadership, although longtime executive director Leanne Peterson hasn’t gone far. Peterson has joined the Martinez Clippers as its director of Community Partnerships, and joined the ball club June 1. “I have a lot of respect for the Clippers’ owners, and I love the idea of […]

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Clippers ride big inning to capture game one of season finale

Clippers ride big inning to capture game one of season finale

| September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The final home series for the Clippers started out with a bang – an eight-run, fourteen-batter second inning paved the way to a 12-5 Martinez win over the Pittsburg Diamonds. The win pushes Pittsburg into fourth place in the Pacific Association, one game back of the streaking Vallejo Admirals. Two three-run homers […]

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Clippers fighting to finish season strong

Clippers fighting to finish season strong

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– As the final week of regular season play winds down, Martinez Clippers manager Dan Parker is pleased with his new team’s progress since he was brought on board July 10. Fans are noticing, too. The brand-new team ranks third in attendance in the Pacific Association of Professional Baseball Clubs, its parent independent […]

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Clippers players happy to be part of Martinez baseball history

Clippers players happy to be part of Martinez baseball history

| August 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez earned its place in baseball history with men’s and women’s teams long before the first pitch of the May 31 season opener for the Clippers independent league ball club. The city is known throughout the sport as the birthplace of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, whose nickname, “The Yankee Clipper,” […]

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Message from the Mayor: Election time coming

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The older I get, the faster time goes by. I cannot believe we are already more than halfway through summer and our kids will be heading back to school in a couple of weeks. Let us all enjoy the final weeks of my favorite season. The month of August is a time when many of […]

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Fun at FanFest …

Fun at FanFest …

| August 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Leo Clauson, 5, of Martinez, wins a ball signed by the entire Martinez Clippers team at the ball club’s first day of Fanfest, Thursday at Waterfront Park. (DONNA BETH WEILENMAN/MARTINEZ NEWS-GAZETTE)

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Martinez Clippers’ inaugural Fanfest celebrates new team, fans

Martinez Clippers’ inaugural Fanfest celebrates new team, fans

| August 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

An event included in the admission price of the team’s games against the Sonoma Stompers, the two-day Fanfest will have what Brent Martin called “autograph moments” some meet and greets around the ball park, a crew of face painters decorating willing fans, several giveaways, contests and drawings for prizes. Martin, who handles fan engagement for […]

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Artist paints Waterfront Park field during game

Artist paints Waterfront Park field during game

| July 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – During the nine innings of Tuesday’s Clippers-Stompers baseball game, Andy Brown was in the bleachers along the first base side of the field. In front of him was a stretched canvas, and to the right, his paints. Taking shape during the game was a painting of Waterfront Park, complete with the players. […]

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