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  1. Adorable girl with Down's syndrome melts hearts as she fronts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... people look at models as well as people with differences and that makes me so very happy." Her father, Scott, from Martinez, California, told ABC7: "One time I went to Cora and I said, 'Cora, you're trending!' Because people are just overwhelming ...

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  2. The drought came to dinner: Some restaurateurs are shifting to water-wise strategies to tighten usageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | The Orange County Register

    ... items, Hoff adds, and that comparing it "is not even apples to oranges. It's like apples to chickens." Francisco Martinez, a dishwasher for Haven Gastropub restaurant in Orange, uses a new air compressor to dry rinse plates instead of running water ...

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  3. Guest commentary: Caregivers shouldn't have to choose between health care and paying billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... by taking away one of the few things they could count on. Take the story of Chris McDonald, a home care worker in Martinez. For 60 to 70 hours every week, Chris travels from house to house, caring for four older and disabled Martinez residents in ...

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  4. Supervisors to decide fate of jail expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Contra Costa Times

    ... has manicured gardens, classrooms, workshops and room for lots more. The county's high-security jail in downtown Martinez has none of those amenities and no space to build them. In his latest attempt to reduce the inmate population in Martinez, ...

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  5. Girl with Down syndrome takes center stage in precious Livie & Luca campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Daily Mail

    'She's a natural!' Four-year-old girl with Down syndrome takes center stage in precious back-to-school campaign for children's shoe brand An adorable four-year-old girl with Down syndrome is gaining internet fame after showing off her natural modeling talent in a new back-to-school ad campaign. Cora Slocum from Martinez, California, is capturing hearts across the net as the star of a campaign for children's shoe company Livie & Luca, who claim that the little girl was simply made to be in front of the camera.

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  6. Martinez hires Richmond police captain as new chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Inside Bay Area

    ... University and graduated from the FBI National Academy. The search to replace former Chief Gary Peterson, who left Martinez in early 2014, created a rift on the council. Two members supported promoting interim Chief Eric Ghisletta, a Martinez ...

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  7. MARTINEZ: Clergy, Community Groups Denounce Plan to Expand Richmond JailRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | ClayCord.com

    About 30 people representing faith-based and community organizations gathered this week outside the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office in Martinez to denounce its plan to expand a Richmond jail. Sheriff's officials say they want to take advantage of a competitive state grant offering up to $80 million, with approximately $10 million in matching contributions from the county, to expand treatment and rehabilitation programs, including mental health services.

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  8. Huskers Back Home After Australian TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Huskers.com

    ... Huskers still performed well overseas. Nebraska was led on the tour by sophomore Natalie Romeo. The 5-7 guard from Martinez, Calif., averaged 19.8 points, 4.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Fellow sophomore guard Jasmine Cincore added a solid ...

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  9. Beloved Martinez beaver babies turning up deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Inside Bay Area

    ... be that of either a 35-pound yearling born last year or a 2-year-old. She had hoped the dead animal photographed by Martinez resident Brendon Chapman on Tuesday was the missing fourth kit and not one of the five older beavers who call the creek ...

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  10. Local talents spotlighted at Second Friday ArtAboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Davis Enterprise

    ... a four-piece blues/jazz band made up of Davis secondary school students - Yaniv Gheber, guitar and bass; Nico Martinez, guitar and bass; Nathan Critchfield, keyboard; and Nadav Gheber, drums. Harrison Phipps and his luthier students will have their ...

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  11. Hercules/Martinez: Fernandez Ranch hosting stargazing event TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Golf Course onto Christie Road, using caution because the exit appears suddenly and is not highly visible. From Martinez, head west on Highway 4 and take the Franklin Canyon exit. Turn left and merge onto Highway 4 eastbound. Take the first exit ...

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  12. Martinez beaver kits mysteriously dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Three of four kits born this year to the beavers living in Martinez's Alhambra Creek have unexpectedly died, and fourth dead beaver has been spotting floating in the water this week. Heidi Perryman, executive director of the group Worth a Dam, said the California Department of Fish and Game is performing a necropsy on a dead kit euthanized last month at the Lindsey Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital in Walnut Creek.

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  13. Martinez building retrofit: positive impact versus lost business during constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    A stranger could think Martinez is recovering from a disaster. Vacant buildings and downtown construction have people talking about either a commercial rebirth or a self-inflicted local recession triggered by earthquake retrofit Ordinance No.

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  14. In brief: Concord, Clayton, Martinez and Pleasant Hill for Aug. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    ... p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at John Muir Land Trust's Fernandez Ranch, located just off Highway 4, between Hercules and Martinez. The evening begins with an optional walking tour from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., followed by an ice cream social and views through ...

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  15. What's Happening: Bears Softball Association tryoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Contra Costa Times

    Bears Softball Association -- Tryouts for travel fall ball girls 12U-18U teams at Diablo Valley College on Aug. 15 and Aug. 16. For specific times and to pre-register visit www.bears-softball.com or contact [email protected] Martinez Pony Baseball -- Holding a baseball clinic at Tesoro Baseball Field in Concord on Aug. 16 from noon-3 p.m. For more information contact John Abraham 925-586-5036 www.goldenerabaseball.com Upwards Basketball -- Registration open through Nov. 15 for upcoming season based in Pleasant Hill, for boys and girls, grades 1-6. $160-190 per player.

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  16. Contra Costa Co. Clergy, Community Groups Denounce Jail PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Patch.com

    About 30 people representing faith-based and community organizations gathered today outside the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office in Martinez to denounce its plan to expand a Richmond jail. Sheriff's officials say they want to take advantage of a competitive state grant offering up to $80 million, with approximately $10 million in matching contributions from the county, to expand treatment and rehabilitation programs, including mental health services.

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  17. Headstones returned six decades after disappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Inside Bay Area

    ... from its plot and found years later by criminalist John Thornton at the Contra Costa County Sheriff's office in Martinez. During his laboratory work for the Sheriff's office from 1963 to 1972, Thornton said, "I saw several headstones leaning against ...

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  18. Pittsburg considers wide-range ban on foam productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Contra Costa Times

    ... the years, foam food containers have been banned in several Bay Area cities, including Walnut Creek, El Cerrito and Martinez. Pittsburg's ordinance would not only include those restrictions, but also ban stores from selling disposable ice-chests, ...

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  19. Concord: Police ID Richmond man arrested in stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Contra Costa Times

    ... on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, Cpl. Christopher Blakely said. He is being held at County Jail in Martinez. The victim walked a half-mile to John Muir Medical Center to receive treatment for his wounds. Around 3 p.m., police responded ...

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  20. Tesoro refinery to pay $4 million for inadequate air emission controls for seven yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Contra Costa Times

    ... butane, propane and other gas emissions, the agency announced Wednesday. From 2007 to 2014, the refinery east of Martinez periodically drained gas-laden process water directly to its plant sewer system without first running it through equipment to ...

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