Martinez

Martinez

(märtē`nəs), city (1990 pop. 31,808), seat of Contra Costa co., W Calif., on Carquinez Strait between San Pablo and Suisun bays, in a farm area; inc. 1884. Its major industry is petroleum refining. The home of the naturalist John MuirMuir, John,
1838–1914, American naturalist, b. Dunbar, Scotland, studied at the Univ. of Wisconsin. He came to the United States in 1849 and settled in California in 1868.
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, which has been preserved as a national historic site, is in the city. A naval weapons station adjoins the city, and part of the Central Valley project is nearby.
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Not but that I was afloat in a safe craft, for the Martinez was a new ferry-steamer, making her fourth or fifth trip on the run between Sausalito and San Francisco.
Gongs sounded on the Martinez. Our paddle-wheels stopped, their pulsing beat died away, and then they started again.
The Martinez heeled over, sharply, and there was a crashing and rending of timber.
The Martinez was sinking fast, for the water was very near.
The noises grew indistinct, though I heard a final and despairing chorus of screams in the distance, and knew that the Martinez had gone down.
And then, the nightmare; the waste of ground before the company's store; the thousands of starving workers; General Rosalio Martinez and the soldiers of Porfirio Diaz, and the death-spitting rifles that seemed never to cease spitting, while the workers' wrongs were washed and washed again in their own blood.
Alex Martinez in Elgin long have marked it as a place of significance for the serviceman who lost his life April 5, 2012, in Afghanistan.
La renuncia de German Martinez Cazares a la direccion general del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS) ante el Consejo Tecnico del organismo tripartita el martes 21 es solo la punta del iceberg de los retrasos en la ejecucion del gasto y ejercicio del Presupuesto de Egresos de la Federacion (PEF) aprobado por el Poder Legislativo para 2019.
The judge also ordered Martinez to get a mental health evaluation, stay away from drugs and alcohol, and not contact his spouse.
Elisa Martinez Garrido, I romanzi di Elsa Morante, Agora & Co: Lugano, 2016; 237 pp.: 9788897461784, [euro]25,00 (PBK)
Jenni Cortez, Mona Lovato, Emelin Martinez, Lindsay Martinez, Sammy Martinez, Misty Palacios, Greta Roberts and Heather Smith were recognized for their commitment to their patients and providing excellent nursing care.
Aston Palicte in lethal form !-- -- Joaquin Henson (The Philippine Star) - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Aston Palicte, fresh from demolishing Puerto Rico's previously unbeaten Jose Martinez, is hungry for a world boxing title and if it means bowling over countryman WBO superflyweight champion Donnie Nietes in a rematch, his manager Jason Soong said yesterday he's ready to do whatever it takes.