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Martinez, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in Martinez, CA include 94553. The median home price in Martinez is $439,900 which is roughly $308/per square foot. More Martinez information.

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12 hrs ago | Patch.com

High-Tech Home Security + Top-Notch Cops = Burglary Suspect Nabbed

At 11:30 on July 22 , officers were dispatched to an alarm at a residence on Toledo Drive .

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22 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Aug. 18 deadline for taxpayers to contest Acalanes school bonds

Acalanes school district residents can contest the school board's decision to issue bonds that will exceed the tax rate promised to voters under Measure E. The district filed papers in Contra Costa Superior Court earlier this month asking a judge to validate the issuance of $15 million in current interest bonds, even though the tax rate is expected ... (more)

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Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Cal Shakes' 'Pygmalion' opens Wednesday

Everyone takes pride in a job well done, but when that job involves turning a young woman's life upside down and then leaving her flat, there are bound to be problems.

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Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

Martinez' Bob Fritz, creator of Muscle Milk, has had lifelong fascination with diets

Twenty-five-year Martinez resident Bob Fritz, 61, has long since graduated from his fourth-grade fascination with a group of rats that thrived on a peanut/milk mix, while their counterparts withered on a diet of only hulls.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Pacifica Tribune

Carol Schultz passes away

Carol Beth Schultz passed away peacefully in her home in Martinez, California on June 3, 2014, with her sister Marla Rescino and her husband Bob Rescino by her side.

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Inside Bay Area

Martinez police report: Rash of fraud, theft complaints

A caller on Holiday Hills Drive reported at 10:57 a.m. receiving a call from someone impersonating the caller's grandson requesting that money was needed for his release from jail in Dubai.

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Inside Bay Area

Martinez author's lifetime in verse

Local author Margaret Netherby is a practical person, good at cooking, gardening and construction bookkeeping.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Hercules: Suspected jail escapee, murderer had tried to escape from Contra Costa jail too

The Southern California man accused of stabbing to death a retired schoolteacher in Hercules two years ago after breaking out of a San Bernardino jail tried to escape from Contra Costa County jail in Martinez as well, a prosecutor revealed during a hearing Monday into Darnell Washington's alleged intrastate crime spree.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Patch.com

Attn. Martinez: Now's Your Chance To Make A Difference! Openings on County Commissions

District V Supervisor Federal D. Glover announced the opportunities for District V residents to make a difference in their communities.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Walnut Creek: Sequoia Surgical Pavilion; School District; Target

For those seeking work in Walnut Creek - or those who are looking for a new job, or even a second job - here's a list of local job openings.

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Contra Costa Times

Concord teacher abuse bombshell: Defense witness says she saw molestation in class

A parade of defense witnesses spent most of Thursday painting a glowing picture of Concord elementary school teacher Joseph Martin, until the final girl, a high school student who had the teacher for 4th grade, dropped a bombshell.

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Santa Barbara Independent

S.B. Corrupt? Say It Ain't So

BACKING THE WARD SYSTEM: Leo Martinez, pictured here from a visit in February, is a former city councilmember who favors district elections.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Soc's a Midsummer Night's Dream Adds Two More Performances, 7/31 & 8/1

SOC'S hit production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, co-produced with Hitia O Te Ra, has added two more performances due to popular demand.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Cops and Courts: July 17, 2014: Man escapes from court after jail order

A 28-year-old man ordered from Santa Cruz County Superior Court to jail on Wednesday dashed out of a courtroom and escaped through an emergency door, authorities said.

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The Salinas Californian

Jeff Mitchell: Surrounding sculpture with cars is wrongJeff Mitchell: ...

Jeff Mitchell: Surrounding sculpture with cars is wrong City park, home to Oldenburg's 'Hat in Three Stages of Landing,' to become Rodeo parking lot Check out this story on thecalifornian.com: http://bit.ly/1mP6sXd Internationally known artist Claes Oldenburg , who created "Hat in Three Stages of Landing," said Wednesday that he is both "shocked ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Walnut Creek: Three arrested in drug operation centered around downtown bar

Police have arrested three people for selling cocaine in and around a popular downtown Walnut Creek bar, part of an ongoing investigation aimed at cracking down on drug trafficking in the area.

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ClayCord.com

Column: "Smart Paws" - Red Alert at Contra Costa County Animal Services

This edition of our column really serves as a sort of "red alert." Contra Costa Animal Services is overflowing with pets that need homes NOW.

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Contra Costa Times

Public meetings

The City Council is regularly scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. July 22, in the council chamber of the Civic Center.

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Inside Bay Area

Martinez: Two arrested after burglary, high-speed chase

Two men suspected of stealing a car and leading officers on a high-speed chase were arrested Wednesday, police said.

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Contra Costa Times

Mosquito fogging planned in Martinez, Discovery Bay to control West Nile virus

Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District crews will fog parts of Martinez and Discovery Bay on Wednesday after more birds and mosquitoes found in the area tested positive for the West Nile virus.

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