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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 $435,000 which is roughly $302/per square foot. More Martinez information.

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Downtown Martinez is an art colony

The historic district has always been famous for antique shops, family owned restaurants, the marina, and the Contra Costa Superior Court , and now it's also a large art colony.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa County: Nomination period for Nov. 4 election begins Monday

The nomination period for the Nov. 4 general election begins Monday and ends at the close of business Aug. 8. Nomination papers for school district and special district offices will be available at the Contra Costa County Elections Division, 555 Escobar St, Martinez between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Monday through Aug. 8. Nomination papers for city ... (more)

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Patch.com

City's Budget Subcommittee Meets Friday; Investment Options on Agenda

City of Martinez AGENDA CITY COUNCIL BUDGET/FINANCE SUBCOMMITTEE: FRIDAY, JULY 11, 2014 11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. BOARD ROOM Councilmember Mark Ross and Mayor Rob Schroder 1. Call to Order.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KTVU Oakland

West Nile Virus remains prevalent, found in more dead birds

Contra Costa County residents are being reminded to take precautions against mosquitoes as a growing number of dead birds and mosquitoes countywide are testing positive for West Nile virus.

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Inside Bay Area

Significance of Port Chicago's impact on American, military history

When Rev. Diana McDaniel was a child, she remembered the adults in her family talk about Port Chicago during holiday gatherings and the conversation wasn't pleasant.

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ABS-CBN News

Stepgrandfather sentenced in Pinoy toddler's death

MARTINEZ, California After four years of litigation, a Concord, California man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his two-year-old Filipino step-grandson was sentenced to a year in county jail and three years of probation.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Martinez police report: Rash of fraud complaints

A hit-and-run was reported at 11:14 a.m. at Alhambra Avenue and Highway 4. BURGLARY -- A caller on Escondido Drive reported at 11:27 a.m. that a GPS, CDs and vehicle registration were taken from a vehicle parked in an open garage.

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ClayCord.com

CHP Pursues Stolen Vehicle from Berkeley to Martinez - Suspect Arrested

CHP officers pursued a driver in a stolen car 23 miles from Berkeley to Martinez this morning before the suspect crashed and surrendered, a CHP officer said.

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Inside Bay Area

Live theater stays in Martinez with six-month lease extension

The Martinez City Council has saved downtown live theater one more time by agreeing to a six-month extension on its Campbell Theater lease, and a corresponding sublease for OnStage Repertory Theatre.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Suspect shot by CHP officer after June pursuit is identified

Authorities have identified a Brentwood man who led California Highway Patrol officers on a pursuit with his 7-year-old son in the car, then was shot by an officer after he had dropped the boy off.

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CBS Local

Man Shot By CHP Officer After East Bay Chase Charged With Several Felonies

A man who was shot by a California Highway Patrol officer after leading officers on a chase from Pittsburg to Pacheco last month has gone from the hospital to jail and has been charged with several felonies, a Contra Costa County sheriff's spokesman said Monday.

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KTVU Oakland

Man arrested after allegedly climbing in bed with Richmond girl

A Richmond man was arrested on suspicion of child molestation early Monday morning after allegedly breaking into a Kensington home and getting into bed with an 11-year-old girl, according to police.

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Inside Bay Area

No prison for Concord man whose dogs fatally mauled step-grandson

A Contra Costa judge said this morning that a Concord man whose pit bulls fatally mauled his 2-year-old step-grandson in 2010 would not be sentenced to state prison.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

NorCal Knockout car show returns for 'Round 5'

Jaime Martinez of Vallejo talks about the 1967 Chevy Impala that he and his son maintain and show in tribute to his father, Frank, the car's original owner who died in 2011.

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Daily Kos

From Alberta to California, a Common Struggle to Find Healing

Last weekend, I traveled further north than I'd ever been in my life, to Fort McMurray, Alberta for the 5th Annual Tar Sands Healing Walk.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Patch.com

Multiple Brush Fires Kept Contra Costa County Firefighters Busy Friday Night

Firefighters were called to multiple fires throughout Contra Costa County on Friday night as many Fourth of July celebrations were in full swing, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokesman said.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Concord adopts rules to regulate food trucks

With the growing popularity of food trucks and the success of a weekly event at the Willows Shopping Center, city leaders have made it easier for mobile food vendors to set up shop in the city.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Patch.com

Pacheco Man Acquitted of One Charge, Convicted of Another In 'Sleep-Sex' Molestation Case

A Pacheco man who claims to have suffered from a condition called parasomnia when he molested his 9-year-old niece during a sleepover in April 2012 was acquitted in a Martinez courtroom today of sexual penetration of a child but found guilty of lewd and lascivious acts.

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Inside Bay Area

Capturing Walnut Creek scenes for the Fourth

The beauty of this city, both the obvious and the obscure, will be on display at the city's Fourth of July Centennial Celebration at Civic Park, in the work of 27 plein air artists participating in Valley Art Gallery's "Paint-Out Competition."

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Patch.com

Dead Birds, Mosquitoes Throughout County Test Positive For West Nile Virus

A group of mosquitoes and several dead birds found throughout Contra Costa County have tested positive for the West Nile virus in recent weeks, Contra Costa County Mosquito and Vector Control District officials said today.

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