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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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6 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

The Time is Ripe by Debra Morris: Celebratory week time to 'love my market'

We're celebrating farmers coming together to share a harvest that's feeding local families.

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10 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Civic Pride Foundation donates to playground project

A very generous donation of $333,247 to the project was made by the Walnut Creek Civic Pride Foundation.

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14 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Library Corner

All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Governor Brown Convenes Mexican and Central American Religious and Diplomatic Leaders on Immigration

On the second full day of California's Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and Archbishop of Los Angeles JosA© H. Gomez convened religious and diplomatic leaders from Mexico and Central America for a wide-ranging discussion on immigration reform and the influx of unaccompanied children migrating to the United ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Martinez police report: Grandmother victim of scam

It was reported at 8:39 a.m. that a vehicle was stolen from Country Run Drive and subsequently recovered by Concord police.

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Contra Costa Times

Martinez, Pleasant Hill hold National Night Out celebrations Aug. 5

Fun and educational activities, with a focus on community safety, are planned for residents in area National Night Out celebrations.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ClayCord.com

National Park Service Hosts Summer Full Moon Walk in Martinez

Join National Park Service rangers for a full moon walk on Sunday, August 10, 2014 on Mt.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Locals, university, rejoice over first phase of Vallejo Inn demolition

California Maritime Academy staff and students joined local residents and other dignitaries for a Monday morning cheer as a small bulldozer ripped railing and a small section of the upper floor balcony from the old Vallejo Inn.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Walnut Creek: Windstream Communications; Security Officer; Del Monte

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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Patch.com

Who's Hiring in Martinez: Housing Authority; H&R Block; Aladdin Bail Bonds

For those seeking work in Martinez - 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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The Campbell Reporter

Summer scorcher on Friday will reach 106 degrees in some Bay Area cities

Following a stint of cooler than normal weather, the Bay Area was in for the summer's first significant scorcher on Friday, forecasters said.

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ClayCord.com

National Park Service Hosts Free Campfire Program at John Muir National Historic Site

"My fire was in all its glory about midnight.I had nothing to do but look and listen and join the trees in their hymns and prayers."

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GlobeSt.com

Fairfield Attracts New Businesses in Industrial

Register now and save $50 with the Early Bird pricing. RealShare BAY AREA on September 4 at The City Club in San Francisco.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles Times

New database details pay of California public school employees

Jose A. Fernandez, the superintendent of the Centinela Valley Union High School District, faces dismissal after his compensation attracted public scrutiny last year.

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Examiner.com

Unclaimed, micro-chipped dog grows increasingly depressed at animal control

Not long ago, a dirty, matted dog was picked up as a stray and taken to the Contra Costa Animal Shelter in Martinez, Calif.

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KPFA-FM Berkeley

The Visionary Activist - Dark of Moon Creative Cultural Strategy, - July 24, 2014 at

Good show today and just wanted to let you know that although the Healing Walks have ended in Alberto for now, in the Bay Area, they have just begun.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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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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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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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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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