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Albany, California is located in Alameda County. Zip codes in Albany, CA include 94706, 94710, and 94707. The median home price in Albany is $499,000 which is roughly $615/per square foot. More Albany information.

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1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

Albany students uncover gems in Haiti slum

Driving into Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince's most impoverished slum, population somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, you pass a canal bed of putrid water, garbage and human waste; scavengers comb the rocky banks for whatever might be useful or worth selling.

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10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Review: Albany's 938 Crawfish gives seafood an Asian Cajun twist

It's been nearly a decade since Asian Cajun restaurants began taking off in the Los Angeles area, forcing diners to wait for hours for the opportunity to tuck into bags of spicy, buttery, boiled seafood.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Los Angeles Times

California schools face lawsuit over physical education classes

Thousands of elementary school teachers have been asked this summer to hold on to their lesson plans as 37 school districts throughout the state seek to show that they are providing students with required exercise.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Albany Police Log: Bag and belongings stolen at pool; tires slashed; car and cyclist collide

At 3 p.m. a shoulder bag containing a wallet, keys, checkbook, cell phone, credit cards, cash and other items was stolen from the Albany Aquatic Center.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany man has seen a lot of changes in 90 years

Sitting with Gene Hellwig in his living room, you'd never guess that it's his 90th birthday.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany/El Cerrito: All-day bike race will take over city streets Sunday

The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a.m. of up to 60 riders at a time.

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Inside Bay Area

New Berkeley Whole Foods to open in November

Whole Foods was previously planning to open in nearby Albany but decided on Berkeley after Albany residents protested a development plan on UC Berkeley land a few blocks away on San Pablo Avenue.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

City Council Recognizes USDA for Work to 'Green' Albany

Information from City of Albany: The Albany City Council will publicly recognize the US Department of Agriculture Western Regional Research Center for its work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at a Council meeting tonight.

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Inside Bay Area

Berkeley clears homeless camp, collects 1,000 pounds of trash

A homeless camp under Interstate 80 at Gilman Street has been scrubbed clean of trash, belongings and residents who scattered to surrounding areas following a city cleanup Friday morning.

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Inside Bay Area

Books by the Bay: Edan Lepucki's 'California' deserves its Stephen Colbert 'bump'

From the ruined West Coast of Edan Lepucki's "California," to the perils of early 18th-century Mexico in Claudia H. Long's "The Duel for Consuelo," these new works of fiction, all by Bay Area authors, cover a vast terrain.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Berkhamsted Today

Faith News

A total of 17 deacons were ordained by the Right Rev Alan Smith, Bishop of St. Albans, in a service at St. Albans Cathedral on Sunday, June 29. Emily went on to study at Canterbury Christ Church University where she gained a history degree, before going to St. Stephen's House Theological College University of Oxford to gain her theology degree.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Albany holding public session on its housing element

The city is starting the process for preparation of its general plan housing element for 2015-23 by holding an open house to get community input from 7 to 9 p.m. July 22 in the council chamber at City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave. The housing element, one of seven elements mandated by the state for the city's general plan, "includes goals, policies, ... (more)

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Inside Bay Area

Albany holding public session on its housing element

The city is starting the process for preparation of its general plan housing element for 2015-23 by holding an open house to get community input from 7 to 9 p.m. July 22 in the council chamber at City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave. The housing element, one of seven elements mandated by the state for the city's general plan, "includes goals, policies, ... (more)

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Contra Costa Times

Interim city manager is appointed in Brentwood for the next six months

Steve Salomon will act as Brentwood's interim city manager and lead the recruitment process for a new, full-time manager.

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Stalbans Review

London Midland customers told of August service disruptions in St Albans

The line that runs from Watford Junction to St Albans Abbey will be shut the weekend of Saturday, August 9, as part of the improvement works in the Watford area.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Patch.com

'Bike About Town' This Friday in Albany

The City of Albany Recreation & Community Services Department is excited to start our Bike About Town series again! So pump up your tubes, grab your helmet and join us for a leisurely ride around Albany.

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Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito Journal community briefs: Filing period for council...

The period to file nomination papers to run for El Cerrito City Council in the Nov. 4 election is now open, with the deadline to submit forms set at 4 p.m. Aug. 8. Two seats will be up for election.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Town Crier: Signs encouraging in fight against crime

Two steps forward and one step back -- that's been the story of Oakland's long-standing battle with crime.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany's newest council member has deep roots with city and its environmental issues

Her father, Milton Nason, was involved in efforts to save the Albany waterfront beginning in the late 1960s, working with people such as Save the Bay co-founder Catherine Kerr in efforts to close what was then the city dump and rehabilitate it as part of a larger park.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany police to open doors for Safety Palooza

The annual Safety Palooza, an open house hosted by the Albany Police Department, is 1 to 4 p.m. July 27 in the parking lot at City Hall, 1000 San Pablo Ave. Attendees will be able to try out safety gear and climb into APD vehicles.

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