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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 $669,000 which is roughly $580/per square foot. More Albany information.

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13 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Senate sends Jerry Brown bill on private beach dispute

In this Feb. 10, 2014, file photo, Julie Graves, left, of Albany, Calif., and Chris Adams, second from left, of Berkeley, Calif., hold up signs in support of a beach access bill that Democratic state Sen. Jerry Hill introduced near Martin's Beach in Half Moon Bay, Calif.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito condo project approved by council majority

Citing El Cerrito's dismal record of providing new housing, a majority of the City Council on Aug. 19 approved a hotly contested project that will build 14 new condominiums on a half-acre of mostly open space.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Albany: Memorial service set for former Mayor Bill Cain

A memorial service will be held Aug. 24 for former Mayor Bill Cain, who suffered a fatal heart attack on Aug. 2. He was 67. Cain spent four years on the City Council and six on the school board.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Albany council race is a non-starter

This November's election for City Council won't be necessary after all. Only three candidates applied for the three seats.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito couple takes growing activist role

From organizing monthly swaps of backyard produce to advocating for preservation or restoration of natural settings, a local couple's grass-roots local activism is becoming an important influence in shaping a vision of a greener future for the city.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Orinda Jazz Festival attracting top talent

The fourth annual Orinda Jazz Festival is proving one cliche, "It helps to have friends in high places," isn't so cliche after all.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Books by the Bay: Lepucki's 'California' deserves Colbert nod

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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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito Journal community briefs: Marrow donor match for Baylor;...

An Albany child suffering from a rare blood cancer received a stem cell donation on July 30. Seven-year old Baylor has acute myelogenous leukemia , a very rare disease for someone so young.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany: Families welcome at monthly ride

The latest iteration of Albany's Bike About Town will take place Aug. 15. The monthly event invites people to join a group ride around town.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Albany police log: 30 computers reported stolen at Albany High;...

A Key Route Boulevard resident told police a man tried to steal property from his front yard.

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The Campbell Reporter

Fire Power

The Power Pull event at Great America held on July 27 raised $23,000 for Special Olympics Northern California.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany: Leader of Brazilian movement to appear at Gill Tract event

One of the leaders of a Brazilian workers movement will be at the Gill Tract on Aug. 10 for a discussion about social movements and agrarian reform.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

PickupTrucks.com

Classic Pickup: 1970 Ford Ranchero GT Cobra Jet 429

The year 1970 is acknowledged by most automotive experts as the high-water mark of the muscle car era, muscle cars being defined as intermediate or smaller cars with big-block V-8s under the hood.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

SFGate

For Marc Ashkenas, unique design is a cottage industry

Hardwood floors highlight this kitchen in Albany, which is also adorned with colorful tile counters and backsplashes with painted cabinets.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany neighborhoods ready for anti-crime evening

The city will participate in the annual National Night Out on Aug. 5, with neighborhoods all over the city closing down to traffic to encourage neighbors to meet neighbors as well as interact with the Albany Police Department.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

AIA East Bay Home Tours features six houses

There's something unique about a new home, addition or remodel designed by an architect who transforms the "before" into an "after" that solves problems and pleases aesthetically.

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San Jose Mercury News

Albany police log: Joy riding at the racetrack; stolen van hits...

Police warned drivers and occupants of two cars at Golden Gate Fields who were driving around the parking lot hanging off the side of the cars and sitting on top of them.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany adds more bike racks

If you think you've been seeing more and more of those colorful bike-shaped bike racks popping up around town, you're right.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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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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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