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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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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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Contra Costa Times

Library Corner

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

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KTVU Oakland

Former GOP candidate gets 194 years for child molestation

A serial child molester was sentenced in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to 194 years to life in prison for sexually abusing four boys in Brentwood in the 1990s.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Martinez Fishing Derby is kid friendly fun

With anchovies as bait at the end of their lines, anglers like Karollyn Zepeda, of San Pablo, from left, with her brothers Josiah, 15, Jozef, 6, and James, 8, gathered on the Martinez pier Saturday for Martinez Recreation's free Fishing Derby for kids.

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Contra Costa Times

Martinez council OKs business-to-business tax incentive

The council instructed the staff to offer 50 percent tax cut for the first 18 months for those qualifying companies.

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Contra Costa Times

Martinez police report: Parking meter removed with pipe cutter

At 8:09 a.m., a 52-year-old-man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing on Marina Vista.

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Patch.com

Jury Finds Man's Deadly Fall From Richmond Apartment Accidential

A jury in Martinez today found that a man who fell to his death from a sixth-floor Richmond apartment last October died by accident after refusing to speak to police officers.

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