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  Martinez, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Martinez is the county seat of Contra Costa County, California.
Martinez is located on the south side of the Carquinez Strait in the San Francisco Bay Area, directly facing the city of Benicia.
Martinez was the home of John Muir from 1890 until his death in 1914.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Martinez,_California   (555 words)

  
 MARTINEZ HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Long before California became a state, Martinez, was a small town fully platted on the map of the Contra Costa District of Upper California.
The California Gold Rush brought the first of several booms that left their marks over the next 130 years.
Martinez became a major shipping port, primarily based on lucrative grain trade between California's central valley and the international ports-of-call.
www.martinezhistory.org   (158 words)

  
 Benicia-Martinez Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bridge, crosses the Carquinez Strait, linking Benicia, California in the north with Martinez, California to the south.
The existing bridge is undergoing seismic retrofits and will carry four lanes of southbound traffic, as well as a bicycle and pedestrian lane.
The estimated cost of building the bridge is $1.05 billion, although technical difficulties may increase that figure by $130 million to $1.18 billion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Benicia-Martinez_Bridge   (276 words)

  
 Martinez California Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Martinez is the historic County Seat and has lots of older quaint homes plus newer homes on the southern border.
Recreation: Martinez has a small marina and park along its downtown waterfront on the Carquinez Straits (the north San Francisco Bay connecting to the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers.) Recreational houseboats and party boats are available for sport fishing.
Temperature: Martinez gets the cooler breeze from the river with highs during the summer of 89 degrees and the winter average is 54 degrees.
www.snick.com /states/CA/cities/martinez.htm   (322 words)

  
 Martinez v. California, 444 U.S. 277 (1980)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Appellants brought an action in a California court under state law and 42 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming that appellee state officials, by their action in releasing the parolee, subjected the decedent to a deprivation of her life without due process of law and were therefore liable in damages for the harm caused by the parolee.
Her survivors brought this action in a California court claiming that the state officials responsible for the parole-release decision are liable in damages for the harm caused by the parolee.
Like the California courts, we cannot accept the contention that this statute deprived Thomas' victim of her life without due process of law because it condoned a parole decision that led indirectly to her death.
www.healylaw.com /cases/martinez.htm   (2453 words)

  
 Realty Times - Real Estate News and Advice - Local Market Conditions
Martinez is the hidden jewel of the Bay Area being surrounded by hills and boarded by water.
This grants historic Martinez a small town atmosphere with all the conveniences of the large cities, without the traffic.
Martinez is ideally located off Highway 4 and due to the surge in development and population of thriving nearby cities like Walnut Creek,...
realtytimes.com /rtmcrloc/California~Martinez   (334 words)

  
 Contra Costa County Martinez, California (Counties)
Concord, California is located 35 miles east of San Francisco, adjacent to beautiful Mount Diablo.
Martinez, County Seat of Contra Costa County, is situated on the Sacramento River on the north...
Located in Richmond in Contra Costa County, California, Richmond is at an elevation of 20 feet and...
www.ohwy.com /ca/y/y06013.htm   (537 words)

  
 Martinez, California - Homes and Real Estate - East Bay, Contra Costa, Alameda, Northern California - Just Homes ...
Martinez extends from the Carquinez Strait to Taylor Boulevard in Pleasant Hill.
Martinez is a mix of old town and new suburbs, industry, and some of the prettiest rural-suburban land in the county.
Martinez Unified School District serves the children in the downtown and along Alhambra Valley Road and nearby neighborhoods, and Mt.
www.justhomes.com /martinez.html   (426 words)

  
 Historic Martinez, California - John Muir Exhibit (John Muir Education Project, Sierra Club California)
Long before California became a state, Martinez was a small town fully plotted on the map of the Contra Costa District of Upper California.
Shaping the downtown business district in the 1870's included completion of the intercontinental railroad through Martinez in 1876, the operation of the longest running ferry service west of the Mississippi River, and the establishment of a home by famed naturalist John Muir, founder of the National Parks System.
Martinez, incorporated in 1876, is the county seat of Contra Costa County.
www.sierraclub.org /john_Muir_exhibit/geography/california/historic_martinez.html   (375 words)

  
 Martinez California Resource Guide, City or community of Martinez, California Facts, Information, Relocation, Real ...
The population of Martinez is approximately 36,700 (2001).
The distance from Martinez to Washington DC is 2558 miles.
Martinez is positioned 38.00 degrees north of the equator and 122.11 degrees west of the prime meridian.
www.usacitiesonline.com /cacountymartinez.htm   (194 words)

  
 Martinez, CA - California Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist serving ...
Martinez, California Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
It is vitally important that you provide Martinez, California Florists with accurate, detailed information regarding the name and address of the person to whom you are sending flowers.
When placing an order for Delivery in Martinez, California, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
www.flowershopnetwork.com /directory/CaliforniaFlorists/Martinez.php   (1043 words)

  
 Martinez: Martini festival toasts city's signature drink
The drink and its Martinez roots will be honored Saturday in a bash called "Martinez and the Martini, a Celebration of Two Classics." This event is a fund-raiser by Main Street Martinez, a volunteer group aiming to revitalize downtown as a community and business destination.
Martinez is best known as the birthplace of the late baseball great Joe DiMaggio, but the martini is an icon in its own right.
Martinez also happens to be the inspiration, if not the birthplace, of the martini.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2004/10/22/EBGI690RPE24.DTL   (1241 words)

  
 Martinez, California (Cities)
Martinez, County Seat of Contra Costa County, is situated on the Sacramento River on the north edge of Contra Costa County.
Interstate 680 passes over the river at Martinez to Benicia.
Martinez is a small city of 36,715 residents, 12.47 square miles.
www.ohwy.com /ca/m/martinez.htm   (177 words)

  
 Runner excels in new role: Wrestler
Martinez vaulted to the top of the rankings after taking first place in the seventh annual Asics Napa Valley Girls Classic Wrestling Tournament Jan. 15.
Martinez also won the Central California Invitational Classic on Jan. 22, 10 days after she became the first Sacred Heart Cathedral female wrester to defeat a male opponent in a West Catholic Athletic League match with Serra.
Other Northern California girls ranked in her weight class are Jessica Ortiz (Hogan of Valley, fifth), Alex Tolero (St. Patrick of Vallejo, sixth) and Chelsea Grasseschi (Castro Valley, seventh).
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/01/28/WBG0IAVUGT1.DTL   (651 words)

  
 Martinez, California Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
This Martinez, California photographer featured listing has received 2985 unique visitors in the past three months.
This Martinez, California photographer featured listing has received 1861 unique visitors in the past three months.
This photography service services: Martinez, California from a local, regional or national office.
www.marketingtool.com /channel/photo/b.465.g.4436.html   (1143 words)

  
 Constitution of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, Torres Martinez Reservation, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The name of this Tribe of Indians shall be the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, hereinafter referred to as the Desert Cahuilla Tribe.
All persons enrolled on the census roll of the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians (formerly known as the Torres Martinez Band of Mission Indians) on August 16, 1957; provided that the roll may be corrected at any time by the Desert Cahuilla Tribe's enrollment committee and approved by a majority vote of the General Council.
The lands of the Torres Martinez Indian Reservation and all lands which maybe acquired in the future by the Desert Cahuilla Tribe shall be held as Tribal lands.
www.narf.org /nill/Constitutions/tmarconst/torresconst.htm   (4530 words)

  
 Las Juntas Elementary School - Martinez, California / CA - school information
To create the Similar Schools Rank, the California Department of Education compares this school's test scores to 100 schools across the state with similar demographic profiles.
California uses parent education level, poverty level, student mobility, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
The results shown here reflect the school's Base API for the 2004-2005 school year for all students and for each of the major subgroups of students as reported by the state.
www.greatschools.net /modperl/achievement/ca/450   (493 words)

  
 Martinez, California Homes For Sale
Martinez is a city with a strong sense of its history and a keen appreciation for the families that are its future.
More than a dozen parks and plenty of open space are located within its twelve square mile area.
Martinez is a small city of 37,034 residents, 12.47 square miles, where parents raise their children, antique stores fill the downtown, and Amtrak stops daily.
www.bayareaproperty.info /martinez.htm   (174 words)

  
 Martinez Real Estate Agents, Martinez Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Martinez
Martinez is located Contra Costa County in the San Francisco East Bay Area.
It is known as the County seat of Contra Costa County because it is placed almost directly in the center of the county.
HomeGain provides Martinez, California real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Martinez realty property.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/CA/martinez.html   (727 words)

  
 Bujinkan Buyu Dojo - Martinez, CA
This year's theme is Takagi Yoshin Ryu Jutaijutsu and use of the long and short sword (daisho sabaki).
Classes are regularly held at the Martinez Adult School from 7 to 9 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays.
Martinez is located in Contra Costa County about 45 minutes northeast of San Francisco and 1 hour southeast of Sacramento.
www.stormpages.com /bujinkan/main.html   (300 words)

  
 University of California, Davis / Martinez
Principal Investigator: Bruce Reed, Ph.D. Medical Director: William J. Jagust, M.D. The University of California, Davis - Alzheimer's Disease Center in Martinez was established in 1985 as one of six California Department of Health Services Alzheimer's Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (ADDTCs).
In 1991, this ADDTC in partnership with the UC Davis ADDTC in Sacramento successfully competed for an Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).
The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center of California (ARCC) and NIA-ADC resources have in turn been critical to obtaining several additional research projects including a major Program Project Grant on vascular dementia and an epidemiologic study of Aging and dementia in the Hispanic community.
www.dhs.ca.gov /alzheimers/html/martinez.htm   (294 words)

  
 John Muir Festival Center - Martinez California
, located in historic Martinez, CA, is envisioned to be a gathering place where local, regional, national and international communities can meet and celebrate the life and enduring philosophy of Martinez citizens John Muir - one of California’s most celebrated residents and father of the modern conservationist movement, and founder of the Sierra Club.
goal of the Festival Center is to provide a world-class cultural, educational and historic experience consistent with John Muir's life and legacy in his hometown of Martinez, California.
Martinez, the Willows Theatre Company, the John Muir Association, the National Park Service, and the Martinez Historical Society.
www.muirfest.org   (270 words)

  
 Martinez Apartment Rentals - 101 Apartments - Martinez, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Martinez Apartment Rentals - 101 Apartments - Martinez, California
Our Martinez apartment rentals are updated daily to ensure that all information is kept fresh.
To help you save time and money most of our Martinez listings will provide you with floor plans and pictures.
101apartments.com /apartment-rentals/Country/US/California/Martinez/Martinez-apartment-rentals.asp   (250 words)

  
 John Muir Association - Martinez - California (formerly John Muir Memorial Association)
The John Muir Association is the premier National Park Service supporting association promoting the legacy and home of John Muir – The Father of our National Parks.
"This is kind of exciting for little old Martinez here," said David Blackburn, chief of interpretation at the Muir National Site, which has received a few more calls since the quarter design was unveiled last year.
Blackburn said he hopes California's quarter spreads Muir's legacy.
www.johnmuir.org /martinez   (348 words)

  
 John Muir National Historic Site - John Muir Exhibit (John Muir Education Project, Sierra Club California)
The John Muir National Historic Site is located in Martinez, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area.
While living in Martinez, Muir laid the foundations for the creation of the National Park Service in 1916.
The Martinez Adobe - Fact Sheet about the 1849 Land Grant structure located near the Muir House, on the grounds of the Historic Site.
www.sierraclub.org /john_muir_exhibit/john_muir_national_historic_site   (516 words)

  
 Viola Martinez, California Paiute: Living in Two Worlds:Bahr, Diana Meyers:080613514X:eCampus.com
The life story of Viola Martinez, an Owens Valley Paiute Indian of eastern California, extends over nine decades of the twentieth century.
In Viola Martinez, California Paiute, Diana Meyers Bahr recounts Viola's extraordinary life story and examines her strategies for dealing with acculturation.
Bahr allows Viola to tell her story in her own words, beginning with her early years in Owens Valley, where she learned traditional lifeways, such as gathering pinons, from her aunt.
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=080613514Xb   (183 words)

  
 Hotels & Motels in Martinez California
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Our quaint town offers an abundance of shopping districts, international dining, many cultural museums....click Here for more info...
www.pricerighthotels.com /hotels/martinez/ca/usa   (484 words)

  
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