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Alamo hills, welcoming community

Alamo

Alamo is an unincorporated community with a population of approximately 15,000. It is a small suburb nestled between Walnut Creek and Danville. Alamo (from the Spanish álamo, 'poplar') was named for the poplar trees that lined San Ramon Creek. As an unincorporated community, Alamo does not have a government of its own. Police services are provided by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff. Fire and EMS services are provided by the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District.

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Clayton Contra Costa County Real Estate East Bay Homes

Clayton

Clayton is a very special place, with exceptional people who have a deep appreciation for the community’s history, tradition and volunteerism. In 2014, Clayton celebrated its 50th Anniversary of Incorporation (1964) yet Clayton still retains many of the time-honored characteristics treasured by its founding fathers in 1857. Nestled at the base of Mt. Diablo, Clayton is in close proximity to the greater San Francisco Bay Area with all the amenities, sports and cultural opportunities offered by that choice location.

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Concord CA park, neighborhood

Concord

With a census count of approximately 122,000, Concord is the largest city in Contra Costa County. Neighborhoods are important to the city's family-oriented lifestyle, which balances Concord's gracious early California heritage with vigorous, thoughtful development. Concord offers a range of housing options and prices, from apartments to executive residences. Quiet neighborhoods, numerous parks and large preserves of open space add to the quality of life for all residents.

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San Ramon Valley Museum Danville

Danville

The “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville offers the perfect blend of upscale amenities and small town charm. Its quaint character and convenient location just 30 miles east of San Francisco make it the perfect place to work, live, and play. Incorporated in 1982 and located in Contra Costa County the Town comprises 18 square miles with a population of approximately 42,450. Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and its outstanding quality of life.

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San Ramon Valley Museum Danville
Lafayette Contra Costa County Real Estate East Bay Homes

Lafayette

Lafayette is noted for its high quality of life with top rated schools, low crime rate, small town downtown, clean air, mild climate and oak tree-studded hills. Located between Berkeley and Walnut Creek, Lafayette has its own Bay Area Rapid Transit station (BART) and is only a 25 minute BART ride from San Francisco. Lafayette hosts a state-of-the-art library, numerous community event and the well-known Lafayette Reservoir for recreational outdoor activities.

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Downtown Martinez California, beautiful historic area

Martinez

As one of California’ first towns, Martinez retains a strong sense of history and family. The renowned naturalist John Muir made Martinez his home for nearly a quarter of a century and in 1915, the year after Muir’s passing, the legendary baseball great Joe DiMaggio was born there. One of the unique aspects of Martinez is its architecture. Many of the downtown shops still retain their early 20th Century look and charm, with some homes dating back more than 125 years.

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Downtown Martinez California, beautiful historic area
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Moraga

The Town of Moraga is nestled in the beautiful hillsides of the East Bay between the City of Orinda and the City of Lafayette. Moraga is deep in history, diverse in demographics and offers many valuable local resources. Moraga is proud to be home of Saint Mary’s College.

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Downtown Orinda California, great place to live

Orinda

Orinda is a family-oriented community with a semi-rural setting. In contrast to the more urban existence of the surrounding area, the tree-studded hillsides of the 12.8 square-mile City contribute to Orinda's aesthetic beauty.

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Downtown Orinda California, great place to live
Pleasantville Architecture CA water feature

Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill is a lively community with something for everyone. Sought after schools, rolling hills and an inviting downtown are just some of the features that make it such a desirable place to live. Centrally located between I-680, HWY-4 and HWY-24 as well as easy accessibility to multiple public transit locations make Pleasant Hill a commuters dream.

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San Ramon Golf Course Hillside Homes

San Ramon

Incorporated on July 1, 1983, the City of San Ramon is located on 17.98 square miles of the San Ramon Valley approximately 25 miles east of the City of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area. The San Ramon Valley has long been considered one of the most desirable living areas in the Bay Area because of its scenic beauty, good climate, excellent schools and parks, and proximity to the Bay Area's major employment centers.

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Walnut Creek Downtown Tree-lined Street Realty

Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek, a wonderful, small city nestled at the base of Mt. Diablo in the heart of the Diablo Valley. Recent renovation of Walnut Creek's downtown area has created upscale, inviting shopping areas, many smaller shopping boutiques, and brought a variety of restaurants of every description including sidewalk cafes, sushi bars, Italian, Chinese, Thai, seafood and more. It would be hard to find a more inviting downtown area.

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