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Fate of old county jail in limbo

The old county jail, as seen here from the south east corner. (KEVIN MURRAY / Courtesy)

County considers demolition By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – In 1901, the pride of Contra Costa County was its new courthouse and jail, built in Martinez of Vermont granite in an “imposing” classic style that was described as “worthy of the county,” designed “to express Contra Costa’s ...

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