Martinez, CA

The county seat is located along the Carquinez Strait and extending to Pleasant Hill. Martinez can be described as a governmental and institutional community. The dozens of parks, bocce ball at the marina and the Shore Road to Crockett for cyclists are some of the activities people there enjoy. Good restaurants and tight spots add a fun feeling to the town. Martinez is cooled with breezes from the Strait House and prices vary from moderate to high depending on the area and the view. Martinez, with its small town charm, is a desirable place to live.