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Concord, California is located 35 miles east of San Francisco, adjacent to beautiful Mount Diablo. The city covers 30.68 square miles and is the largest city in Contra Costa County and is in between San Francisco and Sacramento on Highway 680 where it intersects with Highway 4. The towns of Richmond and Antioch are nearby.

A small tribe of Chupcan (Bay Miwok) Indians were the first inhabitants of the Diablo Valley. In 1772 Spanish explorers, led by Captain Pedro Fages and Father Juan Crespi, became the first outsiders to cross this area. They were travelling from Mission San Jose toward what is now Martinez and on to what is now Sacramento. By 1879, a population of 300 was reported. It would double by February 1905, when incorporation of the "Town of Concord" was approved by a local two-vote margin.

This flat and featureless East-Bay community shares the valley with the cities of Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek.

There is also a Concord, Massachusetts.

Concord is part of the Oakland, California metro area.

Access USA Training Center | Dickinson-Warren College | Shiva Murugan Temple and Saiva Siddhanta Ashram |
Education Mt. Diablo Adult Education-Loma Vista | Rosebridge Grad Sch of Integrative Psych |
Golf Diablo Creek Golf Course | Mt Diablo Hospital Medical Center |
Shopping Wood Strokes and Woodcrafts |

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11/19 Coming to The area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
Santa Cruz Baroque Festival Santa Cruz CA April13-May11 A festival of baroque music.
Oakland Greek Festival Oakland CA May17-19 Wonderful aromas of Souklavia and Loukoumades waft through the air and the sounds of traditional Greek music and shouts of OPA! resonate in the hills of Oakland.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
Bach Festival Carmel CA July13-27 Multiple performances of works by Bach.
Midsummer Mozart Festival San Francisco CA July18-28 Organized in 1974, the Festival is the only music festival in North America dedicated exclusively to Mozart.