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El Cerrito, California is located in Contra Costa County. Zip codes in El Cerrito, CA include 94530. The median home price in El Cerrito is $625,000 which is roughly $478/per square foot. More El Cerrito information.

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5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Community briefs: Oakley council to fill vacancy on fire district board

At its Aug. 12 meeting, council members are expected to appoint someone to the seat that fire district Director Kevin Bouillon recently announced that he'll be vacating in mid-August because he's moving out of the area.

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9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito High School plans to name campus facilities in honor of past faculty members

An El Cerrito High School citizens' committee has plans to name four facilities at the 5-year-old campus in honor of former teachers who made "significant and long-term contributions" to the school.

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13 hrs ago | Point Reyes Light

Marty Medin, fireman and fisherman

Marty Medin, a fireman and 56-year West Marin resident known for his generosity and knack for fishing, died in Petaluma on July 9. He was 73. Marty was born in Seattle, Washington, in the early 1940s, to Dorothy Eldred, a Louisiana native who fastened rivets on the assembly line at a Boeing aircraft factory during World War II and later became a ... (more)

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17 hrs ago | Patch.com

Notice of Ballot Measure Election for the City of El Cerrito & Notice ...

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the qualified electors of the City of El Cerrito, located in the County of Contra Costa, State of California, that in accordance with law, an election will be held on Tuesday, the 4th day of November, 2014, for the purpose of submitting for approval or rejection the following measure, to be displayed on each individual ... (more)

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito police log: Credit cards and $2,800 in cash reported...

A 52-year-old Richmond man was arrested for an outstanding warrant during a 9:40 a.m. pedestrian stop at Lexington and Gladys avenues.

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Contra Costa Times

Suspected arsonist arrested for El Cerrito fires

A 36-year-old suspected arsonist has been arrested for a string of recent fires in the El Cerrito hills, authorities said Wednesday.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany/El Cerrito: All-day bike race will take over city streets Sunday

The 30th annual Berkeley Bicycle Club Criterium will bring some 400 to 450 entrants who will race in various brackets starting at 7 a.m. of up to 60 riders at a time.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bass Player

CCR's Stu Cook

Imagine the San Francisco Bay Area circa 1967, and any number of landmark moments in rock & roll history come to mind-the Grateful Dead on the steps at 710 Ashbury St., Jefferson Airplane expanding minds at the Fillmore, Janis Joplin belting it out at the Human Be-In.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Fire displaces three people from El Cerrito home

The fire was reported at 10:53 a.m. on the 900 block of Seaview Drive, according to El Cerrito Fire Department Battalion Chief Larry Carr.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito studies ways to add housing

Discussions have started on how the city can fulfill its fair share of affordable housing for the region, a process complicated by a shortage of developable sites and government funding mechanisms.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito planners back guidelines for denser development on San Pablo Avenue

A plan that would guide development on the San Pablo Avenue through 2040 and envisions a more densely developed corridor won preliminary Planning Commission approval Wednesday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Jewish News Weekly

Tehiyah head of school steps down after seven years

The head of school at Tehiyah Day School has stepped down, the El Cerrito school announced recently, noting that Bathea James will be replaced by interim director Mollie Aczel.

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The Daily Democrat

Woodland Outdoor Wanderers exploring Lake Merritt

The Woodland Outdoor Wanderers will be taking a break from the valley's tomato-ripening heat on July 19 for its annual mid-summer urban hike.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Chris Treadway: YMTC will present 'South Pacific'; crop swaps grow in popularity

If you were at the Off the Grid food truck event in El Cerrito on July 9 you might have caught a talented and spirited group of young people supplementing the usual live entertainment by performing numbers from the classic stage musical "South Pacific."

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Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito Journal community briefs: Filing period for council...

The period to file nomination papers to run for El Cerrito City Council in the Nov. 4 election is now open, with the deadline to submit forms set at 4 p.m. Aug. 8. Two seats will be up for election.

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Contra Costa Times

Lafayette signals 'intent' for future plastic bag ban

The city council made quick work of business Monday night, agreeing to adopt a local plastic bag ordinance in the near future and approving some changes to a draft ordinance governing the keeping of chickens, bees and other "small farm animals."

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito will ask voters to extend and increase sales tax

The city will go to the ballot in November asking voters to relieve some of the strain on its finances by approving an extension and doubling of Measure R, the half-cent sales tax passed in 2010.

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Contra Costa Times

Curtain Calls by Sally Hogarty: Options abound for young theatergoers

Younger theatergoers have lots to choose from this summer. Town Hall Theatre's education program presents a talented group of middle and high school students in the challenging drama "The Laramie Project" at 8 p.m. July 18 and 19; and at 2 and 7 p.m. July 20. On a lighter note, second- and third-graders perform the musical "The Best Little Theater ... (more)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

How one man wrote 8.5% of Wikipedia

The 53-year-old has written over 2.7 million article on Wikipedia since 2001, at an average of 10,000 articles a day, the His contribution to Wikipedia's knowledge database of 30 million articles in 287 languages makes up 8.5 per cent of all the content on the site.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

Suspected Richmond Pimp Could Stand Trial For Kidnapping Charges

A Contra Costa County Superior Court judge will hear evidence Monday to decide whether a suspected pimp should stand trial on charges of kidnapping a human trafficking victim on her way to a police interview in El Cerrito.

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