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  1. The building is being torn down to build condos, and Frank Biafore, the proprietor, must relocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    Playland-Not-At-The-Beach, the repository of 30 pinball machines, a penny arcade, video games and magic shows with Fabulous Frank twirling a spray of orange, red and yellow feathers out of thin air, is losing its home at 10979 San Pablo Ave. The building is being torn down to build condos, and Frank Biafore, the proprietor , must relocate. The venue - which is still very much open for business and will be through the fall - opened in 2008, and if Biafore can't find a new place, it will be the end of one of the city's major sources of recreation.


  2. El Cerrito police calls: Suspects pour milk, soda, juice inside during residential burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Inside Bay Area

    Commercial burglary: At 1:15 p.m., police responded to the construction site at 10860 San Pablo Ave. because an alarm and heard noises coming from the third floor of the southwest building. Officers searched the building and found a 20-year-old transient woman on the third floor, who was in possession of stolen property.


  3. El Cerrito undergoing housing boom with more than 1,200 unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 8 | Inside Bay Area

    El Cerrito, which tried for years to jump-start economic growth along San Pablo Avenue with public redevelopment funds, is now seeing a boom of privately financed projects along its main commercial corridor that has created concerns in some corners even as others applaud the city's overall in-fill trend. All told, the projects would add 1,087 market-rate residential units and 220 affordable units to the city's housing stock, along with 65,500 square feet of new commercial/public space.


  4. El Cerrito police describe policing philosophy, hear crime issues at open forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | Inside Bay Area

    To El Cerrito police Chief Paul Keith, El Cerrito is more than a city of 25,000 people. It's a small town.


  5. Prosecutor's mistake nearly gets Contra Costa rape, murder indictment thrown outRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 3 | Inside Bay Area

    A man facing life without parole after allegedly raping and badly beating up an 81-year-old woman who later died nearly had the charges thrown out, after a prosecutor was found to have improperly excused a grand juror. Jonathan Jackson, 37, was accused of murdering Sun Yi Kwon, an El Cerrito resident, who was attacked as she went on a morning walk on Jan. 28, 2012.


  6. Police release images of El Cerrito burglary suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 22 | Inside Bay Area

    Police have shared images captured by surveillance cameras of two men sought in connection with a residential burglary, authorities said Thursday. Around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16, officers responded to a report of that burglary on a residential street about a block from Arlington Boulevard, police said.


  7. Albany, El Cerrito briefs: Grand opening of Albany's first parklet set Feb. 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Inside Bay Area

    The grand opening of Albany's first parklet - described as the first bus stop and parklet in the United States - will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 25 at the 1200 block of Solano Avenue. The parklet is a collaboration of AC Transit, the City of Albany, As You Wish Frozen Yogurt and Hal's Office as well as Albany residents.


  8. El Cerrito police calls: Series of vehicle burglaries reported on San Pablo AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Residential burglary: An officer reported an unknown suspect entered the victim's residence at the 5500 block of MacDonald Avenue by smashing a side window, ransacking the residence and stealing property. Vehicle burglary: The rear passenger window of a white Ford F-150 was smashed between 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at San Pablo and Orchard avenues and someone stole a backpack containing climbing equipment.


  9. Berkeley, A Look Back: Tilden Park Golf Club establishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Readers may have already heard through other channels of the death of Paul Grunland, long time Berkeley Historical Society leader. Paul passed away Feb. 2 at the age of 93. Paul and his wife Peggy were often seen at Historical Society and Berkeley Architectural Heritage events.


  10. Chekhov jokes abound in Alameda production of a VaniaaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The Chekhov references are frequent and unsubtle in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," now playing at Alameda's Altarena Playhouse. Most of the characters are named after characters from Anton Chekhov's plays; we're told their parents were professors who were active in community theater.


  11. Athletes of the week: Top Bay Area performersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    The state's top-ranked wrestler at 220 pounds won five matches over the weekend at the Mission San Jose tournament to claim the championship in his weight class. The final might have been a state championship preview as Jaquez defeated state No.


  12. YMTC to present 'A Chorus Line' at El Cerrito HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    YMTC continues its 13th season by presenting "A Chorus Line" at El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Theater from Feb. 24 to March 4, according to a release by the theater company. Set on a bare stage during an audition for a Broadway show, the musical provides a glimpse into the personalities of the performers and the choreographer as they describe the events that shaped their lives and their decisions to become dancers, according to YMTC.


  13. El Cerrito police log: Police finally have it their way with serial drive-through robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Shoplifting: A 30-year-old transient man was detained and arrested for stealing food from the Lucky store at El Cerrito Plaza. Sexual battery: A 24-year-old Richmond man arrested after allegedly pinning a woman against a construction fence at the vacant Taco Bell and placing his hand under her clothing.


  14. Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito briefs: Coyote talk; Assembly candidate forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    A workshop on coyotes and how to coexist with them will be featured at the Berkeley animal shelter from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 pm Feb. 4. "The coyote, known as the Song Dog, has existed in North America since the Pleistocene and is the most persecuted native carnivore in North America," an announcement from the shelter reads in part. "Coyotes have expanded their range across North America and are increasingly common in residential areas where their presence can cause alarm and fear, especially regarding pets."


  15. Berkeley: State Assembly candidates set to make pitch at senior centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    All nine candidates for the state Assembly District 15 seat are scheduled to gather at the South Berkeley Senior Center, 2939 Ellis St., on Feb. 12 to make a pitch for endorsements. The forum, sponsored by Berkeley Citizens Action, Berkeley Progressive Alliance and the Berkeley Tenants Union, will begin at 2 p.m. The public is welcome.


  16. El Cerrito club pushes ban on herbicides and pesticides to protect bees, other pollinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Protect Local Bees - and other pollinators - is the theme of a project recently begun by the El Cerrito Garden Club. Club members have distributed door hangers and displayed signs in their gardens to promote the use of environmentally friendly products instead of toxic chemicals for weed and pest control, according to an announcement.


  17. El Cerrito Journal calendar: El Cerrito Library survey; Family Sweetheart DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Submit your calendar item to ccnjournal@bayareanewsgroup.com. Write "calendar item" in the subject line.


  18. El Cerrito police log: Man throws stolen blender at pursuing officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Auto burglary: A window was broken and an emergency kit valued at $50 was taken overnight from a vehicle in the 2000 block of Mira Vista Drive. Stolen vehicle attempt: An unsuccessful attempt was made to steal a 2001 Toyota Corolla in the 6400 block of Schmidt Lane overnight.


  19. Albany/Berkeley/El Cerrito briefs: Berkeley preparing update to cannabis business rulesRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Berkeley is seeking public input as it develops regulations for cannabis, or marijuana, businesses, for recreational use by adults as well as medical use, according to an announcement this week. Cannabis Commission, 2 p.m. Feb. 1, in the Redwood Room on the sixth floor of City Hall, 2180 Milvia St. Planning Commission, 7 p.m. Feb. 7, and 7 p.m. Feb. 21, at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave. Regulations to be discussed will include the distances from sensitive uses; locations of marijuana businesses; delivery services: and a selection process for new recreational cannabis retailers.


  20. Police reopen streets, recover inert explosives from El Cerrito homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | Inside Bay Area

    Streets have reopened streets and nearby residents have been permitted to return home after the discovery of apparent replica military grenades in a deceased 81-year-old man's house, police said Tuesday. Officers carried out a welfare check on the man who had not been heard from in two weeks.


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