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  1. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: Bocce Ball Tournament; Albany parklet surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The venerable Galileo Club at 371 South 23rd St. in Richmond will be the site of a Bocce Ball Tournament hosted by Soroptimist of El Cerrito from 5 to 9 p.m. June 4. Enter as a team or an individual for an evening of play on real bocce courts at the longtime Italian-American club while enjoying pizza and appetizers, desserts and Italian sodas, along with a silent auction and no-host bar. Prizes will be offered for first place team and best team outfit.

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  2. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington calendar: "The Clean House" at Contra...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Electronic Waste Recycling. Do a little early spring cleaning and drop off all types of electronics -- TVs, computers, printers, phone equipment, small household appliances, more.

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  3. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: Albany shoreline work partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    The seventh annual Champagne and Chocolate Gala benefit for the Albany Education Foundation and the Albany Community Fund is at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at Northbrae Community Church, , will feature scenes from Puccini's "La Boheme," Mozart's "Don Giovani" and Gonoud's "Faust." Refreshments, wine and snacks will be provided.

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  4. Editorial: Kensington police retaliation must ceaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Kensington Police SUV drives past the hills neighborhood in Kensington, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Yes, Kensington, that small West Contra Costa community where dissenters face retaliation in the courts, through traffic stops or, as we now learn, by police officers knocking on their doors and leveling false accusations.

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  5. Contra Costa Times editorial: Kensington police retaliation against residents must ceaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Kensington Police SUV drives past the hills neighborhood in Kensington, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Yes, Kensington, that small West Contra Costa community where dissenters face retaliation in the courts, through traffic stops or, as we now learn, by cops knocking on their doors and leveling false accusations.

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  6. Oakland Tribune editorial: Kensington police retaliation against residents must ceaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A Kensington Police SUV drives past the hills neighborhood in Kensington, Calif., on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. Yes, Kensington, that small West Contra Costa community where dissenters face retaliation in the courts, through traffic stops or, as we now learn, by cops knocking on their doors and leveling false accusations.

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  7. West Contra Costa: Open enrollment for school transfers starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    West Contra Costa Unified School District students who wish to attend a school other than their school of residence can apply for a transfer during open enrollment, which runs from Monday, Feb. 1 to Friday, Feb. 12. Students may be eligible for a transfer if their current school has not made adequate progress in the past two years; if special circumstances make that attending the school harmful or dangerous to the student; if there's a course or program offered at the requested school that isn't available at the current school; or if siblings attend the requested school. Applications can be obtained in the district's transfer office, at any school, and on the district website at wccusd.net .

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  8. 4 West Contra Costa County police departments will now allow 911 textsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    KNTV reports Friday that the Richmond Police Department is taking the lead on the new technology. Starting this week, people who live in Richmond, El Cerrito, Kensington and San Pablo can send a text to 911.

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  9. Contra Costa Times editorial: Police stop of Kensington official doesn't pass the smell testRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two cops outside their community in a neighboring city pull over an elected official, refuse to tell her why she's been stopped, threaten her with arrest when she asks questions, detain her for about a half-hour and ticket her. Not even in Kensington should this be acceptable.

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  10. Barnidge: Pittsburg and Deer Valley High strike a new chord with this competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Judging by the traffic a YouTube video has sparked, the new competitive sport of marching band vs. football team is an idea whose time has come. It debuted Friday night at Pittsburg High School, where the host band and the visiting Deer Valley football team from Antioch tried to defy the laws of physics by occupying the same space at the same time.

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  11. Barnidge: Pittsburg and Deer Valley High strike a new chord with this competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Judging by the traffic a YouTube video has sparked, the new competitive sport of marching band vs. football team is an idea whose time has come. It debuted Friday night at Pittsburg High School, where the host band and the visiting Deer Valley football team from Antioch tried to defy the laws of physics by occupying the same space at the same time.

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  12. Parents crusade to narrow the salary gap of West Contra Costa teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A grass-roots group of parents is fighting to narrow what they see as a troubling salary gap among teachers in West Contra Costa and other Bay Area districts, leaving the instructors struggling to keep up with the soaring cost of living. The group -- which doesn't have a formal name, but goes by "Support WCCUSD Teachers" on Facebook and on its blog -- says the disparity in pay has hampered schools' ability to retain and recruit quality teachers.

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  13. El Cerrito holding celebration of local artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Deb Danziger is an El Cerrito artist who specializes in paintings that depict the physical world above and below the level of human life, from nebulae, stars, planetary explosions in space to underwater animals in the deep sea. A selection of Danziger's work, now on display in the upstairs gallery space at City Hall, will be a highlight of the El Cerrito Arts Day festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 17 inside and outside City Hall.

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  14. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington calendar: Workshops on winter vegetable garden, worms as petsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Read to Izzie the Dog. Izzie is a registered therapy dog who loves children. She especially likes when children read to her.

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  15. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: Learn about graywater...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Oakland's Pho Ao Sen restaurant is ready to open its Albany location with a celebration. The restaurant in the former Sizzler at 665 San Pablo Ave. will have its grand opening celebration Oct. 23-24.

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  16. Kensington: Elected official says police harassed and threatened herRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    An elected director on this small town's governing board alleged in a complaint filed Tuesday that she was stalked and harassed last week by two local police officers -- including one whose gun and badge were stolen by a Reno prostitute last year in a case that led to the dismissal of the agency's police chief. Police Protection and Community Services District director Vanessa Cordova alleges that Kensington police Sgt.

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  17. Treadway: Kensington hosting parade, picnic and book sale; chili and classic cars in RodeoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Two of the biggest events of the year in Kensington come together on Oct. 18 -- the town's annual Fall Parade and Picnic and the Fall Book Sale by the Friends of the Kensington Library. The parade assembles at 11 a.m. in the Ace Hardware parking lot at Arlington and Amherst avenues and makes its way to the Kensington Park and Community Center, where a barbecue lunch will be available for purchase starting at 1 p.m. and music will be provided by the Korematsu Middle School jazz band.

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  18. Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: Homecoming parade; Albany fire open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The community is encouraged to watch the floats and pageantry when this year's El Cerrito High School homecoming parade makes its way along city streets on Oct. 9. Along with floats made by each class year, the parade will feature football players, cheerleaders, the ECHS flag squad and campus clubs, led by the Gaucho marching band. This year's parade guests of honor are former ECHS Spanish teacher Magali Sajan and former ECHS Japanese teacher Nobuko Satake.

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  19. Fremont: Man accused in mother's gruesome slaying appears in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    A man suspected of killing his mother last week in her Fremont apartment was in court Wednesday morning to face felony charges tied to the gruesome slaying. Omar Malik Pettigen, 31, appeared at the Fremont Hall of Justice, where he is accused of murder and desecration of human remains.

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  20. Friends, colleagues, students honor former special ed teacher's memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    The stars came out after sundown, one by one and then in small clusters, faintly visible above Monday night's candlelight vigil for Nailah Pettigen outside St. James Episcopal Church. The retired American High School special education instructor was found dead at her home Sept.

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