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  1. Two East Bay residents offered plea deals in Vacalville theftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Inside Bay Area

    A man and woman arrested due to their alleged connection to a theft ring at the Vacaville Outlet Stores are on the brink of accepting plea deals, Wednesday's proceedings in Solano County Superior Court revealed. The suspects, two Contra Costa County residents, were arrested in November by Vacaville police after more than $1,000 worth of stolen merchandise was recovered.

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  2. El Cerrito police log: Loaded firearm with a high capacity magazine thrown from fleeing carRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Contra Costa Times

    Theft from auto: A purse and other items were stolen overnight from an unlocked vehicle in the 6800 block of Snowden Avenue. Auto burglary: A window was broken and a black wallet and cell phone were taken from a vehicle at Peet's Coffee between 5:55 and 6 a.m. Domestic violence: A couple from Antioch began arguing while driving through town about the male "smoking in the vehicle due to the fact she is pregnant with his child.

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  3. El Cerrito: Man with "realistic BB guns" arrested at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    A person reported seeing a man with a firearm around 11 a.m. near the post office at 11135 San Pablo Avenue, said El Cerrito police Sgt. J.T. Wahrlich.

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  4. Saving Bay Area hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Inside Bay Area

    Bay Area politicians unveiled a new plan aimed at stopping a wave of hospital closures in California, including Berkeley's Alta Bates Hospital, slated for closure as early as 2020, by giving the state Attorney General the authority to review the impact of the decision before allowing it to move forward. The legislation, authored by state Sen. Nancy Skinner , focuses on not-for-profit hospitals, such as Kaiser, Alta Bates and Summit.

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  5. San Pablo names another interim police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    After less than a month on the job, acting Police Police Chief Gene Alameda is stepping down. He will be replaced with former Police Chief Walt Schuld who retired from the agency in May 2014, after 32 years with the department.

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  6. El Cerrito police log: Woman arrested after driving off in dump truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Domestic Violence: A 44-year-old San Pablo was arrested at the Mira Vista Hotel at 6:30 a.m. after he confronted his wife about an affair she was having. Police said the man assaulted her and took her phone.

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  7. Want to ditch PG&E? This meeting is for youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Contra Costa County residents who want to learn more about an alternate source of electricity are invited to a workshop on community choice energy. The meeting is from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the City Council chamber at the Concord Civic Center, 1950 Parkside Drive.

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  8. El Cerrito police log: Residential rental scam; 'lawyer' requests Target gift cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Auto burglary: A window was smashed and property was stolen from a vehicle at Peet's Coffee between 8:43 and 8:46 a.m. Burglary: Tools were stolen from a shed at a home in the 600 block of Lexington Avenue after a window was pried. Vandalism: An "unknown projectile" was propelled through the front window of a home in the 700 block of Richmond Street at 7:30 p.m. Auto theft: A 1998 Acura Integra was stolen in the 6400 block of Hagen Boulevard.

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  9. Richmond: Longtime wastewater district GM appears on way outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    E.J. Shalaby, who has worked for the West County Wastewater District since 2003, is the subject of a closed-session agenda item at the Feb. 1 board meeting. The entrance to the West County Wastewater District's water pollution control plant is seen on Jan. 27, 2017 RICHMOND - The future of longtime West County Wastewater District General Manager E.J. Shalaby is the subject of a closed-session board meeting Feb. 1, but some employees - and Shalaby himself - appear to think they already know the outcome.

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  10. Former Hercules Councilman Bill Kelly dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Former Councilman Bill Kelly died Monday night after a brief recurrence of a melanoma cancer that initially befell him two years ago. He was 71. An attorney in solo practice after retiring from a law enforcement career that included stints with the San Francisco Police and Sheriff's departments, Kelly was elected to the council in November 2012.

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  11. Peaceful in pink: Hundreds join Women's March in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Maybe it wasn't hundreds of thousands of people, but the area in front of Ocean View Elementary School was filled with protesters young and old on the morning of Jan. 21 as Albany held its own Women's March. Several hundred women, girls and their supporters gathered in front of the school, then marched up Buchanan Street.

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  12. El Cerrito takes steps to regulate massage parlorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    The city is re-establishing its control over massage therapy businesses now that the state of California has once again ceded the power to regulate them to local jurisdictions. Although city officials say that the large majority of the businesses are clearly legitimate and sometimes provide essential health care services, there is the possibility that some could be fronts for prostitution and other illegal activities without focused city oversight.

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  13. El Cerrito celebration of King focuses on local triumphs amid national anxietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    The event, in its 28th year, touted local civil rights triumphs such as the multicultural, multilingual nature of the school district and harmony in an increasingly diverse community. CREDIT: CITY OF EL CERRITO The El Cerrito chapter of the NAACP marches in the morning parade that started the city's 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration.

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  14. San Pablo set to activate freeway surveillance camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Three surveillance cameras will go online along Interstate 80 in San Pablo next week as part of a multi-agency drive to fight violent crime on freeways in the wake of a spate of shootings along the Interstate 80-Highway 4 corridor over the last two years. Emergency personnel investigate the scene of a shooting on Highway 4 in Pittsburg, Calif., on May 11, 2016.

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  15. Contra Costa college board makes 'sanctuary' status officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    Nine days ahead of a Donald Trump presidency, the Contra Costa Community College District is now a sanctuary for its students, many of whom fear deportations in what may soon become a more repressive environment for undocumented immigrants and their families. At a meeting Wednesday night at the Diablo Valley College Performing Arts Center, the college board voted 6-0 to grant "sanctuary" status to the district and its three main campuses - DVC, Los Medanos College in Pittsburg and Contra Costa College in San Pablo - plus satellite campuses in San Ramon and Brentwood and its Martinez headquarters.

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  16. El Cerrito: Police seek vandalism spree suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Police are looking for suspects who damaged windows at local businesses and at least one car in the same block last week. On Jan. 3, officers responded to three reports of projectiles and broken glass around 2:30 p.m. and the fourth one around 6:20 p.m. near the 11800 block of San Pablo Avenue, police said Monday.

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  17. El Cerrito celebrating centennial milestone with events throughout the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    There will be hikes with historical and scientific narratives, history talks, and tours of historical sites beginning this month and lasting through the three-day Centennial Celebration planned for Sept. 15 to 17. This April 1913 photo of the county line area then known as Rust shows how undeveloped the future El Cerrito was four years before incorporation.

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  18. El Cerrito timeline shows challenges on road to cityhood in 1917Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Contra Costa Times

    Bird's-eye view illustration from 1909 shows the lightly settled area north of the county line that would incorporate as El Cerrito eight years later. March 1909: County line merchant William Rust is appointed postmaster of the district between Stege and Ocean View.

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  19. Oakland moves to preserve residential hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    A jazz band plays as visitors check out the lobby during the remodeling celebration at the California Hotel on San Pablo Avenue in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, May 15, 2014. The hotel is no longer in severe disrepair after a 3-year makeover by the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation with help from federal and local grants.

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  20. El Cerrito police log: Plaza employee robbed in parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Inside Bay Area

    Warrant: A 28-year-old man was arrested on a warrant at 8:40 a.m. on San Pablo Avenue at Central Avenue. Shoplift: A transient woman, 34, was arrested in the parking lot of Denny's at 11:20 a.m. for allegedly taking a sandwich and a bag of chips from Safeway.

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