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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 $550,000 which is roughly $437/per square foot. More El Cerrito information.

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Police Arrested Alleged Package Thief

Police in El Cerrito arrested a woman for taking a package from a home Wednesday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Catholic Voice

The Church

April 21-25: Easter Week, vacation April 26: 10 a.m., Confirmation, Cathedral of Christ the Light 5:30 p.m., Solemn Mass and Te Deum, commemoration of the Canonization of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II, Cathedral of Christ the Light.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito: Elm Street condo proposal wins planning approval

A 15-unit condominium and building rehab project on the site of a historic house at 1725 Elm St. won Planning Commission approval Wednesday over objections from a couple of dozen residents.

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San Jose Mercury News

Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

As California's drought continues, despite some welcome rain, and rumors of further water restrictions keep swirling, thirsty green lawns are becoming less attractive to home owners, businesses and institutions alike.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito envisions major changes on San Pablo Avenue

City officials are seeking community input on a sweeping plan to guide development in its main transportation and shopping corridor over the next 25 years.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito plans salute to its 'pioneers'

Long after Oakland and Berkeley were built up with Victorian and Edwardian homes and distinctive downtowns, El Cerrito remained rural, a place of farmhouses and wide open spaces.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito: Work starts on affordable housing development

Construction has just begun on a $28 million, four-story development of affordable rental housing with commercial space on the ground floor.

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Contra Costa Times

Record Store Day: Vinyl is making a comeback

It won't fit in your pocket or play on your smartphone. You can't download it, stream it or store it in a cloud file.

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Contra Costa Times

Roadshow: BART ride should improve when new cars are on track

Q Every time I take BART to San Francisco from Daly City, I'm reminded why I do it so rarely and rely instead on my car.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Oakland Post

Tony Thurmond speaks at a house party last Sunday. Photo by Ken Epstein

With election season now in full swing, Assembly District 15 candidate Tony Thurmond is making the rounds to house parties in his district, which includes Richmond, El Cerrito, Albany, Berkeley, Piedmont and parts of North Oakland.

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East Bay Express

Say Hello to Tashi Delek

11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5-9:30 p.m. Reservations accepted Cash, all major credit cards Sample Menu Samosa Chaat ... $7 Sha Baley ... $8 Mok Thuk ... $8 Ting Mo ... $3 Tsampa Dessert ... $5 From the first salty and unsettlingly creamy sip of boecha , or Tibetan butter tea, a meal at Tashi Delek can have a slight off-centering effect.

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KQED

5 Bites: Tasty Thai Food in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo

Chances are you live a stone's throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you've got a go-to local favorite for pad thai like Chai Thai Noodles when you're not in the mood to cook.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

El Cerrito Weather: Current Temperatures and Forecast

Mostly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning, with patchy fog. Highs are expected to be in the 60s to lower 70s, with westerly winds of up to 15 mph.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Terrance Kelly Youth Foundation gives back to Richmond community

Although it has been nearly a decade since former De La Salle High football star Terrance Kelly was shot and killed, he remains a role model for local youth.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Patch.com

Prison Sentence for El Cerrito Man Who Pleaded Guilty to Killing Jail Nurse

By Bay City News- An El Cerrito man was sentenced to 12 years in prison today for the unprovoked killing of a 55-year-old nurse who was treating him while he was incarcerated in county jail in Martinez in 2010.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito police take steps in response to Greenway robberies

Patrols have been increased in response to at least four reported armed robberies and three strong arm robberies during March along the Ohlone Greenway, the linear strip of open space beneath the BART tracks, and adjacent streets.

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The Reporter

'Same Time Next Year' coming to Benicia's BDES Hall

Poor Alan Coyne. Could be because the actor's from Dublin. As in Ireland, not the East Bay city.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

SFGate

Boy, 16, shot dead in Richmond

The victim, whose name was not immediately released, was shot on the 4000 block of Fleming Avenue about 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, said Richmond police Sgt.

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The Campbell Reporter

HowellDevine brings Delta blues to Walnut Creek

Chris Strachwitz has been to the Delta. He's traced the trail of the blues back to the mighty Mississippi, recording neglected masters along the way for his invaluable El Cerrito roots music label Arhoolie Records, from Fred McDowell and Skip James to Bukka White and Lightnin' Hopkins.

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The Wave

Would you pay $300 for a bottle of barrel-aged beer?

Whenever they paid a visit, my Canadian parents used to marvel over California's wacky extremes.

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