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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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6 hrs ago | The Reporter

'Contraband' brings oldies back at the Solano County Fair

For years, Fred Cavalli would stroll by the Bay Stage at the Solano County Fair, reliving his musical past as lead vocalist for the golden oldies group, "Contraband" from 1978-1998.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Cell Phone Cramming Victims Aim to Collect $5 Million for Unauthorized Bill Charges

After a federal judge gave the go-ahead for a class action claim against an alleged cell phone "cramming" scheme, the plaintiffs said they hoped to return money to customers who had unauthorized text charges on their phone bills, alleging at least $5 million in damages.

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The Jewish News Weekly

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Eva Bluestein, 90, Holocaust survivor, teacher, social activist, loving mother and grandmother, died peacefully in her home on June 12, 2014.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

El Cerrito police log: Selling pot in Canyon Trail Park; six cases of ...

A San Francisco man, 45, was arrested on an Alameda County warrant during a traffic stop at 10:15 a.m. at San Pablo and Wenk avenues.

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Contra Costa Times

Albany neighborhoods ready for anti-crime evening

The city will participate in the annual National Night Out on Aug. 5, with neighborhoods all over the city closing down to traffic to encourage neighbors to meet neighbors as well as interact with the Albany Police Department.

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Contra Costa Times

El Cerrito project seeks to make BART path greener

Work has begun work on a key project that will extend the city's effort to enhance the urban open space along the Ohlone Greenway that runs next to and beneath the BART tracks.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

LA Daily News

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once again

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn't quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Governor Brown Announces Appointments

Tanya Little, 58, of Hercules, has been appointed business development program manager at the California Department of General Services, where she has been assistant chief and program manager at the Office of Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services since 2011 and has served in several positions since 2008, including acting ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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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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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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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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