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El Cerrito High School 2018 Commencement Slideshow  El Cerrito, CA Patch

El Cerrito High School 2018 Commencement Slideshow - El Cerrito, CA - Do you know someone who graduated? Look for their photo!



Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019: Here’s what is happening in Bay Area  Vallejo Times Herald

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device. People in the San Francisco Bay Area will join together to celebrate Martin ...



'We're school shopping for mediocre:' Richmond's students and parents try to navigate a 'broken' education system  Richmond Confidential

Seventeen-year-old Phillip Poe starts his days early. He gets up at 5:45 a.m. so that he can catch a ride to BART with a family member. Then he takes a train to ...



Which 1970s rock group got its start at El Cerrito High? Five fun facts about the school  East Bay Times

Generations of students have graduated from El Cerrito High School since it opened in 1941. Here are some who became famous names: ...



El Cerrito High students share tech skills with senior citizens  The Mercury News

EL CERRITO — During the school day, El Cerrito High sophomore Jonah Gratol is heavily involved with computers and electronic devices as a student in ...



In the East Bay, thousands of students walk out to denounce gun violence  SF Gate

From the suburban spreads of Fremont and Walnut Creek to the urban cores of Richmond and Oakland, East Bay high school students raised their fists and their ...



El Cerrito High football coach George Austin dies  The Mercury News

George Austin, a popular figure around the El Cerrito High School campus who coached the football team to an 8-4 record last season, has died. According to El ...



New El Cerrito High Principal Announced  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - The District Board of Education has made eight management appointments to West Contra Costa Unified Schools.



Murder case involving former East Bay prep football star goes to jury  Vallejo Times Herald

MARTINEZ — Jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the murder trial of a Dixon man accused of shooting a Richmond resident inside of a moving van.



Former high school football standout goes on trial in Richmond homicide  East Bay Times

MARTINEZ — The murder trial started Monday for a well-known former Contra Costa County football player accused of gunning down a Richmond man inside of ...



WSU Football Recruiting: Cougs land 3-star CB Armauni Archie  CougCenter

Three star cornerback Armauni Archie has committed to Washington State University. The 2019 athlete hails from El Cerrito High School in California—the same ...



Coyote or fox? Who’s visiting my backyard?  East Bay Times

CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device. DEAR JOAN: Last night, with the front door open to let in evening air, the porch ...



2 detained in El Cerrito shooting; search continues for gunman  abc7news.com

Police detained two people who may be connected to the shooting near El Cerrito High School, but are still searching for 2-4 others.



El Cerrito celebrates first Filipino-American and LGBT mayor  East Bay Times

EL CERRITO –– Characterizing El Cerrito as a “city of middle class and working class people” Councilman Gabe Quinto took over as mayor Tuesday before a ...



El Cerrito High student dies on BART tracks  San Francisco Chronicle

An El Cerrito High School student died Tuesday morning after being struck by a BART train, authorities said. Psychologists were at the school and on the ...



MLK Celebrations Planned in El Cerrito  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Here's a rundown of this year's parade and other events. All are free and the public is welcome.



Football recruiting: How does Bay Area’s next class look?  East Bay Times

(If you're having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device, click here). The football recruiting season is just about over for the Class of 2018, but it's ...



With 'Next to Normal,' YMTC adds depth to its program and repertoire  Berkeleyside

With its production, opening today, of the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning musical 'Next to Normal,' YMTC breaks new ground.



El Cerrito observance for King holiday is area’s oldest  East Bay Times

EL CERRITO — A Martin Luther King Day celebration that originated as a protest of El Cerrito's refusal to recognize the holiday is now being readied by its ...



El Cerrito High Grad Dies at Cal Dorm  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - El Cerrito High School graduate Henry Treadway died Tuesday night in an apparent jump from his sixth-floor dorm room at UC Berkeley, where ...



Bay Area Schools to Participate in #NationalSchoolWalkout to Protest Gun Violence  NBC Bay Area

Schools all over the Bay Area are taking part in nation-wide walkouts to protest gun violence following the Parkland, Florida shooting that killed 17 on Feb. 14.



Former East Bay high school football star suspected in killing  SFGate

A former Bay Area high school football star was arrested in connection with the slaying of a 28-year-old Richmond man, who died after being found shot in Bay ...



The mayoral race: the traditional liberal versus the young progressives  Richmond Confidential

Betty Marquez Rosales on November 4, 2018. The race for mayor has featured constant debate between the two candidates about what is best for the future of ...



Keeping MLK's Dream Alive – Resilient In Our Resistance  oaklandpost.org

The El Cerrito community will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a two-day event. The celebration kicks off at the Rialto Theatre, ...



Rape during classes at middle school prompts suspension of El Cerrito principal  San Jose Mercury News

District officials suspended an El Cerrito middle school principal Monday morning while investigating how a student managed to corner and rape a 12-year-old ...



El Cerrito Journal briefs: Folk music festival; Sundar Shadi film screening  East Bay Times

A full day of music, workshops, family activities and more await at the El Cerrito Free Folk Festival from noon to 10 p.m. Oct. 28, at El Cerrito High School, 540 ...



El Cerrito selects new police chief  East Bay Times

The city is making interim Police Chief Paul Keith its full-fledged chief beginning Monday. Keith, a 15-year veteran of the El Cerrito force, was elevated from ...



Gay Fil-Am mayor is a first for El Cerrito, California  Inquirer.net

EL CERRITO, California — Councilmember Gabriel Quinto will be named mayor of this city for 2018 during the reorganization of the city council on Tuesday, ...



Selfie-Taker Arrested In Alleged iPhone Robbery Of El Cerrito High School Student  CBS Local

EL CERRITO (CBS SF) — A woman who allegedly punched and robbed a high school student last month in El Cerrito and took selfies on the victim's stolen ...



Family, friends remember slain Richmond rapper Lil Buzz  SFGate

Richard Doss wanted his music heard. The aspiring hip-hop artist had dreams of stardom, but he didn't just want it for the fame. He also wanted to support his ...



Threats of violence force East Bay high school football games to be postponed, stopped  KGO-TV

There were more problems this weekend with high school football games in the East Bay. One was postponed and another was abruptly stopped in the second ...



El Cerrito filmmaker’s ‘Kicks’ stars cities of Oakland and Richmond  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — Justin Tipping heard the word “no” a lot while trying to drum up interest in “Kicks,” his feature-length debut shot entirely in Oakland and Richmond.



West Contra Costa schools fail to improve on annual test, but leaders say student success is measured in a variety of ways  Richmond Confidential

Yutao Chen on November 11, 2017. West Contra Costa district schools failed to improve in California's annual test, with half of the students failing math and ...



Once in coma, H.S. football player who was shot makes comeback  KTVU San Francisco

It was a highly-anticipated comeback for a high school football player. He was shot and left for dead three years ago and his family thought he'd never play ...



New El Cerrito fencing school has Olympic connection  East Bay Times

EL CERRITO — East Bay residents have convenient access to championship level instruction and competition in the sport of fencing now that a new branch of ...



El Cerrito Hosts Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade and Rally  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Community groups from around Oakland, Berkeley and El Cerrito will take part in the annual celebration.



California Coaching Legends: Helen Lehman-Winters  MileSplit

USF coach Helen Lehman-Winters is one of the few female coaches who now leads an NCAA Division I men\'s program. She got her start coaching HS teams in ...



Europe Fans of Creedence: Their Day at El Cerrito High  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - We'd like to offer thanks to Kathie Weinstein for this report on the Feb. 8 visit to El Cerrito High by a dozen Creedence Clearwater Revival fans ...



Jeffrey Middlekauff  Davis Enterprise

May 19, 1942 — May 22, 2018. Jeffrey Middlekauff died Tuesday, May 22, 2018. He was born May 19, 1942, in Hagerstown, Md., to Woodrow Wilson ...



3.3 magnitude earthquake felt in East Bay  SFGate

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 hit the East Bay just after noon Wednesday. According to USGS, the earthquake was centered near El Cerrito ...



Parents weigh in on school district spending  Richmond Confidential

Marylee Williams on October 15, 2015. Children from several schools were playing in the Richmond High School cafeteria the other evening. For the kids, this ...



High school students protest Trump, larger protests scheduled this evening  KTVU San Francisco

Students at Berkeley High School have staged a walkout and rally outside of the school this morning in opposition of the outcome of Tuesday's presidential ...



Martin Luther King Jr. Day events: Here’s what’s scheduled in the Bay Area  The Mercury News

Find out about what's going on for MLK Day in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Oakland, Contra Costa and San Jose areas. We've got your guide and schedule to ...



Richmond student shows off tech skills with dazzling Christmas display  East Bay Times

EAST RICHMOND HEIGHTS — Every night since Thanksgiving, visitors have flocked to a sound-and-light spectacle on a cul-de-sac in the East Bay hills, awed ...



Things I Love About El Cerrito  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Streets as smooth as butter are among the El Cerrito charms that captured the heart of Jennifer Eyre White, author of the recently published book, ...



Larkspur’s San Andreas High School receives state honor  Marin Independent Journal

Until his junior year at Tamalpais High School in Mill Valley, Oscar Corona was carrying a full academic load and playing defensive tackle for the Tam High ...



Obituary of Douglas DeWitt McCreary  The Union of Grass Valley

Douglas DeWitt McCreary, 72, died peacefully on Thursday, February 15th in Grass Valley, California. He was born on June 11, 1945 in San Mateo, to Harriet ...



Montes scores three times in Richmond High School's 3-1 win over El Cerrito in boys' soccer  Richmond Confidential

Stephen Hobbs on January 16, 2013. With the Richmond High School boys' soccer team clinging to a 2-1 lead, a strong attack by Richmond forward Eduardo ...



Threat sends San Leandro High School into lockdown; Thursday classes canceled  SFGate

While thousands of students walked out of school Wednesday in California and across the country to demand stricter gun laws, San Leandro High's protest was ...



Police Release Photo of Suspect in Officer-Involved Shooting  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Police say Daniel Tolosa, 19, was transported to the hospital with injuries that do not appear to be life-threatening.



New Principal for Dougherty Valley High  Patch.com

San Ramon, CA - El Cerrito High School Principal Jason Reimann will become principal of Dougherty Valley High School in San Ramon. A replacement has not ...



CA law requiring schools to accommodate transgender students in effect for past 2 years  KGO-TV

There has been a lot of controversy in other parts of the country, but in California a law requiring public schools to accommodate transgender students in public ...



Richmond Native to Compete at 2018 Miss California USA Pageant  oaklandpost.org

AlexIs Bradley, a Richmond native, recently announced she will compete in the 2018 Miss California USA Pageant. Bradley says she has...



MLK Day events in the East Bay  East Bay Times

All events are Monday. ANTIOCH. “United by the Dream”: 1-3:30 p.m., Antioch High School, Beede Auditorium, 700 W. 18th St. A Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, ...



Pro-charter school PACs flood West Contra Costa school board elections with spending  Richmond Confidential

Hannah Lawson on October 30, 2014. Richmond's City Council and Mayoral races won't be the only hot topics at the polls Tuesday, and Chevron isn't the only ...



School Board Election 2012: Todd Groves  Richmond Confidential

Brittany Patterson on October 24, 2012. Todd Groves doesn't spend his days decoding the nervous systems of marine animals anymore, nor is he advocating ...



Hitsville High: The Unlikely Music Factory at Pinole Valley High School  SF Weekly

The lunch bell rings at Pinole Valley High School, and hordes of teenagers swarm out of squat, rectangular bungalows. Since the fall of 2013, Pinole...



Multiple Bay Area school districts to close schools on Friday  San Francisco Chronicle

UPDATED: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 7:00 p.m.. Multiple school districts in the Bay Area, including those in the Pittsburg Unified School District, Vallejo City Unified ...



Craving a Crab Feed? Head to East Bay  Patch.com

EAST BAY, CA – 'Tis the season for the ever-popular, all-you-can-eat crab-feed fundraisers. And this year, there are ample from which to choose.



Accused takes stand in trial of killing of Gene Deshawn Grisby-Bell  Richmond Confidential

Robert Rogers on April 27, 2012. For Tyris Franklin, the rest of his life could depend on what was going through his 16-year-old mind when he shot Gene ...



West Contra Costa School Board President reflects on two decades of service  Richmond Confidential

Faviola Leyva on December 3, 2014. On a recent afternoon, Charles Ramsey, the outgoing West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) School Board ...



Teenaged shooter gets 50-to-life in murder of Gene Deshawn Grisby-Bell  Richmond Confidential

Robert Rogers on May 25, 2012. A 17-year-old Richmond resident was sentenced Friday to 50 years to life in prison for the murder of Gene Deshawn ...



Treadway: Ed. Fund honors teaching excellence; new play at CCCT; Relay for Life kickoff  East Bay Times

Teachers at five schools in West Contra Costa were paid surprise classroom visits Feb. 3 and presented with 2017 Teaching Excellence Awards.



Homecoming for the 'Hot Boy$': What the Cal game means for WSU's 'mean' secondary  Seattle Times

Seniors Marcellus Pippins and Robert Taylor constitute the Bay Area half of WSU's 'Hot Boy$' defensive secondary, and they're excited to play on the road but in ...



Obituary of Carol Ann Wood  The Union of Grass Valley

Carol WoodCarol Ann Wood left this world peacefully on Dec. 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with lung cancer. She was 76. A memorial *service* will be held ...



Emeryville schools look to a better future with all-in-one center  SFGate

Officials joined parents and students at the opening of the Emeryville Center for Community Life, a $96 million complex that houses a K-12 school, a health and ...



At Kennedy High, awakening the next James Baldwin or Maya Angelou  Richmond Confidential

Candese Charles on November 9, 2014. A Kennedy High school classroom decorated with writing guidelines, inspiring quotes, and grammar cues was abuzz ...



Martin Luther King Jr. Day events  San Jose Mercury News

Alamo. King Celebration — Interfaith celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream of Nonviolence and Peace, 4 p.m. Monday, Wesley Center, San Ramon ...



Trial begins in 2011 shooting death of Gene Deshawn Grisby-Bell  Richmond Confidential

Robert Rogers on April 24, 2012. For Gene Deshawn Grisby-Bell, a toxic mixture of neighborhood feuds, searing juvenile emotions, a small-caliber handgun ...



YMTC's 'The Most Happy Fella'  Lamorindaweekly

Three Lamorinda youths are currently performing in "The Most Happy Fella," Frank Loesser's classic musical produced by Youth Musical Theater Company.



Days are numbered for giant Berkeley dirt pile  Berkeleyside

A 10-year-old, 53-foot pile of dirt in Berkeley's McLaughlin Eastshore State Park is set to be lowered by 15 feet and spread around the parkland as part of ...



Lauren English - backstage kid no more  San Francisco Chronicle

Lauren English has been bewitching audiences for more than half of her 32 years. But in "Bell, Book and Candle," her witchcraft casts an actual spell, or so she ...



Guilty: Richmond teen faces life in prison in killing of Gene Deshawn Grisby-Bell  Richmond Confidential

Robert Rogers on May 3, 2012. Tyris Franklin was convicted of first degree murder with special circumstances Thursday in the killing of Gene Deshawn ...



Oakland program defies hip-hop’s bad rap  SFGate

Hardly the message of the gangsta rap so popular in the mainstream nowadays. [...] yet, a new generation is rediscovering the foundations of hip-hop, which run ...



Richmond High recruits writer coaches for the upcoming school year  Richmond Confidential

Tyler Orsburn on June 27, 2012. New coaches are coming to Richmond High School this year, but we're not talking about football, basketball and baseball ...



Review, Britten's 'Turn of the Screw': deft, eerie  San Francisco Chronicle

"The Turn of the Screw," Benjamin Britten's 1954 chamber opera based on the Henry James novella, is a virtuoso feat of theatrical compression. Calling for just a ...



Lamorinda Thespians Take a Run 'Into the Woods'  Lamorindaweekly

Four Acalanes High School students are expanding their acting chops from Lamorinda as they are performing in the Berkeley-based Youth Musical Theater ...



Kennedy High art teacher finalist for The Ed Fund  Richmond Confidential

Tyler Orsburn on March 19, 2013. Dozens of palm-sized faces hang from the ceiling in Steve Mainini's art classroom at Kennedy High School. The ceramic ...



What’s Happening: Alameda Little League registration for Farm division, T-Ball  San Jose Mercury News

To submit an item to the What's Happening calendar, email ccnsports@bayareanewsgroup.com to request a form. Put “What's Happening” in the subject line.



School board candidates: Where they stand  Richmond Confidential

Candese Charles on October 30, 2014. Ten candidates are running for the three seats up for election to the School Board in the West Contra Costa Unified ...



This Oakland opera company has an edge  SFGate

In a fragmented age full of countless cultural options competing for attention, the odds would seem low that this irrational and exotic entertainment can carry its ...



Best signs from the national campus walkout to protest gun violence  SFGate

Image 1 of 29. Students gather at the U.S. Capitol to protest gun violence Wednesday, March 14, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS).



Berkeley High grad Ethan Ostrow tackles cancer with a song in his heart  Berkeleyside

Pianist and Berkeley High graduate Ethan Ostrow presentx Hat's Off: A Benefit Concert for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Monday at Freight & Salvage ...



Longtime Athletic Director Remembered  Lamorindaweekly

Bob Wilson, longtime Campolindo High School athletic director, teacher and coach, passed away on Dec. 17 after a three-year bout with cancer at the age of 62.



Law Program Delivers Valuable Training to Disadvantaged Teens  UC Berkeley

By Andrew Cohen. Everywhere she turns this summer, Cali Luke encounters accomplished professionals “who are truly committed” to her educational and ...



Court says prisons can’t throw away key for young murderers  SFGate

Ruling in the case of a Richmond teenager serving 50 years to life for a 2011 killing, the California Supreme Court said Thursday that youths serving potential ...



SF Giants-themed Journey tune becomes viral hit  San Francisco Chronicle

It's the day before Game 1 of the 106th World Series at AT&T Park, and Ashkon Davaran, whose Giants-inspired cover of Journey's 1981 hit "Don't Stop Believin' ...



New lawmakers rise instantly to run committees on children's policies  EdSource

In a sign of how much term limits are affecting the legislative process in California, freshman legislators have been appointed to chair four out of six key ...



Skateboarder hit by car dies of injuries  Berkeleyside

Update 6:20 p.m. According to the Berkeley Police Department, Tyler De Martini died today at 4:10 p.m. Berkeley police have determined that De Martini was in ...



Benjamin Britten finally gets his due at centennial  San Francisco Chronicle

The English composer, whose centennial is being celebrated this year - along with, and somewhat in the shadow of, the bicentennials of both Verdi and Wagner ...



Bay Area high schools walkout in protest of Trump  KRON4.com

Hundreds of students are protesting President-elect Donald Trump in San Francisco.



More than Just Pom Poms: What It Takes to be a Creekside Cheerleader  Patch.com

Castro Valley, CA - Meet the spirited girls and boy of the Creekside Middle School cheerleading squad.



YMTC 'Fiddler' cast learns lessons from Holocaust survivor  Berkeleyside

By James Corr What is Fiddler on the Roof? A charming love story (several love stories, really)? A family drama? A tale of religious/ethnic persecution?



Young poets to stage Richmond-set 'Romeo and Juliet'  Richmond Confidential

Sean Greene on February 6, 2013. Richmond Artists With Talent will perform Saturday a one-night-only urbanized version of Romeo and Juliet, swapping ...



City Council Election 2012: Eduardo Martinez  Richmond Confidential

Rachel Witte on October 17, 2012. Eduardo Martinez sits at the front desk of the Richmond Progressive Alliance hunched over a pile of donor thank-you letters.



Rare heart conditions a danger to teen athletes  San Francisco Chronicle

The collapse of two teenaged basketball players in less than a week - one of whom died - highlights the fact that even young, seemingly healthy athletes may ...



Albany High grad puts on the football pads in Israel – J.  Jweekly.com

Avi Rosenblum plays both sides. On offense, he runs and catches. On defense, he tackles. He is 6-foot-2, 210 pounds and adorned with tattoos. He is a ...



Freedom Train, Bay Area Events Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  CBS Local

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Marches, rallies and festivals were under way in San Francisco and elsewhere in the Bay Area Monday in honor of Dr. Martin ...



2015's best and worst Bay Area school districts  SFGate

Niche.com, a company that is purportedly “transforming the way people make big life decisions,” recently released a list ranking the best school districts in the ...



Man Gets 80 Years for Murdering Former Friend in Livermore in 2012  Patch.com

A 26-year-old man was sentenced today to 80 years to life in prison for murdering a former friend on a Livermore golf course in 2012 because of a dispute over ...



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