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El Cerrito Resident, Mystery Writer Dies

April 16, 2015 by Patch.com

Patch.comCharlene Weir, El Cerrito resident for over 50 years, died April 4, 2015. She was born November 10, 1937 in Nortonville, Kansas, the seventh and youngest child of the late George and Clara Kettner. Charlene graduated from Hutchinson High School in 1955 ...

Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: El Cerrito town hall on police and race ...

April 14, 2015 by San Jose Mercury News

Comments may be dropped off or mailed to City of El Cerrito, 10890 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530 Attn: Emily Alter or emailed to ealter@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us. The document will be ... The St. John the Baptist School Endowment Committee invites the community to its 29th annual gala fundraiser from 6 to 10 p.m. April 25 at the school, 11156 San Pablo Ave. The Casino Night event will feature ... Saint Mary's High will present its spring musical, "Pippin," at 7 p.m. April 17, 18, 24, and 25. Performances will be in the ...

Photo of the Week: El Cerrito Dragon Boat Team

March 18, 2015 by Patch.com

“The East Bay “Rough Riders” youth dragon boat team, drawn mostly from El Cerrito High, practicing in the Bay last Saturday,” Kamen said. “The team uses boats operated ... Team membership is open to youth from any Bay Area school. Practice sessions are ...

El Cerrito Journal briefs: Open house on AC Transit major corridor service and ...

March 4, 2015 by San Jose Mercury News

High school garden to be topic of talk. Sarah Sirchuk will discuss the Community and Memorial Garden at El Cerrito High School as the guest speaker at the El Cerrito Garden Club meeting from 9:30 a.m. to noon March 12 at the Community Center, 7007 ...

ECHS Theater Presents "Rosencranz and Guildenstern Are Dead"

November 13, 2014 by Patch.com

Patch.comEl Cerrito High School students will be performing Tom Stoppard's “Rosencranz & Guildenstern Are Dead” directed by Theater teacher/director Carmen Bush on Friday November 21 at 7:30, Saturday November 22 at 7:30 and a Sunday Matinee on November ...

El Cerrito Journal briefs: Albany Haunt; hillside hike in Kensington; melodrama ...

October 29, 2014 by San Jose Mercury News

El Cerrito has reached an agreement with the West Contra Costa school district to renovate the playing field at a park adjacent to where the district is building a new middle school. The field at Castro Park is used by youth baseball ... Those interested in serving on one of these bodies can submit an application to the City Clerk, 10890 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530. Vacancy information and application forms may be ... Madcap melodrama on stage at St. Mary's High. The Performing Arts program at St. Mary's ...

West County What's Happening: East Bay Flag Football registration

October 1, 2014 by San Jose Mercury News

Games take place Sundays at Oakland High School, 1023 MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. $190. ... El Cerrito Futbol Club Spurs -- Fall registration open for boys and girls U6-U19 teams, ages 4-18. .... Contact Brad Thomas at bthoms@alameda.k12.ca.us. Also ...

West County What's Happening: El Cerrito Futbol Club Spurs Fall registration

September 24, 2014 by Contra Costa Times

Alameda High School -- Looking for a girls assistant basketball coach. Contact Brad Thomas at bthoms@alameda.k12.ca.us. Also, looking for girl's varsity volleyball assistant coach, and JV coach. Also, looking for an assistant varsity coach and JV coach for ...

West County What's Happening: Kidd Elite AAU registration

June 11, 2014 by Contra Costa Times

Kidd Elite AAU -- Registration open for Jason Kidd Program for boys and girls ages 5-10. Camps, clinics, leagues and AAU teams starting June 21. Berkeley Youth Alternatives, 1255 Allston Way, Berkeley. $125 coed peewee league, AAU teams have monthly ...

Planetarium Machinist, Cary Ponchione: 1941-2014

January 14, 2014 by Patch.com

Cary was an alumnus of Oakland Tech High ('59) and lived with his parents, Mario and Mary in El Cerrito on San Carlos Ave. until he married his high school sweetheart in 1961. He and his wife lived in Albany briefly (before their house was torn down to build ...

50-Year El Cerrito Resident Mary Ann Addison: 1933-2013

January 7, 2014 by Patch.com

A 1951 honor-roll graduate of Princeton High School, she went on to the University of Georgia, majoring in biology, joining sorority Alpha Chi Omega, and graduating in June 1955. ... In 1962, when John was appointed to the faculty of Mathematics at the University of California, they moved to Berkeley and after a year settled in El Cerrito. ... When her sons were grown, she worked as a substitute elementary school teacher in the Richmond Unified schools and became active in the Friends of the El Cerrito Library.

Remembering Mary Ann Addison, a lifelong friend to many

January 3, 2014 by Berkeleyside

BerkeleysideLongtime El Cerrito and Berkeley resident Mary Ann Addison died at her home on Dec. 3, 2013. She was 80. Mary Ann was ... A 1951 honor-roll graduate of Princeton High School, she went on to the University of Georgia, majoring in biology, joining sorority Alpha Chi Omega, and graduating in June 1955. She married John West ... In 1962, when John was appointed to the faculty of Mathematics at the University of California, they moved to Berkeley and after a year settled in El Cerrito. Mary Ann and John had four ...

Brush fire forces evacuations near Crawford High School - CBS News 8 - San ...

May 22, 2013 by KFMB News 8

SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - A 13-year-old boy playing with a cigarette lighter accidentally started a brush fire in El Cerrito Wednesday that briefly threatened Crawford High School and nearby homes. The flames ignited around 2:00 p.m. along the 5600 block of ...

Prospect Sierra Named National Green Ribbon Award Winner

April 22, 2013 by Patch.com

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson applauded four California schools — which included Prospect Sierra School — and a school district for receiving “Green Ribbon” recognition from the U.S. Department of Education today for promoting ... Oak Park, Ventura County; Charles Evans Hughes Middle School, Long Beach, Los Angeles County; Journey School, Aliso Viejo, Orange County; Redding School of the Arts II, Redding, Shasta County; and private school, Prospect Sierra School, El Cerrito, ...

El Cerrito High School Outperforms State in Graduation Rates

April 11, 2013 by Patch.com

At El Cerrito Senior High, the 2012 graduation rate was 86.9 percent, well above the state average, and the dropout rate 9.4 percent, below the statewide average. A breakdown of graduation rates at ECHS by race/ethnicity shows graduation rates of 80.2 ...

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