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Cal Football 2019 Signee Profile and Scouting: WR Makai Polk  California Golden Blogs

A talented receiver who could certainly find some early playing time.



El Cerrito High School evacuated due to bomb threat  KRON4

El Cerrito High School has been evacuated on Wednesday after a bomb threat was made, according to officials.



El Cerrito High's wellness center celebrates 20th anniversary  Richmond Standard

The James Morehouse Project at El Cerrito High, a wellness center providing on-campus access to medical and dental services, counseling, and youth ...



El Cerrito Ranking: US News Best High Schools 2019  El Cerrito, CA Patch

El Cerrito School Makes US News List - El Cerrito, CA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday. Here's how schools in ...



WCCUSD hosts recruitment fair to find teachers  Richmond Confidential

Edward Booth on February 5, 2019. On a rainy Saturday morning, prospective teachers trickled into the Alvarado Adult School to take part in a West Contra ...



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!



'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 ...



Just Cause Eviction Ordinance Proposed In El Cerrito  Patch.com

Just Cause Eviction Ordinance Proposed - El Cerrito, CA - The City Council will consider multiple measures designed to assist tenants at the next meeting.



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

Three of the four members of legendary rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival — John Fogerty, Stu Cook and Doug Clifford — attended ECHS.



Call For Artists: Deadline Approaches  El Cerrito, CA Patch

Call For Artists: Deadline Approaches - El Cerrito, CA - Submissions are expected to be reviewed in May.



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.



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

Now Gratol and 10 other academy students are leaving the campus on Wednesday afternoons to share their technology skills with senior citizens who normally ...



Robbery, Burglary, More; El Cerrito Police Blotter for April 5-11  El Cerrito, CA Patch

El Cerrito Police Blotter: April 5-11, 2019 - El Cerrito, CA - Robbery, burglary, theft and other crimes all took place in El Cerrito between April 5 and 11, according ...



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

El Cerrito's Marshon Ardoin (3) runs the ball during the second quarter of a football game against Campolindo at Campolindo High football field in Moraga, Calif.



New El Cerrito High Principal Pledges Academic Push  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - The new principal for El Cerrito High, David Luongo, described his ambitious academic vision at an El Cerrito Rotary Club meeting Thursday.



Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019: Here’s what is happening in Bay Area  The Mercury News

People will be gathering all over San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Peninsula at Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. Here's a look at some top events.



El Cerrito police continue search for suspects in shooting at high school  KTVU San Francisco

Police in the East Bay are investigating a shooting that happened in front of El Cerrito High School Friday afternoon, according to authorities.



3 students arrested after shooting near El Cerrito High  SFGate

Three teenagers were arrested Monday morning at El Cerrito High School in the wake of a shooting on Friday near campus that left one man suffering from ...



Ronald H. Boak | Obituaries  Napa Valley Register

1949—2019. Ronald H. Boak A much-loved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend, Ron Boak, 70, of St. Helena, California, passed away ...



Boise State roster countdown 2019: Day 83, Damon Cole  One Bronco Nation Under God

Coming in at #83 on our countdown, Damon Cole is a part of a deep wide receiver group chomping at the bit to get to work with a new starting QB. Let's get to it!



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



Contra Costa Civic Theatre Presents ALL THE WAY  Broadway World

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced the cast for its upcoming production of All the Way, directed by CCCT Artistic Director Marilyn Langbehn.



California schools help unaccompanied immigrant students combat trauma, language barriers  EdSource

José Sánchez crossed three borders on his own to get to Oakland, California when he was just 17. But once here, he found another barrier that proved even ...



LIST: Check out the Bay Area athletes playing in March Madness  KGO-TV

68 teams and hundreds of players will begin their quest for an NCAA Basketball Championship this month. 11 players in the big dance have ties to the Bay Area.



Celebrations Around The Bay Area On Martin Luther King Jr. Day  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – From breakfast all the way through to the end of the day, the Bay Area is holding events to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin ...



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 ...



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 ...



El Cerrito Journal calendar: Citywide Garage Sale; Gill Tract Harvest Festival  East Bay Times

Submit your calendar item to ccnjournal@bayareanewsgroup.com. Write “calendar item” in the subject line. Or mail to El Cerrito Journal, 1516 Oak St., Suite 105 ...



Coyote or fox? Who’s visiting my backyard?  The Mercury News

Telling the difference between a coyote and a fox doesn't sound tricky, but it can be.



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 ...



Bay Area calendar: Billy Idol tribute band, art exhibit and more  The Mercury News

Altered States: Through March 24, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for the Arts, 1601 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek. Featuring artists across multiple generations ...



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 ...



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 Homicide Victim Identified  Patch.com

El Cerrito Homicide Victim Identified - El Cerrito, CA - A suspect has been arrested in the shooting. Whether he will face murder charges has not been ...



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

Students Chris Davis, 14, of Elk Grove, right, and Max Meyers, 15, of Albany, foil fence during a practice in El Cerrito, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016.



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

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- There were more problems this weekend with high school football games in the East Bay. One was postponed and another was ...



El Cerrito Journal calendar: ‘Guys and Dolls’; Albany Library book sale  East Bay Times

Submit your calendar item to ccnjournal@bayareanewsgroup.com. Write “calendar item” in the subject line. Or mail to El Cerrito Journal, 1516 Oak St., Suite 105 ...



Mudslides, Flooding, Sinkholes: Its a Disaster!  Patch.com

Mudslides, Flooding, Sinkholes: It's a Disaster! - El Cerrito, CA - ​Contra Costa County takes steps to be declared a disaster area following storm damage.



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 ...



Romeo bleeds as Richmond rises  Daily Californian

It's easy to let apathy turn into silence or into defeat. But through the documentary “Romeo is Bleeding,” Donté Clark reminds the young adults of Richmond that ...



Early Signing Period 2018: WSU inks first part of 2019 recruiting class  CougCenter

Good morning, and welcome to early Christmas! The football season isn't even actually over yet, but the Early Signing Period for the 2019 recruiting class gets ...



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 ...



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.



El Cerrito Journal briefs: Haiku, short films, dining out, green homes help events  East Bay Times

Police Chief Mike McQuiston will be the featured speaker when the Albany Democratic Club meets at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the Four Corners Room at the University ...



Video shows Seaside students handling gun in classroom  SF Gate

This story originally appeared on KSBW. SEASIDE, Calif. — A video surfaced Friday that, according to attorneys, shows Seaside High School students posing in ...



El Cerrito Residents: Adopt a Pet for Free  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Adopt a cat or dog for free in Contra Costa County during Saturday's 'Clear the Shelters' event.



Albany/El Cerrito/Kensington briefs: Arrest made in assault; Albany wants public art ideas  East Bay Times

Trail group hosting free outing Saturday. El Cerrito Trail Trekkers group is hosting a hike of storybook homes at 11 a.m. Saturday. Dave Weinstein will lead the ...



Remembering coach Tom Kinnard  The Advocate

Longevity and charisma are a combination of traits that are not given to an individual, they are acquired by only the finest of people. Former Comet physical ...



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 ...



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 ...



El Cerrito Man Part of Massive Drug and Weapons Ring Busted By Law Enforcement: US Attorney  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - The ring was based in the East Bay, but operated from San Francisco to the Central Valley.



Antioch Police Department Celebrates New Officers and Promotions  Antioch On The Move

Antioch Police Department welcomes Officer Nutt and Lieutenant Donleavy as well as celebrate the promotions of Corporals Vanderpool and Rose, Sergeant ...



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, ...



Kuumbwa Jazz and Santa Cruz Shakespeare Presents A WINTER'S TALE REMIX  Broadway World

A co-presentation by Kuumbwa Jazz and Santa Cruz Shakespeare, A Winter's Tale Remix is a melding of theatre and jazz. In this production, Shakespeare's ...



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 ...



Near tragedy averted as coach, parents knew CPR  San Francisco Chronicle

The El Cerrito High School boys basketball team was up by roughly 40 points late Tuesday, the game safely in hand, when coach Michael Booker heard his ...



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

Faviola Leyva and Zainab Khan on December 3, 2014. On a recent afternoon, Charles Ramsey, the outgoing West Contra Costa Unified School District ...



A show of some importance: YMTC brings GLBTQ issues to the fore  Berkeleyside

Can a musical set in conservative Ireland in the mid-60s resonate in the secular liberal environment of the Bay Area of 2019? Berkeley's Youth Musical Theater ...



Weekly Food Truck Market Proving Popular In El Cerrito  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - The Wednesday evening event brings in 10 trucks with a variety of cuisine.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



Illinois Football: Illini flip defensive back Delano Ware  FanSided

The Illinois football team received a commitment last night. They flipped defensive back Delano Ware from the Nevada Wolfpack.



Photo Flash: First Look at Bay Area Musicals' VIOLET  Broadway World

Bay Area Musicals presents the Tony Award-nominated VIOLET. Inspired by the short story The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, the World Premiere 1997 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Richmond Native to Compete at 2018 Miss California USA Pageant  Post News Group

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



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.



Healthcare District Board Votes to Close Doctors Medical Center  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - The West Contra Costa Healthcare District Board of Directors voted 4-0 in favor of closing the hospital on April 21.



Olympian Effort by Madera Student in School Spelling Bee  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - A well-deserved congratulations to all of this year's Bee participants for a job well done.



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, ...



Theyre Here! (Almost) -- Sidewalk Markers About City History, Culture  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - One of El Cerrito's key improvement projects for San Pablo Avenue — 28 concrete "pavers" embedded in the sidewalk depicting ...



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 ...



Photo Flash: San Jose Stage Company's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF  Broadway World

San Jose Stage Company presents Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Directed by Lee Sankowich, CAT ON A ...



Rita Moreno Opens Live At The Orinda 2019 Season  Broadway World

Live At the Orinda concert series, currently in its debut season of presenting world-renowned musical artists at the beautiful art-deco Orinda Theatre, announces ...



Strict Dog Poop Law May Be Relaxed  Patch.com

El Cerrito, CA - Did you know that in El Cerrito it's unlawful to let a dog poop anywhere that's not the dog owner's property? Amending the ordinance is on the ...



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 ...



Mfoniso Udofia IN OLD AGE To Get World Premiere At Magic Theatre  Broadway World

Magic Theatre (Loretta Greco, Artistic Director and Cierra Cass, Interim Managing Director) announced today the complete cast of Mfoniso Udofia's World ...



BWW Review: THE GENTLEMAN CALLER at New Conservatory Theatre Center is a poignant, intimate meeting between two literary giants- Tennessee Williams and William Inge.  Broadway World

Themes of sexual repression and expression and the role of the homosexual artist are brilliantly explored in Philip Dawkin's intimate conversations between ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



African dance company lights students' fire  San Francisco Chronicle

Add to that offspring "Mama Washington's" hundreds of students at Berkeley High School over the past decade-plus, many of whom have grown up to join ...



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 ...



Farewell To Ye, 53-Foot Pile Of Dirt At McLaughlin Eastshore State Park!  Patch.com

BERKELEY, CA - Workers today are beginning to renovate McLaughlin Eastshore State Park in Berkeley by moving around a 53-foot high dirt pile at the park, ...



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 ...



School board candidates: Where they stand  Richmond Confidential

Candese Charles, Zainab Khan, Hannah Lawson and Faviola Leyva on October 30, 2014. Ten candidates are running for the three seats up for election to the ...



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 ...



Bay Area Children's Theatre Stages Chelsea Clinton's SHE PERSISTED, THE MUSICAL  Broadway World

Heroines conquer fears, overcome obstacles, and achieve their dreams as Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) presents She Persisted, the Musical. Based on ...



UW Huskies Reloading for 2016-2017  FanSided

The UW Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar has put together a sneaky-good recruiting class to replace the deluge of talent headed to the NBA for next season.



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 ...



Los Gatos teacher defends flunking student who participated in gun violence walkout  SF Gate

A Los Gatos middle school teacher is defending his decision to penalize a student who participated in the walkouts protesting gun violence last week.



Bay Area residents deal with more record temperatures  abc7news.com

The record heat wave that continues to sweep across the Bay Area has prompted a South Bay school district to take the unusual move to cut classes short today ...



8-year-old San Jose boy who joined high school gun protest gets encouragement from actors, authors  SF Gate

An 8-year-old boy in San Jose walked out of his classroom on Wednesday morning to join the millions of students protesting for more gun control regulations ...



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