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El Cerrito

State Assembly candidate Clarence Hunt. (CBS)

African-American Campaign Volunteers Claim Racial Profiling During East Bay Canvassing

Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.

06/02/2014

(CBS)

Driver Killed In Rollover Crash On I-80 In El Cerrito

One person was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate Highway 80 in El Cerrito Saturday afternoon, clogging traffic in the area.

04/26/2014

(CBS)

Police Arrest Woman For Stealing Package From Front Door Of El Cerrito Home

An officer was patrolling in El Cerrito when he saw a woman opening and emptying a package outside a home.

04/18/2014

Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez. (CBS)

El Ceritto Man Gets 12 Years For Killing Jailhouse Nurse With Table Lamp

Thirty-eight-year-old Aaron Nygaard faked a seizure and when Cynthia Palomata rushed to his aid, he hit her head with a metal lamp. Palomata died from the blow later.

04/12/2014

Richard Guinto (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dept.)

West Contra Costa Schools Toughen Hiring Policies Over Alleged Teacher Sex Abuse

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is toughening its hiring policies weeks after a popular sixth-grade teacher in El Cerrito was arrested for allegedly molesting six students at his previous workplace in Richmond.

03/27/2014

Richard Guinto (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher Accused Of Molesting 6 Students At Richmond School Enters Plea

A teacher accused of sexually abusing six elementary school students pleaded not guilty to more than two dozen felony charges filed against him in Contra Costa County Superior Court on Friday.

03/08/2014

Richard Guinto (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dept.)

Richmond Teacher Accused Of Sex Abuse Hired At Another School During Investigation

The arrest and the allegations came as a shock to administrators at the school and the West Contra Costa Unified School District.

03/06/2014

Richard Guinto (Contra Costa County Sheriff's Dept.)

Teacher Accused Of Multiple Molestations At Richmond Elementary School

A teacher was arrested in El Cerrito Wednesday morning for allegedly sexually abusing multiple students at a Richmond elementary school.

03/05/2014

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Suspected DUI Crash Leaves Trail Of Damage To Businesses Along El Cerrito Street

A suspected drunken driver who sped onto an El Cerrito sidewalk and crashed into multiple businesses tried to flee from officers this morning, police said.

03/04/2014

(CBS)

Firefighters Battle Blaze At El Cerrito Convenience Store

Firefighters responded to a fire at a convenience store in El Cerrito this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector said.

02/21/2014

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