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El Cerrito

Children play in a bounce house.

Bounce Houses Banned In Another East Bay Suburb

Bans on bounce houses in city parks are creeping across communities in the East Bay. The latest: Hercules.


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Masked Man Stabs Hiker On El Cerrito Trail In Violent Attempted Robbery

A man is recovering after a suspect stabbed him during an attempted robbery in El Cerrito last weekend.


El Cerrito police were asking for help to catch a suspected purse snatcher. (CBS)

El Cerrito Police Seeking Suspected Purse Snatcher

Police in El Cerrito are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who followed a woman and snatched her purse in broad daylight even after she used a pot to fight him off.



Scam Artists Target Elderly Drivers In El Cerrito Shopping Centers

Scam artists attempted to trick drivers into thinking they hit them with their cars.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Person Killed Under BART Train In El Cerrito Del Norte Station

Normal service resumed on Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Richmond line after a Tuesday morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.



Scammers Steal $4K In Cash, Jewelry From Richmond Woman

Police are attempting to locate two men who scammed an elderly woman out of about $4,000 in cash and jewelry on Thursday by claiming they needed help to claim a winning lottery ticket.



Man Attacks Woman Walking, Texting On Cellphone In El Cerrito

A woman was texting on her cellphone while walking on the Ohlone Greenway between Wall and Conlon avenues in El Cerrito when a man walking the opposite direction on the path attacked her.



Police Arrest Paroled Pittsburg Sex Offender With Teen After Routine Traffic Stop

A routine traffic stop in El Cerrito led to the arrest of a Pittsburg sex offender who was accompanied by a 16-year-old girl Thursday night



2 Arrested For Assaulting, Robbing Patrons In El Cerrito Restaurant

Two young men were arrested and charged with robbery after allegedly assaulting and stealing from a group of teens at Nation’s Giant Hamburgers in El Cerrito over the weekend, a police lieutenant said.


Service was halted at the El Cerrito BART station after a shooting. (CBS)

Man Shot At El Cerrito Plaza BART Station Expected To Survive

A young homeless man who was shot in the chest at the El Cerrito Plaza BART station Friday is expected to survive his injuries, according to BART police.