Some African-American campaign workers going door-to-door in the East Bay may be victims of racial profiling.
One person was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate Highway 80 in El Cerrito Saturday afternoon, clogging traffic in the area.
An officer was patrolling in El Cerrito when he saw a woman opening and emptying a package outside a home.
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.
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.
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.
The arrest and the allegations came as a shock to administrators at the school and the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
A teacher was arrested in El Cerrito Wednesday morning for allegedly sexually abusing multiple students at a Richmond elementary school.
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.
Firefighters responded to a fire at a convenience store in El Cerrito this morning, a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District inspector said.