Agnes Moore, Kay Morrison, Marian Sousa and Marian Wynn are participating in a week of anniversary events at the invitation of the United States Navy.
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John Tysell, a retired physician from Richmond and longtime reader of the East Bay
The quirky 27-year community tradition starts out at 10 a.m. from the front of the Richmond Plunge for a parade through the old downtown, concluding with the reading of the Turkey Shoot poem.
Tonight’s performance (Nov. 17) of the Youth Musical Theater Company production of “Into the Woods” will have seats available on a “pay as you will” basis, with tickets available for cash only
A new political group has formed in El Cerrito "inspired by the ideals championed by Bernie Sanders."
As they explain in the announcement below, the founding members of El Cerrito (EC) Progressives have
We don't want to take sides in the upcoming police and community services district board election in Kensington (our editorial board has already made its endorsements),
Chris Strachwitz and Down Home Music in El Cerrito are the subject of an upcoming city proclamation, a documentary screening and a portion of a PBS show.
Vintage views of Shattuck Avenue in downtown Berkeley, when electric rail service was still a common sight. Click the images to see a larger version.
A 1930s view of Shattuck
The scene Tuesday afternoon after a multi-vehicle collision on San Pablo Avenue at Moeser Lane in El Cerrito. (Photo courtesy of John Stashik.)
Four people were injured in a multiple-car collision between 4:15 and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 30 on San Pablo Avenue at Moeser Lane in El Cerrito, with one taken by helicopter to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek.
Michael Pigoni, Battalion Chief/Operations for the El Cerrito Fire Department, issued the following statement:
This evening at approximately 4:30 pm, Engine 71, Engine 72 and Battalion 71 were dispatched to a multi-vehicle accident on San Pablo Avenue at Moeser Lane. Initial reports were that there were 5 to 6 cars involved and possible two people trapped. Engine 71 arrived on scene to find multiple cars (5 total) in the south bound lane that were involved. Drivers were still in three of the cars.
A total of five patients were found at the scene, four adults and one infant. Four ambulances and two helicopters were ordered due to the apparent injuries with a landing zone set at Cerrito Vista Park. Engine 72 used their “Jaws of Life” to open the driver’s door of one of the vehicles to extricate the patient. The first patient was removed from the vehicle and transported to Cerrito Vista Park where REACH 3 had landed and was flown to John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. The three other patients were all treated and transported by ground to John Muir Medical Center with serious to critical injuries. The infant was checked out at the scene and was not injured and was released to their family.
At this point in time, the updated condition of the patients is not known.
The photographs below of the accident scene are courtesy of the El Cerrito Fire Department.
The community is invited to watch the annual Hanna Ranch Elementary School flag raising ceremony Sept. 14.
Classes will assemble at 8:45 a.m. in front of the school, 2480 Refugio Valley Road.
The ceremony will open with the “Reveille” bugle call and music to greet attendees, followed by the entrance of the Hercules Police Explorer honor guard and Boy and Girl Scout troop members from the school, the Pledge of Allegiance and singing of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
Presentations will be made by Principal Greg Santiago, student speakers, dignitaries and special guests before the raising of California Gold Ribbon School flag and more bugle calls and ceremonial and patriotic music.