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El Cerrito Rallies to Bring Back the Fourth

May 17, 2022
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It’s great that we’ve reached our fundraising goal for the July 4th Festival. Thanks to our generous local sponsors and donors, El Cerrito can hopefully celebrate again this year.

Good news too, in this frugal time for our city, is that we will be saving more than $55,000 from our General Fund.

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Help Us Celebrate July 4th Together Again–When We Need It Most

March 10, 2022
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We are seeking proud sponsorship partners for the July 4th event and will provide corporate branding opportunities for those who contribute at specific contribution levels. If you’re a local business or retailer who cares about this community, please consider reaching out to your customers in this pro-community way by sponsoring a very visible event that has defined El Cerrito over the past couple decades. Your investment will be felt and cherished by thousands of grateful local residents and neighbors who look forward to this event each summer.

Can you help? Or can you recommend someone who will?

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The Adventure Ahead at EL Cerrito Plaza BART

May 17, 2021
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(from May 4 City Council Meeting) Well, we have an adventure ahead of us! It will be a BIG adventure – but I believe it will be a good long term positive for El Cerrito and our residents.  A defining time for our city. Make no mistake – there are a lot of hurdles and […]

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Lights for El Cerrito – update!

August 10, 2020
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Last year, many El Cerritans noticed holiday lights along San Pablo Avenue in our Theater District and at the Plaza. That seemed to make many residents happy. Growing up here, my family and I always enjoyed the lights and decorations at the Plaza when we shopped. But after many years without them, I started asking […]

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Parks & Pools are Good for El Cerrito

October 24, 2019
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The Measure H campaign highlighted El Cerrito’s quality of life and the need to renew the low parcel tax to fund our city’s parks and pools. Here is a debate put on by the CA League of Women Voters with me in support and the Contra Costa County Taxpayers Association opposed:

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