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Lessons of a Post-Covid World

August 27, 2020
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We’ve all been stressed out for a long time -– as the never-in-our-lifetime news keeps on coming:  Covid-19 with the resulting casualties and isolation, the economic meltdown, unemployment, the tragedy of George Floyd – and the ongoing horrific actions of President Trump — just to mention a few. There will  be a post-Covid-19 world — and a […]

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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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Black Lives Matter in El Cerrito

June 11, 2020
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There is so much to say about the death by police of George Floyd. Problem is…it has all been said many times before. You just have to say the names to understand.

In the middle of a pandemic, the worst economic catastrophe since the great depression and a racist President that, his military generals agree, tries to divide the country, our El Cerrito City Council said George Floyd mattered all the more.

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Support Local Placemaking, Our Restaurants

June 8, 2020
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By Paul FadelliMayor Pro Tem, City El Cerrito During these difficult times, restaurants everywhere are in dire straits…and that includes El Cerrito. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) estimates that as many as 5-7 million restaurant workers may lose their jobs due to the COVID-19 crisis. In El Cerrito, most restaurants are providing only […]

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Paul Fadelli City Council – Ballot Statement

March 11, 2020
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I am running for re-election to the El Cerrito City Council. I grew up here. I know what this city used to be like and how far we’ve come. As Mayor Pro Tem, I also know the challenges that still lie ahead as we grow and change.

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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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