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VIDEO: Safety Tips from BART Employees and Riders

BY N’JERI EATON//

BART employees and commuters give tips on how to keep safe while riding public transportation.

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Power Outages Lead to Traffic Tickets, Driver Frustration

BY MATT DURNING //

EL CERRITO – Weekend power outages caused a series of traffic light failures that lead El Cerrito Police to issue a string of traffic tickets in a move that angered some residents.

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SLIDE SHOW: Transit Initiative on November Ballot

BY ALEXIA UNDERWOOD //  (SEE VIDEO SLIDE SHOW BELOW)

Rising fuel prices and a worsening economy are affecting everybody – including the local bus system.

AC Transit, reeling from a $20 million budget shortfall, has introduced a parcel tax initiative that will appear on the November ballot for residents of El Cerrito and neighboring communities.

“The critical thing is the price of fuel.  That’s driving our operating costs out of sight,” said Jim Gleich, AC Transit Deputy General Manager.

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SLIDE SHOW: Sights and Sounds of the Vice-Presidential Debate at the Cerrito Speakeasy

BY FERNANDO GALLO //

A capacity crowd gathered at the Cerrito Speakeasy Theater in El Cerrito to watch the vice-presidential debate between Democrat Sen. Joe Biden and Republican Gov. Sarah Palin on Oct. 2. Here’s your chance to take a look inside the theater and see the event in an up close and personal way.

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