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Council-Endorsed Candidates Win City Council Seats


BY MATT DURNING //

Residents of El Cerrito voted to support the current direction of their local city government Tuesday, electing council-endorsed newcomers Ann Cheng and Greg Lyman while also reelecting incumbent Mayor Bill Jones.

Cheng, the only woman running and the youngest candidate at 30 years old, won the election with 4,852 votes, or 25.8 percent. Jones received 4,553 votes, or 24.2 percent, and Lyman had 4,364 votes, or 23.2 percent. Read the full story

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City Council Debuts Technological Advancements at Regular Meeting


The front entrance of the new El Cerrito City Hall on San Pablo Avenue.

BY FERNANDO GALLO//

The El Cerrito City Council discussed technological advancements the city has made to better serve and educate its residents, as well as a new recycling system, at its bimonthly meeting on Oct. 20.

The council session, which also served as the Public Financing Authority meeting, marked only the second time the council has met in the new state-of-the-art city hall.

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Catching Up With the Local Pundits


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VIDEO PROFILE: Councilmember Sandi Potter


Councilmember Sandi Potter

BY FERNANDO GALLO//

Councilmember Sandi Potter talks about why she came to El Cerrito, the redevelopment of the Cerrito Speakeasy, and the arts movement in El Cerrito.

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VIDEO PROFILES: Meet Your City Council Candidates


From L-R: David Boisvert, Ann Cheng, Greg Lyman, Andrew Ting

(From L-R: David Boisvert, Ann Cheng, Greg Lyman, Andrew Ting)

BY MATT DURNING //

On November 4th, at least two of the four individuals featured here will be elected to the El Cerrito City Council. The following three-minute video profiles provide a brief introduction to each of the candidates, in their own words. Read the full story

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