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In Focus: City Council Election Money Trail


BY MATT DURNING //

El Cerrito Focus has obtained the latest campaign finance disclosure documents for each of the five candidates running for city council. Read the full story

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Candidate Gestures Speak Louder Than Words at Final Debate


BY MATT DURNING //

EL CERRITO  – The final debate of the 2008 presidential campaign reinforced stark ideological differences between Barack Obama and John McCain, but the unmistakable contrast in the candidates’ physical demeanor left local viewers with their most lasting impression. Read the full story

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VIDEO PROFILES: Meet Your School Board Candidates


BY SWETA VOHRA //

In this year’s local elections, four candidates will be running to fill two empty seats on the West Contra Costa School Board. They include Karen Pfeifer, Antonio Medrano, Robert Studdiford and Tony Thurmond. Three of the four candidates offer their comments and outlook on the future of the district.

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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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Economy Drives Town Hall Presidential Debate, Local Opinion Unchanged


BY MATT DURNING //

EL CERRITO – A pensive crowd at the 33 Revolutions Café in El Cerrito watched intently last night as presidential hopefuls John McCain and Barack Obama presented distinct plans for addressing the nation’s economic crisis.

Each candidate declared himself better prepared to help bring the country out of what they called the most serious financial disaster since the Great Depression. Most people watching here, however, felt only one man had their best interests at heart.

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Popcorn and Politics: Theater Crowd Sees Obama Victory at First Debate


BY MATT DURNING //

EL CERRITO – A capacity crowd of more than 500 people gathered at the Cerrito Speakeasy Theater in El Cerrito last night to watch the first debate between presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama.

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