Posted on: January 15, 2017

El Cerrito's Centennial

Celebrate 100 years of cityhood! The City’s Centennial Celebration Planning Task Force has coordinated a number of events throughout the year. There's something for everyone!

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Applications Sought for El Cerrito's Boards, Commissions and Committees

The El Cerrito City Council is seeking applicants interested in serving on its Boards, Commissions and Committees. Please consider submitting an application now!

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

BART Station Construction

Rendering of the proposed expanded station at El Cerrito del Norte and improved Ohlone Greenway.

El Cerrito del Norte Station Modernization Project

Building off of the El Cerrito del Norte Station Modernization Plan, BART will begin construction in 2017 on the following improvements:•Expansion of the paid area of the station, including a new station a...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Celebrate Our Centennial!

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Celebrate 100 years of cityhood! The City’s Centennial Celebration Planning Task Force has coordinated a number of events throughout the year. There's something for everyone!

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Serve on a Board, Commission or Committee!

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The El Cerrito City Council is seeking applicants interested in serving on its Boards, Commissions and Committees. Please consider submitting an application now!

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

Youth Classes & Programs

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Childcare & Preschool Programs

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The City of El Cerrito provides two preschool programs, Casa Cerrito Preschool and Teeter Tots as well as state licensed, childcare facilities for children in grades TK-6 at Harding, Madera and Fairmont schools.

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Upcoming Events

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Find upcoming events, local attractions, festivals and more!

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

National Night Out

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Thanks to everyone who participated in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2, 2017! Over 40 neighborhoods held a block party as part of our 21st annual Night Out event.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Neighborhood Watch

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The goal of our Neighborhood Watch program is to help neighbors to watch out for one another in El Cerrito's residential neighborhoods...

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Posted on: December 22, 2005

Start Your Career

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Get started in your career with the El Cerrito Police Department by learning about our application and testing process.

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Explorer Program

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Young people between the ages of 14 and 20 are encouraged to apply for the position of Police Explorer. The program is an excellent opportunity for those interested in law enforcement.

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Upcoming Tree Pruning and Removal in the Hillside Natural Area 8/21-8/31

In addition, the work will also consist of removing dead Coast Live Oak, Monterey Pine and Monterey Cypress trees at various locations in the Hillside Natural Area, between Schmidt Lane and Potrero Avenue. The purpose of the work is to reduce potential tr...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

BART Station Construction

Rendering of the proposed expanded station at El Cerrito del Norte and improved Ohlone Greenway.

El Cerrito del Norte Station Modernization Project

Building off of the El Cerrito del Norte Station Modernization Plan, BART will begin construction in 2017 on the following improvements:•Expansion of the paid area of the station, including a new ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

El Cerrito Senior Center Lease Terminated

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On May 24, 2017, without notice, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education gave district staff direction to terminate the lease of the El Cerrito Senior Center by June 30, 2018.  Until this meeting, WCCUSD had not given any...

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Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2017

Swim Center Renovations Planned

Many mandated and health and safety related renovation projects will be occurring at the El Cerrito Swim Center Late Fall/Early Winter 2017.  This will likely result in the Swim Center being closed for about two months. A link to project informa...Read on... Recreation

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Local Events

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Throughout the year, you're sure to find an event that's fun for all ages! The Recreation Department organizes annual events including the July 4 Festival, Halloween Haunted House, Pancake Breakfast and more!

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

Halloween Haunted House

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Join us if you dare for a Halloween scare! Goblins and ghosts will enjoy our infamous Haunted House and other spirited activities at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane). Admission is $5 per person, free up to 2 years old.

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

El Cerrito Senior Center Lease Terminated

Senior Center building exterior

On May 24, 2017, without notice, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education gave district staff direction to terminate the lease of the El Cerrito Senior Center by June 30, 2018.  Until this meeting, WCCUSD had not given any...

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Posted on: August 15, 2017

Aquatics Programs

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Swimming lessons are available for youth, teens, and adults. Get more information about what will be covered, as well as how to sign up.

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Swim Center Renovations Planned

Many mandated and health and safety related renovation projects will be occurring at the El Cerrito Swim Center Late Fall/Early Winter 2017.  This will likely result in the Swim Center being closed for about two months. A link to project informa...Read on... Swim Center