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El Cerrito again hosts women's film festival

Filmmakers Emily Fraser and Katherine Gorringe will be interviewed onstage about their documentary "Lady Parts," about a woman-owned auto repair shop in Redwood City that has found success in a male-dominated field, as a segment of the eighth annual Lunafest East Bay at 7:30 p.m. March 21 at the El Cerrito High School Performing Arts Center, 540 Ashbury Ave.  
Crews hired by the University of California cut down 53 trees on Thursday morning, part of the process of constructing a mixed use residential-commercial project on land at the university-owned Gill Tract. The controversial project, which includes a Sprouts Farmers Market store and senior housing, is slated for construction on both sides of Monroe Street at San Pablo Avenue, east of the University Village student residential complex.  
 
Students at Albany Middle School at 1259 Brighton Ave. who took prescription pills that made them sick were home from the hospital recovering Thursday. "I am relieved to notify our school community that Debora  
 
A presentation will be held March 4 on a project intended to reduce stormwater pollution while making walkway and other improvements at the intersection of Brighton and San Gabriel avenues  
 
Kristopher Skinner
Richmond planning commissioners set some conditions for the proposed five-story, 155-unit building at 5620 Central Ave.  
 
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley, at 1 Lawson Road, which came up with the idea last year of subdividing some of the hillside property it owns into as many as 11 parcels to be developed for single-family homes, will first look at other avenues of raising maintenance funds  
 
Albany Reads Biopolitics Speaker. As part of the Albany Reads program featuring the book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," Marcy Darnovsky of the Center for Genetics and Society will discuss issues in biopolitics from Henrietta Lacks' day to the present.  
 
Even after prostitute steals Kensington police sergeant's gun, badge, handcuffs and two clips of ammunition, and after dismissing police chief, directors arrogantly try to squelch those who raised questions.  
 
Even after prostitute steals Kensington police sergeant's gun, badge, handcuffs and two clips of ammunition, and after dismissing police chief, directors arrogantly try to squelch those who raised questions.  
 
(LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet

A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.