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TAMING THE WILD WEST
IN THE LATE 1940'S

The Making of Modern Day El Cerrito



Author and San Francisco State lecturer Chris Sterba will describe how a group of reformers transformed El Cerrito from a "wide-open town" known as "Little Reno" into the bustling, middle-class Bay Area community we know today.Chris, who has lived in El Cerrito since 2001, received a Fulbright Award to teach in Norway in 2012-2013. He serves on the El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission.

Sunday, January 24, 2016.
2 p.m. Free.
CommunityCenter,
7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito.


This is the Society’s annual meeting We will also discuss annual accomplishmentsand elect officers. The talk will start about 2:30.Wheelchair accessible Lightrefreshments.

Information: Dave Weinstein,
510-524-1737, davidsweinstein@yahoo.com.

 

Featured Historical Narrative

PROHIBITION

Story by Mervin Belfils

Arthur Peralta, a well-liked person, was a veteran
El Cerrito police officer, who retired from the police department in 1958 after many years of service and lived at 543 Kearney Street with his family until he passed away. STORY CONTINUES...

 
   
 
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