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El Cerrito: Legendary music archivist Strachwitz gets documentary treatment

Chris Strachwitz, the longtime kingpin of Down Home Music and Arhoolie Records on the Richmond-El Cerrito border on San Pablo Avenue, is getting his story told in "This Ain't No Mouse Music," a new documentary premiering this week. 
Kirstina Sangsahachart
Bans in Alameda County, San Francisco having an effect  
 
Foothill High beats Castro Valley 55-14 in its final nonleague game.  
 
The annual family favorite known as Tri-City Safety Day is a chance for the community to meet police and fire personnel from Albany, El Cerrito, Kensington and regional first-responder agencies, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 20 in the parking lot outside the Lucky Store at El Cerrito Plaza.  
 
The 64th annual bazaar at Sycamore United Church of Christ, 1111 Navellier St. in El Cerrito, returns from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 with entertainment, children's games and activities, plant sales, silent auction and abundant Japanese food the event has become known for. The day starts with an 11:30 a.m. worship service.  
 
John Englander, author of "High Tide on Main Street," will be the featured speaker at the program presented as part of the Lawrence Lecture series presented by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley at 7 p.m. Sept. 28  
 
Chris Strachwitz, the longtime kingpin of Down Home Music and Arhoolie Records on the Richmond-El Cerrito border on San Pablo Avenue, is getting his story told in "This Ain't No Mouse Music," a new documentary premiering this week.  
 
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For 44 years, Jamie Nagal and his wife, Paz, lived in peace at their home on Richmond Street in an El Cerrito neighborhood that Jamie described as open and friendly. He said on Tuesday they never thought they were inviting trouble when they welcomed a man and woman into their home last weekend.  
 
Church hosting author talk on climate changeA noted oceanographer and author will discuss climate change, a rising sea level and what can be done to address the consequences at 7 p.  
 
Tuesday, Sept. 2 HOME BURGLARY -- A side door of a home in the 6500 Block of Hagen Boulevard was kicked in during the day, activating a burglar alarm, and property was stolen.