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. 
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A day after the first fatal shooting involving an officer here in seven years, Richmond police identified the dead man and reiterated their stance to be as transparent as they can be as the investigation unfolds.  
A Richmond man riding a bicycle while in possession of an imitation firearm was arrested early Wednesday morning in El Cerrito, police said.  
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The scene at Richmond's Uncle Sam's Liquors, where a police officer shot and killed a man as the two fought, was quiet just hours after the early Sunday morning shooting.  
The West Hills College football team scored 37 unanswered points in a 10-minute span bridging the second and third quarters to dominate host Contra Costa 50-21  
Quarterback Aaron Dorfler threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another to lead the host Redwood High football team to a 42-6 nonleague win over Richmond  
HERCULES -- The host Hercules High football team scored a touchdown in each of the first two quarters and held off Rodriguez-Fairfield for a 13-8 nonleague victory on Friday.  
OAKLAND -- McClymonds High School quarterback Kevin Davidson passed for 216 yards and five touchdowns Friday night, leading the Warriors to a nonleague win over visiting Salesian.  
As concerns grow over the aging rail infrastructure, rail car safety and a dramatic increase in crude oil shipments by train, state railroad regulators are scrambling to hire two railroad bridge inspectors -- the first ever for the state.  
CONCORD -- The proposed Central County Family Justice Center aims to help victims and their families navigate the often overwhelming and intimidating process of reporting domestic violence.