The late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was born Jan. 15, 1929, and his birthday is celebrated as a national holiday on the third Monday in January, which this year is Jan. 21.
Here's a list of what's open and closed in El Cerrito on Monday.
El Cerrito City Hall: Closed.
El Cerrito Recycling Center: Closed.
El Cerrito Swim Center: Masters 8-9 a.m., Water aerobics 9-10 a.m. and Laps from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
El Cerrito Public Library: Closed (along with the Kensington Library and other Contra Costa County public libraries).
West Contra Costa Unified School District: All schools closed.
Garbage, green waste and recycling service: Curbside collection of Recycling, Green Waste and Garbage will occur as normally scheduled.
Department of Motor Vehicles and other state of California offices, federal offices: Closed.
Banks: Most banks – including Citibank, Chase and Mechanics – will be closed.
Stores, businesses: Varies, though many will be open.