These were among the most-read stories by El Cerrito Patch viewers this past week:
The El Cerrito Police Blotter for Feb. 19-21 includes three home burglaries, six people arrested in four instances of alleged shoplifting on Feb. 19, and three stolen car cases with a Daly City man arrested for being in possession of one of the cars.
The El Cerrito Police Blotter for Feb. 22-24 includes two pursuits of vehicles that fled onto the freeway and ended in crashes. One ended in arrests, while the car occupants in the other escaped, abandoning items stolen in the Denny's parking lot.
Do you know this man, captured on a surveillance camera?
A comment made by a reader sparked some debate regarding whether crimes committed in El Cerrito are those of opportunity — "you let your guard down and someone will be there to take advantage of it." What do you think?
Multiple bids are driving up home prices throughout the East Bay. Here's one in El Cerrito that benefited from multiple bids.
And the week's most popular blog: Monitoring Anxiety in Your Gifted Child by Dr. Dan Peters.
What do you think of this week's top stories?
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