Per the city of El Cerrito Redevelopment Agency:
"Based on notification received on April 7, 2009 from Downey Street Productions of their intent to close the Cerrito Speakeasy Theater, the Agency Board will not be going forward with consideration of proposed amendments to the lease and DDLA with Downey Street Productions on May 4, 2009 as was previously reported. The Board has given direction to Staff and Agency Counsel to work with Downey Street Productions on an orderly transition of the Cerrito Theater to a new operator, as was suggested by the CEO of Downey Street Productions. In addition, the Agency Board gave direction to Staff to begin the process for selecting a new operator...The Agency remains committed to the Cerrito Theater as a community asset. "
You will be missed!