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Round Table Pizza: Late Night and Group Options for Moraga
By Michael Lupacchino
The Round Table Pizza restaurant in Moraga is tucked away in between a 24-hour Fitness and the Saint Mary's College Rheem Campus at the intersection of Moraga Road and Rheem Boulevard. Though the location has served the Moraga community for years, the store itself hadn't been updated in years and due to its location, many have been unaware that there is even a Round Table in Moraga. ...read


 
MOFD Steps Up its Financial Transparency
By Nick Marnell
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District continued its march toward total financial transparency by contracting with OpenGov, a Redwood City consulting company, to produce software that allows complete access to district financial and budget information on the MOFD website.
For years the district struggled through major financial crises, including ...read


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Photos Diane Claytor
Avoid the Malls and Shop Locally This Season
By Diane Claytor
The holiday frenzy has begun. The roads are more congested, parking is harder to find, the to-do lists are getting longer and patience is beginning to thin. If anything is improving, it may be the kids' ...read

The intersection at Olympic and Reliez Station Road. Photo P. Fisher
Roundabout, New Lights will Aid in Fixing Traffic Woes
By Pippa Fisher
A hot topic in Lamorinda is the "new" traffic control measure currently being studied or installed in Moraga and Lafayette: roundabouts
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Photos Gint Federas
Acalanes Volleyball Advance to D3 CIF State Title Game
By Karl Buscheck
Ernie Rodriguez, the head coach of the Acalanes girls volleyball team, can pinpoint the exact moment when it all came together for his squad - the most successful in program history.
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An elegant dining table with sequined accents highlights the Hacienda's de las Flores' great room. Photos Andy Scheck
Finding That WOW Design for the Holidays
By Paula King
Christmas has always been Moraga designer Joey Chung's favorite holiday and she likes to mix holiday decorating staples with whimsical and trendy pieces to make this festive season more meaningful and ...read
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A Letter to the Residents of
Lafayette

Dear Editor,
When I was mayor last year, long before we proposed Measure C, we asked Lafayette's citizens to discuss what they wanted the city council to work on for the coming decades, researched the cost of those projects, and developed options to pay for the resulting Citizens' Vision of what Lafayette should be in coming years. Measure C was the resulting effort to raise revenues for that Citizens' Vision.
For most of

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A Roundabout to a Roundabout

Dear Editor,
For the past 20 years I have been writing about how America, California and Lamorinda would have fewer problems and be better places to live if they had fewer people. I even wrote a book about it, "The Population Fix." But
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Saddened by Measure C's
Rejection

Dear Editor,
I am saddened that Lafayette's Measure C (sales tax proposal) on the recent ballot didn't pass.
The opposition to Measure C seems to reflexively distrust anything involving Lafayette city government, which I find odd
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Lafayette Identifies New Home for Police
By Pippa Fisher
City officials have solved the problem of finding a new home for the Lafayette Police Department.
The Lafayette City Council, ...read

Tatzin Wins 2016 Outstanding Commissioner Award
By Pippa Fisher
The Statewide Local Agency Formation Commission recently honored Lafayette City Council member Don Tatzin with the 2016 Outstanding Commissioner achievement award.
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Happy Valley Road Pilot Parking Program to Start Dec. 1
By Pippa Fisher
Forty parking spaces on Happy Valley Road from the freeway to Deer Hill Road are about to be reserved for city of Lafayette residents only, as part of a pilot parking program.
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Residents Concerned About More Traffic on Canyon Road, Saying it Endangers Students at JM
By Sophie Braccini
On a typical morning, Barbara Espenmiller interacts constantly with the Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School students, asking them to get down from their bike or skates and wait for her to stop traffic first. ...read

Utilities Work On Moraga Road Will Take Months
By Sophie Braccini
For several weeks Moraga residents' commute along Moraga Road between Corliss and Dragger Drives has been disturbed because of road construction that seems to be taking a long time. The purpose of this work is ...read

Developer Cleans Up at West Commons Park
By Sophie Braccini
It was thanks to a resident's alertness that the town was made aware of the fact that SummerHill Homes, which is developing the upscale Harvest Court residences off Camino Ricardo, had dumped dirt and fill on ...read
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Council, ULI and Mainstreet America Come to Agreement
By Sora O'Doherty
The Orinda City Council unanimously agreed to enter into a contract with Mainstreet America for assistance with downtown development, and also agreed to contract with the Urban Land Institute, by a vote of 4 ...read

Wagner Ranch Opens New Kindergarten Playground
By Sora O'Doherty
Orinda Union School District Superintendent Carolyn Seaton wielded giant scissors and cut a blue ribbon to officially open Wagner Ranch Elementary School's new kindergarten playground Monday, Nov. 14. read

Czech Visiting Student Settling into Life at Miramonte High School
By Sora O'Doherty
When students at Miramonte High School decided to protest the recent presidential election, visiting student Adam Kraus, 17, from Tabor in the Czech Republic joined them.
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Avoid the Malls and Shop Locally This Season
Roundabout, New Lights will Aid in Fixing Traffic Woes
Carr Ranch Saved
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette Identifies New Home for Police
Help Keep Your Neighborhood Safe
Andersson's City Council Seat up for Grabs
Tatzin Wins 2016 Outstanding Commissioner Award
Happy Valley Road Pilot Parking Program to Start Dec. 1
Moraga Police Blotter
Residents Concerned About More Traffic on Canyon Road, Saying it Endangers Students at JM
Utilities Work On Moraga Road Will Take Months
New Librarian Moss Starts New Chapter for Moraga Library
Developer Cleans Up at West Commons Park
Open For Business, Sweet Business
Orinda Police Blotter
Council, ULI and Mainstreet America Come to Agreement
Wagner Ranch Opens New Kindergarten Playground
Czech Visiting Student Settling into Life at Miramonte High School
Orinda Celebrates Tree of Lights Dec. 3
MOFD Steps Up its Financial Transparency
MOFD to Work to Improve Poor Water Flow in Orinda
Letters to the Editor
Round Table Pizza: Late Night and Group Options for Moraga
Business Bites
'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' is a Funny and Touching Family Affair
Lafayette Local Eden Sussenguth to Compete for Miss California Crown
Most Frequently Viewed Stories From Our Last Issue
Orindan Pens Dark Holiday Humor
CAPA's 'Nutcracker' is a Holiday Treat
Peace Poster contest Draws Hundreds of Entries Locally
Teardrop Trailer Gets a Name
Teen Radio Broadcast Celebrates Five Years on Voice America Kids
The Saklan School Values Kindness
Moraga Teen to Study in Taiwan
10 Tips for Aging Well Despite the Wrinkles
Karen "Lindy" Tipton
Lamorinda Theatres Celebrate the Season with Unique Films and Fun
Chef Hugo's Tasty Croissants May be Tough to Make, but Worth Every Minute
Chef Hugo's Croissants
Acalanes Volleyball Advance to D3 CIF State Title Game
Campo Football Advances to NCS Title Game, Again
Lafayette 12-year-old Wins Northern California Taekwondo Association Finals
Campo Boys Cross Country Team Finishes 3rd at State
Miramonte Girls XC Run in Fifth Place in D4 Race at State
OIS Takes First in East Bay Middle School XC Championship Meet
MCC raises more than $42K in Annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tourney
Finding That WOW Design for the Holidays
Lamorinda Home Sales recorded
Feng Shui
December Gardening Guide
The Saklan School Values Kindness
Submitted by Christine Kuckuk
The Saklan School was a proud participant in the Moraga iKind Project, incorporating the topic of "Kindness" into their social and emotional learning curriculum for the month of September. For the entire ...read

Peace Poster contest Draws Hundreds of Entries Locally
Submitted by Robert Murtagh
More than 200 Lamorinda intermediate school students participated in the 29th annual Lions International Peace Poster Contest this year.
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School Calendar
Acalanes Union High School District
Board Room AUHSD Office
1212 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lafayette
Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7:30pm

Lafayette School District
LAFSD Office
3477 School Street, Lafayette
Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7pm

Moraga School District
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School Auditorium 1010 Camino Pablo, Moraga
Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30pm

Orinda Union School District
OUSD Office 8 Altarinda Road, Orinda
Monday, Dec. 12, at 6pm
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Campo Football Advances to NCS Title Game, Again
By Karl Buscheck
After hammering No. 5 Ukiah 48-7 in the North Coast Sectional Division 2 semifinals on Nov. 25, Campolindo is back in the section title game for the fourth time in six years.
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Campo Boys Cross Country Team Finishes 3rd at State
By Karl Buscheck
A week after winning their fourth consecutive North Coast Section Division 3 title, the Campolindo boys cross country team finished third overall at the CIF State meet at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 26. ...read

Miramonte Girls XC Run in Fifth Place in D4 Race at State
By Karl Buscheck
Making their first appearance at CIF State meet since 2005, the Miramonte girls team placed fifth in the D4 race at Woodward Park in Fresno on Nov. 26.
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You’re invited to take a photo with Santa from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10 in the Rheem Valley Shopping Center, in the suite directly next door to Starbucks. There will also ...

“It’s a Wonderful Life in Lafayette” community holiday celebration is scheduled from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 in Lafayette’s Plaza Park, located in downtown Lafayette. Complimentary ...

The Contra Costa Mega Challah Bake is 7 p.m. on Thursday Dec.15 at the Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. Discover ...

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'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' is a Funny and Touching Family Affair
By Sophie Braccini
There is no better family outing to start the holiday season than going together to a live, festive performance. This year Town Hall Theatre offers that perfect opportunity: a show for all ages, by an all-ages ...read

Lafayette Local Eden Sussenguth to Compete for Miss California Crown
By Pippa Fisher
How hard can it be to compete in a beauty pageant?
That is what 23-year old Lafayette native and Acalanes High School graduate ...read

Orindan Pens Dark Holiday Humor
By Sophie Braccini
"An Undead Night Before Christmas" is a delightful, frightfully funny comic book created by young Orinda author and illustrator Sean David Murphy.
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10 Tips for Aging Well Despite the Wrinkles
The marketing media has us thinking we want to use anti-aging products to look 20 years younger. Wouldn't you want to wear your wisdom in your body with pride and self-respect? If you are always trying to look ...read
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