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Lynn's Top Five
Sometimes making a career change makes sense, and sometimes it's financially reckless. Whether starting on a new career path or starting your own business, how do you know if this is the right move for you financially? And of course what's really at stake is not just ...By Lynn Ballou

Designing woman: Local entrepreneur opens new shop in Lafayette
Leslie Price began her design career 17 years ago, while raising her two sons in Moraga. She started in real estate staging houses. Wanting to work with her hands, she developed an upholstery and a cushion making enterprise in her garage, before embarking in the next ...By Sophie Braccini

Rheem Center Study Session
The Moraga Planning Commission and Design Review Board will hold a joint study session on the Rheem Valley Shopping Center from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 24 in the council chambers and community meeting room, 335 Rheem Blvd. in Moraga

Looking Good in Lamorinda
It's spring! Time to revisit the closet and consider a new addition or two to freshen up our look.
Specialtees in Lafayette's Fiesta Square says this season celebrates the shoulder. ...
By Moya Stone

Tim Rojas is Moraga's Employee of the Month
Tito Rojas, a long-time painter and shift supervisor at Mark Bellingham Painting, has been named the Moraga Employee of the Month for February.
Rojas has been working on local homes for ...
Submitted by Kevin Reneau

Two Lamorinda businesses honored with CoolCalifornia Small Business Awards
The California Air Resources Board recently honored 13 California businesses for their remarkable practices as they surpassed others in their energy and water resources conservation, and in the optimization of their sustainable practices.
By Sophie Braccini

Acalanes students will work for college
A pair of enterprising students from Acalanes High School has formed a business partnership focused on providing needed labor to community members, while also helping to fund their college educations.
By John T. Miller

After 4 years, Moraga approves new Chase building
Moraga's latest Town Council Meeting was the stage of a long-lived piece of local drama, one that pits those who want to create a new vision for the downtown versus those who take into account what exists and settle for it.
By Sophie Braccini

Wild Magnolia Blooms in Orinda
Restaurant mogul Michael Karp is at it again. After scrapping the tequila passports, unstoppable guac and high-end Mexican entrees of Theater Square's Barbacoa and opening business casual taproom and comfort food eatery The Fourth Bore last fall, Karp has moved a few ...By A.K. Carroll

Ten years as a Lamorinda Weekly reporter
Ten years ago, when I told my mother that I had gotten a job at Lamorinda Weekly, I heard disappointment in her voice after I explained what the paper was, "You are going to write about "les chiens ‚cras‚s" - road-kills," she said. Since I graduated from the Political ...By Sophie Braccini

Let the presses roll!
The Lamorinda Weekly is printed at Transcontinental Printing in Fremont.
It is the fourth printer the paper has used in its 10-year history. The number of changes can be attributed to ...

Many original advertisers still find a home in Lamorinda Weekly
Several advertisers have been with the Lamorinda Weekly since its inception in 2007, and those early adopters share two similar characteristics with publishers Andy and Wendy Scheck: They are community-oriented, and they are famously nice people. Their recollections ...By Nick Marnell

Lamorinda Weekly Turns 10
It takes a start-up about five years to be considered a success. This week, the Lamorinda Weekly is celebrating its 10th anniversary, an ambitious and laudable achievement given the history of jouralism in today's world.
By Peggy Spear

Orinda Chamber of Commerce announces Business of the Year awards
Three local businesses - Land Home Financial ...By Sophie Braccini

The Real Estate year in review
2016 was another extremely strong year for sellers of residential real estate in Lamorinda. Sales volume was down due to a lack of supply and prices moderated a little in Lafayette and Moraga, but not in Orinda, where the average continued to climb.
By Conrad Bassett

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