Lafayette 7th Grade Boys win Next Level Championship
Lafayette boys football team won the seventh grade Next Level Football championship in an overtime thriller, with Paolo Trento making the winning catch. ...Submitted by Ryan Kotarba
Lamorinda officials tear into regional housing proposal
A plan to confront the housing affordability crisis in the Bay Area failed to impress the 15 Lamorinda council members or the public at the March 6 Tri-Cities Council Meeting in Lafayette, with host city lawmakers ripping the plan as noninclusive and off the mark.
By Nick Marnell
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette to form `hybrid' citizen group on gas safety
It might not look exactly like what Save Lafayette Trees had in mind for establishing a safety task force, but, mindful of minimizing potential exposure to litigation, the Lafayette City Council has agreed to allow the formation of an independent citizens' task force ...By Pippa Fisher
Lafayette set to outlaw FTPs
Lafayette is moving closer to banning flavored tobacco products and implementing a tobacco retailer's license.
The council unanimously agreed with an in-depth staff report, called for in ...By Pippa Fisher
Lafayette's Citizen of the Year, four decades of service
This year's Citizen of the Year needs little introduction to many in the community. Indeed if there are any residents who haven't heard his name, the odds are still pretty good that they have benefitted from his 40 years of public service in the city, 33 years of which ...By Pippa Fisher
City moves closer to codifying procedure to fill vacancies on council
Following the contentious and divisive situation the city council found themselves in two months ago as they grappled with how to fill a suddenly-vacant seat on the city council mid-term, the council has now set about putting together a resolution that would codify the ...By Pippa Fisher
Ribbon cutting at St. Perpetua's new community center - building 'community and connection'
The culmination of 18 months of construction is in sight for the brand new, state-of-the-art, multimillion dollar community center tucked away on Hamlin Road at St. Perpetua Church. Although the center is still a month away from completion, a well-attended ribbon ...By Pippa Fisher
City's Proclamation in Support of Rotary and New Day for Children
Last week, Lafayette interim City Manager Niroop Srivatsa presented the Rotary Club of Lafayette with the city council's proclamation recognizing Rotary's partnership with New Day for Children, an Alamo-based organization that strives to meet the unique needs of ...Submitted by Jeff Heyman
Moraga's Joint Legislative Town Hall a standing-room-only event
A packed house of attendees from the Lamorinda area came to hear what State Sen. Steve Glazer's and Assembly Member Rebecca Bauer-Kahan's agendas were for California - and more specifically for Contra Costa County - at a Joint Legislative Town Hall hosted Feb. 28 by ...By Vera Kochan
Meals on Wheels helps Lamorinda seniors stay in own homes
Former firefighter Greg Holm used to know Lamorinda like the back of his hand. He feels comfortable driving his own car around the small, twisty lanes of Lamorinda where he was volunteering to drive a Meals on Wheels route on Feb. 26. The usual driver had a family ...By Sora O'Doherty
Lamorinda Catholic churches not immune from sexual predator clergy
Three Roman Catholic priests who served as ...By Nick Marnell
Lafayette Police Blotter
Fire Station 16 in Lafayette will not let Carman go quietly
Talk about going full circle.
Fire Chief Jeff Carman's final Advisory Fire Commission meeting evoked memories of his first meeting with the commissioners more than five years ago in ...By Nick Marnell