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Published on May 27th, 2020
Lafayette Polics Blotter
Lafayette Police

Published on May 27th, 2020
No decision on Lafayette's controversial 315 apartments; discussion continues
A marathon planning commission meeting to approve or deny the controversial Terraces development has been continued to mid-June. The meeting went into the early hours as the commission heard close to 90 public comments reflecting both those for and against the ...By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 27th, 2020
Distance learning - lessons learned
As the school year draws to a close, in a way no one could have ever imagined last August when it started or even a mere two months ago, lessons have been learned by school administrators, teachers, parents and students after pivoting to the unchartered territory of ...By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 27th, 2020
Lafayette to seek more information before STR ruling
Lafayette city leaders voted unanimously to hold off and gather further information before making any decisions on the future of short-term rentals in the city. Although no action was taken, the discussion brought up several issues and was recognized as opening up ...By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 27th, 2020
Lamorinda weed abatement deadlines fast approaching
Lamorinda fire agencies have ramped up their efforts to alert property owners to remove problem vegetation by the abatement deadlines before the weeds spark a community catastrophe. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District deadline is May 31 and the Mo ...By Nick Marnell

Published on May 27th, 2020
Crisis brings revival of the homestead
It has become quite a hunting game to find some of the most coveted tomato plants or beneficial herbs at local nurseries. Growing vegetables or raising chickens in Lamorinda has definitely been on the uptick for the past two months, with chicks just as hard to find as ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on May 13th, 2020
Matching grant increases Lafayette Rotary's food bank donation to $60K
The Lafayette Rotary Club hand delivered a $30,000 donation on May 8 to the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano County. The sense of urgency to deliver the donation that day was so the club could qualify for a matching grant made available by Steve and Susan ...Submitted by Larry Blodgett

Published on May 13th, 2020
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette Police

Published on May 13th, 2020
When and how will businesses come back?
Even as the state begins to ease restrictions in incremental steps, questions remain about how and when Lafayette's small businesses can reopen and how many will survive.
In a May 6 ...
By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 13th, 2020
Town Hall Theatre music, comedy live shows go on - virtually
At Town Hall Theatre it takes more than a pandemic to stop the music, as they pivot instead to online live performances.
As with all nonprofits, Lafayette's THT is struggling with the ...
By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 13th, 2020
Volunteers spearhead collaborative push to test seniors at all Lamorinda residential facilities
Under the leadership of Lafayette Vice Mayor Susan Candell, acting as a private citizen, volunteers are expediting COVID-19 testing for some of the most vulnerable across Lamorinda in all residential senior living facilities.
By Pippa Fisher

Published on May 13th, 2020
Slow reopening of outdoor spaces begins
On a beautiful afternoon during the first week of May, Larry and Betty Sydora and their friend Patrick Lowry took their first swings in weeks at the Moraga Country Club. The happy golfers were part of those tennis players, golfers, skaters, and frisbee throwers who ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on April 29th, 2020
Be safe - cover your nose and mouth
County Health Officers require everyone to ...

Published on April 29th, 2020
Lamorinda elected officials continue to serve without compensation
On April 14, the Concord City Council ...By Nick Marnell

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