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Holiday songs at Diablo Women's Chorale concert in Lafayette
What do you get when you mix "Fa-La-La" with "Cool Yule," add a dash of "Christmas, Baby Please Come Home," and fold in a blend of other winter holiday songs? You get the Diablo Women's Chorale fall concert, "Winter's Light," at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at Temple Isaiah, ...Submitted by Jennifer Mack

Lamorinda officials come down hard on PG&E over power shutoffs
From Erin Brockovich to San Bruno to the Butte Fire, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars in settlement costs for damage claims. PG&E's latest attempt at mitigating a potential disaster - the Public Safety Power Shutoff ...By Nick Marnell

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Sen. Glazer named recipient of 2019 Radke Championing Advocacy Award
State Sen. Steve Glazer has been awarded the East Bay Regional Park District and Regional Parks Foundation's 2019 Radke Championing Advocacy Award. Glazer was instrumental in securing $5 million in the 2018-19 state budget for improvements at Del Valle Regional Park in ...Submitted by Dave Mason

Thousands of lights adorn historic tree
And with just a flick of a switch Lafayette is feeling the holiday spirit. The beautiful redwood tree outside Diablo Foods is shining as it does every year at this time - thousands of twinkling lights brightening the night.
By Pippa Fisher

'Day at the Library' commemorates 10th birthday
There was quite a crowd in attendance at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Nov. 9, including some fictional characters from a galaxy far, far away. Why? Because, well, storm troopers!
By Pippa Fisher

Nonprofit $2M nearer to lighting up the Park Theater
The recently-formed nonprofit Park Theater Trust has announced it has a contingent donation of $2 million, which it says will go a long way toward its goal of protecting and renovating Lafayette's iconic Park Theater.
By Pippa Fisher

Cancer Support Center shares plans at public information meeting
A 5.75-acre plot of hillside opposite the Community Gardens, nestled near the Lafayette Reservoir, is soon to be home to the Cancer Support Center. Or at least that is the hope of CEO Jim Bouquin, who has worked hard over the past five years to get the project to this ...By Pippa Fisher

PG&E equipment the cause of Lafayette Tennis Club fire
Major fires the last Sunday of October pushed the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to its limits and caused the evacuation of thousands of residents in Lafayette, all part of possibly the busiest day in the fire district's history.
By Nick Marnell

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Safety First: Emergency Preparation and the 'Go-Bag'
Natural disasters know no boundaries. One never knows if a fire, earthquake, flood, mudslide, or other calamity is on the horizon. It's imperative to be prepared for all emergencies.
By Cynthia Brian

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Lynn Hiden - 40 years as heart and soul of the community
Few people exemplify "Love Lafayette" like Lynn Hiden, who has been serving the community for over 40 years. Mayor Mike Anderson recognized her four decades of service with a proclamation at the Oct. 15 city council meeting.
By Pippa Fisher

Lamorinda Petanque, 30 years strong
In the shady spot near the creek on St. Mary's Road, home to Lamorinda's P‚tanque Club, Mayor Mike Anderson threw out the first cochonnet (small, target ball) and first boule to kick off the Oct. 20 tournament as players watched with professional eyes. He described the ...By Pippa Fisher

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