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Western Lafayette finally gets its new fire station
After seven years of false starts, delays and frustration, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District formally unveiled its newest and least traditional fire station, western Lafayette's Fire Station 16, at a Sept. 9 public ceremony.
By Nick Marnell

City council meeting gets off to a harmonious start
The Lafayette City Council and members of the public were treated to a performance by talented musician John Kiskaddon before the council meeting Sept. 9 with a half hour of jazz. Kiskaddon and his wife, Terry, own Harper Green, the boutique clothing store in downtown ...By Pippa Fisher

City council recognizes LPIE past president
Mayor Mike Anderson recognized past president of Lafayette Partners in Education Lisa Spiegler with a proclamation at the Sept. 9 city council meeting.
Anderson noted that during the ...
By Pippa Fisher

Appraisal of Boswell's site approved for city offices consideration
The Lafayette City Council is moving forward cautiously with an appraisal of the former Boswell's property to look into the feasibility of purchasing the site for city offices.
By Pippa Fisher

Las Trampas state-of-the-art facility planned
There's excitement in the air on the Las Trampas campus, tucked away by the Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail. Participants and staff alike are getting ready for big changes as they prepare to tear down the dated structure and build a new, state-of-the-art campus to ...By Pippa Fisher

DeSaulnier discusses climate change and environment at Town Hall
Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, spoke to a standing-room-only crowd Aug. 26 during a Town Hall about climate change and the environment at Campolindo High School.
The congressman from ...
By Vera Kochan

How the newly structured Lamorinda school calendar came about
A combination of factors including anxious ...By Nick Marnell

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ConFire prods Lafayette School District to address code violations
The Lafayette School District was ordered by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to clear up the fire code violations and implement fire district recommendations at each of its five city schools, before ConFire conducts a fourth and hopefully final ...By Nick Marnell

Movie night in the plaza - free fun for the youngest film buffs
The weather was near-perfect Aug. 23 as families enjoyed their Friday evening weekend kickoff with a movie in the plaza. The kids were held spellbound by the Pixar movie "Wall-E." Some took advantage of picnic delivery from nearby Sideboard while many others brought ...By Pippa Fisher

Jennifer Perlmutter pop-up extends to end of year
Jennifer Perlmutter will be reopening her pop-up art gallery and event space in September with new programming scheduled through the end of the year. And she couldn't be more delighted.
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette artist donates time and talent; paints mural at Rec Center
The Kindergym room at the Lafayette Community Center has a new look in the entrance area - a local artist has donated time and talent to create a beautiful butterfly mural that is designed to suggest freedom and movement as the children come in.
By Pippa Fisher

Boaters lap up the last days of summer on the Res
Although the kids are back in school and Labor Day is over, summer fun doesn't have to be a distant memory. With some of the area's best weather still to come there is always fun to be enjoyed right here in Lamorinda, in Lafayette's jewel - the Res, as it's known. And ...By Pippa Fisher

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