Lafayette Little League 11-year-old stars win the Buckeye Classic
Lafayette Little League hosts an annual baseball tournament at Buckeye Fields. This year was the 5th annual Buckeye Classic, July 15-20.
Teams from Orinda, Moraga, Lafayette, Clayton, ...Submitted by Linda Choi
Lafayette Generals Baseball Team takes second place
The 9-10 Lafayette Generals capture second place in the Summer Baseball Classic in Albany.
The boys played hard throughout the tournament, including an exciting, late-inning co ...Submitted by Kevin M. McCarthy
Lafayette Little League's 10-year-old All Star team Champions
Lafayette Little League's 10-year-old All Star team had quite a run of baseball this summer. In June and July the 10's won six straight games to capture the District 4 Championship and then followed that up with four consecutive wins to become Section 1 Champions. This ...Submitted by Luisa Miles
Lafayette Buckeyes are the 2017 Turf and Dirt Champs
The Lafayette Buckeyes 11U took home the Championship at the "Turf and Dirt" baseball tournament in Danville. The Buckeyes won six games in five days and came from behind to win the title with a dramatic 6-5 victory over Granada.
Submitted by Anthony Giorgianni
Lafayette couple celebrates 60 years of marriage
Stan and Diane Pedder celebrated 60 miraculous years of marriage on Saturday, July 22 with their children and grandchildren at Postino Restaurant in Lafayette. The Pedder family originally settled in Lafayette in the 1930s and has stayed loyal to its Lafayette roots ...
Three new Eagle Scouts join ranks of Lafayette's Troop 224
Boy Scout Troop 224 of Lafayette members Carson Blocker, Ivan Dikov, and Niko Vo achieved Scouting's highest rank of Eagle Scout and celebrated their Eagle Court of Honor on June 24 at the Lafayette-Orinda Presbyterian Church.
Submitted by Suzanne Campillo
New AUHSD schedule hopes to broaden scope of student learning
Students at the Acalanes Union High School District will be greeted by a new bell schedule and a modified block schedule when they return to school on Monday, Aug 21.
The schedule is a ...By John T. Miller
Local residents can get a charge at three new Lafayette EV stations
Lafayette electric vehicle drivers have more choice in locations when powering up their green cars now since the city has installed three new ChargePoint stations.
The new stations are ...By Pippa Fisher
Miwok tribe recreated in Lafayette
With the emphasis on Native American values of respect, honor and being connected to the earth, retired third-grade teacher and longtime Lafayette resident Peggy Magilen recreated a tribe within Lafayette for an intergenerational workshop teaching the ways of the local ...By Pippa Fisher
Pleasant Hill Road traffic trials
The Lafayette City Council is supporting the continued exploration of ways in which to lessen Reliez Valley Road traffic woes as it considers the twofold problem of traffic either traveling at unsafe speeds or, during rush hours, barely moving at all.
By Pippa Fisher
Moraga Road fatality underscores the importance of pursuing solutions to Lafayette's traffic woes
With the start of a new school year right around the corner, drivers are urged to pay extra attention when traveling along busy Lafayette streets.
Lafayette City Council Member and ...By Pippa Fisher
Lafayette Police Blotter
An inconvenient liability, presented by Lamorinda public agencies
According to the latest audited financial ...By Nick Marnell
Troop 200 Scout leads Scotch Broom removal Hornaday project at the Lafayette Reservoir
In March, Jack Bayless, a Life Scout with Troop 200 from Lafayette, led a party of youth and adult advisors participating in a major step of his Hornaday conservation project in the removal of Scotch Broom bushes at the Lafayette Reservoir. The conservation project ...Submitted by Jack Bayless