Lafayette Juniors raise $60,000 for local nonprofit charities
The Lafayette Juniors raised $60,000 in the last 12 months for local nonprofit organizations. On June 1, the Lafayette Juniors awarded the funds to Contra Costa Interfaith Housing, Alternative Family Services, The Taylor Family Foundation, and Trinity Center in a ...Submitted by Rachelle Lara
Community mourns Miler Gloor Magrath, longtime Lafayette business owner
Miler Gloor Magrath, who for over 40 years ...By John T. Miller
Lafayette Plaza rocked by Lamorinda Idol finalists
Crowds enjoyed the evening sunshine and the musical sounds of Lamorinda's finest young musicians, packing the Plaza on a recent Friday night as many of the 36 soloists and 10 groups selected as finalists for the Lamorinda Idol Competition performed at the Lafayette ...By Pippa Fisher
County Planning Commission OK's Saranap Village; Board of Supes next
Before an overflow crowd of more than 200 ...By John T. Miller
Leigh Creekside Park is as controversial as ever
More than 50 meetings later, the controversy around Leigh Creekside Park remains as acrimonious as ever with many residents questioning the fairness of the focused Environmental Impact Report.
By Pippa Fisher
Vision for Lafayette creeks applauded but council takes no action yet
As plans for the restoration and development of the downtown creeks are unveiled - including viewing areas and patios, creek access and crossings - members of the Lafayette City Council praised the detailed report for its broad vision and flexibility.
By Pippa Fisher
Mark Kindhouse resigns, opening a vacancy on the Lafayette School District board
The Lafayette School District board ...By Pippa Fisher
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Complaint filed in attempt to save targeted trees in Lafayette
The group known as Save Lafayette Trees has filed a complaint in court demanding the reversal of a tree-cutting agreement in order to protect 272 trees deemed at risk from PG&E chainsaws.
By Pippa Fisher
Lafayette AB Oaks take first in their final game together as a team
The 14U Lafayette Oaks (part of the Advanced Baseball Program of Lafayette Little League) took first place in their age group in the 2017 Summer Splash tournament at the Big League Dreams complex in Manteca. This was their final game as a team before they go their ...Submitted by Catherine Burns
3 Lafayette Girl Scouts honored with prestigeous Silver Award
Lafayette eighth-graders Giovanna Fry, Sydney Rohrbough (Stanley Middle School) and Hayden Van Steyn (Athenian School) each completed their respective Silver Award. The Silver Award is the second highest award a Girl Scout can earn.
Submitted by Julie Gladden
Photography exhibit celebrates fatherhood at the Lafayette Library
The bond between father and child is beautifully captured by photographer Nancy Rubin in her show Mighty Dads at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center.
The portraits capture everyday ...By Kara Navolio
Lafayette ConFire commissioner Granados retires
After 15 years of service to the citizens Lafayette, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District commissioner Bill Granados will step down June 30. ConFire management and the board of directors honored Granados at the June 13 district meeting.
By Nick Marnell
Saranap Village goes to county Planning Commission
A Contra Costa County Planning Commission ...By John T. Miller