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Lafayette 5th graders win next level flag football championship
Burton Valley Elementary 5th Grade Boise State Broncos won the Next Level Fifth Grade Flag Football Championship. The championship game was played at De La Salle High School on Sunday, March 12.
Submitted by Flavia Trento

Lamorinda municipalities meet jointly on traffic, development
The annual joint meeting of the councils of ...By Sora O'Doherty

Lafayette fire commissioner stepping down in June
When Lafayette fire commissioner Bill Granados departs this summer, many of his colleagues say that the loss will be not only for Lafayette and the fire district but for all of Contra Costa County.
By Nick Marnell

New Sufi Sanctuary opens in Saranap area
After four years of planning and debate and nearly five years of construction, Sufism Reoriented, located in the Saranap area, inaugurated its new sanctuary with a series of events over the last few weekends.
By John T. Miller

Timing is everything for Pleasant Hill Road corridor traffic signals
Traffic should continue to ease a bit on the southern section of a heavily traveled thoroughfare in Lafayette during commute hours.
Local lawmakers gave the go-ahead to continue the ...
By Pippa Fisher

Public art is coming soon to a roundabout near you
Lafayette continues to beautify its city with art. The city's public art committee recently reviewed proposals for the latest piece, to be installed on the new Pleasant Hill Road/Olympic Boulevard roundabout and has narrowed the choice from four down to two.
By Pippa Fisher

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EBMUD Celebrates Carr Ranch watershed acquisition
With a backdrop of rolling green hills, local dignitaries, EBMUD officials and representatives of the John Muir Land Trust officially celebrated the preservation of Carr Ranch, the large expanse of land just beyond Rancho Laguna Park.
By Peggy Spear

Vintage Madame Alexander dolls are on display at Lafayette Library
A talk with Lauren Tombari about her Madame Alexander doll collection is a chance to learn a bit of history and perhaps uncover a Lafayette mystery.
Tombari is a great teacher - in fact ...
By Cathy Dausman

'Women in Music' Day made official
The Lafayette City Council enjoyed a short musical treat from Pam Freund-Striplen on Monday, Feb. 27 as she gave a brief preview from "Threads", her upcoming concerts with the Gold Coast Chamber Players, which features female composers throughout history.
By Pippa Fisher

Music series embraces the Summer of Love
As the song goes "Money can't buy me love" and it won't have to this summer in Lafayette, where the free Rock the Plaza series of concerts will be featuring very special tributes to the Summer of Love.
By Pippa Fisher

Dynamic Husband and Wife Team Earn Citizens of the Year in Lafayette
This year Lafayette is going with the ultimate volunteering partnership in its selection for Citizens of the Year as it recognizes the long list of volunteer works done by husband and wife team, Dick and Robin Holt.
By Pippa Fisher

A focus on Lafayette life
For all aspiring Lafayette photographers, there is an exciting opportunity coming soon. The city of Lafayette is running a "Day in the Life" photo contest, sponsored by the city's Art Commission.
By Pippa Fisher

Sidewalk maintenance falls to Lafayette residents
To what extent, if any, are property owners responsible for repairs to the sidewalk, defined as the area between the property line and the street line, whether or not it has a sidewalk or parking strip, gutter or curb?
By Pippa Fisher

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