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Lafayette couple from Atria wins 90th birthday bash
A Lafayette couple has been selected as the winners in a contest that will allow four generations of their family to join for a 90th birthday celebration this summer.
Bob and Joan Wight, ...
Submitted by Ben Adkins

Lafayette author Gini Graham Scott shares secrets of self-publishing
Have a story to tell? Want to write a book to help promote your business? Publishing your book is easier than it ever has been. Lafayette author Gini Graham Scott will share her expertise on how to the self-publish your book at a talk in Lafayette on July 15.
By Kara Navolio

Residents get to rock out on 'Make Music Day'
What's better than karaoke? Live karaoke of course and, to celebrate "Make Music Day" residents will have their chance to belt out a song with a live band to back them up.
Local musician ...

LPIE throws thank you Party in the Park
Families enjoyed a carefree afternoon in the Lafayette Plaza Park June 4, picnicking and playing, listening to music, with snacks and fun activities all provided by Lafayette Partners in Education as a celebration of community and for their support for the children in ...By Pippa Fisher

Mariachis and Margaritas support Las Trampas
A recent "Mariachis and Margaritas" fundraising event organized by Lamorinda Gives Back, also known as LAMA, was fun for all but the real winner was Las Trampas, for whom they raised over $5,000.
By Pippa Fisher

Rockin' the Plaza
Young and old alike celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love in the first of the Rock the Plaza series of concerts in Lafayette, to be held on Fridays in June. Families spread out their blankets and relaxed to the groovy sounds of San Francisco Airship. ...

Council takes time to review city manager's contract
With City Manager Steve Falk's employment agreement up for renewal, Lafayette City Council members and residents weighed in on the terms of the contract at a recent meeting, resulting in an extension for 120 days, giving enough time to review both performance and the ...By Pippa Fisher

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An unforgettable Father's Day gift
Matt Phillips received his Father's Day gift a bit early, but it is one he will never, ever forget. Phillips delivered - on his own - his second daughter Adeline in the Lafayette home he shares with his family and that once belonged to Adeline's great-grandparents.
By Cathy Dausman

Lafayette AB Oaks wins Diablo League tournament
Baseball team 13U Lafayette AB Oaks took first place in their age group in the 2017 680 Diablo League tournament the weekend of May19-21 at the Twin Creeks complex in Sunnyvale.
Many of ...
Submitted by Julie Schmit

Lafayette residents sip, sample and socialize at Taste of Lafayette
Cloudy skies and chilly temperatures did not deter folks from the community dinner party known as the Taste of Lafayette.
Residents strolled along the city's "Restaurant Row" as they ...
By Pippa Fisher

Traffic lights hit temporary roadblock
After a flurry of orange-vest and hard-hat activity along Reliez Station Road in Lafayette in recent months, work on the installation of the two new sets of traffic lights stalled temporarily.
By Pippa Fisher

New Lafayette logo for 50th anniversary year
Public Art Committee board member Erling Horn presented the winning design for the new Lafayette 50th anniversary city logo, which residents can expect to see on banners, bumper stickers, pins, posters, mugs and t-shirts.
By Pippa Fisher

Stanley Middle School Jazz Ensemble ties for second best in the nation
The Stanley Middle School Jazz Messengers have tied for second best middle school jazz band in the nation and were recognized at a recent city council meeting, when Lafayette Mayor Mike Anderson proclaimed May 22 to be Stanley Jazz Messengers Day in the city.
By Pippa Fisher

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