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Lamorinda vintner receives coveted wine competition awards
Lamorinda Wine Growers Association President Bill Scanlin's Lafayette-based Deer Hill Vineyards was awarded a Bronze for his 2016 Sangiovese and the highest honor of a Double Gold for his 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon during the recent San Francisco Chronicle Wine C ...By Vera Kochan

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Sold-out event celebrates Business Person of the Year
The city of Lafayette celebrated its 30th Business Person of the Year, Jennifer Perlmutter, Jan. 31 with a sold-out dinner at the Lafayette Park Hotel and Spa. The annual event traditionally also features the mayor giving a State of the City address.
By Pippa Fisher

Council strikes a more measured note in response to Skinner letter
The Lafayette City Council spent close to an hour and a half thrashing out the nuances of language for their response to a message received in December from State Sen. Nancy Skinner at a recent meeting. Choosing between two versions of a response, four of the five ...By Pippa Fisher

Traffic concerns at heart of residents' objections to 315-unit development
The Planning Commission held a joint meeting with the Transportation and Circulation Commission on Jan. 21 as a first look at the results of the traffic impact study report for the proposed Terraces development on Deer Hill Road.
By Pippa Fisher

Controversial housing bill SB 50 fails to pass senate
The California Senate failed to pass Senate ...By Sora O'Doherty

A horse walks into a bar...
What's to be done at the local saloon when there's no hitching post? Why, ride `em right in, of course.
It is certainly not an everyday sight, but that's what a posse of eight cowgirls ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette Sailor announced finalist
US Sailing is proud to announce the shortlist for US Sailing's 2019 Rolex Yachtsman and Yachtswoman of the Year Awards. Local Lafayette resident, Daniela Moroz, has made the list of finalists. The national event will be held in San Diego and is set to take place on ...Submitted by Antonia Hutzell

Lafayette Library Art Gallery opens call for artists
The City of Lafayette Public Art Committee is inviting artists living or working in the Bay Area to submit proposals for exhibitions in the Library Art Gallery located at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in downtown Lafayette through ...Submitted by Jenny Rosen

Lafayette native helps in Australia firefight
With bushfires continuing to rage across the country, Australia is not a destination most Americans are choosing in their travel plans. Unless, of course, you’re a firefighter.
By Jennifer Wake

Jennifer Perlmutter, Business Person of the Year, connecting through art
This year's Business Person of the Year, Jennifer Perlmutter, is proof that art and business are not mutually exclusive. Nonetheless this year's recipient of the award says she was truly surprised to learn she had received the honor.
By Pippa Fisher

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Residents pull together to restore native planting on creek banks
Gathered next to Sotheby's Realty on Mt. Diablo Boulevard toward Lafayette's western end on a recent Sunday morning, a group of about 30 willing and able folks of all ages were eager to help with a planting project on the banks of the creek.
By Pippa Fisher

An open letter to State Sen. Steve Glazer and Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan
Dear Sen. Glazer and Assemblymember ...

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