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Judge sides with Save Lafayette Trees on CEQA appeal
The Court of Appeal for the First District has ruled in favor of Save Lafayette Trees, reversing the Superior Court's previous dismissal of the case. The court must now rule on whether the city of Lafayette failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality ...By Pippa Fisher

Art Moves Project set to present latest artistic work in Lafayette, Oct. 19
Art Moves Project brings new forms of public art to Lafayette by commissioning California artists and choreographers from varying disciplines and backgrounds using exploratory and socially relevant themes. "Encased: Presented" will be installed at Lafayette Plaza Park, ...Submitted by Christy Mack

Two Lafayette men pulled into the Green Rings circle
Steven Richard and Wei-Tai Kwok call themselves ordinary citizens, but the volunteer actions they took over the last six years have pulled them from making a difference behind the scenes to the front stage with former Vice President Al Gore. At the recent Climate ...By Sophie Braccini

Acalanes Wellness Fair features new Wellness Center
The third annual Wellness Fair held Sept. 28 at Acalanes High School, organized by the Acalanes Parents Club, Wellness Committee led by Holly Nolan, Graham Wiseman, Kelsey Kobayashi and Sylvia Sheehan along with Acalanes parent volunteers, featured ARF Therapy Dogs, ...Submitted by Graham Wiseman

AUHSD board candidates offer their insights about education
Incumbent Nancy Kendzierski, along with candidates Paul Derksen, Christopher Severson and Bob Hockett are vying for three open seats on the Acalanes Union High School District board. Lamorinda Weekly reached out to the candidates to answer questions about educational ...By John T. Miller

City postpones follow-up meeting with PG&E officials
Because of the unavailability of key ...By Nick Marnell

Get set for annual Res Run this weekend
The Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lafayette are getting ready to host the 26th annual Lafayette Res Run for Education. This year the event, which attracts all ages and all levels of athletic ability - from serious runners to dogs in tutus - will be held on ...By Pippa Fisher

An historical look back at commercial aviation in Lafayette, 1965
It may seem difficult to imagine today, but in the early 1960s the idea of helicopter airline service connecting Bay Area hub airports and some distant suburban communities was hot. Commercial airlines had not yet been deregulated and demand for passenger service was ...By Jim Moore

State Assembly candidates Baker and Bauer-Kahan woo Lamorinda voters
Incumbent Catharine Baker, R-Dublin, and challenger Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, are running for State Assembly in the 16th District, and the candidates discussed what they plan to do in Sacramento for the Lamorinda area.
By Nick Marnell

No election for the Lafayette School District board
This year will see no race for Lafayette ...By Pippa Fisher

City to name LLLC Community Hall after Don Tatzin
Upon the recommendation of the Lafayette Library and Learning Center Foundation and the endorsement of the Lafayette Parks, Trails and Recreation Commission, the Lafayette City Council Sept. 24 approved the naming of the LLLC Community Hall in honor of outgoing Mayor ...By Nick Marnell

A quick Q&A with County Superintendent of Schools candidates
Lamorinda Weekly reached out to Lynn Mackey and Cheryl Hansen, who will be facing each other in the upcoming Nov. 6 election for County Superintendent of Schools, about various topics involving education.
By John T. Miller

Hardware problems delay major intersection technology upgrade
Signaling improvements to the major ...By Nick Marnell

City settles with Save Lafayette for $650K to cover legal fees
In a settlement agreement approved by the ...By Nick Marnell

Longtime Lafayette city manager resigns
In a stunning statement at the Sept. 24 Lafayette City Council meeting, City Manager Steve Falk announced that he will depart at the end of the year.
"This afternoon, I have sent a ...
By Nick Marnell

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