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Leigh Creekside Park closer to getting play structure
If it was said that the divisive issue of ...By Pippa Fisher

Fighting for Lamorinda sanctuary status
Three young Lamorinda residents and their friends have decided to take on a highly visible political campaign: get the three communities to declare sanctuary city status.
Sanctuary ...
By Sophie Braccini

Shared words of wisdom: How to be an effective city council member
Lafayette City Manager Steve Falk organized an orientation in January for the new council members of each Lamorinda municipality, with the new city leaders hearing from many of the public agencies they will work closely with. But the highlight of the four-hour event ...By Nick Marnell

Noise now permitted at Lafayette swimming pool
The Lafayette Planning Commission settled the Sun Valley Swimming Pool Association neighborhood dispute that has dragged on for nearly three years, but even that decision required two separate votes of a split commission to finalize.
By Nick Marnell

Lafayette firefighters ignore local politics, quietly do their jobs
Through all of the drama of Lafayette's recent unhappiness with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, the failed Fire Station 46 venture and the torpid pace of the Fire Station 16 rebuild, the firefighters of Lafayette fire stations 15 and 17 stand fast, ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette residents balk over costs to repair curbs and gutters
Lafayette residents lashed out at the city council Feb. 13 over the requirement that property owners pay for curb and gutter repair in front of their homes before the city begins its road construction program in April.
By Nick Marnell

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Battering storms ravage Lamorinda
Storms with heavy rain and strong winds battered the Lamorinda area this month, causing widespread damage. In Orinda, there was a serious mudslide at Van Tassle Lane, resulting in one home being red-tagged and another being yellow-tagged.
By Sora O'Doherty

Lafayette, Millie's Kitchen will miss its founder as Millie Harris dies at 91
The old-fashioned street sign on Oak Hill Road reads "Millie's Kitchen." The sign was designed and contributed by a San Francisco policeman who was a restaurant patron. While the sign and the name remain, Millie Harris, original chef and owner of Millie's Kitchen in ...By Cathy Dausman

Lafayette showcases its many wedding vendors with a unique 'Bridal Crawl'
The winter months leading up to Valentine's Day are when 75 percent of couples get engaged, so wedding season is just around the corner and brides are making big decisions this time of year.
By Paula King

Council: Still no decision on Leigh Creekside Park
A decision that some suggested would require the city council to channel the wisdom of Solomon may now force Lafayette lawmakers to exhibit the patience of Job.
With residents packed ...
By Nick Marnell

Plans for improved dog park unleashed at Lafayette's Deer Hill development
Not only humans are debating the merits of a passive or active city park but canines may soon face the same quandary over a proposed park of their own.
Part of the development plan for ...
By Nick Marnell

Lafayette State of the City: Constantly moving forward
In his state of the city address at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award dinner, Lafayette Mayor Mike Anderson spent little time patting the city on the back for what it has accomplished. Instead, he outlined what Lafayette can do better ...By Nick Marnell

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