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Don Tatzin - Citizen of the Year
It's official - Don Tatzin, former mayor and longtime city council member, is the 2019 Lafayette Citizen of the Year.
A dinner will be held in his honor at the Lafayette Park Hotel and ...
By Pippa Fisher

Mitchell Ridge named in honor of Lafayette's native son
As a fitting tribute to the memory of a man who was loved and respected by so many in the community, the city council adopted a resolution to name one of Lafayette's ridges in honor of former mayor and council member Mark Mitchell.
By Pippa Fisher

Performance before council meeting
Acalanes High School Director of Choral Activities Bruce Lengacher (far right, with students and council members) led a harmonious performance by the Chamber Singers before the Feb. 11 city council meeting. ...By Pippa Fisher

City hires recruitment firm, will seek public engagement on new city manager hire
The Lafayette City Council signed an ...By Pippa Fisher

City adds 20 acres for neighborhood hillside trails, open space
Lafayette, in partnership with John Muir Land Trust, has added 20 acres of open space to its inventory of natural parkland with the purchase at the end of last month of the "Batwing" property - the rambling hillside property located at 3333 Hamlin Road, so-called ...By Pippa Fisher

More frequent bus service for Lamorinda arriving soon
County Connection has announced more ...By Sora O'Doherty

Packed opening night For the Love of Art
The building was packed and there was a long line of people outside waiting to get into the opening of Jennifer Perlmutter's pop-up art gallery Feb. 14 at the old Wells Fargo building on the corner of Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Moraga Road. And even the torrential rain ...By Pippa Fisher

The Peter Pan Foundation moves into new Lafayette Location
The Peter Pan Foundation - a 12-year-old Lafayette nonprofit organization that inspires children of all ages to reach their full potential by encouraging confidence, character, and creativity through music and theater, while instilling the value and benefits of ...Submitted by Gina Campo

Luck Women's Boutique opens in Lafayette
Lafayette gained a new luxury women's (and girls) clothing boutique Jan. 8 when local mom Lorin Platto opened Luck. A recent East Bay transplant from San Francisco, Lorin was inspired to bring some of the city's boutique culture to Lamorinda. "I have loved fashion all ...By Jenn Freedman

New mileage markers relieve the mystery of driving on Pinehurst Road
In order to allow quicker access to the area for emergency vehicles, and to help drivers navigate a remote and tortuous road, mileposts along the six miles of Pinehurst Road in Contra Costa County have been upgraded thanks to the efforts of the Canyon community, the ...By Nick Marnell

Housing trends exposed at Home Expo
Every current or prospective homeowner has ...By Lou Fancher

Lafayette takes steps to become an Age-Friendly Community
Lafayette is taking proactive steps toward supporting its older residents as it kicks off the AARP/World Health Organization "age-friendly community" initiative with a meeting hosted by the Senior Services Commission Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Don ...By Pippa Fisher

Proposed Citizen Gas Safety Task Force moves one step forward
The principals of Save Lafayette Trees ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette officials fire back at regional housing recommendations
Lafayette officials largely denounced an action plan developed by a regional committee that would spur housing growth in the Bay Area by raising $1.5 billion annually through revenue sources like a vacancy tax, parcel tax, increased sales tax, gross receipts and head ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette on the hook for legal fees that PG&E does not pay

One ramification of the Pacific Gas and Electric Company Jan. 29 bankruptcy filing is that the company will likely no longer be able to reimburse the city of Lafayette for legal bills in ...
By Nick Marnell

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