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City appoints interim city manager
As the search continues for a new city manager following the resignation of City Manager Steven Falk effective at the end of this year, the city has appointed longtime staff member Niroop Srivatsa as interim manager. The council anticipates its search for a permanent ...By Pippa Fisher

Teddy bear window display a Christmas toy tradition
It's a Lafayette tradition every Christmas season - the McCaulou's shop window. From Thanksgiving onward lights twinkle and music tinkles as the display of cuddly moving teddy bears enchant in a different winter wonderland scene each year.
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette: New Eagle Scouts in Troop 200
Boy Scout Troop 200, chartered by Our Savior's Lutheran Church of Lafayette, is proud to announce its fall 2018 Eagle Scouts - Ryan Everly, Isaac Douglas, Cole Brightbill, Matthew Raffel, Maverick Fabela, Nicholas Shaw, Edward Laskey and Donovan Fuller. The new Eagle ...Submitted by Ben Douglas

Lions provide free eye screenings in Lafayette
Members of the Lamorinda Lions Club and ...Submitted by Bob Murtagh

Lafayette Inventor Shares Secrets on Raising Kids to be Problem-Solvers in New Book
When Jim Marggraff was 4 years old he was placed in a special education class because he stuttered and had a droopy eye. He almost didn't finish college at MIT because, as a child of a single mom, he couldn't afford the tuition. Marggraff, a Lafayette resident since ...By Kara Navolio

Santa drops by It's a Wonderful Life
It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas on a beautiful evening in the packed Lafayette Plaza Dec. 7 as local students groups sang and performed holiday music.
The party really got ...
By Pippa Fisher

Orinda mom takes over District 16 California Assembly seat
Lawyer and law professor Rebecca Bauer-Kahan didn't find out that she had won her seat in the California legislature until 10 days after the election. She spent that time trying to make certain that every vote was counted. Afterward, she was treated to a tour of the ...By Sora O'Doherty

Community hall renamed for Tatzin
A sizeable crowd showed up for the Nov. 26 city council meeting. And people weren't there to hear policy discussed on this occasion - they were there in appreciation of Mayor Don Tatzin, for whom the community hall at the Lafayette Library and Learning Center was being ...By Pippa Fisher

City wins victory in lawsuit
The city of Lafayette won a trial court ...By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette through the eyes of the lens; photos on display
Lafayette city council took time during the Nov. 26 meeting to recognize the participants of the most recent "Day in the Life" photo contest, including first place winner Chuck DeLeuw for his submission entitled "Thanks for Stopping in Lafayette."
By Pippa Fisher

Outgoing public servants honored
Driving rain didn't dissuade hundreds of people from showing up to a joint reception at the Lafayette Veterans Memorial Center Nov. 27 for six public servants who are retiring or moving on in their service to the city.
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette loses longtime resident, 'honorary mayor'
Founder of Lafayette's Diablo Foods Ed Stokes passed away peacefully Nov. 28 amidst family and friends.
Stokes was known as honorary mayor of the city because of his philanthropy.
By Pippa Fisher

Keeping your hair Sharp in Lafayette
In movies like "Barbershop" and shows like "The Andy Griffith Show," the barbershop was far more than a place to get your hair cut. It was a place for friends to meet, share ideas, debate the issues of the day and leave the shop looking better than when you walked ...By Jon Kingdon

Saranap General Plan proposals nearing completion
After three contentious projects roiled the ...By John T. Miller

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