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Cannabis growers in Bollinger Canyon respond to allegations
Three Bollinger Canyon residents who were referred to in a recent article regarding cannabis growing in that area contacted this newspaper to give their version of what was happening in their neighborhood, painting a picture of small family organic farms growing ...By Sophie Braccini



Lafayette Bay Area Blitz 5th grade girls team undefeated
Lafayette-based Bay Area Blitz fifth-grade girls AAU basketball team finished the summer/fall season undefeated. The team recently won the October NBBA Fall Classic Tournament held in Marin, California.
Submitted by Rhodora Del Rosario



Lafayette resident receives 'Lawyer of the Year' award
Lafayette resident R. Lewis Van Blois was ...



One woman's hobby captures Lafayette history in miniature
Walking through Nancy Flood's charming house on a quiet, tree-lined Lafayette street, it's obvious that she collects things - table tops, shelves and cabinets display her collections of glassware, salt shakers, paper punches, mice, antique bottles and souvenir spoons. ...By Diane Claytor



Cannabis in Bollinger Canyon
On an early October morning, two deputies from the county sheriff's office knocked on the door of a farm located toward the end of Bollinger Canyon Road. The owners were not happy to see the two officers but knew why they were there; the crop growing on the property ...By Sophie Braccini



Lafayette denial of big home remodel upheld in court; plaintiff to pay costs
The Court of Appeal of the State of California announced its decision on Nancy and Michael Woodall's lawsuit over their denied plans to build an English-style mansion in favor of the city of Lafayette and furthermore ruled that the city is entitled to recover all ...By Pippa Fisher



Lafayette school district seeks to quickly rectify parcel tax error
Lafayette taxpayers will be getting a refund as a result of an error recently discovered on the Measure B parcel tax bill.
Measure B passed comfortably in 2014 with 73 percent voting it ...
By Pippa Fisher



Immediate solutions sought to combat speeding drivers on dangerous Lafayette road
What to do about the Reliez Valley Road traffic? Either reckless drivers are endangering life by speeding or, during peak rush hours, the road resembles a parking lot and driver tensions run high. City officials continue to ponder the question but push for improvements ...By Pippa Fisher



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Lafayette's proactive measures prevent road collapse
In a race to beat the winter rains, the recent major road stabilization project on St. Mary's Road in Lafayette was completed in the nick of time, just one day before the first significant rain of the season. Funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and ...By Pippa Fisher



Lafayette experiences art on the cutting edge with Art Moves Project
Something new and fresh recently swept into Lafayette Circle like an invigorating breeze.
People sitting at the outside tables under the trees at the Coffee Shop, as well as passersby, ...
By Sophie Braccini



Saranap Nostalgia: Digging into the past
With Hall Equities Group set to begin work on the new Saranap Village, we take another nostalgic look back to dig up old memories before the backhoes arrive.
Last issue recalled the old ...
By John T. Miller



Lafayette entrepreneur creates unique jewelry inspired by love of water
Launching a business takes planning, smarts, creativity, and an entrepreneurial spirit. It's rare to find all those qualities in a 21-year-old. But Lafayette resident Marisa Tashima has done it with her own brand of jewelry, which she designs and creates herself.
By Kara Navolio



Forum focuses on combating high prevalence of alcohol and drug abuse in teens
According to the California Healthy Kids ...By Sora O'Doherty



Council postpones action on conflict of interest policy
Much to the consternation of the Save ...By John T. Miller



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