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Lamorinda Spirit Van celebrates 12 years of service to seniors
This month sees the 12th anniversary of the Lamorinda Spirit Van. It is a remarkable achievement for any program but perhaps even more so in this case since the program is mostly operated by volunteers and is largely grant-reliant. The program is looking for additional ...By Pippa Fisher

New Lafayette parking lot promised by end of summer
The long-awaited and much-needed new parking lot on the east end of Lafayette is getting closer as the East Bay Municipal Utility District moves onto the next phase of work - the demolition of the old plant.
By Pippa Fisher

City rushes to rezone as developer pursues original 315-apartment project
While Lafayette city leaders address the rezoning of the controversial land on Deer Hill Road in order to bring it into compliance with the general plan, they also took the step of enacting a 45-day moratorium temporarily halting any development on that land.
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette Oaks ranked No. 15 in the state
The Lafayette Oaks 14U baseball team coached by Jon Zuber capped off another terrific season with a big tournament win in Santa Barbara over the Memorial Day weekend. The Oaks, who were defending tournament champions of the 680 Diablo League from last year, were ...Submitted by Laura Bergman

Lamorinda municipalities report healthy reserve balances
With the improved economy since the Great ...By Nick Marnell

Did polling irregularities occur?
Vice Mayor Cam Burks is concerned that ...By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette School District has new top educator
The Lafayette School District governing board announced the appointment of Richard Whitmore to the position of Superintendent of Education. He will take over from outgoing Superintendent Rachel Zinn who is retiring after 12 years of service to LAFSD and 38 years as an ...By Pippa Fisher

And then there were five (planning commissioners)
The latest appointment to Lafayette's Planning Commission is Anna Radonich, an environmental planner, bringing the total commissioners back up to five.
Radonich was appointed to the ...
By Pippa Fisher

Back to the drawing board on Deer Hill Road, as voters reject Measure L
Although uncertainty due to uncounted ...By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette residents question city’s relationship with PG&E
As Lafayette Vice Mayor Cameron Burks ...By Nick Marnell

PG&E on track to start work on June 7
The replacement of one mile of PG&E gas pipeline under St. Mary's Road and the closure of the arterial during the summer are in no way as controversial at the tree removal project in Lafayette (see article page A3) and the recent Lafayette information session on May 23 ...By Sophie Braccini

Fire chief supports pipeline access, mum on Lafayette tree removal
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection ...By Nick Marnell

Rock the Plaza back again Fridays in June
The Lafayette Plaza Park comes alive every Friday evening in June each year as the Rock the Plaza series of family-friendly, live-music concerts gets the community hopping.
This year is ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette officials speak out on state and regional initiatives
A spate of ballot measures and proposed ...By Nick Marnell

Decongestion ahead for major Lafayette intersection
Drivers planning to turn right onto Mt. Diablo Boulevard from Moraga Road will soon have an added option as the Lafayette City Council unanimously authorized the temporary addition of a second northbound, right-turn lane at the intersection. The pilot project, part of ...By Nick Marnell

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