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City council to appeal planning commission decision on crosses property
The fate of the land that is home to the Lafayette crosses is once again on the table as the result of a request for appeal brought by a city council member.
The roughly 5-acre land in ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lafayette mayor joins Stanley students in annual concert
Lafayette Mayor Don Tatzin performed on his euphonium with Stanley Middle School Symphonic Band students Jan. 19 during the school's annual Concert for the Mayor, hosted by the Stanley music department under the direction of Bob Athayde. Not only did Tatzin attend and ...Submitted by Kerwin Lee

Lafayette realtor Dana Green honored
At a packed dinner event Feb. 2, local realtor Dana Green received the award for Business Person of the Year, surrounded by family, friends, business associates and her entire "Green Team" on an evening she described as being truly special.

Lafayette couple has a confection to make
Lafayette Mayor Don Tatzin and his wife Ellen Reintjes have long been truffle makers. And a few times a year the talented couple share their knowledge and skills with residents by giving a truffle-making class at the library.
By Pippa Fisher

Don Tatzin delivers State of the City Address
Lafayette Mayor Don Tatzin summed up the State of the City address in five words: "Happy birthday, Lafayette. Love Lafayette."
As the city celebrates its 50th anniversary of inc ...

The Chamber of Commerce is back, bigger and better than ever
There was quite a lively party lighting up Lafayette Circle on a recent, rainy weeknight as over 200 people came by the new Chamber of Commerce offices to help celebrate the grand opening of the new digs.
By Pippa Fisher

Traffic solutions, all options still being explored
When it comes to addressing downtown congestion, the Lafayette City Council agrees - every single option comes with a cost, and it's not just financial.
The council reviewed proposed ...
By Pippa Fisher

First Orinda, now Lafayette considers LimeBike
Lafayette is joining neighboring cities in considering introducing dockless bike sharing for its residents.
The city council heard a presentation from LimeBike representative Sam Dreiman ...
By Pippa Fisher

Lamorinda mayors balk at proposed CPUC resolution
Mayors Dave Trotter of Moraga and Don Tatzin of Lafayette have urged the California Public Utilities Commission to vote against implementing a registration process for new community choice aggregators, arguing that the registration process is an improper de facto ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette author draws on her childhood in China to pen award-winning children's books
Ying Chang Compestine, a Lafayette resident since 2002, is the author of 20 books, with her newest book, a retelling of "The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes" (Abrams, 2017), released this month.
By Kara Navolio

Lafayette delay equals Walnut Creek gain
Because of delays in the completion of ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette school board starts search for new superintendent
Lafayette has set in motion its process for ...By Pippa Fisher

A familiar face returns to Acalanes Board of Governors
Back again after a break of only just over a year, Richard Whitmore has been appointed to the Acalanes Union High School District board, to fill the vacancy created by the recent resignation of Craig Cheslog. His term will run until the next regularly scheduled ...By Pippa Fisher

Nominations are open for the 2018 Lafayette Citizen of the Year
Do you have a person in mind for this year's ...

Work on new police headquarters almost complete
An unremarkable 1950s ranch-style building from the outside, but a state-of-the-art 21st century police station inside, the new police headquarters on Mt. Diablo Boulevard is close to completion.
By Pippa Fisher

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