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Published on May 11th, 2022
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Published on May 11th, 2022
LPIE honors two dynamic individuals with new award
The Lafayette Partners in Education board of directors, at a special fundraising gala held April 23 in San Francisco, announced the creation of the Tom Mulvaney Legacy Award as a way in which to honor those individuals, families, or businesses who have demonstrated an ...Submitted by Danielle Gallagher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Creative writing contest winners announced
The Campolindo Poetry And Creative Writing (PAC) Club's creative writing contest received 39 entries and the judges had a wonderful time reading them and picking three winners and three runners-up in the categories. The PAC also hosted an open mic April 12 where the ...Submitted by Angeni Lieben and Samantha Lee

Published on May 11th, 2022
Wagner Ranch Elementary 4th-graders head to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals
May we serve you a bacon pie. Sounds delicious and creative, as seven Wagner Ranch fourth-graders will be serving bacon pies in the jungle at the May 2022 World Finals Odyssey of the Mind competition in Ames, Iowa. What do pies have to do with the jungle. As one of two ...Submitted by Jill Gibson

Published on May 11th, 2022
SMC transformed for Campo's high school junior prom
Campolindo High School hosted its Junior Prom on Friday, April 23 under the stars at Saint Mary's College. Parents transformed the outdoor space creating a dance floor, casino room and lounge for a wonderful night of celebration. Nearby Carondelet High School did the ...Submitted by Maura Wolf

Published on May 11th, 2022
Lily toxicity in cats
One of the most severe, and saddest, toxicities to cats comes in the form of beautiful flowers - the plants in the Lilium and Hemerocallis lily genus group. The Lilium genus includes imported or cultivated flowers such as Easter Lily, as well as native species in ...By Mona Miller, DVM

Published on May 11th, 2022
'You Will Remember Me' - A touching reflection on transition and memories
The International Film Showcase starting May 13 at the Orinda Theatre features the Canadian film from Qubec, "You Will Remember Me," that poetically, yet realistically addresses the loss of memory and self caused by Alzheimer's disease. The movie is not grim or sad; ...By Sophie Braccini

Published on May 11th, 2022
GCCP's 'A Cultural Crossroads' features acclaimed flutist R. Carlos Nakai
Past, present and future unite in Gold Coast Chamber Players upcoming performance of "A Cultural Crossroads, Black and Indigenous influences on Dvorak in America." Led by Artistic Director Pamela Freund-Striplen, the May 14 concert in Don Tatzin Community Hall at the ...By Lou Fancher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Beloved music director, Bob Athayde, to retire in June
Walk almost anywhere in Lamorinda or stretch your arms wide at nearly every Bay Area location where jazz music is studied or performed, you're likely to bump into a person whose life bears the imprint of Bob Athayde. The Stanley Middle School music director and teacher ...By Lou Fancher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Sowing the seeds of hope, cooperation at Lafayette Community Garden
When Janet Thomas and the gardening team began planning for the Lafayette Community Garden nearly a decade and a half ago, they were planting the seeds to something much larger than a growing ground. "It's a cooperative garden. We work as teams and collaborate," Thomas ...By Sharon K. Sobotta

Published on April 27th, 2022
Lafayette Juniors Lifestyle Tour, April 30
The Lafayette Juniors will host a lifestyle tour showcasing unique and masterfully designed spaces at five beautiful Lafayette homes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30. The self-guided tour was formerly known as the kitchen tour. This year marks the club's 23rd ...By Sora O'Doherty

Published on April 27th, 2022
Moraga photographer featured in gallery at local boutique
Thomas Black, a Moraga-based photographer, is the featured artist at Hollie's Homegrown, an artisan boutique located in Lafayette at the corner of Moraga Road and Mt. Diablo Boulevard. The exhibit runs May 2 to Labor Day.

Published on April 27th, 2022
MSD Teacher of the Year Serina Culleton
In the oddest of ways, instructing elementary school students during the pandemic has suited Rheem Elementary School third grade teacher Serina Culleton perfectly. She loves teaching outdoors, centering lessons within games and observations of nature, springing ...By Lou Fancher

Published on April 27th, 2022
'Moods For Moderns' at Town Hall Theatre
Oakland-based contemporary painter Michael Robinson will be the subject of a special free art exhibit at the Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette through May 31.
Titled "Moods For Moderns," ...
Submitted by Tracy Robinson

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