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Mt. Diablo Nursery & Garden closes
The hurt comes through loud and clear in Garth Jacober's voice. "We opened for business March 1, 2007; we're closing Feb. 28, 2018 - one day short of our 11th anniversary."
Retirement, ...
By Cathy Dausman

LAFSD parcel tax discussion leads only to more questions
A Feb. 12 discussion by school board members ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette's police station officially opens
If residents noticed SWAT vehicles on the streets of Lafayette recently, fear not - the scary-looking vehicles were probably on their way to the grand opening of Lafayette's new, state-of-the-art police station.
By Pippa Fisher

Parking relief for Safeway shoppers at last
The end is in sight for construction to provide 185 parking stalls on the vacant lot near Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Oak Hill Road in front of the Lafayette Safeway. According to Safeway spokesperson Wendy Gutshall from the Northern California corporate headquarters, the ...

Safety measures to stay in place on Reliez Valley Road
Lafayette is making permanent the safety improvements along Reliez Valley Road.
And it does seem that wheels are spinning a little more freely there these days, but is that as a result ...
By Pippa Fisher

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

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