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Outdoor jazz concert in Lafayette
There's something simply sublime about soft jazz in an outdoor setting and Lamorinda residents will have an opportunity to experience just that at the annual Big Band Concert from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 at the Lafayette Christian Church Courtyard Patio in the ...Submitted by Marie Williams

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Lafayette City Council candidates answer questions ahead of the November election
Lamorinda Weekly reached out to the Lafayette City Council candidates and posed four questions on key topics pertaining to Lafayette. Responses were limited to 50 words due to space constraints. The issues are complex, however, and to learn more, residents can attend ...By Pippa Fisher

Mayor proclaims Gold Star Mothers' Day in Lafayette
The Lafayette City Council issued a proclamation to declare Sept. 30 Gold Star Mothers' Day - a day for residents to acknowledge and honor the sacrifice of gold star mothers and families.
By Pippa Fisher

Restricted access on reservoir trail while EBMUD repaves
Runners and walkers who rely on pounding the pavement on the loop around the Lafayette reservoir will have to adjust their plans as the East Bay Municipal Utility District will be closing first one side and then the other to allow for repaving of the trail known as the ...By Pippa Fisher

Perfect weather for Lafayette's 23rd annual Art and Wine Festival
By lunchtime on Saturday the festival was already bustling with crowds browsing the booths such as the one shown here - Tsalt, an Oakland-based gourmet seasoning company started by Cole and Tsatsaa Campi.
By Pippa Fisher

Residents make their case for saving trees and pipeline safety at special meeting
Dialogue is set to continue and chainsaws appear to be set aside, for now at least, following a special meeting which saw top executives from PG&E facing a variety of tough questions and concerns from residents.
By Pippa Fisher

Lamorinda EBMUD directors project continued water rate increases
The Lamorinda board members for the East Bay Municipal Utility District ran unopposed in the 2018 general election, so John Coleman and Marguerite Young will retain their seats for the next four years, a period in which they foresee water rates continuing to rise for ...By Nick Marnell

Fred H. G. Lothrop, citizen of Lafayette, CA-1931-2018

Pacific Chamber Orchestra's 'Mozart - The Grandeur' in Lafayette Sept. 15
Members of the Pacific Chamber Orchestra, touring soloists and chamber musicians who also appear in such prestigious groups as the San Francisco Symphony, Opera and Ballet Orchestras, touring Broadway shows, and feature films recorded at Skywalker Ranch, will perform ...Submitted by Lawrence Kohl

Developer pulls out - what's next for Park Theater?
City staff learned late Aug. 29 that ...By Pippa Fisher

Will Lafayette become a straw-free community?
When will Lafayette reach the final straw? For co-founders of Central Contra Costa's Last Plastic Straw, Darby Witherspoon and Chloe De Lancie, they are hoping sooner rather than later.
By Pippa Fisher

First day of school at Happy Valley
It was all smiles - well, mostly all smiles - on the first day back at Happy Valley Elementary School Aug. 21. - P. Fisher
By Pippa Fisher

Class of '68 school spirit
The patio bar outside at El Charro was packed Friday Aug. 24 as the Acalanes High School class of '68 gathered in their usual tradition. The event, scheduled to run from 5 to 6:30 p.m. was still going strong late into the night. A couple of Acalanes teachers from 1968 ...

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