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District Attorney drops duct tape case
By Sophie Braccini
The Contra Costa County District Attorney decided at the end of January not to file charges in the case that opposed a Moraga family against a Los Perales teacher, Millie Tang, and the Moraga School District.
The story started last year when a family alleged that Tang had put duct tape on their son's ...
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From left, MOFD's Stephen Healy, and ConFire's Lewis Broschard and Jeff Carman. Photo Nick Marnell
MOFD, ConFire chiefs update new Lamorinda lawmakers on concerns
By Nick Marnell
The fire chiefs from the two local Lamorinda fire districts warned of their operational concerns and shared their goals with newly installed council members from each Lamorinda municipality at an orientation session held at the Lafayette Library ...
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The fallen eucalyptus tree damaged multiple cars and covered the parking lot in front of La Finestra Restaurant in Lafayette. Photo Gint Federas
Falling trees threaten Lamorinda residents
By John T. Miller
A spate of falling trees in Lamorinda over the past month caused extensive damage and raised concern over future harm from overwrought trees.
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The Miramonte parking lot at rush hour. Photo Sora O'Doherty
AUHSD to implement new block schedule for schools
By Sora O'Doherty
If you are noticing less rush in the Lamorinda rush hour this week, it might be due to the one-week trial of the new block schedule at all four high schools in the Acalanes Union High School District. The ...read
Tom Higgins Photos Gint Federas
Acalanes boys soccer angling for top spot in league
By Karl Buscheck
With the Diablo Athletic League slate rapidly drawing to a close and the North Coast Section postseason approaching, the Acalanes boys soccer team is in the mix to claim first place in the league standings. ...read

Isabelle Hechinger and Julia Neyshloss decorate a bed at Misto Lino Lafayette Photo Andy Scheck
Give your bedroom some love this Valentine's Day
By Paula King
Although a third of our lives are spent in our bedrooms and they often become our sanctuary, local designers say that bedrooms often lack depth, warmth and consistency. With Valentine's Day on the horizon, it ...read
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Enjoyed background on park
Dear Editor,
I am reaching out to say how much I enjoyed seeing Mr. Miller's article in the Jan. 25 issue about the community gathering at Leigh Creekside Park. ...


Let Leigh Creekside Park Be
Dear Editor,
I want to thank John T. Miller for his even handed article on the Future of Leigh Creekside Park. As an original donor to the Park, I strongly feel this open space provides plenty of room for our young children....

Residents Enjoyed Afternoon in Leigh Creekside Park
Dear Editor,
I would like to thank John T. Miller for his article, "City Council to Decide Future of Leigh Creekside Park," which appeared in the Jan. 25, 2017 issue of the Lamorinda Weekly. The community event hosted ...

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Lafayette State of the City: Constantly moving forward
By Nick Marnell
In his state of the city address at the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award dinner, Lafayette Mayor Mike Anderson spent little time patting the city on the back for what it has ...read

Plans for improved dog park unleashed at Lafayette's Deer Hill development
By Nick Marnell
Not only humans are debating the merits of a passive or active city park but canines may soon face the same quandary over a proposed park of their own.
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Council: Still no decision on Leigh Creekside Park
By Nick Marnell
A decision that some suggested would require the city council to channel the wisdom of Solomon may now force Lafayette lawmakers to exhibit the patience of Job.
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Moraga to consider Gun Violence Prevention ordinances
By Sophie Braccini
During its 2017 goal setting session, the Moraga Town Council decided to consider ordinances aimed at protecting the population from gun violence.
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Moraga Town Council meets to determine '17 goals
By Sophie Braccini
Moraga Town Council's annual goal setting exercise was more creative this year than ever, opening new conversations about both topics and methodology, but did not lead to the gelling of a list. The process is ...read

EBMUD put on the spot for failure to address landslide on Augusta Drive
By Sophie Braccini
Moraga pedestrians used to be treated to a nice walk along Moraga Creek up to the crossing of the Lafayette-Moraga trail and Canyon Road. Nowadays when one ventures on the Canyon Bridge, the access to the ...read
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Long delays for emergency vehicles up the pressure for speedy sinkhole repair on Miner Road
By Sora O'Doherty
Orinda raced to get sinkhole repairs underway as the unusual closure of Miner Road is adding 20 minutes to the response time for emergency vehicles, including to Sleepy Hollow Elementary School.
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Orinda sets up Downtown Development subcommittee
By Sora O'Doherty
With no regularly scheduled meetings, the newly formed Downtown Development subcommittee will meet on an "as needed" basis for the purpose of providing assistance to city staff as they move into the project. ...read

Wet weather doesn't dampen the spirits of young marchers on Inauguration weekend
By Sora O'Doherty
The Kid's Inauguration Day Response and March went off without a hitch in Orinda on Sunday, Jan. 22, despite bucketing rain.
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Falling trees threaten Lamorinda residents
AUHSD to implement new block schedule for schools
District Attorney drops duct tape case
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette State of the City: Constantly moving forward
Plans for improved dog park unleashed at Lafayette's Deer Hill development
Council: Still no decision on Leigh Creekside Park
Moraga Police Blotter
Moraga to consider Gun Violence Prevention ordinances
Moraga Town Council meets to determine '17 goals
EBMUD put on the spot for failure to address landslide on Augusta Drive
Moraga seeking Citizen of the Year nominations
Orinda Police Blotter
Long delays for emergency vehicles up the pressure for speedy sinkhole repair on Miner Road
Orinda sets up Downtown Development subcommittee
Wet weather doesn't dampen the spirits of young marchers on Inauguration weekend
Development heating up for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District
MOFD, ConFire chiefs update new Lamorinda lawmakers on concerns
Moragan organizes protest against ban
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Lafayette showcases its many wedding vendors with a unique 'Bridal Crawl'
Damage closes McCaulou's in Moraga
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Moraga man is Grammy nominee once again
A new chapter for Orinda yoga instructor
East Bay Donation Station connects volunters with those in need of help
Campo Freshman a Fresh Face on NYC Fashion Runway
MBA Opening Day Parade Scheduled for Feb. 25
Assisteens show elementary kids how to make a difference
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Digging Deep
District Attorney drops duct tape case
By Sophie Braccini
The Contra Costa County District Attorney decided at the end of January not to file charges in the case that opposed a Moraga family against a Los Perales teacher, Millie Tang, and the Moraga School D ...read

Campo Freshman a Fresh Face on NYC Fashion Runway
By Cathy Dausman
While many of Angelina Louie's peers wore heels to their middle school promotion, she chose Converse sneakers.
Angelina is ...read
School Calendar
Acalanes Union High School District
Board Room AUHSD Office
1212 Pleasant Hill Rd, Lafayette
Wednesday, Feb. 15, at 7:30pm

Lafayette School District
LAFSD Office
3477 School Street, Lafayette
Wednesday, Feb. 8, at 7pm

Moraga School District
Joaquin Moraga Intermediate School Auditorium 1010 Camino Pablo, Moraga
Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30pm

Orinda Union School District
OUSD Office 8 Altarinda Road, Orinda
Monday, Feb. 13, at 6pm
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Campo girls' soccer making strong push as NCS approaches
By Karl Buscheck
As the Campolindo girls' soccer team embarks upon the final week of the Diablo Athletic League schedule, head coach Ernesto Silva is telling his squad to follow a simple philosophy.
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DAL title 'up for grabs' as boys' hoops season draws to close
By Karl Buscheck
Even as Campolindo sits in a tie for first place in the Diablo Athletic League with a 5-1 record in league and an 15-7 mark overall, the Cougars can't be bothered to look ahead to the North Coast Section ...read

State Champions Honored by Moraga Town Council
Submitted by Red Smith
Campolindo High School's magical run to the 2016 State Football Championship officially ended last month with a proclamation by the Moraga Town Council that Wednesday, Jan. 25, was "Campolindo Varsity Football ...read
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Come to the Orinda Library for a fun, relaxed evening as patrons reconnect with the creative spirit at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8. Local artist Felicia Morris ...

Temple Isaiah’s annual Dessert Concert is at 4 p.m. on Feb. 12 at 945 Risa Road in Lafayette, This year the Ensemble will present popular songs from the 20th century, including ...

“Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters” a multimedia stand-up comedy show about superheroes, sci-fi and monsters from comedian and cartoonist Mike Capozzola at 4:30 p.m. ...

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An artistic treasure hunt 'R-evol-ution'
By Cathy Dausman
Deborah Rhee admits to recently "feeling stuck" artistically. The Lafayette abstract painter (www.deborahrhee.com/blog/the-beat-goes-on-now-hanging-at-jennifer-perlmutter-gallery) had noted the apprehensive ...read

Moraga man is Grammy nominee once again
By Cathy Dausman
Musical lightning strikes twice, as Moraga native Alan Ferber earned his second Grammy nomination, this time for Best Instrumental Composition for "Flow."
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A new chapter for Orinda yoga instructor
By Kara Navolio
As a yoga instructor and practitioner of the exercise that combines meditation and movement for overall health, Dana Dowell wanted to share the yoga philosophy with children. She sees yoga as a way to help ...read

East Bay Donation Station connects volunters with those in need of help
By Diane Claytor
Winston Churchill once said, "We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give." Moraga's Leah Riggins is doing what she can to help Lamorindans "make a life."
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