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Published on May 25th, 2022
Lafayette Library Bookmark Contest winners announced
After a year's absence due to the pandemic, the Lafayette Library Bookmark Contest returned this year. Students at all Lafayette elementary and middle schools were given an opportunity to draw a bookmark for the contest. The winning bookmarks were chosen from among the ...

Published on May 25th, 2022
Longtime teacher known for changing hearts and minds, bids LES farewell
Dana Fry has much more than math, writing and reading on her agenda when she walks into her fourth-grade classroom every morning. "I want all my students to know that I like and respect them just the way they are," Fry says. "(Being yourself) is hard these days. I hope ...By Sharon K. Sobotta

Published on May 25th, 2022
Intergenerational crowd warmly welcomes back Concert at the Res after two-year pandemic hiatus
Four-year-old Leila smiled ear-to-ear, while pointing toward the stage at the Lafayette reservoir. Why? "Because my brother plays jazz."
Leila and her mom Meera Sreenivasan were among ...
By Sharon K. Sobotta

Published on May 25th, 2022
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette Police

Published on May 25th, 2022
New principal to take the helm at St. Perpetua
After 14 years at St. Perpetua Catholic Elementary School in Lafayette current principal, Karen Goodshaw, will be joining the Oakland Diocese as an Associate Superintendent for Leadership. Goodshaw leaves St. Perpetua in a very strong position with enrollment ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on May 25th, 2022
Volunteers still needed for first-ever Lafayette Community Day, June 4
Lafayette Community Foundation, in partnership with the City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce as well as financial sponsor Republic Services, is organizing Lafayette Community Day, an event where team leaders and volunteers will head out to work on ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on May 25th, 2022
Lafayette School District board receives good news on school funding
The Lafayette School District governing ...By Jennifer Wake

Published on May 25th, 2022
Environmental Task Force shares key goals with Lafayette council
When members of the city's Environmental ...By Lou Fancher

Published on May 11th, 2022
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lafayette Police

Published on May 11th, 2022
Newly renovated Las Trampas facility reopens
After over two long years of construction, Las Trampas, the developmental care facility in Lafayette set alongside the Lafayette-Moraga Regional Trail was abuzz with excitement April 23 as dignitaries, donors, participants and their families returned for the campus' ...By Jennifer Wake

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
EBMUD announces Stage 2 drought mandates
The East Bay Municipal Utility District ...By Vera Kochan

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 scouts celebrate 110th anniversary of Girl Scouts
Senior scouts from the Lafayette Service Unit on March 12 brought together local Girl Scouts to honor the 110th anniversary of the first Girl Scout meeting held on March 12, 1912. This was when Girl Scout founder Juliette Gordon Low brought 18 girls together for the ...Submitted by Susan Reimer

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

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